Links I Love : Week 37

best articles to read about paris from everyday parisian

It is officially Fall in Chicago. Sweater weather has hit with perfect timing. Last week this time it was 90 degrees and I was on a boat on Lake Michigan. I am officially on the hunt for more sweaters (suggestions please). Does anyone else get tired of their sweaters after a long Winter?

If you are headed to Paris this Fall, I created a blog post with activities around the city and what to pack. I have already had requests for activities in November and December. If you like this post, please comment so I can start planning future similar posts to help with trip planning.

If you are headed to Paris with kids, Fat Tire Tours has a whole list on What to Do with Kids in Paris. Bookmark this for a future trip!

22 Microhabits that will completely change your life in a year. I need to work on #2 for my book goal!

One of my favorite hotels in Paris, Hotel Powers is set to reopen as a 5 start hotel in December. I have stayed here a few times and always loved it. It got a refresh but the character, charm, and views still remain the same. I can’t wait to experience it in person. I included them in my 10 Boutique Hotels in Paris post here.

The Entire City of Paris will be Car Free for a Day

How to Do Paris Like a “Vogue” Editor

Open House Chicago is coming up. Mark your calendars. This gives you a look inside some great historical buildings that aren’t normally open to the public. Plus it is Free!

I just loved this article on Cup of Jo. It shows what a can of paint can do to refresh a room and change someone’s life. It was done on a budget and done well.

Do We Travel just for Instagram? A great post to get you thinking about why we do what we do. I would love to know your thoughts on this one.

These two sweaters are on my wish list for Fall. One navy and one brown. Both are under $100 and look so cozy for those cold days ahead .

36 Hours in Paris according to the NYT

I loved the honesty of Garance Doré in this post on depression. She is opening the door for all of us to talk about anxiety and depression. Some people keep this private but if you know friends who are struggling, reach out and check on them. It can never hurt!

My favorite jeans that I wear all Fall and Winter are 40% off! They are a staple in my Fall Uniform.

8 Things You Need to Do Before Starting a Blog (I wish I read this before starting this one)

Uncovering The Belle Epoque Hotels of Paris. How many of these have you heard of?

Do you prefer Paris in Black and White or Color?

If you love seeing the inside of Parisian apartments, you will love the design process of Jackie Kai Ellis. Her apartment is a dream!

Are you a tea drinker? I love Kusmi tea and it is available at Anthropologie. Plus this collection is on sale! 

Headed to Paris and don’t have a cell provider for International text/calls? You can purchase a SIM from Amazon that you can use in Paris from ORANGE.

kusmi tea anthropologie

The Best Cooking Shows that Take Place in Paris. My favorite is “I Will Have What Phil is Having” Has anyone seen this show? Bookmark this post for the colder months.

Pink sheets? Maybe these will help me sleep better. After finally tackling my sleep routine these past few weeks have gotten me off track.

My Anthropologie mirror is on sale. This is one of my favorite purchases in the last year.

This Week on the Blog

A Guide to Paris in the Fall

A simple Chocolate Recipe from Caroline in French translated in English.

How do I afford to travel to Paris so often? I answer some of my most frequently asked questions in this post.

Most popular in the print shop is this photograph from the Bastille Market on a Sunday in the Fall. One of my favorites!

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