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Winter pleasures in Seattle

Although I find my time for reading and writing has decreased before winter break, once we are headed toward New Year’s, I expect to dip into many exciting new books and re-visit some old friends too. On my list for … Continue reading

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How to be a Parisian wherever you are

Imagine that your friends in Paris have just sent you an enormous stuffed envelope.  You open it and out spills candid photos, a collection of lists and short essays.  There are even a few recipes.  Your friends want you to know how a Parisian … Continue reading

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From blog to book: Tish Jett’s “Forever Chic”

What is it that French women have to make them seem so youthful and stylish, even hot as they age?   Journalist and blogger Tish Jett has been on a journey to find out how French women maintain health, beauty … Continue reading

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Reading Parisian Chic is like having a French best friend

Parisian Chic.  A style guide by Ines de la Fressange with Sophie Gachet This gorgeously entertaining guide to Paris and Parisian Chic has been on my nightstand for a couple of months now.  Ines comes with credentials–she knows her fashion, … Continue reading

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