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My sister texted me last week that we were less than 60 days away from Christmas. Oh, how has this happened, really? And if we are 60 days from Christmas, this means we are also only a couple of months away from new year time and its yearly resolutions. I’ve already shared on this blog how…

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Packing for Japan


Packing for Tokyo | French By Design

I’m about to embark on a trip to Japan with one of my favorite gals, Tulipina. We will be spending a little more than a week in Tokyo, with a possible short trip to Kyoto, which I didn’t have time to visit on my last trip. I am so excited, as the trip departure is approaching…

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Trending | Round Sunglasses


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Have you noticed the big trend of round sunglasses? They’re everywhere this summer, everywhere! I myself fell for one pair this summer. I had to replace my old Aviators, all scratched and distorted and went for the sleeker look of Ray-Ban’s round metallic frames. If you are in the market for round sunglasses, I love…

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4 beauty products for 40+ year old skins


As you already know, I just turned 44. I’m not one of these women who cry on their birthdays past their 30s. No, I’m happy with my age, with my experience, with the new me, the one that doesn’t care about what others think, that doesn’t need validation from others. The one who knows what she wants,…

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