Recently my friend Leyla asked me if I had ever written an introduction for the blog. This month the blog turns 8 months and I haven’t formerly introduced myself. Forgive me! If you enjoyed the post 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Me you will enjoy this one!
If you don’t know me from social media or Etsy, or personally you may have stumbled here accidentally but you should know a little about me. I would/could write a long story about my life but we will save that for another time. I hope this is a quick but fun introduction to who I am.
Name: Rebecca L Plotnick
Age : 36
Born: Cincinnati, Ohio
Currently lives in: Chicago
College: Indiana University
Places I have lived : Cincinnati, Bloomington, Florence, Paris, and Chicago.
My First trip abroad was: Age 20
Countries I have traveled to: 13 and counting including Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland
Bucket list Travel: Greece, Maldives, Thailand, Australia
Dream Job: Travel Photographer (mission accomplished)
When I was a kid I wanted to: own my own Luxury Hotel (now I work with them so it worked out in the end)
Favorite Food: sushi, pasta, and anything with chocolate.
I can’t live without: Paris, my family, chocolate, coffee, my camera.
The next thing I want to learn how to cook/bake: baguettes and croissants.
Favorite Arrondissement in Paris: I love the first and the seventh to visit but would prefer to live in the eighth or ninth.
Am I fluent in French? Non. But I am working with an amazing French tutor.
Favorite Color: Baby Pink
Favorite Café in Paris: St Regis for sunsets, Cafe de Flore for coffee or people watching.
Favorite Park in Paris: Parc Monceau and Palais Royal.
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate Mocha Chip from Graeter’s in my hometown
Favorite Season: Spring/Fall
Favorite Flower: Peonies
Favorite French Pastry: tarte au citron or tarte framboise.
Brands I have worked with: Pottery Barn, West Elm, Papyrus, Barnes and Noble, Indigo, Amazon and Target. Dream about seeing my work in Anthropologie.
The thing I am most proud of: Building a business from nothing and being an Aunt.
I secretly wish to be a guest on The Today Show
Brands I wish to collaborate with on the blog: Le Creuset, JCrew, Anthropologie, Kitchen Aid, and Air France.
Goals/Wishes: To live in Paris again, To write a book (working on it) , and to be a Mom.
I hope you enjoyed getting to know me better! I would love to know you more! Feel free to introduce yourself below in the comments and tell me where you follow from and something about you that makes you happy!
P.S. Headed to Paris? Don’t miss my list of my favorite places to stay in the city.