The 5-Step French Girl Workout

In Paris, there is no better gym than the street, no better sport than life itself. And though the French girl “workout” includes all of the same criteria as its American counterparts, it comes with a few minor adjustments, as demonstrated by stylist and model Caroline de Maigret. Source: The Continue reading

4 Reasons to Adore French Living

4 Reasons to Adore French Living

As if I need another reason to love the French! But in case you do, here are 4 of their enviable qualities.... It's no secret that the French are generally healthier than Brits and Americans. Our Gallic neighbours enjoy a diet packed with artery-blocking ingredients and yet somehow manage to avoid Continue reading

How to Eat French Food Like a French Person 

How do you eat French food like a French person? Hint: You’ve been doing it all wrong. Here’s the scoop from French insiders. Source: How to Eat French Food Like a French Person - Yahoo Continue reading

5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive

5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive

It’s no secret that Paris is an expensive city to visit. But you can do it cheaper. Here's how. Source: 5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive Continue reading

Happy Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day

  Bonjour and Happy Bastille Day! In honor of the French Fete, I'm indulging in a creme cafe and a lovely, buttery croissant. I'll be savoring my a French breakfast and dreaming of my next Oui Please surprise! Ciao! Continue reading

Discover the Beauty of Provence

Discover the Beauty of Provence

It's finally arrived! My third parcel from Oui Please, a subscription service that features full-size, unique beauty and lifestyle products from France. Albeit a bit late on arrival, the latest parcel featured 12 products from Provence, which just happens to be my favorite place to visit in Continue reading

Happy Anniversary Eiffel Tower

Happy Anniversary Eiffel Tower

Today marks the 126th Anniversary when the Eiffel Tower was open to the public. See the Eiffel Tower in photos, from 1887 through today! Ciao! Continue reading

Heels or Flats? What Would a French Girl Do?

Heels or Flats? What Would a French Girl Do?

(Photo source) I’ve never been a fan of long dresses, nor have I liked flat shoes. As someone who is 5’ 1’’, long dresses tend to be a foot too long, dragging along the floor like a train, and not in the elegant Princess Diana way. And flat shoes? Sure they’re cute, but after 5 minutes I am Continue reading

Embrace Your French Stripes

Embrace Your French Stripes

My latest obsession ...... stripes. Years ago, I thought stripes were only for kids or for super skinny models who could make anything look good. However, since my recent trip to Paris, I've been embracing stripes, not only because I realized they look good on my petite frame, but because they Continue reading

The Secret to French Beauty

The Secret to French Beauty

In France, beautiful people are everywhere. But it's more than their fashionable clothes, naturally glossy hair, and shapely physiques that make them beautiful. While walking around the walled city of Avignon a few months ago, I took note of how the French walk with purpose, heads held high, tossing Continue reading

Experience France All Year Long – Oui Please!

Experience France All Year Long – Oui Please!

My goodness – has it really been 3 months since I returned from Paris? Reality check – yes, it has been that long. It seems like just yesterday I was sipping café crème in Avignon, musing at the melody of French accents from local patrons. Now, I’ve fallen back into the routine of drinking my Continue reading

French Champagne Uncorked

French Champagne Uncorked

New Year's Eve - a time to reflect on the previous year and welcome a brand new one. And what better way to toast to new and shiny year than with a bit of something sparkly? For French enthusiasts, such as yours truly, New Year's is the perfect time to indulge in a classic French treat - Continue reading