“La vie est belle,” a French expression meaning “life is beautiful,” is about choosing your own path to happiness and inspiring others. Lancôme was founded in 1935 by Armand Petitjean and co-founder Guillaume d’Ornano in France. “Why did I create … Continue reading La Vie Est Belle de Lancôme, Paris
Made in France – Fabriqué en France is a merchandise mark indicating that a product is planned, manufactured, and packed in France. It celebrates French savoir-faire artisanal that sustains French heritage and economy. Most Made in France products are created in … Continue reading Best Made in France Brands
Today, Wednesday, November 30th, 2022, the French baguette has finally been inducted into the Unesco World Heritage List or more precisely, the “Artisanal know-how and culture of baguette bread” has officially been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible … Continue reading French BaguetteAwarded Intangible Cultural Heritage by Unesco
It is indeed an art to sleep in later than usual and have breakfast in bed or Faire la grasse matinée et prendre son petit déjeuner au lit. This is part of the French Lifestyle or l’art de bien vivre … Continue reading French Lifestyle: Faire la Grasse Matinée
Bon 1er mai! Today is May 1st and all over France in honor of La Fête du Travail or Labor Day, we celebrate this day with some Muguet des Bois or Lily of the Valley as a token of happiness … Continue reading Bon 1er Mai /Happy May 1st
Chocolate truffles or Les Truffes au Chocolat are French inventions and delicacies for the holidays. They taste decadent and rich but are really child’s play to make. They were created by accident in the kitchen of Chef Escoffier when his … Continue reading How to make French Chocolate Truffles
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 … Continue reading A Collection of French Gifts Ideas
Every culture in the world has its own cultural preferences, customs, traditions, celebrations, its own regional food specialties, and goodies. In the U.S people will rave about their childhood Oreo or chocolate chips cookies. In France, we have many regional … Continue reading Childhood French Goodies From LU
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 … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat aka Chocolate Week™ is Back!
Limoges Porcelain Boxes honor the French tradition worldwide, are collectibles that will last a lifetime, and make magnificent French gifts for all occasions. Continue reading Limoges Porcelain Boxes
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
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
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