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Expatriée, gourmande, passionnée par l'art et son histoire, voyageuse a temps partiel, curieuse a temps plein. (en français et en anglais)

Rose and Blueberry Cake Pops

Rose and Blueberry Cake Pops

March is for the arrival of Spring. Longer days and blooms, it makes us want to forget about grey Winter. It is however still a cold month and one shall not forget about the art of cosying up inside, with a springy yet comforting treat.... Lire la suite ›

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Australia - My favourite places in Melbourne

Australia - My favourite places in Melbourne

The weekend is over and we are now back to the reality of the daily routine. I hope you had the most wonderful time this weekend and are now ready for this week. J’espère que toutes ces adresses vous seront utiles, et je vous souhaite... Lire la suite ›

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Australia - My favourite places in Sydney

Australia - My favourite places in Sydney

Australia and New Zealand have been wonderful and I am still trying to process the reality of coming back to London. There was such much to see but I thought I could give you a little list of my favourite places, in case you’re thinking... Lire la suite ›

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February Playlist

February Playlist

February has been full of dreams come true, adventures and excitement. So many wonderful memories! I am now mourning the Australian summer and eagerly waiting for the European spring. Most of the songs from these playlist are not new... Lire la suite ›

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En Vacances

En Vacances

Just a little note to let you know that I will be away for a month and I won’t be able to blog. Tomorrow I will be flying to Australia and I just cannot wait for my lazy days on the beach, surfing lessons, hikes in the bush and... Lire la suite ›

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DIY Star Headband // DIY Bandeau à Etoiles

DIY Star Headband // DIY Bandeau à Etoiles

January being this generally dull and quite depressing month, I felt like we all needed to shine a little bit more. To add a bit of sparkle, dream, extravagance and magic into our lives. This cute headband is super easy and quick to make,... Lire la suite ›

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Tarte aux Coeurs

Tarte aux Coeurs

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January Playlist

January Playlist

PS : Pour Hozieret God Help The Girl je vous recommande les albums en entier, ils sont vraiment top. Disclosure and London Grammar : Help me lose my mind Phebe Starr : Tonight God Help the Girl : The Psychiatrist is In God Help the Girl :... Lire la suite ›

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    ruerivard Oh j'ajoute tout de suite Gold Help the Girl à ma playlist du moment. Merci pour la découverte ! :) le 19 janvier 2015, 21:51

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DIY Paper Tassel Garland // DIY Guirlande de Pompons en Papier

DIY Paper Tassel Garland // DIY Guirlande de Pompons en Papier

January is usually considered as this grey, dull and not so festivemonth. Christmas came and went, and winter and still here. However, I rathersee the first month of the year as a happy month. What better time to have afresh start,... Lire la suite ›

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Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

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Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

We all heard about the massacre that happened at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris. This was a useless, stupid and cruel move from extremists that call themselves Muslims but shouldn’t be considered as such (I invite you to watch this... Lire la suite ›

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Galette des Rois and its Crown // Galette des Rois et sa Couronne

Galette des Rois and its Crown // Galette des Rois et sa Couronne

Today is Epiphany, a Christian celebration that commemorates the visit of the Magi to the Christ child. In France, it is custom to eat a special cake called “Galette des Rois”, cake of the Kings. This cake is usually filled with almond... Lire la suite ›

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    ruerivard Trop jolie cette couronne ! Je crois que je vais me la garder sous le coude pour les prochaines galettes, mais surtout pour la moindre occasion de jouer les princesses... ;) le 13 janvier 2015, 22:31

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Mini snowflake biscuits

Mini snowflake biscuits

These pretty biscuits are simple and light, perfect to have with a cup of tea next to an open fire. I hope you will like them! Mini almond shortbreads(for about 120 tiny biscuits)Ingredients:2 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup golden sugar3/4... Lire la suite ›

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New Year's Wishes

New Year's Wishes

So this is it, the very first day of 2015! I hope you had the merriest New Year’s Eve night, and you are as eager as I am to welcome 2015. Good resolutions and aims, hopes for the future and wishes of fortunes... 2015 is like a white... Lire la suite ›

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DIY Silver dipped champagne glasses // Verres à champagne argentés

DIY Silver dipped champagne glasses // Verres à champagne argentés

This year has been beautiful and full with exciting news and opportunities. Amongst them, opening my e-shop, which was for me a great achievement. It is now almost time to say farewell to 2014 and welcome 2015 as a new year full of... Lire la suite ›

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Mulled Wine // Vin Chaud à la Cannelle

Mulled Wine // Vin Chaud à la Cannelle

I hope you had the loveliest Christmas and you are still enjoying some of the holiday cheers. As for myself I am still cosying up in the French countryside, before heading back to busy London very soon. I find that there is no better way... Lire la suite ›

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Merry Christmas and the Happiest Wishes

Merry Christmas and the Happiest Wishes

Dearest readers, I want to wish you the best Christmas. May this day be the sweetest and the loveliest. I hope you are celebrating with all your loved ones, along with a mountain of presents, a decadent feast and a lot of joy. I have... Lire la suite ›

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Gingerbread in a jar

Gingerbread in a jar

Recette adaptée à partir de l’originale par / Adapted recipe from original by Marmiton. Lire la suite ›

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Noël en France

Noël en France

From where I am writing, carols are sung in French, Christmas Eve is just as important as Christmas Day and waiters at the café are called “Garçon!”.Back home in France for the holiday, I hope you are all having a lovely time with... Lire la suite ›

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Gingerbread and white chocolate cake pops

Gingerbread and white chocolate cake pops

Only one week before Christmas and I cannot wait to go back to France to celebrate the festive season with my family. I have been dreaming of perfect presents, kisses under the mistletoe, snowy days and beautiful feasts. These pretty cake... Lire la suite ›

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