Milk and Honey

Although a great reader, I do not talk very often about my own reading finds. But this time, the book Milk and Honey, written by  young New York Indian Rupi Kaur, struke me so much that this post became obvious. At a time when we are talking a lot about the feminist issue in the media and when we’re questioning our rights and place in the society, this volume of poetry dedicated to women, their feelings and their intimacy is…

Toasts d’hiver

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. Janvier est un mois très particulier culinairement parlant. Après le gras des fêtes, on a envie de manger sain, mais pas de se priver car il fait tout de même froid et le temps est plutôt au gris… Alors, comment manger bon, sain et faire le juste…

About good manners

Before starting this post, I wish you a Happy New Year 2018! May it bring you joy, love, a multitude of personal or professional projects … and especially the pleasure of living at your own pace, according to your own desires! For this first post, let me introduce to you a book that has become our reference at home : The Great Book of Good Manners (only in French none the less) published by French kids magazine Bubble and Gründ editions….

Christmas pie

Just one week before Christmas, we just have so many things to do and organise : last gifts, composition of the festive menus,  finalization of the outfits and decorations … Here, the idea is always to respect some criteria when choosing or buying something : it has to be  beautiful, useful, responsible … and easy to make. This is also the case for  the recipes we choose for Christmas. So here’s the simple, tasty and seasonal Christmas pie, inspired by…

Nature Christmas

This year, we wanted simplicity and nature for Christmas decorations at home. Fir, eucalyptus, ivy, dried flowers and pine cones are at the heart of our decoration. Associated with some pretty Christmas tree baubles and candles, they can create a soft and poetic Christmas atmosphere in an apartment … Here are some super simple ideas for a Nature Christmas atmosphere… *** DRIED FLOWERS WREATH These wreaths made from dried flowers (field flowers such as thistle, lavender, wheat, oats) are super…

Beautiful and cosy linen for Christmas

For Christmas, I do not only love offering children and our loved ones toys, but also beautiful objects or quality linens that will stay with them throughout the winter. Therefore, I was very happy when  French linen brand Carré Blanc asked me to draw up my Christmas wishlist. I really appreciate this French brand, which has always evolved with the times and offers very good quality products. Here is my Christmas whishlit… A  lovely but simple cotton bed linen with…

Australian beauties

Just a few weeks before Christmas,  I’d like toshow you here is a beautiful gift idea for children: lovely handcrafted dolls created in Melbourne by talented Kate Karsten. At home, we had a big big crush on these vintage-inspired dolls. Their faces are délicate, just like real ones, the clothing is carefully made. The materials are of high quality: French cotton, linen, Australian wool, lace, skin and velvet … A real pleasure to observe how meticulously each doll has been…

Enchanting childhood

It is such a great pleasure to show you this week the new little girls’ collection imagined by Patricia Remy, Oscar et Lila‘ s designer. This is a brand new adventure for this talented designer who, after having created pretty decorative tulle pompoms (see article here), had designed wonderful bridal dresses (Lila de Saint Louis famous brand). These party dresses are a subtle blend of silk, tulle and embroidery, the designer’s favorite materials. Two versions for this ivory dress :…

Cosy soup

Night is falling early these days and evening temperatures are decreasing rapidly  … In short, it’s time to welcome soup again! 🙂  Nothing better to warm up the body and fill it up with good vitamins to fight against viruses! And to remain seasonal, I propose a recipe based on celeriac and chestnuts, made in only 15 minutes. *** Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1/2 celeriac 400 ml of water 400 ml whole milk 10 large…

Sweet Fall

During this last Autumn break we stayed mainly in the countryside where we took full advantage of the joys of nature and Fall. Simple days, punctuated with board games, patisserie, long walks and Halloween preparation … Here is  a small flashback in pictures on these holidays,  which were also an opportunity for me to devote myself limitlessly to photography 😉   *** OUR HOME INTO THE WOODS   LIFE OUTSIDE   HALLOWEEN PARTY   ***   I hope you enjoyed…