Monthly Archives: March 2012

Restaurants in Paris Restaurant List (March 2012) (The star rating is ours and ours alone and is only our opinion) La Cordonnerie ✩✩✩✩ 20 rue Saint-Roch (1st arr.) Traditional french food Cafẻ du Centre ✩✩ 58 rue Montorgueil (2nd arr.) Cafe/bistro fare La … Continue reading

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Winter Travel Tips

unmindfully I think I have finally gotten it right for traveling in the winter with just one suitcase, and visiting the laundromat only every 10 days or more. First, decide on a good dark color to form the basis of your … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Thursday morning, March 15th, dawned in Germany with a cover of dense fog. Immediately, I became concerned about whether any flights would take off. As the morning matured, the sun burned the fog off and a bright sunny day – … Continue reading

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Train Ride Through the Country

After squaring the apartment away and packing up a lunch for the train, we checked out of our Paris apartment. Mike had purchased a baguette from Maison Collet this morning, so he took left over rotisserie chicken, sliced tomato, and … Continue reading

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Visit Sainte Chapelle On A Sunny Day

Mike woke early to send an e-mail about a room in Germany for tomorrow night. I pulled out the clothes I would wear today and traveling tomorrow and decided to try to pack everything else. I was sure I was … Continue reading

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Taking It Easy on A Sunny Day

The French Weather Service promised a spectacular day and it was! Bright blue skies and temperatures above 63, meant switching to a vest and leaving the jacket at home.  Since the bakery was closed yesterday (actually we couldn’t find it), … Continue reading

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Musée et Poulet

Up early today for a trip across town to the Musée Marmottan Monet for the Berthe Morisot exhibit.  The museum opens at 10 but they have been working on the M1 so its closed on Sunday morning so we decided … Continue reading

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Brocante & Shopping on Saturday

We had seen signs and posters all around Paris about the upcoming brocante market in St-Paul Village, just south of the St-Paul metro stop on rue de Rivoli, where it changes to rue St-Antoine scheduled for Saturday and Sunday 10 … Continue reading

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Mike’s Macron Class

Well it Tuesday (March 6th, 2012) and time for another cooking class this one on French Macarons. First a bit of History. The Macaron cookie was born in Italy, introduced by the chef of Catherine de Medicis in 1533 at … Continue reading

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Missed us?

I’m sure you have been wondering where we have been, well at least we would like to think so. The long and the short of it is that we were actually and earnestly apartment shopping.  Without going into the the … Continue reading

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