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Links I Love Week 38

This week was BIG, I launched the “A Year in Paris” Calendar for 2021. This calendar takes you through the seasons and covers a year in Paris. I was very lucky to have found a designer who helped me put my vision together. The Presale started this week and the price will go up to $35 on Tuesday at Midnight. I have been overwhelmed with the response. Thank you to each and every one of you who has bought them for yourself and for gifts.

Now it is time to enjoy the last weekend of Summer. Grab your coffee and croissants and enjoy this week’s links.

The Last Thing Paris Needs is an “Emily in Paris” after watching the trailer, I couldn’t agree more.

Yellow Vest Protestors return to Paris for the first time since the lockdown

A Le Creuset Dutch Oven is Worth Every Penny ( I love mine and use it so much)

Speaking of Le Creuset, I made this Perfect Roast Chicken in mine on Friday night. It was so good and really easy.

I just discovered this adorable Etsy Watercolor Artist and she is from Chicago

September is Suicide Prevention Month. You can use this as a resource for a lifeline if you are struggling.

My favorite Madewell sneakers are back in stock and on SALE! I have them in a size 8.5. (usually an 8) I sized up since I walk a lot and my feet swell. Other fun new arrivals from Madewell include: This sweater, this sweater and I love this jacket for Fall.

The History of The Luxembourg Chair

If you have the chance to be in Paris this weekend, don’t miss Heritage Days. Here is a look at what not to miss according to Vogue. I did this a few years ago and it was so fun.

I am craving a financier from Eric Kayser and I found a recipe on their site. I plan on making these with fresh raspberries.

Sézane’s big fall Collection drops Sunday. You can see the lookbook here.

My friend Jess Keys launched these Vote shirts! I bought a size small. You can read all about the collaboration with a local Chicago shop in this post.

For a great resource to check on your voter registration/register to vote/ vote by mail. You can do so here.

The Good-For-You Chocolate Guide

Heart and Sole: a shoe designer’s Paris home

The Blazer is going to be a style that is here to stay for a while. I just ordered this one 50% off from JCrew.

A Paris apartment renovation in the 19th arrondissement

If you are in Chicago, I highly recommend stopping in Old Town to hear the live jazz music from 5pm-7pm. This has been a quarantine favorite and I even brought my dad. I don’t know what took so long for them to write a story about this. Better late than never.

The Wall Street Journal is all about Frenchifying Your Kitchen with this article about Paris Bistro Chairs.

Half Baked Harvest Shares 35 Most Popular Fall Recipes This will get you in the mood and out of a cooking rut.

I have seen two bloggers mention this fleece jacket, it is only $30 on Amazon. I bought the ivory in size small and so did my sister. Worth a shot for keeping warm on morning walks.

This article covers the ABC Notre Dame documentary which is available on Hulu. ( I have heard from readers)

How Quarantine Killed The Weekend

The second wave is about to hit France and they took the eye off the ball according to this article.

Growing a cut flower garden.

Maison Kayser files for Bankruptcy, I love Eric Kayser in Paris for a baguette or brownie. I always looked forward to visiting them in NYC for a taste of home.

As I am finishing links for the week, I cannot forget Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away this Friday. I highly recommend watching this movie, “On the Basis of Sex” over the weekend to learn more about her story. I watched it on the plane last Summer and it had me in tears. She was so strong and never give up. Now we have to continue to fight in her honor.

P.S. You still have time to join the 100-day challenge. The last 100 days of 2020 is on September 22! I have been doing French and yoga daily and I already notice a difference in how my body feels and I am learning new French words and phrases.

On the Blog:

My Favorite Diptyque Candles

How to Frenchify Your Sweaters

In Case You Missed It:

Paris iPhone Backgrounds

How to Frenchify Your Home Bar

The Best New Fall Arrivals

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  1. I’m with you on “Emily in Paris”. After living in Paris for a year I feel it’s so far from the truth. Although I’ll admit, I’ll likely watch it to get glimpses of the city I love so. There are a couple other Netflix series that are set in Paris and in French (may be dubbed or have subtitles but I watched them in VO), “call my agent” and “the hook up plane”.
    As always, a lovely Sunday morning reading your links 🙂 thank you Rebecca!

    • Thank you, Natalie! I was so hopeful about the series but it doesn’t seem to be relevant with the current times. I never got into "Call my Agent" but I need to try it again. Thanks for the reminder. Have a lovely Sunday. xo