Monday, April 30, 2012

April Showers

Been jumping through puddles as of late? I certainly have, and my new polka dot wedges are not very happy about it! But I have to say, that childlike joy and shower of shimmery raindrops that ensues when I hop up and down in a pool of fresh rainwater is kind of worth it. As for my hair, good thing I have this... and this!

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Paris Pink

Paris is wonderful in and of itself, but it's even more fabulous when it's done in pink! Here's how we'd do a perfectly pink day in Paris.
Waking up is good. But waking up with someone you love? Even better.
Time for breakfast! How about some yummy croissants from a boulangerie?

Nothing beats a morning walk through side streets, and it's a great way to get the imagination flowing.

Have those euros ready? Because there's plenty of shopping to do!

Feeling hungry again. How about lunch at a cafe with a glass of rose, which is said to have originated in Bordeaux?
Oh! A flower shop! Must stop here...

Those blooms were such a reminder: Lauderee has a cherry blossom macaroon, and they'd make perfect souvenirs.
French book stores are so romantic. Let's read a poem or two...
Time for dinner. How about a feast complete with a wine tasting at O Chateau!
Darling, we must take in some ballet at the Opera National de Paris.

What a delightful yet exhausting day! Time to rest at Hotel du Parc so we can do it all again tomorrow!

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Great Escape

April in Paris is a wonderful time, but it also draws crowds and crowds of tourists. So why not stretch your legs, go for a beautiful drive through the country side and stay at a gorgeous remote guest cottage like this one for the weekend? So pretty, so relaxing, and the experience is something altogether different from the hustle and bustle of lodging in the City of Lights.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Oh, Baby!

There’s nothing that stops my heart more than a fabulously decorated baby nursery, and I’m particularly struck when an infant’s room is sweet yet still utterly sophisticated. These Serena & Lily baby rooms have the perfect balance, and I’m particularly impressed with the use of textural differences within each room. Now I just need to get cracking on my daughters and convince them now is the time to bring me grandbabies! 

Monday, April 16, 2012

And The Audrey White Ruffled Tablecloth Goes To...

And The Audrey White Ruffled Tablecloth Goes To...  (Insert DRUM ROLL Here)...  White Whispers 2 You!
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Be sure stop by tomorrow to see the complete list of winners. Once again, our thanks to every one of you, for your participation in our 'April In Paris Event'. Happy evening darlings!  

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Winner Number 6

It's time! The 'April In Paris Giveaway Event' Winner #6 has been drawn. Mr. French Charmed says " The Parasol goes to... Rusty Hinge. Congratulations to you! Please contact us within 24 hours to claim your prize. Have a gorgeous Sunday darlings!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Lucky Winner On Friday The 13th

Oui! It is one lucky Friday the 13th for the next winner in the April In Paris Event. Mr. French Charmed has drawn this name from the Magic Black Hat Box.... pballard of Oregon! You have 24 hours to respond to your winning email notification. Hope to hear from you soon. Have a "charmed" evening darlings! 

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Wonderful Wine Bar And Another Winner!

Tucked inside a 19th-centruy shopping arcade at 8 Passage des Panoramas, 2nd Arr., Racines is frequently voted as one of the city’s best wine bars. But not only do they serve up bottlings from 15 French producers, owner Pierre Jancou offers extraordinary dishes such as heritage chicken in a crème fraîche sauce and Langoustine lobster with spring vegetables and broth. We’d say it’s definitely worth a visit — or two, or three, or four...

And now the 4th winner in the April In Paris Giveaway Event.... Congratulations Gigi E. of Texas! You have 24 hours to respond to your email winner notification. Hope to hear from you soon. Happy Thursday Mon Amis!

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Sleep Tight

April in Paris is such a spectacular feeling, and because we know many of you probably didn’t get the chance to run off to Europe’s sexiest city this spring, we’re doing our best to give you a taste of the splendor. Today, it’s a glimpse inside the rooms at the Hotel Claridge, a romantic spot along the Champs Elysees. Tomorrow? Guess you’ll have to wait and see... wink, wink!

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