As Lupin was reconnecting and bonding with his son, we are left on a cliffhanger when his son suddenly disappears from sight and we realize he has been kidnapped in the last episode of Part 1! In Part 2, “Assane’s … Continue reading Lupin Part 2, Release Date on Netflix!
Mother’s Day or La Fête des Mères in France is celebrated the last Sunday of May or on May 30th unless it falls on Pentecost Day and in that case it will be moved to the first Sunday in June. … Continue reading Bonne Fête des Mères or Happy Mother’s Day
For Mother’s Day or La Fête des Mères I have compiled a delightful original selection of French-inspired gifts or petits cadeaux, personally, I really do think it’s the thought that counts and prefer thoughtful little tokens of affection (unless it’s an exceptional work of art like a Lalique Vase or sculpture, of course 🙂 to wish Mom “Bonne Fête Maman!” Lalique Crystal Bacchantes Vase French Coin Charm Bracelet Coco Noir de Chanel Panier des Sens Crème de Mains Calissons de Provence French Lilac Ceramic Travel Mug Thé Marie-Antoinette Bougie Diptyque Limoges Heart Box Artist Poster Dans chaque enfant il y … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts
May 1st in France is called La Fête du Muguet and every year rain or shine, we celebrate le 1er Mai with some Muguet des Bois or Lily of the Valley. It’s a wonderful day that rhymes with happiness, hope, … Continue reading Lily of the Valley – Muguet des Bois Intoxicating Fragrance
Of course,when you think of a typical French breakfast, images of buttery croissants and pain au chocolat come to mind, but there’s another French classic favorite breakfast or “petit déjeuner” that every French man, woman, and child has grown up … Continue reading Best French Breakfast: Oeuf à la Coque
Limoges Porcelain Boxes honor the French tradition worldwide, are collectibles that will last a lifetime, and make magnificent French gifts for all occasions. Continue reading Limoges Porcelain Boxes
Spring 2021 is here and the Paris Fashion Week show highlighted some hints of color with pinks and reds making a come back this year as well as bigger shoulders and the forever classic strappy sandals. I am not going … Continue reading French-Inspired Style for Spring
In France there is no such thing as the Easter Bunny! Easter is depicted with a big fat hen and there are eggs, bells, and fish, but sorry no bunny! The French tradition of the Easter Bells dates back from … Continue reading The French Easter Bunny is a Hen!
There are early accounts of the creation of a Macaron almond cookie, which could have been the inspiration for the Macaron we enjoy today. Traditionally it is believed that it was introduced in France by the Queen Catherine de Medici’s … Continue reading Les Petits Macarons
The International Francophonie Day – La Journée Internationale de la Francophonie was created on March 20, 1970 in Niamey (Niger), with the birth of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to celebrate the French language around the world in Francophone countries. This … Continue reading Francophonie French Facts
On March 20th, France celebrates Le jour des Macarons or Macaron Day! Yes, those scrumptious melt in your mouth little French creations have their own National Day which also happens to coincide with other celebrations that day such as the … Continue reading Happy Macaron Day!
Amazon Prime Video also has a very nice selection to rent or buy (I hear there’s a collection of about 150 films and every genre). With an Amazon Prime membership all the movies are free and if you’re just signing up … Continue reading Amazing French Movies on Amazon Prime