Black rice with pumpkin

Here we are at the beginning of March, still time to enjoy pumpkin through many different recipes … Here is a recipe that children love, very simple and tasty. Why black rice? Because this rice, appreciated for millennia in China and today in Italy, is a great food, very tasty, which does not stick and goes very well with vegetables. In addition, it is rich in vitamins B and E, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, … and low in sugar. It…

Flower Shortbreads

Here is a recipe I’ve just shared on Instagram. I’d like to share it with you here as it appears to be very successful… I hop you’ll like it too! It’s very easy and the result is scrumptious and aesthetical ! *** Preparation time : 10 minutes Baking time : 15 minutes at 160°C Ingredients For biscuits : 50 g caster sugar 120 g of butter at room temperature 180 g flour For glaze : 5 cl of water 50…

Meaningful jewels

Jewels are very special objects, bearers of meaning and memories … For me, each pièce of jewellery is linked to an important moment of my life (marriage, birth, special moment, …), as a kind ofreminder that wears the body of what has marked us. But, though jewels are very personal objects, choosing one is also a commitment to others and, more broadly, to the world. Increasingly concerned about our impact on the environment, I am also paying close attention to…

Simplified beauty routine

Dear all, I hope you had a great Christmas break and that you’ve started January in a very good mood, full of great resolutions. Here, our main goal of the year is to become more responsible  and to live in a more sustainable way. This is what I’ve always wanted from the beginning for Sweet Cabane and what I will intend to confirm even more this year because it is a major issue for all of us. *** For almost…

Sweet Cabane’s Christmas cake

For this last post of the year 2018, I’d love to share with you my favourite Christmas cake’s own recipe. I usually bake this cake for Christmas breakfast. It is very tasty due to this subtle mix of  caramel, orange and cinnamon … It can also be a simple and aesthetical dessert for New Year’s Eve … *** Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 35 minutes Ingredients : For the cake: 170 g flour 4 eggs 150 g of butter 150…

Meaningful Christmas gifts

For this coming Christmas, I’ve only selected handmade toys from local brands (though coming from many different countries  : France of course, but also Australia, Netherlands and other countries…). All these brands work from raw or recycled materials (wood, fabrics, iron,…) . They’re very creative and imaginative… *** Wooden toys by Encore!   Little rabbits, wooden cabins, furniture… Everything is as simple as poetic, perfect to develop kids’ imagination! Handmade with love in France by Nina Astruc and her sister Fanny. Encore! **…

Lovely and easy Christmas wrapping

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to participate in an Advent Calendar workshop organised by Lisa Lou, aka @Mamieboude on Instagram, for Nature et Découvertes The idea was to create an original Advent calendar consisting of 24 small bags in which we could slip small gifts of our choice. The making of these small wraps is fast and the result very pretty. If you have already done your Advent calendar (given the date of publication of my article, it is…

Christmas is in the air

Dear friends, this post about a French book is not translated as it doesn’t yet exist in English. But the next posts will be translated. Next Tuesday, I will publish a post about a Christmas DIY, then a toys selection and a recipe… I want to show you here, more than ever , you some meaningful topics helping us to live in a slowier way. Have a lovely week, my friends, Lots of love from Paris, Emilie xx.

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…