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When I moved to Paris almost six years ago I was allured by the possibility of a simple life. Living in Southern California, or imagining settling in other places like London and New York City, always left me feeling in need of more, more, more. Paris was the opposite. I…

NEW ADDITIONS

Paris

Every year after Christmas I do a bit of out with the old in the with new, much thanks to lovely gifts that came my way during the holidays. Just dropping in to share a quick little bit before celebrating the New Year to show you some of the goodies….

AUTUMN BRUNCH

Cooking in the autumn is such a savory time. There are so many flavors I’m suddenly inspired to use, like cinnamon, nuts, pumpkin, and root vegetables. I’ve been working too much lately that unfortunately I’ve been without much time to cook, but Sunday brunch is sacred and with something sort…

PARIS IN STEINMETZ’S TIME

I purchased this pretty little book on a Saturday afternoon with Audrey and Sofia at The Broken Arm in the Marais recently. I was attracted to its pale pink cloth cover, and the title of course. I wrote a little note in the cover “From me, to myself” and placed…

WELL BEING

I’ve made a lot of changes in my life lately, for my well being physically and emotionally. I’m not talking about diets, I’m talking about real life decisions that can completely alter one’s path.┬áSome frightened me more than anything, and others I was very much looking forward to. Sometimes when…

ROOM TO GROW

It’s cozy, this being home thing in the place where you’re from. There’s always someone waiting at the other end of customs when you arrive. The house is filled with people that love you, and absent of anything lost in translation because they’ve known you forever. There is food in…