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Friday, May 17, 2013

Mon Petit Plaisir



Mon Petit Plaisir 
~ My Small Pleasure ~


Hyacinths for the Soul 
is about the extras in life, 
the little pleasures, that feed my soul. 





 Petit Plaisir ~ the French attitude 
that one should occasionally indulge in 
a small extravagance from time to time.  




Here in the states, I treat myself to a 

Starbucks
Coffee Frappuccino Light



~ While in Paris ~ 

Angelina's  Le Chocolat 

a Ancienne Dit "L' Africain"





~ Angelina's Salon de Thé ~ 
226 Rue de Rivoli, Paris, 1st

"Much more than a simple patisserie or tearoom, 

Angelina is a luxury brand with a prestigious


 image that symbolizes the French way of life."







This legendary tea room offers the perfect indulgence. 

~ Thick, Rich Liquid Chocolate, Like No Other ~

~ A Light Afternoon Snack ~






For Monsieur

 ~ Tri Colored Quiche ~






For Moi

~ Club Sandwich ~ French Fries ~Mesclun Salad ~






~ A Mont Blanc to Share ~

An Extraordinary Cake 

~Meringue ~ Whipped Cream ~ Chestnut Cream Vermicelli






On the Way Out ~ An Assortment of Gifts





For Mes Amis Stateside

~ Chocolat ~




Oh La La, Paris in the Spring!

 The winner of the 
Paper Blossom giveaway.




Congratulations to Christine!



Christine's Home and Travel Adventures

Please contact me with your addy, and this beautiful book and box of note cards will be on their way for you to enjoy year round.  Thanks to each who entered the giveaway.  I wish I could send each of you a copy of this beautiful book.





Celebrate France with 
Anita and others who adore all things French.


France Simply Irresistible @ Castles, Crowns, and Cottages

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Make It Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House
Blue Monday @ Smiling Sally
Masterpiece Monday @ Boogieboard Cottage
Pretty Things @ TwelveOeight
Tuesday Treasure @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Your Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe With An E
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Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life

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