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
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
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
Limoges Porcelain Boxes honor the French tradition worldwide, are collectibles that will last a lifetime, and make magnificent French gifts for all occasions.
The Eiffel Tower is getting a major makeover to get ready for the 2024 Paris Olympic Summer Games!
10 Stress Relief 3D Puzzles for Kids and Adults of All Ages Do you love making puzzles? 1000 pieces jigsaw puzzles are challenging enough but have you tried the 3D or 4D architectural detailed puzzles? They are an excellent way to spend an afternoon or a lazy at home day. It's a fun and relaxing … Continue reading 10 Stress Relief 3D Puzzles for Kids and Adults of All Ages
Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! It's that time of year again, Beaujolais Nouveau has arrived! The 3rd Thursday of November at exactly 12:01 AM marks the launch of the newly harvested wine the French call "Beaujolais Nouveau" just in time to enjoy and celebrate with the Thanksgiving meal! In the US, the most popular Beaujolais … Continue reading Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! 2019
"This is an attack on all humanity and the universal values that we share..." Obama LOS ANGELES STANDS WITH PARIS VIGIL There will be a vigil at the Consulate General of France at 5:00 PM PST Saturday, November 14, 2015 as We Stand with Paris: INFO: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517631855195812/ FRENCH PRESIDENT STATEMENT Président François Hollande statement following the … Continue reading #PrayforParis
Au revoir Paris Love Locks ... People from all over the world vowed eternal love to each other there for years. The bridge was collapsing with over 700,000 padlocks weighing over 42 tons and the Seine River started to become a rusty old dame. So, today marks the official day of the beginning of the end … Continue reading Au Revoir Paris Love Locks
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#JesuisCharlieinLA Vigil Gathering at City Hall of Los Angeles on January 11,2015 in memory of Charlie Hebdo victims in Paris, France Pinterest Twitter Facebook Instagram © Copyright 2020 French A L.A Carte Blog French Culture & Lifestyle in the USA
Lavender: The Blue Gold of Provence in Peril L’Occitane en Provence founder and creative director Olivier Baussan considers lavender, one of the first flowers distilled by Occitane, the soul of the region. He started the very successful company l'Occitane at the age of 23, in 1976. With over 20,000 hectares of lavender in Provence, summer is … Continue reading Lavender: The Blue Gold of Provence in Peril