5 Ways To Beat La Rentrée Blues

Paris is probably the only city in the world where the vast majority of the people massively leave for the Summer. They all leave at the same time and they all come back at the same time. That is why they call it la rentrée ! ...

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Hump Day Inspiration

In Hayley’s article about making the most of the Autumn, she reminds us that letting go is the lesson of the season. I never knew that, but I guess it makes sense now that I think more about it. The trees let go of their leaves, ...

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Making the Most of Autumn in Paris

Summer is officially over on September 23. Boo! The days are shorter, warmth leaks away faster. Soon my tank tops will be tucked away and scarves taken out of retirement. But I’m not ready for the carefree, easy days of l’été à Paris...

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Bio Bébé: Coconut Oil

Growing up with a hippie mom meant I was the guinea pig as she experimented with alternative medicines and healing. Tea bags on my face were meant to cure my teenage—and very hormonal—acne. She gave me Ayurvedic oils for dry skin, and at the age of 16 I was drinking ...

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Hump Day Inspiration

I have repeated this quote to myself so many times. And let me tell you…I have a lot of experience! So many things in my life didn’t work out the way I wanted. Or I started a project or a job with high hopes only for it to ...

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Hump Day Inspiration

Many years ago, I wrote the below words by Madame Runbeck into my quote book. (Many of my Hump Day Inspirations will come from this little book I keep.) This quote showed up in front of me on a day I needed to hear it. (Not literally but flipped a magazine open and there it was.)  I have a ...

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