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

French Inspired Gift Guide


Best Holiday Wishes - Meilleurs Voeux "Il y aura des jours meilleurs! There will be better days!"Tweet 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 … Continue reading French Inspired Gift Guide

Vive le Muguet! Return of Happiness


May 1st is   "La Fête du Muguet" a celebration that dates back to the Renaissance.  According to the language of flowers Lily of the Valley or Muguet signifies "The return of happiness!"  Lily of the Valley is also an exquisite fragrance and widely used in luxury soaps, perfumes, body and hand lotions as well as … Continue reading Vive le Muguet! Return of Happiness

10 Classic French Perfumes


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.  It makes me feel good and I miss it terribly when I am out. I'd … Continue reading 10 Classic French Perfumes