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French Men’s Fragrances by Yves Rocher


Yves Rocher 's Men's Fragrances are made in France with all natural ingredients, there's a fragrance for every man on your list and a wonderful gift for Father's Day or special occasion. From Aromatic and masculine freshness to sensual woods, these fragrance creations are top of the line signed originals. Here are some of my … Continue reading French Men’s Fragrances by Yves Rocher

Lady Liberty’s Little Sister on its way to the U.S from France


Lady Liberty has a little sister! Yes, it's true, France is sending the U.S a second Lady of Liberty but this time it's a mini-replica (almost 10 feet tall) a 1/16 the size of the original bronze statue based on the original plaster cast. The mini statue left Paris on Monday, June 7th, 2021 on … Continue reading Lady Liberty’s Little Sister on its way to the U.S from France

French Macaron Candle Collection Aldi Finds


Spotted this week at Aldi in North Texas: French Macaron Candle Collection by Huntington Home. These French Macarons smell heavenly of salted caramel, vanilla, and coconut and are boxed in a beautiful reusable gift box. They look and smell good enough to eat but unfortunately, these macarons are not eatable they are candles. They come … Continue reading French Macaron Candle Collection Aldi Finds

Bonne et Filou French Macarons Dog Treats


Care for a treat? Have a macaron! Non, non, non not you! These handmade French macarons are the newest luxurious craze for dogs! Yes, these macarons are good enough for you to eat but they have been specially created for your toutou! They are called Bonne Et Filou Pet Macarons so you can treat your … Continue reading Bonne et Filou French Macarons Dog Treats

Incredible Eiffel Tower Trompe l’Oeil by French Artist JR


A few days ago Parisians woke up to find their iron lady engulfed in an incredible Trompe L'oeil, the work of JR French artist on the eve of Paris Déconfinement of the café terraces. This massive optical illusion reveals the Eiffel Tower emerging standing and riveted in between two precipices with a man flying over … Continue reading Incredible Eiffel Tower Trompe l’Oeil by French Artist JR

3 Essential French Baking Products


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 native, also look for that nostalgic French product I used to use and love and … Continue reading 3 Essential French Baking Products

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. Mother's Day is a day to honor all mothers and maternal bonds, including non biological … Continue reading Bonne Fête des Mères or Happy Mother’s Day

French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts


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 … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

Lily of the Valley – Muguet des Bois Intoxicating Fragrance


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, renewal, and good fortune. It is still very popular in weddings ever since Princess Grace … Continue reading Lily of the Valley – Muguet des Bois Intoxicating Fragrance

Best French Breakfast: Oeuf à la Coque


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 with. It is the glorious "Oeuf à la Coque!" literally translated as 'Egg in its … Continue reading Best French Breakfast: Oeuf à la Coque