I just spent a sweet week in Paris, catching up with friends and checking out some new sweet treats (and old favourites). Most summers, I spend a month or longer in Paris but this year I only had a week so all my research-eating had to be condensed, meaning that whenever I met up with […]
This year marks 20 years since I left home and moved to Paris where I ended up staying over 5 years. Since I left in 2000, I have had the good fortune to have visited the city fairly regularly and one of the things I have noticed, especially over the past few years is how […]
(Windows in Paris image from Shutterstock) Disclosure: I received a small discount on my Vacation in Paris apartment rental in exchange for a writeup about my experience and a post about some of my favourite foodie discoveries on my most recent trip. You can read my Gourmand’s Tour of Line 8 over on the Vacation […]
I’m very fortunate to have shared numerous teatime treats with Jill Colonna – author of the just-published Teatime in Paris! A walk through easy French pâtisserie recipes. We’ve shared petits fours and hot chocolate at Un Dimanche à Paris… … Mini “kouglof” at Lenôtre… … a Saint Honoré and a Tarte au citron at Pâtisserie […]
If you follow me on Instagram, Twitter or Flickr, you’ll know that in March, I took a trip to France where I spent a few days in Paris. I was staying in a part of the city I was not very familiar with – the 7th arrondissement – and before I left I was a […]
A guest post by Monica Shaw One of my big “achievements” of 2014 was #monthofbirthday. Most of us, including myself until last year, very humbly choose to celebrate our birthdays on one particular day, and if we’re feeling extravagant, maybe for a weekend. But I decided that I would make July all about doing as much as […]
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