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"Le bonheur est fait de petits rien." Mes tasses de thé : découvrir de bonnes adresses, dévaliser Topshop, tenter d’égaler Christophe Michalak en pâtisserie, manger des glaces, aller voir ailleurs comment c'est... Bref goûter aux petits plaisirs, les partager avec vous et prendre un aller simple pour le bonheur.

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Peach Pie

Peach Pie

Drum roll, please! If you’ve read my bio on Instagram, the last statement is that I make a killer apple pie. I do, I am sorry to brag. It hasn’t happened overnight, though. I’ve been practicing for many, many years. I... Lire la suite ›

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Eight Picture Books Every Adult Should Read

Eight Picture Books Every Adult Should Read

These past few days I have been shaken by everything that has been happening on our planet. Too much violence, too much hatred. To counteract this situation, I chose eight picture books that will inspire you and will make you feel hopeful... Lire la suite ›

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The Beginning Of My Spiritual Journey

The Beginning Of My Spiritual Journey

Ten months ago I embarked on a new journey, a Spiritual one (yes, capital letter and all). I didn’t know where this would lead me; I didn’t know what to expect. The only thing that I knew at that time was that I needed to do... Lire la suite ›

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Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

Remember those days where your only concern about an upcoming trip was restaurant reservations and how many shoes you were able to pack? You got to the airport with your carry-on, a book, your music, and if this was a just a few years ago,... Lire la suite ›

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Tablescape I: Breakfast With The Girls

Tablescape I: Breakfast With The Girls

Yesterday, I hosted a breakfast for a few friends to say good-bye to my friend Marion who is moving back to Mexico City. Normally, I am an “I want to do it all” kind of host. Potlucks don’t work for me (control freak... Lire la suite ›

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Daddy Issues

Daddy Issues

Let me tell you a funny story that happened last Sunday. On Saturday night, I had some friends over for a little birthday celebration. We had a few drinks, and we stayed up late. The next morning, my daughter Roberta tried to wake me up,... Lire la suite ›

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With a Little Help From My Friends

With a Little Help From My Friends

Ten days ago I received the most amazing treat: my lifelong friends came from Mexico to LA to visit me. I couldn’t believe my luck. About two months ago, we started talking about organizing a trip for when we all turned 40 next year... Lire la suite ›

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Trend: Off-The-Shoulder

Trend: Off-The-Shoulder

Hi! I am sure that you’ve noticed in many stores and magazines off-the-shoulder tops and dresses. I like this trend because it screams “summer” and it’s flirty and flattering. I also like it because you can go... Lire la suite ›

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Eight Summer Reads

Eight Summer Reads

Hello there! I’ve curated a short list of summer reading for you. These are not new releases, they are books I’ve read in the past and, in my opinion, they meet the requirements for a good summer read: Well writtenEasy and... Lire la suite ›

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My First Camping Trip (ever)

My First Camping Trip (ever)

As part of their preschool “culmination”, my youngest daughter’s school organizes an over-night camping trip with all the class. When I first knew about this, I panicked. If you’ve visited my Instagram profile or if... Lire la suite ›

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When That Book Finds You

When That Book Finds You

I love to read. I’ve liked stories from a very young age. My mom would play audiobooks for me, and I’d listen to them over and over until I memorized every word. Later on, I learned to read, and a new world opened up to me. I fell in... Lire la suite ›

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5 de Mayo

5 de Mayo

Let me start by telling you that in the 32 years that I lived in Mexico City, and the year that I lived in France, I never celebrated 5 de Mayo . It is a holiday observed by schools, but I am pretty sure it is not mandatory for... Lire la suite ›

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Enchiladas Verdes (casserole version)

Enchiladas Verdes (casserole version)

This is a lighter version of the original enchiladas where the tortilla is fried (!!), filled with chicken and then covered with salsa verde and topped with queso fresco. In my mom’s kitchen, they prepare them that way, one by... Lire la suite ›

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Pastel Azteca aka Vegetarian Enchilada

Pastel Azteca aka Vegetarian Enchilada

Here’s a funny story about this dish. I think it was my second year living in LA when I hosted a baby shower for my friend Begoña and I made a Mexican breakfast. Her guests were mostly Americans so I  wrote little signs next to... Lire la suite ›

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Sangría

Sangría

Ok, ok, ok. I know that Sangria is not a Mexican drink but it’s festive and fresh, and I  wanted to post the recipe for all of you that want to have an easy, fruity drink for your 5 de Mayo gather.What you need:  1 bottle of red... Lire la suite ›

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

I wanted to come up with ideas to put together a gift guide for Mother’s Day, so I asked my friends to described their perfect Mother’s Day and what would be a perfect gift. While I read their responses I started thinking about... Lire la suite ›

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Brass in pocket

Brass in pocket

Have you noticed that stores, magazines, and interior designers are training are eyes and taste into liking brass and golden accessories? Well, I have. It is funny how trends work. I remember growing up and going to my aunt’s’... Lire la suite ›

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Coachella in my (almost) 40s

When my friend Sheila invited us to go to Coachella all I could think of was that – finally – I’d had an excuse to wear a flower crown without feeling cheesy (that is until I saw The Fat Jewish bilboard: “Friends... Lire la suite ›

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