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A day in September (before COVID) It was comfortable and sunny when we set off from my apartment on Rue St. Lazare in the 9th arrondissement, and headed west. My friend Peg was staying with me and had suggested this as a Saturday morning outing. We walked by the Eglise de la Sainte Trinité which…

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  WIN Right NOW! See Today’s Contest at Bottom of Blog!*       Did you know that yesterday was National Croissant Day in France?  Celebrated every year on January 30th! I have such delicious memories, waking in Paris that first morning after I arrive, catching the intoxicating whiff of fresh-baked goods from the local…

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  So many people have asked me if I love Paris so much, why I haven’t moved there? I explain to them, that for me, Paris is like a delicious weekend romance.  When I travel there, I dress up, go out to eat, visit museums, walk and walk, take a romantic boat ride, sit in…

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  For those of you who are new to my blog, I thought I would revisit a little of my history about my passion for Paris! This is an excerpt from my new memoir (now in progress) called Woman of A Certain Age In Paris, The Adventures of Lifelong Francophile!       Back in…

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  Happy New Year Everyone! Wouldn’t we all love to see a return to days like this! Full of fun, harmony and respect for one another? *(This photo is of Alison Browne of DreameratHeart.org mentioned at the bottom of this post.)   Well, 2021 is certainly off to a rocky start, so all the more…

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I received some emails last week from people who said they could not access Heather Stimmler’s interview from December 8th because it required a password, so  I am following up this week with the link and the password.   Sorry for the inconvenience.   Here is the LINK and the password is Paris2020# (case sensitive)  …

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First, thank you to all who joined the webinar on December 8th with Heather Stimmler of SecretsofParis.com. It was a delightful way to tap into Paris this holiday season despite COVID-19. And thank you so much Heather for being my guest! Link to Interview Note: The link to the interview is posted at the bottom…

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  Virtual Adventures Club Update: Looking forward to seeing all of you on Tuesday for my Interview, The Secret Life Of An American In Paris with Heather Stimmler, founder of SecretsofParis.com. We are going to talk about Christmas in Paris, yes despite COVID, Paris is decked out for the holidays, along with some of Heather’s…

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  Lady Gaga got some.   So did Bradley Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicole Kidman and Helen Mirren!   In fact, all 50 nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards got them as part of their gift bag full of high-end swag — These delicious handcrafted macarons from France worthy of the Hollywood elite. *(see full list…

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  Today I officially launch “THE SHOP” on my website!   For the last year or so, I have been searching for and trying products that I think align with my brand, Woman of a Certain Age In Paris.   That is, for mature women who are busy, active, get-on-with-it type of people, focussed on…

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