Bonjour! I hope you enjoy this little compilation of French-inspired gifts to celebrate your Maman! There’s something for every Mom and I will be adding more lovely and original ideas!
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. Mother’s Day is a day to honor all mothers and maternal bonds, including non biological mothers, originally this day was created by Napoléon Bonaparte to recognize mothers of large families. In the U.S Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. This holiday was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and it became a national U.S holiday in … Continue reading Bonne Fête des Mères or Happy Mother’s Day
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
There are so many delicious perfumes but for this list’s sake, I selected 10 Classic French Perfumes. Perfume or Parfums and Eau de Parfum is a luxurious necessity that has the power to uplift, inspire, comfort, arouse, captivate, intoxicate and seduce. … Continue reading 10 Classic French Perfumes
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 … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts
Made in France since 1925, Le Creuset has been making joy in the kitchen for over 90 years with its signature range of iconic cast iron cookware, tableware, kitchen tools and more. Now with your very own Le Creuset French … Continue reading 5 Items to Bring out Your Inner French Chef
The best natural French soaps have been made for centuries in Marseille. The Genuine Savon de Marseille soap cube is 100% natural, made only with vegetable oils (72% olive oil), with no added fragrance, coloring, and additives. It is free … Continue reading The Best Natural French Soaps: Savon de Marseille
Here is a Collection of French Gift Ideas that I enjoyed putting together hoping it will inspire you for the holidays but also at any time throughout the year for that special occasion, birthday celebration, anniversary, or just because! I … Continue reading A Collection of French Gifts Ideas
Nowadays you can find almost anything on the internet and especially on Amazon. As I was preparing the Mothers’ Day Gift Selection post and the Father’s Day post coming out shortly, it dawned on me that I, as a French … Continue reading 3 Essential French Baking Products
This selection of items is specifically Made in France to promote French savoir-faire and sustain our French Heritage and economy. Most are old traditional French Maisons that represent the best of France’s artisanship and craftmanship and are still operating in France. … Continue reading Made in France Gift Selection
La Maison Rigaud founded in Paris in 1842 is one of the oldest perfumeries in the world. All of their products are manufactured in France or Made in France. Rigaud home fragrances are timeless, for example, the Cyprès candle – … Continue reading La Maison Rigaud Made in France Smell Good Gifts
Yves Rocher is an innovative and committed beauty brand with the utmost respect for the planet and your skin. It was was born of the vision of a man who believed in cosmetics based on plants and in the democratization … Continue reading Yves Rocher Botanical Beauty Products
A French Coffee Press, also known as a cafetière, cafetière à piston, caffettiera a stantuffo, press pot, coffee press, or coffee plunger, is a coffee brewing device. Did you know that two French inventors (Mayer and Delforge) patented in 1852 a … Continue reading French Press Coffee, anyone?
Sometimes it’s better to be totally ridiculous than totally boring. I think it was Marilyn Monroe who said something like that. In this case, I’ve compiled a list of totally ridiculously stereotyped and cliché French items that would make the … Continue reading Top 10+ French Cliché Gifts
Bonjour my Francophile readers, I had fun selecting some French-inspired gift items for you. Some are humorous and totally cliché (although truthfully I really wouldn’t mind an authentic Laulhere Heritage Bérêt in my favorite color Fushia 🙂 some truly celebrate … Continue reading The Ultimate French-Inspired Gift Guide
I am your French personal shopper and I thrive to bring you French Brands and items that really celebrate the authentic French “Art de Vivre”. Because of my native French upbringing, I will share with you other items a little bit more on the off-beaten path that are truly classic French and maybe less known. Some of these items are items found in every French home such as the Madeleine baking pan very much like the standard muffin baking pan in … Continue reading La Boutique
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