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Art Nouveau at the Edge of Paris

(This article has been updated since its original publication. See the new details at the bottom of the article!) I had a regular physical therapy appointment for several weeks at a doctors’ office just at the edge of the city limit in the north of the 17th, and I would make the slow stroll waddle there to get my prescribed… Read more →

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Our Pictours Paris « Baby Moon » Photo Shoot

Ok, so we didn’t actually take a babymoon to Paris, we live here! But, my friend Lindsey of Pictours Paris who does Paris photo tours that are beyond stunning, offered us a photo shoot as a baby shower gift. And oh my what a gift! She seriously made us look like movie stars! Isn’t Chéri handsome!?! What I wore :… Read more →

#Liberty Takes a hit in the heart of Paris – #JeSuisCharlie

I’m sure all of the readers of this blog know about the events in Paris that began the morning of January 7th 2015 when terrorist assassins murdered 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in the 11th arrondissement. This newspaper publication was the focus of previous attacks because of the cartoons that they published making satire of islamist extremists and… 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 →

24 Hours in Paris – Prête-Moi Paris Style!

Sometimes friends will email me and ask for advice on what to do with a long layover in Paris. Or better yet, some friends will deliberately schedule a long layover, just to get a « Paris fix » (it’s like a drug you know)! If it were me, I would certainly schedule a long layover, but I live here so I am… Read more →

Project Optimism : The Perks of Being in a Cast in Paris

FIVE WEEKS. Five long weeks with a resin made « ball and chain » stretching from the start of my toes to just below my knee. Misery, you would think. And yes while it was cumbersome, and the novelty got old really fast, I like to look on the bright side and have decided to reflect on the perks of wearing a… Read more →

A Tale of Two Hotel Openings : Partied or Pampered

Last September, yes I know, nearly a year ago (I’m a bad blogger) in 2013, I was invited to the hotel opening for the new Sofitel Arc de Triomphe in the 8th district of Paris. And this past June I went to a press presentation of the newly renovated Mercure Montmartre in the 18th. I thought it would be interesting… Read more →

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