Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Paris, je t'aime!

I'm baaack! I actually wish I had stayed in Paris since I had to leave on the most gorgeous summer day and now I am in grey New York. Stefan and I had an amazing time! We walked all over the city and saw so many gorgeous sites. We shopped until we we felt like we were going to drop and then we stopped at cafes for tea and treats to revive ourselves. We ate the most delicious meals and many macaroons. Laduree is still my favorite! Maison et Objet was huge but not as huge and beautiful as Versailles. It was amazing to be walking the same halls as the kings and queens of France! Every street was filled with amazing architecture or a chic shop. We even got a peak into the archives at Pierre Frey! Sometimes my French was perfect and other times it was terrible! We often passed as French unless we were heard speaking English and most everyone was nice to us. Except for the waiter at Cafe Marly but as Stefan pointed out, when you are that handsome, you have the right to be rude! We made it to a lot on our lists and stumbled upon even more great things that were not. I am in the process of downloading my photos now and I can't wait to share our experiences with you! A plus tard!

25 comments:

Kim Huebner said...

Welcome home, Heather. Glad you liked the archives. I can't wait to hear all about your trip!
Best,
Kim

the NEO-traditionalist said...

Cafe Marly was the first meal I had in France when I was fifteen! What a place! Can't wait to see all your photos---they'll be lovely to be sure. Welcome home.
XX Kate "the NEO-trad"

DCLawyer said...

The waiter isn't really entitled to be rude because he's good looking.

Because he's French maybe...

www.lestylefrancais.blogspot.com said...

J'adore votre blog et je ne peux pas attendre pour voir les posts de votre sejour a Paris. Merci bien!

le style et la matière said...

Hi Heather - glad you had a good trip! Looking forward to seeing what struck your NY girl's fancy!

thomas said...

i love the short description...a nice taste of more to come.

maison21 said...

can't wait to see the pictures! thanks for letting me blog sit- hope i didn't mess things up too badly (i tried to clean up before i left, but there might me an empty bottle or two under the sofa). ;-)

welcome home, chic!

style chronicle said...

can't wait...

Elle said...

Welcome Home! I have been anxiously awaiting to see what wonderful things you come up with! I have also been thinking about my brief time working for Charlotte Moss as I keep seeing Picture of Max's dorm room appear on the blog-o-sphere. I can't wait to hear of all your wonderful journeys' and am so glad Charlotte inspired you to go!

Alice Olive said...

Look forward to more installments!

Susan said...

Tomorrow I'm off to Paris for my first-ever visit. I've been dreaming of this for years and years. A friend sent the link to your blog -- specifically the packing for Paris entry -- and I've enjoyed reading it. Now I am off to pack my suit case. I have pre-picked my clothes, but need to accessorize and put them in the case. Au revoir!

LPC said...

a bientot...

Suzy said...

Can't wait to see your pics!

Suzy said...

Can't wait to see your pics!

Grant K. Gibson said...

Thank goodness!
I missed you so much!
But Christian DID do a good job when you were gone :)
Welcome Home!

DoxaHome.com said...

Well, welcome home! I hope you will be posting your favorite finds from Maison Objet!! Au revoire.

Linda/"Mom" said...

*** HAPPY, but NOT surprized, that it was all you'd hoped!!!

After such a long flight home isn't it nice to be back on terra firma?

Looking forward to the detials!

Blessings,
Linda in AZ *

home before dark said...

So glad reality surpassed dreams!

mary said...

Welcome home. Now for a few days of culture shock. Maison21 did a great job! Glad that Paris was more than you could have wished for.

Greet said...

Heather,
I am really excited about seeing your pictures of Paris! I know I will like them!

Greet

The Blushing Hostess said...

safe to say I am missing both NYC and Paris at the point. so jealous... will i ever find this house int he south? will I ever put down my spiked sweet tea and just GO HOME? stay tuned!

glad you made it back safely - now, lets see the pics!

pve design said...

Welcome home. Glad to hear your trip was fantastique! Enjoy getting back to work, and unpacking (as well as the memories of all the sights and the tastes of Paris)
pve

Red Lipstick Style said...

These pictures take me back to my trip 4-years {far,far too long} ago. Oh how I miss it. I'm so glad you had a wonderful time!

Habitually Chic said...

It's hard to be back! I seriously want to move there now!

Erin Gates said...

Ha! We just got back from Paris too and the waiters at Cafe Marly are all insanely gorgeous!! :)

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