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Happy Weekend + Last Paris Post


One last batch of Polaroids…. Happy Friday my dears! Today concludes my series of posts on my Paris trip. Thank you so much for coming along with me! Don’t forget to enter for the macaron giveaway. Will draw a name from a hat tomorrow!! Have a wonderful weekend! What do you have planned? As usual […]

My Paris Apartment: The Details

paris apartment

Hello! As promised, here are the details on my Paris apartment. I found this beautiful place in the 16th Arrondissement last year on the vacation rental site (I’ve also rented apartments in Rome and in Washington D.C. through them). I friend of mine recommended the site to me several years ago and I’ve been […]

Paris Polaroids

paris polaroids

From my recent trip to Paris… Taken on a balmy winter day during a walk along the Seine. (Photos were taken with my Polaroid OneStep Flash, bought on eBay.)

Parisian Love: This Ad Made Me Teary…

oh, this google commercial is so good! (Via the beautiful Binary Bonsai…)

Ladurée Macaron Giveaway!!

French Macarons

As a thank you for all your wonderful comments during my trip to Paris, I wanted to give away this special box of macarons — purchased this week at the Ladurée Champs-Elysees store!! To enter, just leave a comment here. The winner will be chosen randomly on Friday! Merci!Meanwhile, a few more Paris posts to […]

A View of the Arctic

Over the Arctic

Daylight is brief at the top of the world this time of year, but my flight home from Paris took me over the Polar Ice Cap and I managed to catch a view of moonrise and sunlight glinting off the pressure ridges in the ice. From 35,000 feet, they look like mountain ranges. Lovely as […]

Paris Papers & Ribbons


Most of the paper treasures — excluding the my spent Metro tickets – were found at the Porte de Vanves Flea Market. (Thank you for suggesting it!) It made for a lovely Sunday morning. Afterwards, I had a croque-monsieur and a hot chocolate at a nearby cafe… I only have one day left in Paris […]

Louvre & the Musée D’Orsay


My dears, here are a couple more photos I took today while wandering around Paris. These were taken with my iPhone. I took even more with my Polaroid camera (6 packets!) — which seemed to cause a lot of attention. I looked like such a tourist, apparently, that three people tried to scam me by […]

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