Travel: Paris Secrets {Musee Carnavalet}

How are things with you today? Me? Less than cheery as chilling temperatures do a number on ‘my nerves’ as gramma used to say. Still, the…

Travel Inspiration: Paris Secrets {frugal food, part 2}

happy new year, blogbuds! Let’s hightail it outta here and git to gittin to Paris for a few yummy finds like these: (For Yummy Finds…

Travel Inspiration: Paris Secrets: Le Spa Park Hyatt Vendome

Because you have not been naughty, Santa and I are whisking you away to Paris…to Le Spa in the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome. You’ll like it here.…

Travel Inspiration: Diptyque in Paris

I hinted in an earlier post our trip to Paris was not to be about fancy dining or French cooking…and it also wasn’t about spending…

Travel: Renting a Paris Apartment

I recently shared our stay at the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, and today it’s all about the Paris apartment located in the Latin quarter near…

Travel Inspiration: Paris Secrets: Merci Store

Anyone care to escape with me to Paris for a little window shopping??? Because while visiting a few weeks back,  I snapped a zillion pictures…

Travel Inspiration: Paris Secrets: Les Orchidees Restaurant

Remember when I mentioned our first trip to Paris was not going to be a visit about food? Well…there were a few exceptions. Like the posh Les Orchidees within…

Interview With Parfumeur Blaise Mautin

  It’s not everyday one flies to Paris, smells an enchanting fragrance created by Blaise Mautin permeating a palace, impulsively sends off a complimentary email, and winds up invited…

Travel: Park Hyatt Paris Vendome

If staying at a palace in Paris ever appears on your bucket list, the lovely Park Hyatt Paris Vendome will deliver. We knew it was exclusive.…

Paris Secrets {the opera}

Planning a first trip to Paris can be a bit daunting…stay in a hotel? An apartment?  Shop and relax, or join the crowds at must-sees? I…

Just Home from Paris

Bonjour! We arrived home last night from magical Paris, and re-entry details of resuming everyday life may keep me from properly catching up with le blogland.…

Interior Design Inspiration: Paris Apartment in the Latin Quarter

This will be our home away from home in a few months when we visit Paris. The apartment is located in a typical Haussmanian building…