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I Found My Heart In Strasbourg

Last month, my fiance and I decided to have a mini break so we hopped on a train and headed to Strasbourg.  When we started looking at places to possibly go, there were so many choices, but I just couldn’t face getting on another plane.  So, I decided that wherever we went, it needed to […]

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Galette des Rois

One of the best things about the New Year in France is the delicious pastry called Galette des Rois (The King’s Cake) that is served all month long in January.  This cake consists of layers of flaky puff pastry filled with frangipane (a mixture of butter, eggs, sugar and ground almonds).  Inside the galette, a […]

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Happy New Year From France!

Happy New Year!!  I am happy to say that I landed back in France just in time for New Years Eve!  I slept off a little bit of my jet lag, and got ready to celebrate!  Since we have celebrated in Paris before, my fiance and I decided to have a quiet celebration this year […]

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Florida Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from sunny Florida!  For the first year ever, I headed south and spent the holidays at the beach!  I am usually in cold Canada or rainy Europe, so this has been a much different Christmas.  I went to the beach on Boxing day and found a 6 foot decorated Christmas […]

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Window Shopping in Paris

One of my favorite things to do in Paris is to go window shopping and look at all the wonderful items I would buy if I won the lottery!  My usual spots to go are along Rue Cambon, and around Place Vendome.  Thought I would share some of my favorite looks from the windows of […]

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Back in France!

Well, after taking some time in Canada I am now back in France!  I am now living with my fiance in a small village about a 30 min, train ride outside of Paris.  It is nice to experience a new way of life in France.  For the past four years, I have only known living […]

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Alexis Mabielle Holiday Windows!

I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays!  I left Paris and traveled back home to Canada for my holidays.  However, I was still in France long enough to enjoy some of the European Christmas traditions.  I strolled around the Christmas market along the Champs Elysees and enjoyed the city coming to life with the lights strung […]

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Woody Allen’s Paris

A little Paris inspiration for the day!  Just wanted to share this short video of scenes from Paris that were used in Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris.”  Even after living in Paris for over three years, I never get tired of seeing clips from around the city.  I watch this video and try to name […]

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Paris Photo Cards

I am pleased to announce my new collection of Paris Photo Cards! Available in my Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/GlimpseCards  After moving to Paris in 2009 to study couture embroidery, I found that I also had an interest in photographing the beautiful sights around the city.  After receiving numerous requests for my photographs, I have decided to […]

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January Eye Candy

After spending Christmas in Canada, I am now back in Paris and enjoying my window shopping once again! I couldn’t resist taking a stroll along Rue Saint-Honoré and taking a few photos of the fashions and jewelry in the windows of some of my favorite shops. My first stop was Miu Miu where these sparkling […]

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