Quiet and relaxing family holidays in Portugal

During our last Autumn break, we went to Cascais, a pretty Portuguese beach town, near Lisbon. where the Martinhal family hotel invited us for a few days. I would like to share with you these sweet memories and give you tips and addressses for a wonderful family stay. During this break, we enjoyed both the hotel’s amenities, specially designed for families and the absolutely beautiful area. The Martinhal Hotel is perfect for families who want to combine calm, comfort, aesthetics…

Easy Paris with Teepee

As Autumn break is just starting and we are all wondering how to keep kids occupiez during these two weeks, I would like to talk about Teepee, a new website full of good ideas for Parisian families. City guide, shop (decoration, kids fashion, toys, …) and online ticketing, Teepee aims at simplifying parents and children’ lives. Inspired by positive pedagogy, it provides good advice, selects activities and outings throughout Paris. Online ticketing is also a very good point to make…

Let’s meet Adeline, founder of a website for Expatriates’ partners

This week, we’re back to our ‘Mum at Work’ series of interviews with Adeline, 38, creator of “Les Musettes s’en Mêlent”, a website dedicated to expatriates’ partners and dealing with expatriates’projects but also daily life, books, recipes and lots more… Initially, this 38-year-old woman, mother of two children aged 7 and 9, is a restorer of art works near Paris. She emigrated to Amsterdam with her husband three years ago for professional reasons. At first, Adeline felt destabilized by this…

Caramelised pears & walnuts

Dear all, So happy to welcome you here again after this long summer, dedicated to children and travel. I was hoping to publish in September, but the schedule was very, very tight because of children going back to school, and of  a very heavy workload on my side. In short, happy to welcome October in a more serene way and come back here to share some recipes, interviews and good ideas! For this coming back on Sweet Cabane, I’ve written…

Litchee & raspberry popsicles

The months of May and June were full of great shooting opportunities and photo workshops … to my great pleasure! My new job as a  stylist and photographer is developing very well , I love this new professional life full of lovely meets and beautiful projects. However, I would like to spend more time here … I hope that Summer and Autumn will give me this opportunity On this warm day , I would like to share with you an…

Heaven for families on the Parisian Left Bank

For those who live in Paris and have children over 5 years, you probably remember this magical place, housed in the heart of  Bonpoint Parisian flagship store,   6 rue de Tournon, which offered families delicious lunches and snacks in a friendly place, with a beautiful courtaud. Well, after 3 years without anything,  Bonpoint tea room opens again tomorrow! At the head of this new enchanting place, Angèle Ferreux-Maeght, the talented young woman at the origin of La Guinguette d’Angèle that…

Audrey & Patrick, Paris

This week, let’s meet Audrey and Patrick, who moved from Lyon to Paris a year and a half ago. Audrey is a mother of 3 :  a son, Auguste (11 years old) and two little girls, Adèle (3 years old) and Madeleine (3 months old). They live together in a lovely apartment on the Parisian left bank. Audrey is a press officer and Patrick works for public administration. Audrey tells us here about her Parisian daily life and gives us…

Workshops photo en juin : photographier l’émotion

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. En juin prochain, j’organise pour la première fois des workshops photo grand public d’une journée entière avec un groupe de 5-6 personnes max à chaque fois. Deux sessions : les vendredis 8 et 22 juin…Les billetés sont disponibles sur Event Brite. Si cela vous intéresse, lisez bien ce…

Holistic beauty

I don’t write articles about massage and wellness. Nevertheless, I love it because, in my opinion, it allows to really relax and feel better in our body and in our  head. I met Cécile Cotten  a few months ago thanks to Lucille (whose blog lgb-etc is great). I fell in love with Cécile’s wellbeing apporach which is completely in tune with my conception of beauty. At Cécile’s, everything is simple and natural and starts with understanding  deeply the patient’s needs….

Welcome to Astrid’s fairy world

The only word to describe Astrid Lecornu’s work,may surely be the one of “fairy”. Using her only hands, pliers and needles, the young designer works with wire, metal and textiles to create unique objects that are closer to art than to craftsmanship. Crowns, puffs, small miniature paintings, birds and other creatures come to life with delicacy under her magical fingers. In parallel, Astrid also works for the biggest fashion companies, such as Dior and Chanel. Here are some of her…