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Secret Museums of Paris by Manon Boudoir

Musée Jacquemart-André Manon Boudoir #littlefrenchheart

Take a stroll through the secret museums of Paris, those you may not know so well, with Julie of Manon Boudoir, a beautiful artist based in Moscow in love with the city of lights. Follow the links to the museums to get a greater insight into these exquisite sites, the architecture, the pieces, the history. […]

Follow Your Heart: The Story of Little French Heart

Eavan and I Spirited Mama, Paris 2010

To follow your heart means being guided by the passion that resonates with your very essence. It can define you and take you on a life journey that you could never imagine. It’s not an easy decision or an easy road, or even a happily every after because as we know, life is so much […]

Traditional Rattan Toys for Children’s Learning and a French Styled Room

A Tiny Harlow Rattan Dolls Bassinet

Traditional Rattan Toys help children to develop essential skills and can add a beautiful French style to a child’s room. Every time a child plays with their toys, they are learning new skills – whether it be to learn how to nurture through feeding her doll in a Tiny Harlow Rattan High Chair or how […]

Creating a Parisian Hot Air Balloon Baby Nursery

Atelier Choux Cashmere Blanket - Hot Air Balloons

Creating a Parisian Hot Air Balloon themed nursery for your baby or children will surround them with a sense of adventure, dreaming, wonder and warm ambiance. With the first hot air balloons launching in France in 1782, no wonder they’re reminders of a less complicated, vintage and traditional aesthetic, solidly grounded in French style. Hot […]

Most Beautiful Tea Rooms in Paris

Moulin Roty Once Upon A Time Childs Play Tea Set with Paris, most beautiful tea rooms of Paris

If you are a lover of tradition, of art, of history and, of course tea, then you must visit the most beautiful tea rooms in Paris. Here are three divine tea salons – Angelina, Jardin d’Hiver and Mariage Freres, each originally built more than 100 years ago and each a little decadent; but what else […]

Best tips on Travelling to Paris and France in Winter

See these best tips for travelling to Paris and France in Winter that will make your time not only comfortable but beautifully memorable, too. Pack and wear layers of clothing Ensure you come prepared with singlets or slips, along sleeve shirt, jumper, jacket, tights or pants / jeans, scarf, gloves, and hat or beanie if […]

Jane Webster of My French Table’s Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach pie

French Chicken Pie Little French Heart 2

 Jane Webster of The French Table has kindly shared her French Chicken Pie recipe.  This is the kind of comfort food that can be eaten anywhere, but let’s pretend we’re in the French countryside for an evening x French Chicken Pie Ingredients  2 – 3 prerolled sheets of puff pastry (Careme plain or spelt butter […]

The Romance of Paris

But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight – Ernest Hemingway. Oh Paris. City of lights, City of love … we all […]

Parisian Music Box French Store or Boites a Musique Anna Joliet

Parisian Music Box French Store or Boites a Musique Anna Joliet

The Parisian Music Box French Store or Boites a Musique Anna Joliet In the heart of Paris in the antiquated passage way of Perron where obscure stores are tucked away next to cosy bars, lies a tiny store dedicated to music boxes – The Parisian Music Box French Store or Boites a Musique Anna Joliet. […]

Your best tips on travelling in Paris and France

What are your best tips on Paris or France? We’d love to hear from you. We will be heading back in December and would love to be guided by our French Heart community. My best tip? Stay in an apartment in Paris so that you feel like a local – AirBNB, VRBO,  Paris Perfect Rentals […]

Why travelling to Paris and France in Winter is Beautiful

 Travelling to Paris and France in Winter is beautiful. France in Winter takes on a special magic that is quietly charming ~ from the fairy lights of Paris to the stark bare vineyards of Burgundy, to the majestic snow-adorned Alps of the Haute Savoie and the decadent richness of the tearooms. Bistros beckon with warm bourguignon, shops lure […]

The Most beautiful Toy Stores in Paris

Most beautiful toy stores in Paris si-tu-veux-parisian-toy-store

The most beautiful toy stores in the world are found in Paris toy. They will beckon you to a place of childhood wonder and old world charm. You will find the traditional toy stores of Paris in locations as enchanting as the stores themselves: in secret arcades and on famous Parisian landmark streets, which makes discovering them as much a pleasure as […]