Inspirations: October 2020

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Aging Gracefully ~ How the French Woman Does It - Life with Dee

I recently ran into someone I had known years ago and didn’t recognize her. At all. She had had so much cosmetic surgery that she truly was unrecognizable…and not in a good way, I’m sorry to say. As I was driving home later I was thinking about the aging process and how we view it...Read More »

6 French Makeup Tips, as Told by a French Artist

Master that effortless, cool-girl look Parisian look by following these less-is-more makeup tips from a French makeup artist.

Elegance: Beyond Pearls & Lipstick

Elegance is at the core of living a French Kissed Life, but it goes far beyond pearls and lipstick. It’s a state of mind.

French Food Culture 101 - The Petite Bijou

*This is a guest post for The Petite Bijou French gastronomy is iconic. While the food itself is exceptional, there is an entire set of rules around shopping, eating, and cooking that helps to make…

5 Classic Pieces French Girls Would Never Toss

We've rounded up the classic French fashion staples to never get rid of. See them here.

The REAL Reason French Women Don't Get Fat

Staying slim isn't in their genes—it's in their realistic approach to food and exercise, which you can adopt.

Our Little (very little) Paris Apartment

Bonjour! It's only been three full days since we arrived in Paris, but we're already quite smitten by this beautiful city; and though we speak basically no French, are feeling just the teeniest bit like Parisians. We've strolled the grand boulevards, wandered down quaint cobblestone streets and sauntered along the lovely river Seine to the tune of about 6-8 miles each day. And yes, we've found ourselves hopelessly lost a number of times, not even knowing how to ask for help or directions…


Dress: Reformation (also wearing Reformation here). Flats: Josefina, last seen here (also love these with a block heel). Belt: Gucci. Basket Bag: Urban Outfitters (also similar here). Sunglasses: Old, similar. Hat: Gucci. Bike: Shinola. I am kicking off summer with a series focusing on my favorites for the season. This week I am focused on dresses brining you my favorite styles each day (next week will be accessories!). Shop all my other favorite floral dresses here!

Best Homekeeping Tips: Cleaning & Curtains plus Spring Decor Inspiration

Home Style Saturdays: Best homekeeping tips: Cleaning your home & how to hang curtains like a pro, plus lovely spring and Easter decor ideas.

DIY Vintage Sign for the Dining Room

DIY Vintage Sign for the Dining Room - A handmade sign with a beautiful distressed antique finish.

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Magnolias in Paris, Part II