This week I celebrated my blog 4 year anniversary! I saw a few friends individually (social distanced with masks) and it was so good to see faces in person. It was an instant mood booster. I am off to Boston this week via car. It is my long car trip since I was in college. Wish me luck and send audio book recommendations my way. Is anyone else traveling by car this Summer?
What to do in Paris this Summer according to Vogue Paris
This week, a reader introduced me to a shop called French Wink in NYC and it is every Francophile’s dream. They have a large selection of home, beauty and French clothing brands.
I have been using and loving this Avène tinted moisturizer with SPF 50. It is perfect coverage and blends in with my skin.
An American in Paris Bicycling Chic
In Paris, Haute Couture Face Masks for All (NYT)
French Lessons: A Family Apartment in Paris
It is the 65th Anniversary of Le Tarte Tropézienne. I have never tasted one but Brigitte Bardot endorses them and put them on the map. I must try one of these next time I am in France.
Floating movie theater with socially distant boats coming to the Seine
If Hair Bands Wrote Songs in 2020 (4 minutes of music that will cause you to smile)
A reader shared the site Grove with me if you are looking for clean natural household products for your home. I know I have been using a lot of cleaning products around the house from wipes, sprays and soaps galore. I always prefer clean products.
I am loving the new delicate collection from Madewell 😍
Paris City Hall Vows to Fight the 600 million euro Gare du Nord revamp
My friend Wit and Whimsy and The Illustrated Life launched the most adorable croissant stationary. You can customize it with your name or Bonjour. I got a set with Everyday Parisian but I am thinking I need another set with Bonjour.
I ordered this blanket for the new place. I am so excited for movie nights on the couch.
The thin, white lie: challenging ‘The French Women’ Stereotype
This print is the Best Selling print in The Print Shop and surprisingly, it isn’t in Paris.
If you are planning a move during the Pandemic like me, this was sent to me from a few readers and is so helpful!
What I cooked this week. A recipe roundup of this week in RP’s kitchen
Another reader recommendation, The French Farm a website full of French grocery brands you would see at Bon Marché
How to Road trip Safely this Summer
For those of you curious about my Home Style, I created a page on the site so you can see what I am buying for the new place and design inspiration.
There have been some questions on where my necklace is from that I wear all the time it is from Monica Vinander and it was a Christmas gift I bought myself. They have some really cute pendant necklaces. I would love to add one to layer the look.
Macron Drops Idea of Modern Spire for Notre-Dame
Sales to shop this weekend:
Cosabella is 25% underwear and bras (these are my favorite)
One Kings Lane is 20% off Rugs
Rejuvenation is running their Summer Warehouse Sale (I ordered a light fixture from here earlier this week)
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