A Collection of French Gifts Ideas


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 think you'll find that there's something for everyone and for … Continue reading A Collection of French Gifts Ideas

Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!


In France chocolate is a big thing, we know it's an aphrodisiac and a delicious sensual indulgence but it's also an art form, it's a passion, and it's not only for eating! Since its creation in 1994, every year there is a show called "Salon du Chocolat" celebrating and dedicated … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!

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. … Continue reading French Men’s Fragrances by Yves Rocher

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 … 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 … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts

“Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin!” Dali


In 1968 in France, there was a tv commercial for the LANVIN®   chocolates starring Salvador Dali and his infamous mustaches saying: "Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin! I'm crazy about Lanvin Chocolate". I am also crazy about this chocolate especially the Lanvin "Escargot! I remember receiving a huge box of … Continue reading “Je suis fou du chocolat Lanvin!” Dali

French Inspired Gift Guide For All


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 every taste to bring France a little closer to your … Continue reading French Inspired Gift Guide For All

Sommailier French Wine Club


It's like having your very own French Sommelier making the best French wine selection and shipping them to you right at your doorstep! Welcome to SomMailier French Wine Club founded by Laurent Yung from Bordeaux, France. Laurent comes from five generations of winemakers, and his passion for wine developed at … Continue reading Sommailier French Wine Club

Le Black Friday Made In France!


Black Friday in the U.S is typically the day after Thanksgiving or Le Black Friday aka Vendredi Fou (Crazy Friday). (This year with the Coronavirus Confinement Lockdown in France), we have compiled some Made in France online shopping ideas to get a head start on your holiday gifts. From Savon de Marseille to LU Chamonix … Continue reading Le Black Friday Made In France!

La Maison Rigaud Made in France Smell Good Gifts


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 – the first one created by Rigaud in 1960 – remains an international luxurious timeless and … Continue reading La Maison Rigaud Made in France Smell Good Gifts

5 Items to Bring out Your Inner French Chef


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 Cast-Iron Dutch Oven, you'll be better equipped to make your famous Coq au Vin or Boeuf … Continue reading 5 Items to Bring out Your Inner French Chef

French Gifts for Bébé


French Gifts for Bébé This has got to be my ultimate favorite selection! Every baby deserves to experience a bond with Sophie and to smell so yummyliciously Frenchly good (how would you say that in French? 🙂 I could go on and on about Mustela Product Line which has been thriving for over 60 years. (more … Continue reading French Gifts for Bébé