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Springtime in Paris

I can't say it enough - we had spectacular weather for this trip!  It did rain a little on us the afternoon of our full day in Paris, but even with that it was still a warm 10 days with more Sun than England and Paris usually see in springtime. And what I couldn't get… Continue reading Springtime in Paris

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Dinner and a Show in Paris

We knew the Eiffel Tower had a beautiful light show, so we chose to get dinner not too far away so we could walk back for the spectacle.  This cafe just a few blocks off the park was where we spent our evening. To try something new, I ordered a salad with smoked duck breast… Continue reading Dinner and a Show in Paris

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Ascending Eiffel

Of course our first real stop in Paris was the Eiffel Tower. This was literally 10 minutes from our hotel, by foot.  It was wonderful! It's just too tall to fit in the frame straight! We had been warned that the line can get pretty bad, and it did loop around the plaza beneath the… Continue reading Ascending Eiffel

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Eurotrip 2013 Checklist

Pssst - so, a combination of an overwhelming amount of photos, wanting to take some time off to just be in eachother's presence after a paticularly long time apart from Bill, and then a pretty bad bout of food poisoning on Sunday/Monday has left things pretty quiet here on the blog and wayyyy delayed.  So… Continue reading Eurotrip 2013 Checklist

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Parisian Perusing

All this week we're sharing inspiring decor from Europe because, well, after MONTHS of planning I am FINALLY there!  By now I'm likely ogling the designer labels through shop windows while filling an entire memory card with pictures of the Eiffel tower alone. Speaking of, this iconic Parisian landmark is quite the point of inspiration… Continue reading Parisian Perusing