Happy Bastille Day from Chicago! After back to back travel, I am finally home. Amsterdam was a lot of fun and I even got to take a bike out and explore a bit. I did end up with a flat tire (twice). It was an experience, but I also made some great memories. I will be celebrating Bastille Day at the Waldorf Astoria. They had a huge celebration in their courtyard last year and I will be back again with my friend Jennifer. Are you celebrating?
I shopped the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale on Friday with Early Access. I had some difficulties securing some of my favorite items but here are a few things I purchased.
10 French Decorating Techniques to Elevate Your Aesthetic
Honeymoon Hashtag Hell. This was a great read. I honestly feel like this is happening more and more and it isn’t just on honeymoons. I personally would want to put down my phone and enjoy the company of the person I was with instead of worrying about likes on a photo.
I celebrated my Three Year Blog Anniversary last week. I share my biggest struggle over the last year in this post. (the comment section may be the best part) I have amazing readers!
My friend Loren gave me this great article on The New Provence
I finally got my watch battery fixed when I was in Amsterdam. This means I can stop asking people what time it is and stop relying on my phone.
The Four Essential Personality Traits of Successful Expats
In honor of International Kissing Day, this is why we call it the French Kiss
LuluLemon opened it’s first Restaurant/Wellness Center in Chicago. I am curious to check it out.
The magic phrase for relationships that could change everything. If you have watched the Brené Brown special you will understand this more but the article also explains further.
An Expert’s Guide to Cheese in Paris
A Guide to Bastille Day Celebrations in Paris
The perfect travel wallet. It holds all of my coffee coins as well as dollars and a few cards. All I need for a day out.
Beyond Bastille Day: Why You Should Visit Paris in the Summer
You Can Renew Your Passport Within 24 Hours with Fedex
12 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Single Self
Why Your Flights From France May Be More Expensive Soon
If you are looking for a unique gift for a Francophile, I love the My Stylish French Box. This month is all about Summer in Provence.
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