Tag Archive: France

A Fairy Tale Entrance

Imagine this being the entrance to your home? I would feel as though I was walking into a fairy tale each and every day. This was taken in Bordeaux France.

A Perfect Retreat

Wouldn’t this be a perfect spot to retreat to from the afternoon sun and have a glass of wine. The South of France.

We Will Get There Some Day!

There are times and places in my life that when I look back upon remind me of how fortunate I am. My husband and I are not wealthy. We both work full time… Continue reading

Le Petit Musee Du Chocolat

There are less than a handful of things that are near and dear to most women’s hearts, flowers, and diamonds and of course chocolate. I might put chocolate first on my list, as… Continue reading

A Trip Down The River Seine

It seems like a lifetime ago. A little over two years in fact since hubby and I went to France. What a trip it was. Two weeks and it was nowhere near enough… Continue reading

197/365 Ready for the Picking

195/365 Dore River, France

177/365 Imagine Carrying Groceries Up Here Each Day?

174/365 Sarlat-la-Caneda, France

146/365 A Magical Spot for a Meal

143/365 Saint Emilion France

141/365 French Evening Haze

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104/365 Paris Crowd

94/365 Paris, France

91/365 Saint Emilion, France

89/365 Soon the Flowers Will Be Blooming

85/365 Rustic Windowbox

74/365 A Scenic Spot

A perfect spot in the south of France for lunch in the afternoon, a sip of wine or a spot of tea.  

72/365 Travel Europe

Wouldn’t it be fun to travel around France or Europe in this vintage car?

68/365 Saint Emilion France

While visiting France, Hubby and I stayed with our friend Stephane Gabart at his family’s beautiful Bed & Breakfast. In the Dordogne region of France, Saint Emilion is in wine country and the… Continue reading

60/365 Paris Parks

At lunchtime in Paris it is amazing the number of people sitting around in chairs in beautiful parks, just enjoying the weather.

53/365 Beynac-et-Cazenac

It doesn’t get more rustic than this. A little scene in front of a small shop in the beautiful town of Beynac-et-Cazenac in Southern France.

52/365 Southern France

While driving through Southern France we visited this incredible Medieval village, Beynac-et-Cazenac that was built on the edge of cliffs. The view from above was really remarkable. Just below the beautiful Dordogne River… Continue reading

49/365 The Beauty of French Architecture

There is a certain type of beauty in the old architecture in France and it is enhanced by the flowers that adorn it.

13/365 Joie De Vivre

One thing my hubby and I were struck with while we were in Paris is how the French know how to enjoy life. Thus the french saying “Joie de vivre.” These little cafes… Continue reading

Another View of the Paris Skyline from Montparnasse Tower

The Montparnasse Tower affords incredible views of the Paris skyline. If you visit the city you must make a point of going to the top of the tower and seeing the amazing vistas.

Cruising the River Seine in Paris by Bateaux

Cruising down the River Seine in Paris you see many bateaux. This is a common view as you watch the activity on the water. And truthfully they are so very pretty. It only… Continue reading

Eiffel Tower and the Paris Skyline

My husband and I went to the top of a very tall building in Paris called Montparnasse Tower that gave us the most incredible view of the entire city. One of the views was… Continue reading

Views in and around Paris

I really can’t impress enough what a magnificent city Paris is. This is a view of the Seine River. And this is the smart way to get around the city.

Chateau LaTouanne, Baccon France

Chateau LaTouanne is one of the places Hubby and I stayed while in France last fall. We stayed there for three days. Located in the Loire Valley it was remarkable. I don’t think… Continue reading

French Farmers Market

I don’t know about where you live but here on Cape Cod, Farmer’s Markets have in the past few years started to come into (back into) vogue. People are taking the benefits of… Continue reading

Do They Know or Don’t They Care

While in Paris hubby and I took a boat cruise along the Seine. All along the shore beautiful old apartment buildings lined the banks. There were inhabitants who carried on with their daily… Continue reading

Paris the City of Love

Paris is known as the city of love and there was proof positive of this. As Michael and I were on our cruise up the Seine I saw two different newlyweds having their… Continue reading

Chateau La Touanne, Baccon France

The final stop of our trip to France was in the Loire Valley. Hubby and I took several days to tour some of the famous Chateaus in the area. Even more fortunate for us we stayed in one of these stately Chateaus. In Baccon France, Chateau La Touanne has been in the same family since the 1600s.

The Seine

One of the highlights for me while visiting Paris was taking a boat ride down the Seine.

Stephane Gabart of My French Heaven

As many of you know several weeks ago hubby and I went on vacation. We spent two glorious although busy weeks in four various locations in France. The second place we stayed was… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ZEST



Well I’m back from vacation! Hubby and I spent 15 days in France. We visited Paris, of course, Saint Emilion, Sarlat and the Loire Valley. I can not even begin to say how… Continue reading