Category Archives: Paris

Life lately, in polaroids

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“People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely.”
Hans F. Hansen

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A walk in the park

You go for a walk in the park ’cause you don’t need anything
Your hand that you sometimes hold doesn’t do anything
The face that you see in the door isn’t standing there anymore

In a matter of time, it would slip from my mind
In and out of my life, you would slip from my mind
In a matter of time

The face that you saw in the door isn’t looking at you anymore
The name that you call in its place isn’t waiting for your embrace
The world that you love to behold cannot hold you anymore

In a matter of time it, would slip from my mind
In and out of my life, you would slip from my mind
In a matter of time

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And going for a walk we did. Meg and I discovered this venue in the 16th and thought it would be a nice change from the regular Paris scenery.

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Photos by the wonderful Stacey of Stacey Lamb Photography. Follow her on facebook here.

A Provincial grilled vegetable pasta dish

Summer meals are the best.

Recipe:
1 eggplant
1 zucchini
spices to season
a bunch of basil
a bunch of parsley
wholegrain organic pasta
fresh goat’s cheese

grill up the vegetables in coconut oil with the spices. Add half of the basil while cooking, and the other half at the end once everything has been cooked. Serve on freshly cooked pasta and add the goat’s cheese. Add some of the parsley for an extra fresh flavour.

Les repas d’été sont les meilleurs!

Recette:
1 aubergine
1 courgette
des épices que vous aimez
bouquet de basilic
bouquet de persil
des pâtes bio completes
du chèvre frais

grillez les légumes dans l’huile de noix de coco avec les épices. Ajouter la moitié du basilic pendant la cuisson, et l’autre moitié à la fin une fois que tout a été cuit. Servir sur des pâtes fraîchement cuites et ajouter le fromage de chèvre. Ajoutez un peu de persil pour un goût frais supplémentaire.

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In other news, for those of you wishing to win a ring from my upcoming collection, Elle Frost is going a giveaway. Click here.

Pour celles qui souhaitent gagner une bague de ma collection qui sort bientôt, cliquez ici.

A walk in Montmartre

Paris in the Summer is so much better than any other season here. Clara and I took a long and lazy stroll in Montmartre and read about the history of the area as we walked.

Paris en été est tellement plus agréable que n’importe quelle autre saison ici. Clara et moi avons fais une promenade à Montmartre en lisant l’histoire de Montmartre en marchant.

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A blueberry kind of weekend

I get excited for blueberries. This weekend it was about breakfasts and pancakes.

Je m’excite quand c’est la saison des myrtilles. Ce weekend je me suis régalée aux petits déjs et aux pancakes.

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“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul, and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”
~ Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Sneak Peak of the Sweet Life Paris day.

During the shoot of Sweet Life Paris by Prête Moi Paris shot by Pictours Paris and with the wonderful make up Charles Gillman Cosmetics, we were chauffeured around by Voitures Jeunes. I must say this service was more than your average taxi: wifi, plugs for your electronic devices, water, magazines and a driver full of charm and charisma.

To read more, click here on Prête Moi Paris.

Soon the photos and video will be released but here is a little teaser for you all.

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Papaya Breakfast Bowls

Today’s breakfast.

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First days of Summer

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here, busy with Cleopatra’s Bling, but have many ideas of new posts for you coming up. Summer is finally upon us here in Paris and I’ve been celebrating with fresh salads, light dinners. My orchids finally flowered after one year.

Ca fait bien longtemps que je n’ai pas mis à jour mon blog, j’ai été très occupée avec Cleopatra’s Bling, mais j’ai beaucoup d’idées d’articles à vous écrire prochainement. L’été est enfin arrivé et je fête cela avec beaucoup de salades et des repas légers. Mes orchidées fleurissent enfin après un an.

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Coconut water and sun

The sun has finally made it to France and so I got myself a stash of coconut water for hydration. Loaded with vital nutrients, coconut water is a very good source of B-complex vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pyridoxine, and folates. It is rich in amino acids, enzymes, dietary fiber, vitamin C and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and manganese .It is also very beneficial as it has anti viral and anti bacterial properties. And it’s so delicious!

Le soleil est enfin arrivé France et donc j’ai acheté ma réserve d’eau de noix de coco pour l’hydratation. Chargé avec des nutriments essentiels, l’eau de coco est une très bonne source de vitamines du complexe B comme la riboflavine, la niacine, la thiamine, pyridoxine, et folates. Elle est riche en acides aminés, enzymes, fibres alimentaires, vitamine C et de minéraux tels que le potassium, le magnésium et le manganèse. Elle est également très bénéfique car elle a des propriétés anti-virales et anti bactériennes. Et c’est tellement délicieux!

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I was inspired by a weekend in the countryside earlier this year and recreated something I had tried: cherries soaked in eau de vie.

J’ai été inspirée par un week-end à la campagne il y a quelques mois et j’ai voulu recréé quelque chose que j’avais essayé: cerises trempées dans l’eau de vie. MIAM!

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Happy weekend!
Bon weekend!

xoxox

Macarons and Indian coffee

Yesterday I was spoiled by Stephanie from Artfully Adored when she came to my apartment for coffee and macarons (that she kindly brought me from the one and only Ladurée). I made my signature coffee with coffee from Kerela, India. We talked India, Cleopatra’s Bling, Paris and life abroad. She will soon be featuring Cleopatra’s Bling on her blog.

Have you all entered my giveaway to win a cluster ring from my new collection?

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