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Real French Lifestyle
French Art of Living – l’art de vivre à la Française There is a subtle Art of French Lifestyle or l’art de vivre à la Française. As a French native-born I was raised in France and in the United States with the French culture, I am aware of the cultural differences in both the French… Continue reading Real French LifestyleKeep reading
French Lifestyle: Faire la Grasse Matinée
It is indeed an art to sleep in later than usual and have breakfast in bed or Faire la grasse matinée et prendre son petit déjeuner au lit. This is part of French Lifestyle or l’art de bien vivre to enjoy little moments by yourself or intimate à deux. It is truly one of life’s… Continue reading French Lifestyle: Faire la Grasse MatinéeKeep reading
L’art de vivre à la française
There is a subtle Art of French Lifestyle or l’art de vivre à la Française. As a French native-born raised in France as well as in the United States with both cultures, I am keenly aware of the many cultural differences in the French and American culture with its distinct “art de vivre” and “savoir… Continue reading L’art de vivre à la françaiseKeep reading
L’apéro French Style
L’apéro short for l’apéritif is the French classy American Happy Hour. Where does the word apéritif come from ? It comes from the Latin “aperire” which means to open and in that sense to stimulate your appetite before a meal or ouvrir l’appétit. “Prendre l’apéro” is a French ritual of getting together with friends or family… Continue reading L’apéro French StyleKeep reading
Bonjour, un café, S’il Vous Plait!
“Bonjour, un café, s’il vous plaît!” Growing up in France, good manners, politeness, and étiquette is a way of life or savoir-vivre dating back to the noblesse and bourgeoisie. In terms of politeness at home and especially in public, little magic polite words like thank you merci, and please or if you please, s’il vous… Continue reading Bonjour, un café, S’il Vous Plait!Keep reading
The Quintessential French Cheese Tray
The quintessential French cheese platter or the “Plateau de Fromage” is a staple at every French meal. With over 400 cheeses made in France in every region, we could easily eat a different cheese every day of the year. Traditionally, there are between 350 to 450 distinct types of French cheese grouped into eight categories, “Les Huit… Continue reading The Quintessential French Cheese TrayKeep reading
The Shop – La Boutique
La Boutique features the best French inspired items to help you bring more French Lifestyle in your life.
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