The art of writing “Thank you”

I love the idea of sending cards to friends. It starts with the search for a design that best fits their personality and mine. Then, tailoring a message to show how I am thinking of them. And finally, once the card is received, getting their excited reaction and sometimes rekindling a long-distance relationship. But I…

The ballerina dilemna

I love ballerinas. I really do. Their grace, strength and dedication to their art never fail to touch me. I am too much of a bad dancer to even dream of becoming one so I will be content with the type of ballerinas that you can wear on your feet. I have bought these black…

Caudalie Vinosource: spa delights and product reviews

Caudalie recently invited me to celebrate the launch of its new skincare line Vinosource at the spa, a heavenly place I told you about here. It was a lovely event, especially since I was in excellent company with Sarah from Style on the Couch and Alison from Crushworthy Moms. Mathilde Thomas, the owner of the…

NY diary: the Caudalie Spa, a view from Chanel and other delights

After a day of cultural bliss on Museum Mile, I treated Maman Ritournelle to another pleasure: a morning of luxurious pampering at the Caudalie Spa. The perfect Mother’s Day gift! We headed to the Plaza Hotel first thing in the morning, walked through the lavish marble lobby and took the elevator up to “heaven on…