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Bites & Cocktails in Georgetown: The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton

I recently had the pleasure to go out for Happy Hour at The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton in historic Georgetown, Washington D.C. Hubby and I go on dates frequently. In our 21 years of marriage – our wedding anniversary is coming up at the end of this month! – we’ve promised each other to always… Continue reading Bites & Cocktails in Georgetown: The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton

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French Chic Navy Blue Striped Culottes

In celebration of Bastille Day this Friday, July 14th, I’m sharing one of my favorite summer staple, culottes, which have a long, tumultuous history. During the French Revolution, culottes were frequently worn by men of upper class and became a symbol of wealth and oppression. So much so, revolutionaries were called “sans culottes” or “without… Continue reading French Chic Navy Blue Striped Culottes

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Mother Daughter Matching Outfits + French Parenting Tips

With Mother’s Day around the corner, I thought I’d share a few French parenting tips that are helping my husband and I raise our kids Kenan, 17 and Ella, 8 into nice human beings ~ we’re still working on our youngest one who is a more of a free spirit, just like her mother 🙂 To celebrate the… Continue reading Mother Daughter Matching Outfits + French Parenting Tips

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A French Girl’s Advice to New Year’s Resolutions

Let’s be honest here. French women don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I bet you’re not that surprised.  Well for one thing, we believe that making drastic resolutions won’t last too long and that it will have a ripple effect on the rest of our life and moods, which will ultimately make us miserable at the… Continue reading A French Girl’s Advice to New Year’s Resolutions