Posts Tagged "macarons"

plus macarons, s’il vous plaît!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012 in true life: paris | 15 comments

plus macarons, s’il vous plaît!

Ahhh, Paris. Of all the things I miss since returning on Tuesday–walking along the Seine, a snow covered Jardin du Luxembourg, and life in the 6th arrondissement–the thing I’ve missed most this week is the food. As mentioned, I’m not really a sweets girl… but in Paris, that all changes. I could live on Nutella crepes and macarons and pain au chocolat, it’s true. And now, after my self-imposed taste test, I can happily announce that I could live specifically on Pierre Hermé macarons. Let’s discuss. On our first trip to Paris, we fell in love with...

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paris! today!

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in true life: paris | 2 comments

paris! today!

Hubs and I are leaving for Paris in mere hours, and as expected: I’m lacking any ability to focus. Bags are packed (thank you, packing cubes, for existing in this world), Kindle is charged, and my passport is in its shiny new case. It’s a good day. Since I’m having difficulty forming sentences, I’m resorting to a list. It’s not everyday a girl gets whisked off to France for the weekend, right? Here’s a little sneak preview of just a few things I’m looking forward to over the next few days: - Baguette + Camembert - Nutella crepes! - A very...

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no travel required

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in no travel required | 1 comment

no travel required

You know we’re extremely pro-staycation around these parts, but we tend to offer up better advice for east coasters. Luckily, Broke Girls Guide to the rescue! Late Summer Staycation: Manhattan Beach Sure, the Great Wall of China in the snow looks pretty, but is it practical? Photo Gallery: World Heritage Sites The romantic & hubs will be moving into 625 Madison Avenue shortly. Maison Laduree brings macarons to UES Helloooo, Examiner, we’ve been saying this for years. Alcohol ‘important to tourism’ Love this–great way to help you shop with a purpose while on vacation and...

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