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    After hanging out all Sunday morning at the flea market at Porte de Vanves, I went back to the hotel and took a much needed nap.  From there, I refreshed myself and headed out to the Fashion Forward special exhibit within Les Arts Decoratifs (Decorative Arts Museum). The museum is in the same area as the Louvre… Read More »

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    Sunday (or day #5) of our trip was a free day – time we could spend however we wished.  The start of my day consisted of going to a flea market in Paris – Marche aux Puces de la Porte de Vanves. While I said I wouldn’t need to split up my blog posts of… Read More »

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    Day 4, or Saturday, was a light tour day with the group; after which we had free time. We went to a couple of spots in the city which were no longer extant. One of the sites used to be a women’s prison behind a church. The building has been in constant use and remains… Read More »

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    Updated Blog Posts from France Posted on August 22, 2016

    Hello!  I’ve officially been back a full week now from my travels to France.  It seems an age since I was in France, yet I continue to struggle to get back to a ‘normal’ 9-5 life. As you may have seen, I attempted to post pictures each day I was in France – and promptly… Read More »

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    On our third day, we hopped on the tour bus bright and early in the morning to head out to Folleville & Amiens. En route to Folleville, we made a side stop to stretch our legs and see some ancient Roman ruins in the middle of wheat fields. As you can probably tell, this is… Read More »

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    Today started the official tour in Paris with my group, visiting various Saint Vincent DePaul sites.  We walked a great deal this first day which was great to work off our dinner from the prior night. This first site we walked to was the motherhouse of the Congregation on rue de Sevres – which has a… Read More »

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    I’ve never been good at taking photos on the go.  I can remember maybe once I get done with visiting something notable…. So this ‘documenting my day’ is very new for me. While I’m in France as part of a work tour, I do have bits of free time that I am spending judiciously. Upon… Read More »

  • Date Night Drinks Posted on August 2, 2016

    Felix and I are homebodies; were pretty happy chilling and doing projects at our house any given weekend night.  In attempts to get out more, I decided (for us) that we needed to have a once a month date night. This month it was Felix’s choice and he took us to The Aviary. ? Felix… Read More »

  • Daisy & Shelter
    Everyone, Meet Daisy Posted on February 12, 2016

    As many of you know, we lost Quincy to (basically) old age last November.  He was such a sweet tempered, easy going bunny – his loss left a hole in our hearts. What got me through was giving Phineas all sorts of extra attention these past few months.  I luuuv my little Finn. He’s the perfect… Read More »

  • NYC Fashion District
    NYC Day Trip Posted on September 30, 2014

    Hey guys!  Guess who’s going to NYC this Saturday for a shopping trip???   About a month back, Michelle of Tres Bien Ensemble mentioned she had a free flight to use and was thinking about going to NYC for a fabric trip.  Envious as I was, I was excited for her. Then… she mentioned it… Read More »