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Cozy Paris Winters

Cozy Paris Winters

I've added something to make winters evenings in Paris just a little bit cozier.  Home Sweet Paris Home from Paris Weekender on Vimeo. January and February are lovely times to visit Paris. Average temps are in the 40s so it's perfectly pleasant to walk around and the...

From Paris With Love

From Paris With Love

Last week, I posted some amazing photos of my Marais apartment by Photographer Iona of From Paris Sweet Love, with help from my good friend and fashion and lifestyle blogger Sylvia of Simply Sylvia. (You can see all the photos here!) Sylvia of Simply Sylvia has now...

New Apartment Photos!

New Apartment Photos!

Fashion and lifestyle blogger Sylvia of Simply Sylvia and Photographer Iona of From Paris Sweet Love have teamed up to bring me some beautiful photos of my Marais apartment. You can see all the photos here. Be sure to check out Iona’s site and follow her on Instagram...

Video of my Marais Apartment

Video of my Marais Apartment

I'm just now learning to embed videos in my posts.... so expect more videos going forward! I figured this was a good excuse to repost this video by Libby Blood of Libby Blood Films of my Marais apartment: Marais Apartment Video from Paris Weekender on Vimeo. Please...

Paris Rental Referral Club!

Paris Rental Referral Club!

As the city of Paris is waging war on short-term rentals, I’m stepping up my efforts to reach more potential Paris renters by word of mouth. I’m doing two things: 1) simplifying and reducing my prices so travelers looking to stay in Paris 3 nights or more should find...

Lulu Dans Ma Rue: Help with the Odd Jobs

Lulu Dans Ma Rue: Help with the Odd Jobs

This spring, I needed to hang some baskets, a shelf and a mirror and I knew I'd mess it up if I tried it myself. But it wasn't a big enough job to necessitate calling in the contractor. So I gave Lulu Dans Ma Rue a try. Here is the end result: Lulu Dans Ma Rue is a...

New Video of My Apartment!

New Video of My Apartment!

Videographer Libby Blood of Libby Blood Films has created a beautiful virtual tour of my Paris apartment. Please help me spread the word--feel free to share this with anyone who may be planning a trip to Paris! [fvplayer...

New Kitchen Table!

New Kitchen Table!

It's actually not a new table. It's the fourth, yes, FOURTH incarnation of the same table. The first table my original contractors constructed was nothing like what we had agreed. They redid it, but the new table seemed wobbly. I was constantly afraid it would just...

Apartment Redecorating!

Apartment Redecorating!

Earlier this month, I decided it was time to change things up a bit in the living room of my Paris apartment. It was time for a new rug and a smaller coffee table. I wanted to add a bit more seating. I wanted the sitting area to feel cozier but at the same time, more...

Bricolage (A Little DIY)

Bricolage (A Little DIY)

Bricolage is defined by Wikipedia as "tinkering" but I'd say it's closer to do-it-yourself home improvement. But it is more than a pastime or a chore. In France, it is an institution, a sacred art form. My DIY project: stencils around the door handle I don't know the...

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