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Weekend View

Welcome to the weekend view



Coming to you this week from incredibly beautiful & inspiring Paris.





Bonjour!

Can you believe that I am writing this blog post from a charming little hotel in Paris? Such a dream to be in this beautiful city doing a bit of work and a bit of play this weekend and
so the weekend view will be about Paris- and a bit short and sweet.



 I have been wandering the cobblestone streets, sipping coffee and I even found peonies at a French flower shop.



I will be sharing all about our trip- including the most beautiful apartment to stay in and what places we have explored soon. And what I have learned that I didn't know before.


Small luggage living

Something funny, I actually packed everything into my carry-on suitcase and my handbag for this trip. And it is actually less than I usually pack for quick trips in the U.S. Not quite sure how I did that- but I will let you know how those only 2 pairs of shoes and capsule wardrobe packing works out.




Peonies 

Of course, beautiful blooms are a must everywhere- and in Paris- peonies seem to be even more beautiful than usual if that is even possible.



Work at home

While we are having a bit of fun working and playing here- back home is busy at the house.
We have family staying with Sweet Pea and house sitting- and a bonus- they are helping us do a bit of work while there.  We are getting ready to repaint the entire outside of the house and cottage- fences, window boxes -you name it. And they jumped at the chance to make a little extra money while there.  They are starting on the paint prep work- removing window boxes and scraping any loose paint, washing siding, etc. and doing some indoor paint prep as well.
Though painting is the easiest way to update a room or home- the process to get ready for the paint to go on is a bit of a job and we are grateful to have their help.


Sweet Grand Dogs

And just look at that face... a little stinker that gets into trouble but such a sweetie. Jade is enjoying lounging on the sofa pillows and running around the house chasing the Sweet Pea currently- and of course looking innocent while doing it.








Coming your way-

All about Paris and our travels- including where we are off to next.

Day One at High Point Market Highlights

A fun summer tour with several friends

And more about that incredible antique cupboard that I shared a sneak peek of last week.


Happy weekend everyone!


7 comments

  1. If you can, please share your experiences with brocantes while there. We are leaving Tuesday and have next Saturday slated to spend searching out French markets. So excited.

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  2. If I was the jealous type, I would be so jealous of you. My Dad's "tree" is from France and I always wanted to go there and to Israel. However, at age 78, I believe my time will be spent in the USA! So happy you are having a wonderful time and enjoying everything Paris has to offer.

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  3. Have fun! Jealous here 😁 Can't wait for your posts when your trip is done.

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  4. freat comments,,,I felt that I was back in Paris.

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  5. Wow, it's great that you finally are able to see Paris! I can't wait to read your next post!
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  6. LOVE IT! I'm so happy that you've finally made it to Paris! <3 It is absolutely one of my favorite places in the world. My husband and I try to go each year and I still get the butterflies and fall in love with Paris EVERY time. There is certainly something in the air! Have a wonderful time and soak it up. I know this won't be your last trip. You won't be able to resist. :)

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  7. Your trip to Paris sounds lovely and your photos are exceptionally beautiful!! I saved several to enjoy for later and to share with my husband who will delight in seeing them as well! Thanks so much for such a picturesque blog! It's refreshing and informative and always a feast for the eyes!! ��

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