Paris spring ’14 -taking it all in

Our morning photo on our balcony before the adventures begin.  A love that won’t die. The love padlocks have been a phenomenon in cities all over the world. My husband & I displayed and dedicated ours to our three children; our best accomplishments in life. Since late 2008, tourists have taken to attaching padlocks (love…

Paris France- Le Marais & Montmartre Spring ’14

Most people associate French culture with Paris, which is a center of fashion, cuisine, art and architecture, but life outside of the City of Lights is very different and varies by region. France doesn’t just have different cultures; the word “culture” actually comes from France. “‘Culture’ derives from the same French term, which in turn…

Pastry & croissant classes; Paris, France

Taking classes and learning from the best on how to create the most scrumptious croissant has been a dream of mine. It finally became a reality last spring. Researching years ago I did find this out: The croissant oddly enough originated in Austria. Its origins date back to 17th-Century Vienna, Austria. Viennese bakers saved the city…

French & Italian Macaron classes; Paris France

The highlight of our Spring ’14 trip was attending classes in Paris. Researching many hours of where to attend La Cuisine Paris, cooking school met all my needs and more. The Macaron classes are all about the details! Beginners, decorating class, intensive class and french and Italian macarons. The French method is the most commonly…