Wishing you a Happy Mother’s Day — filled with simple and special moments with your children. Today, we especially wanted to offer all mothers (mamans) a bouquet of white roses with this classic unforgettable French song about a son’s deep love for his mother – Les Roses Blanches by Bertha Sylva. When children hum these special […]
Joie de Vivre
Today we are offering five ideas to make for an enjoyable weekend picnic. Picnicking is such a wholesome way to spend quality time together with the entire family or as a couple. It’s only the beginning of spring but it’s never too early to think about a lovely picnic. If anything, planning a picnic may cheer […]
VIDEO du JOUR: Michael Grimm & McKenna Medley soulfull duet “You Don’t Know Me” — goosebumps guaranteed! Wishing you a wonderful weekend – enjoy!
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (or simply Toulouse-Lautrec) was born today November 24th in 1864 in Albi in the Tarn region in the South of France (not too far from Toulouse). First son of the Comte and Comtesse Alphonse de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa, he was a famous French painter, lithographer, and illustrator from the 19th century. He is well-known for his billboards […]
Bonjour dear readers — warm wishes to you and your families for a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday surrounded with your loved ones or at least in touch (the invention of the phone and video chatting is definitely a high tech. gift to be grateful for!). We will too be rejoicing during this Thanksgiving holiday — slowing down, enjoying […]
Lyrics by Stephen Foster Blues American singer Mavis Staples sings with lots of emotions “Hard Times Come Again No More” — a parlor song from Stephen foster, also known as “the father of American music.” With Thanksgiving tomorrow, this song serves as a reminder to be grateful for what we have and help people less fortunate […]
November 13: Touche Mon Coeur – Touch My Heart November 13th is World Kindness Day (La Journée de la Gentillesse) – a day to promote kindness and celebrate compassion in the world. It’s not an official holiday but it’s worth noting and embracing. So today, we get inspiration from the talented French photographer Robert Doisneau […]
Today we are commemorating Veterans Day in the US and the Armistice in France. The Armistice officially ended World War I (La Grande Guerre – The Great War) on the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month in 1918. The Armistice is a national holiday in France and has been observed since 1919. Veterans Day, formerly known […]
Céline Dion & Jean-Jacques Goldman VIDEO DU JOUR: Céline Dion & Jean-Jacques Goldman Duet LIVE on French TV, “Pour que tu m’aimes encore” (So You Keep Loving Me). He wrote it for her. Beautiful evening to you, enjoy!
VIDEO DU JOUR: Humanitarian tenor Luciano Pavarotti and Barry White sing live Barry White’s classic “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything.” Luciano Pavarotti sings the lyrics in Italian and Barry White’s voice is of course so charming, wonderful duet! Beautiful evening to you, enjoy!