Five Friday Finds from France: May 14th

rue du bac facade. five friday finds from france including the french gas station.

Happy Friday from Normandy! Thursday was a holiday in France so many people faire le pont (make the bridge) between Thursday and Saturday to have an extra long four day weekend. There are no complaints here! This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes an incredible cookie to try in Paris, a French road trip essential: the gas station, my quest to find green Tabasco and more.

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Five Friday Finds from France: May 7th

red peonies. featuring the new paris from the air book

It seems like the first week in May is usually rainy in Paris. We are very much in the thick of that right now. It’s not completely pouring and totally unbearable, although it isn’t the lovely April in Paris anymore. This week’s Five Friday finds from France features two new Paris books – Paris: From the Air and All the Buildings in Paris: That I’ve Drawn So Far, a major fraises de bois find at Eataly, Truff Truffle hot sauce and more!

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A Walk Through the Tuileries Garden in the Spring

A Walk through the Tuileries in Spring

I originally wrote this post from Normandy in 2020 and noted that my two favorite times of year to walk through the Tuileries Garden are the spring and fall. It’s true, out of the four seasons spring and fall are my favorites for a stroll though the Tuileries. However, I can now say with certainty that spring is the most glorious season to watch unfold day by day.

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Five Friday Finds from France: April 30th

five friday finds from france including the french muguet tradition and christian dior's love for muguets

How is it already the last day of April? It seems like yesterday was April 1st. Watching the flowers blossom and trees get their leaves again seemed more beautiful than ever been before. It was a very welcome distraction from everything else going on in the world. Good news is on the horizon for France in May and the coming months as our latest déconfinement begins. This week’s Five Friday Finds from France includes a sweet muguet (Lily of the Valley) tradition plus Christian Dior’s love for muguets, a new café to add to your Paris list, dog friendly Jardin du Luxembourg, and more!

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