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Eparisiennes and a Christmas Bonanza : #Estorynoel 2015

Article by Melissa Ladd It was the end of November, and we were all still a little shaky from the attacks in Paris. But the #estorynoel was a good way to celebrate life, togetherness, the holidays and all the liberties we enjoy in this beautiful country. I was so glad I went, I got to catch up with some blogger… Read more →

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Last Minute Gift with KODAK MOMENTS

Article by Melissa Ladd I needed a Christmas gift for my dear friend Frank, but I didn’t know what to get him. Sure chocolates are always easy, or even some trendy t-shirt, but I really wanted something to make him feel special, something that offers an insight into our friendship. KODAK MOMENTS has just updated their app with THE PERFECT… Read more →

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Holiday Hues with Serge Lutens Maquillage

Article by Melissa Ladd I was invited to a makeup presentation one recent evening at the stunning Serge Lutens boutique at Palais Royal, Paris to test the newly added items to the maquillage (makeup) collection : « Le Necessaire de beauté« . It’s always such a pleasure to skip over to this jewelbox of a boutique at the end of the day for… Read more →

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Bonne Année! From 2014 to 2015 we go…

Article by Melissa Ladd Already a few days into the new year, and I am finally getting to a blog post. Chéri and I had a cozy romantic celebration at home just the two fo us to ring in 2015. I made us gluten free pizza and we had a movie marathon. I honestly wasn’t in the mood for anything… Read more →

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A Paris Christmas Stroll

In my hometown in New England, we always had an event in mid-December called the « Christmas Stroll ». It was a a time for the residents and those of neighboring towns to come and enjoy together the Christmas ambiance that was always so well exemplified in the decorations. The town (a village really) had a tiny little central « place » that housed… Read more →

My Mother In Law’s Saffran Risotto

I have been dying to share this recipe with you ever since Christmas eve.But first, credit due where credit is deserved : this is my mother in-law’s special Christmas eve recipe, and these images (and instructions) come from our Christmas eve family dinner with them, which is her holiday tradition. Chéri and I helped in the making of this so… Read more →

Ringing in 2014

Chéri and I had a fun intimate party for New Years Eve, at our place with Lisa of Ella Coquine with her chéri and our good friend Sophie. It was nice to just have a small group of good people gathered together to laugh, drink some bubbly, eat decadent delights and be silly until well past the pumpkin hour. I… Read more →

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