This week was full of ups and downs. I started off with a socially distanced wine and cheese afternoon with friends in the backyard which was lovely. Plus, NEW Paris notecards have landed in the shop. There are two new images you have to see. I have had a bit more anxiety than normal and had a bit of a meltdown towards the middle of the week. You can read more about it in this personal post here. I am going to slow things down this coming week, get some rest, and reset. Grab your coffee and croissants and enjoy this week’s links.
All the details you need to know on the updated Grand Palais which is closing for a three-year renovation. I will anxiously be awaiting the opening in 2023.
St James the classic French striped shirt is running 40% off for their Summer sale. Snatch one of these up to Frenchify your wardrobe.
If you are looking into trying your first Diptyque candle, this is a great sample set at a great price.
Sisley sent me their new powder to try out, it is light but still gives good coverage and takes away the redness in my face.
The Best Markets in Provence (bookmark this for the future)
If you are close to Chicago, these sunflower fields look like they are worth a visit if you have access to a car.
Dorie Greenspan shares an ice cream recipe. If you don’t even make the ice cream recipe, the article enough will make you smile. She is a fantastic writer.
I always get asked where I found the basket for my bike, it was from a local bike shop but here is a similar one.
I took advantage of the Boll and Branch sale and saved 20% on new bedding for the new place. I finally have an all-white bed. It was worth the investment.
I made my niece and nephew Auntie’s Cookies which are a French Sablé with a fun twist. I added the recipe to the blog.
The best way to shop the Nordstrom Sale and how much I spent this year.
The Peach Arugula Salad I have eaten all week. It is Summer on a plate.