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Frenchie Friday - May 17, 2024

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Frenchie Friday - May 17, 2024

Sorry I missed last week, I was at a tradeshow in Denver all last week for my real day job. Mornings that started at 6 and evenings that ended at 11. Not much time for misadventuring!

France has a crazy 2 weeks! On the entertainment side, the French Swifties came out of the woodwork to attend Taylor Swift's 4 shows in Paris. She is in Lyon June 2 and 4th. Cannes film festival opened up, there is plenty of #MeToo and other world dramas, I personally enjoy the red carpet.

In case you did hear, Emily in Paris season 4 will be in 2 parts, August and September.

In real world news, France is on a manhunt for armed assailants who killed two prison officers and wounded three others in an ambush on a prison van, freeing a 30-year-old inmate and drug dealer known as "The Fly."

And of course, the riots in New Caledonia, a French territory.

Whew!

On a brighter note, if you are going to be in Paris towards the end of the month, specifically May 26th, check out this picnic event on the Champs-Élysées! Here are my favorite picnic spots in Paris.


Links I Love...

Links to interesting stories found around the interwebs during the past week. If you find something about Paris, France, or French lifestyle and culture that you think I should share, reply to this email and let me know!

Paris:

Paris Olympics

France:

Food:

French Culture, Lifestyle, Beauty & Decor:


MZ Wallace Lookalike!

You all know that my MZ Wallace Metro bag (far left in the photo below) is my go-to for the plane. I love it, I swear by it. And I should as it cost me $275! Worth every penny BUT my darling Quince has a look-alike version for $89.90. RUN, don't walk to get it!

French cafe chairs from Target!

Don't have to go to Paris to enjoy a bistro/cafe chair, get them at Target, they are on sale right now!

More summer sales this weekend:

New Francophile Books for Summer Reading

These new books are out just in time to make it to your summer reading list!

And if you want to do some summer cooking, check out:

Pour Le Weekend...

My mom is visiting us so we will get out and do something! Plus yard work, walks, catching up from being gone 5 weeks.

How about you?

Bon Weekend!

Andi Fisher

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I am a content creator, storyteller, and marketer. Oh, and a Francophile which means I love all things French! I write about travel, food, and France, including aspiring to follow a French lifestyle. If Paris is your jam, I am here for you with all the deets. But I also do a lot of outdoor adventures looking for places that are off the beaten path in the U.S. as well.

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