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Parisian Sweets at Ladurée

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On the second day of my trip to Paris, we met up with my friend and she escorted us to the famous Ladurée bakery for a decadent afternoon of tea and macarons! This is no ordinary bakery.

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This is home to the original Paris macaron – those treasured confectionery creations, done in a rainbow of beautiful colors and inventive flavors.

Check out this lovely little video to get into a Ladurée mood…

With a line out the door for the bakery counter we slipped on by the crowds and were seated in their tea room. Decked out in shades of pistachio green with accents of red and an overall Chinoiserie theme, we were served with silver tea pots and pastel hued cups. I managed to capture a few images before we devoured our treats…

Unable to decide which macarons to order, we let our waitress bring an assortment…aren’t they lovely?

Delicious too! Being pregnant, I ate more than everyone. It was only fair that the baby get her fair share of these Parisian delights, right? I think the salted caramel one was my favorite but it was a close call with the raspberry…

xo,

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Etsy Love: Dollhouse Miniatures

Hello friends! How are you doing? I can’t believe summer is coming to a close and I’m getting my little girl ready for Kindergarten! Crazy! She’s gotten so big! So grown up and it has gone by so fast…

With my little girl growing up too quickly, perhaps it explains my complete fascination with these adorable, too precious for words, dollhouse miniature sweets! Oh my goodness…they are just too cute!!


These tiny little works of art were created by the talented Pei Li. Her pieces are truly amazing and so detailed! Check out her Etsy store here.

Grace’s dollhouse may need some of these….I know she would love them!

xo,

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