Reims Travel Diary

We travel a lot in France and I take a zillion pictures. I always say that I will make an album but never get around to it, until now!! because making travel diaries on MANNA is my new thing. Even if the trips happened a year ago. Sounds a bit silly to post old ...

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Store Spotlight: Le Comptoir Américain

About two years ago I was planning a dinner party and wanted to give my crowd-pleasing citrus barbecue sauce away in those sweet little Mason Jars. I checked the Monoprix, and every bazaar and kitchen store my side of the river. Nada! Then a new cafe opened in my neighborhood with lots of little Mason Jars as flower ...

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I Don’t Love Being Pregnant

I have an announcement and a confession today. First of all, I am pregnant. Yay me! And it’s a boy! Yay for a little brother! (This is not big news to those who follow my personal accounts.) And now my confession: I don’t love being pregnant.   There you have it. I said that out loud ...

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Café Chat with Yasmin Zeinab from Sundays in Paris

Sundays are for lounging around and meeting friends over a long brunch of pancakes, eggs hollandaise, mimosas, and Bloody Marys. That was how I spent almost every Sunday in New York. But 9 years ago when I came to Paris as a student, the chances of finding a good brunch or lunch on a Sunday were pretty dismal. ...

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