OUI I speak French!

Not a day since I'm in Los Angeles without someone telling me he would love to learn French but don't know where to start...

So today I've decided to share with you some of my favorite French expressions or words so you can use them in your everyday life or during your next trip to France. Bonne lecture !

  Image by  maddy nye  for designlovefest

Image by maddy nye for designlovefest

"Bonjour !" Good Morning! What a nice way to start the day

"Le petit-déjeuner" The breakfast, my favorite meal ;) With a cup of tea, and "tartines" slices of bread with strawberry jam

"La vie est belle" Life is beautiful, enjoy it!

"Offrir un cadeau" To make a gift. Whatever the occasion, little attentions always bring joy and smiles

"Je t'aime" I love you, the three most beautiful words on earth...

"À table" Dinner is served, I love to cook for my  loved ones and I love to invite them when it's ready

"S'il vous plaît" Please, because good manners are very important

"Un verre de vin" A glass of wine. White, red or rosé, the people you share it with is what matters most

"Merci" Thank you, always appreciated

"Partir en voyage" To go on vacation. There's always a good excuse to pack your bags and explore the world

"À bientôt" See you soon, I'm looking forward to see you!

 

And if you'd like to learn other words or expressions, just ask me in the comments. I'd be glad to answer you!

 

 

Holiday Pop Up Store

It's been an incredible whirlwind since 4 months and I couldn't be more grateful about that especially today, on Thanksgiving!!

I've met amazing makers and doers since my arrival in Los Angeles and I've learned so much from them... Each one of them is so inspiring and I can't wait to share their story here with you.

But before, I've an awesome news for all of you that are or will be in LA: I'm at The Grove until December 31st for a special Holiday pop up store where you will be able to shop all of my gift boxes!

Hope to see you there ;)

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My LA Bliss

Have you ever felt this incredible sensation that seizes in you and never stops growing? You are right here right now and you wish this moment lasts forever? If you are lucky enough to ever have experienced it, you know you have to cherish this special feeling because one can only count a few of them in a lifetime.

Three years ago when I was in Los Angeles for the first time with my husband enjoying a beautiful sunset in Santa Monica, this blissful moment happened and since then I’ve held on to it… As one says "Dreams don’t work until you do", as soon as we landed in France I made myself a promise to work as much as needed to make this dream come true and here we are!

This is the very beginning of a beautiful journey I’ve decided to share with you! I am as excited as frightened by all the challenges that will come up but I have chosen to listen to that little voice telling me that the best is yet to come… 

Marina