random wanderings in paris

Du Pain et Des Idées

Du Pain et Des Idées

If you visit one Boulangerie in your life you might want to make it this one. A huge statement indeed my friends! But this one lives up to any sort of expectation you could throw at it. Their claim to fame is the Pain d’Amie […]

A Trip to Jacques Genin

A Trip to Jacques Genin

Lauded and infamous in the pastry world in Paris- Jacques Genin is a formidable force (if not just for his legendary temper in the kitchen). The pastry shop by his same name is located at the top of the Marais near the 400 year old […]

A Winter Walk in Paris

A Winter Walk in Paris

A little walk today through Paris from my apartment by Rue Montorgueil down through the Marais and over to Ile St Louis and the Latin Quarter before stopping for coffee at Shakespeare and Co. I love how Paris is a walking city and you can […]

Memories of Paris~Running Route

Since coming home from Paris 3 months ago I find that memories will pop into my head randomly about different things that happened over the past year. Maybe it’s my way of holding on to that incredible year or a way to make sure the memories stay alive, […]

When Going to the Post Office Takes 2 Hours…

… but ends in me walking down the street grinning like an idiot. This all started with an innocent enough text to Jenni and the Frenchman on Saturday morning when I woke up around 11am (or maybe 11:30, nah 11) to see when the post […]

Olive Us

You know those super cute little things that just make you smile.. well this is one of them. Just wanted to share some videos I’ve been watching by Olive Us, a family video series filmed in the countryside around their French farmhouse or in the […]