Thank you to “Important to Madeleine” blog, another 18th-century French history chaser, for this lovely post! I’ve finally found someone who is as interested in French history as I! She doesn’t just have an interest, she has a Master’s in European History to back it up. Meeting Elissa (online, no less) is a prime example […]
Remembering Antoinette today…Continue on to the blog that follows…it’s more cheerful than what this post would have been.
Want to experience the Hidden Versailles? here’s a peek on how its done. Versailles: A Private Tour by Marie Z. Johnston More than 70 million people visit Paris each year. That’s a lot of people. Of that, only 3 million venture out to the Chateau of Versailles (one million in July alone!) making the odds of sharing […]
This trip to France was much different than those before. No longer was I a tourist aimed at seeing everything set forth on a mile long itinerary. I was a girl coming back to a city that held treasured memories of adventures, places, friends and good times of a life I experienced there with my Chef. For […]
Ever since I discovered my inner 18th century French princess—mind you–a princess who lives on a rather large country estate. I’ve been drawn to the idea of what life in the country, surrounded by rolling hills of green, spattered with flocks of sheep might have been like. Maybe like this painting by Sonya Chasey? Of course […]