In French we say Bonnes Fête des Pères for Happy Father’s Day! The informal way to say father is dad or papa so you can say Bonne Fête Papa! In France and in the United States it is celebrated the … Continue reading French Inspired Father’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 … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts
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
Well, since we couldn’t go visit Dame, Eiffel in Paris, France we did the next best thing and took a little drive to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas! It was with excitement and sweet anticipation that my beloved … Continue reading A Visit to the Eiffel Tower in Paris,Texas
Do you know the story of the French foil-wrapped Christmas chocolate called Les Papillotes de Noël ? These delicious treats got their names from Mr. Papillot. It all started in 1790 in Lyon , France with the chocolate maker Monsieur Papillot, … Continue reading Les Papillotes de Noël
We celebrate the indomitable French spirit with a sampling compilation of French-Inspired Gift Ideas from French A L.A Carte Blog that you can easily find online for your family, friends, and/or favorite Francophile. You’ll find a variety of ideas for … Continue reading French Inspired Gift Guide For All
Black Friday in the U.S is typically the day after Thanksgiving or Le Black Friday aka Vendredi Fou (Crazy Friday). We have compiled some Made in France online shopping ideas to get a head start on your holiday gifts. From … Continue reading Le Black Friday Made In France!
This year’s label artwork winner is by California artist Maeve Croghan with her painting Russet Vines. Also new this year, there are over a million bottles in the U.S and each bottle of 2020 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau contains a special cork imprinted with an individual code and every cork is a chance to win the “First Wine of the Harvest” Cork Sweepstakes! Continue reading Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Harvest 2020
It’s that time of year again, no matter what is going on cold weather season calls for Raclette! The French are crazy about their Raclette which is a semi-hard cheese usually fashioned into a wheel of about 6 kg (13 lb). Made of Alpine … Continue reading Top 3 Raclette Table Grills
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
French Shabby Chic adds an elegant lived- in feel with distressed antique white and imperfectly perfect French vintage pieces. Continue reading French Shabby chic basics
To dunk or not to dunk ? That is the question. In French we say “faire trempette” to take a little dip. The French are elegant especially the ladies but I’m not sure there’s an elegant way to dunk your croissant unless you’re dunking a petit biscuit Continue reading Faire Trempette or the Art of Dunking
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