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Links I Love Week 14

We officially made it to April! I never thought I would be so excited to see March go. I don’t think April will be any easier but we are a little more used to the new way of things. Chicago is on lockdown for the whole month of April which means my groceries will be ordered online, I will be staying put inside and celebrating my birthday at home. If you have other quarantine birthdays this month, you can check out my post on How to Throw a Quarantine Birthday.

Virtually cook with this Italian Grandma

How to Create A Perfect Cup of French Press Coffee at Home I love my Nespresso but I also bought a French Press recently for something different. I am still getting the hang of it but I really like the coffee. I ordered a bunch of beans from Lavaza online.

Chocolate Brownies are one of my favorite desserts. I love this recipe that only calls for 1/4 cup of flour. I am not sure if you are experiencing a flour shortage in your city but it isn’t so easy to find in Chicago.

Brené Brown now has a podcast, your welcome 🙂

Le Creuset is having a Factory to Table Sale. I know I have been cooking a bunch at home and I have been putting my new Le Creuset to good use. I got a few pieces of Cherry for the holidays.

A Fresh Way to Display Art at Home no nails needed

Missing Paris? I created 5 Spring iPhone wallpapers for you

Need to meditate before bed? This has really helped me.

Enjoy A MasterClass from Annie Lebovitz Buy one membership, share one for Free.

I am not embarrassed to admit, I spent last weekend binge-watching, Tiger King, on the couch. I had no intention but I got sucked in.

Stress Baking More than Usual? I know I am!

What will travel look like after Coronavirus?

This chocolate fondue was a hit this weekend and so easy to make. Just add your favorite fresh fruit you have on hand

Step inside this Paris apartment with postcard dreamy Eiffel Tower views

If you are in the mood for some retail therapy, here are 5 great sales to shop this weekend

10 Types of European Breads with Fascinating Stories

Looking for something to talk about at the dinner table? Use these table talk cards.

Cuyana is offering 15% off this weekend only. They make my favorite top zip tote. I have never seen them give a discount. I know they had to lay off people this week and I can imagine they are struggling. I love this brand and believe in them. I would love to support them.

Paris lockdown leaves street stuck in 1942 for abandoned film set

If you are feeling adventurous, you can try this cinnamon bun recipe which is similar to Circus bakery in Paris.

Some good news about Powell’s book shop in NYC. They have hired 100 new employees as online book orders have surged!

Caudalie sent me their new Vinoperfect Sculpt Lotion. It is so nice to use out of the shower. The smell is heavenly and it is clean beauty which is important to me.

For those of you asking about my marble table and chairs that I have at home. Here are the two links to purchase. The table is from World Market and is sturdy and great quality. It is under $200 and I have two Bistro chairs I got from Crate and Barrel 



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Mark you calendars for a rare pink super moon this April

Paperless Post has the cutest virtual party invitations

A Walk Through Luxembourg Gardens through the Seasons 

How Chefs Around the world Cook with their Kids

Bored at home? Try one of these great ideas to learn something new from Wit and Whimsy

How to Frenchify your Bathroom

If you have outdoor space and you are looking to update your patio during quarantine, these bistro chairs are so cute and come in a variety of colors. It will feel like an outdoor Parisian café

HBO is offering their programing for Free as part of Stay at Home Box Office

Inside the Renovation of La Samaritan in Paris

If you are in Chicago, you know the Old Town Art Fair is a big deal. It was a big chunk of my business every year. It was canceled this year due to Coronavirus.

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