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reminiscing about paris …

I love to live in the moment.  But this morning I found it hard to stay put there.  Found myself daydreaming of our european vacation plans.  And since I haven’t really shared much about our trip to Paris, a post was necessary.  
My top 10 fave things about paris:
1. people watching
2. cheese
3.  real french fries
4. the eiffel tower lawn
5. wine
6. kissing in such a romantic place
7.  the plethora of striped shirts
8. beret’s
9. french coffee
10. gawking at french women.  
Have you been?  what’s your favorite thing about Paris?
xo
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61 Comments

  • Reply Holly

    Paris is on my list of places I would like to visit, as well as every other city in Europe! Your pics are great, it looks like such a romantic (& delicious) city!

    February 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm
  • Reply Michaela

    These pictures make me ache for Paris!!

    They are gorgeous πŸ™‚

    February 22, 2011 at 5:29 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Sigh….making me long for another visit to Paris!

    February 22, 2011 at 5:34 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    you need to be famous already. do people ever tell you look like jessica alba? but cuter? the pic of you and JB front of the eiffel tower (sans sunglasses) made me think that. anyway…. sometimes i think paris is overrated but after looking at this i'm already ready to make another visit. and a plate of 75% fries? yes please.

    February 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply Nicole Jeannette

    I want to go baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

    February 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply Mariel Torres

    I want to be able to reminisce about Paris one day… all those pictures took my breath away! specially all those old books!

    February 22, 2011 at 5:40 pm
  • Reply Brittany

    Great pictures!! I only got to visit Paris for two days but it was amazing! Now I will be day dreaming of Europe all day!

    February 22, 2011 at 5:48 pm
  • Reply Diana Smith

    WOW what pretty pictures! Looks so romantic too! I have never been to Paris, but it looks fun and so much to do and see!

    The Smith Circle

    February 22, 2011 at 6:02 pm
  • Reply Liesl @ FabulousFashions4SensibleStyle

    What a fun and beautiful post! A friend of mine is heading to Paris next month and it has been a few years since my last visit…makes me want to go back soon! Loving your boots too!!!

    Liesl πŸ™‚

    February 22, 2011 at 6:40 pm
  • Reply Anna

    I have never been to Paris, but I think I need to go now for the sole purpose of sitting on that lawn! So amazing!

    Gorgeous photos, as usual. xoxo

    February 22, 2011 at 6:48 pm
  • Reply Southern Twenties

    You take such amazing pictures and the fact that you and your hubby are just downright adorable makes them even better! Cannot wait to visit Paris… It’s coming up in the next couple months for me πŸ™‚

    Keely

    February 22, 2011 at 6:49 pm
  • Reply Megan

    these pictures are spectacular. love. havnt been to paris yet. cant wait to go.

    February 22, 2011 at 7:10 pm
  • Reply Brenna [fabuleuxdestin]

    i will be there this weekend! i can't believe I can say that. c'est la vie.

    you look so french in all your pics!! Can i borrow your wardrobe?? hehe

    February 22, 2011 at 7:17 pm
  • Reply kylee

    one place i'm dying to visit. paris. these pictures had me wishing i could be there even more than i already was. beautiful.

    February 22, 2011 at 7:21 pm
  • Reply Laura Nelson

    i love the pic of you laying in the grass in front of the Eiffel tower, you look so happy! I cant wait to go πŸ™‚ xoxo

    February 22, 2011 at 7:47 pm
  • Reply Jillian

    sigh! love these photos. i was a crazy lady and didnt bring my camera when i studied in paris for a month (IDK what i was thinking either)… so i only have a few photos from the trip. ah well, hopefully i'll visit again! thanks for sharing these! xoxo jcd :: cornflake dreams

    February 22, 2011 at 8:03 pm
  • Reply magdalena viktoria

    beautiful photos!!
    Oh, Paris, me manque!

    February 22, 2011 at 8:30 pm
  • Reply Sophie

    ahhhh PARIE!! your making me miss it and i was just there haha. absolutely gorgeous photos sarah, as per usual. and your hair looks a little darker here which i love too, but you look gorgeous all the time. best smile ever x

    February 22, 2011 at 8:47 pm
  • Reply THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE

    Ah Paris…one of my favorite places on earth. I've been many times and I never ever tire of it. And I have to say, my list is very similar to yours. I also love strolling along the Seine and hoping over the bridges to get the most magical shots of the city πŸ™‚

    February 22, 2011 at 8:57 pm
  • Reply Catita

    i don't think a have a single favorite thing about the most amazing city on Earth! I just like walking around this gorgeous city and if i'd really have to pick then the Luxembourg gardens win my heart!
    xoox
    Catita

    February 22, 2011 at 8:57 pm
  • Reply Candice

    You are lovely in these, Sarah!! I have dreamed for what seems like forever about visiting Paris; I hope to make a trip there sometime soon! πŸ™‚

    February 22, 2011 at 9:25 pm
  • Reply CarrieJo

    while you reminisce about your trip to paris i will envy!! πŸ™‚ jk

    i went a while ago while in college for a soccer trip and it was a blast but we were so hurried with our plans that we didn't get to really soak it in!

    i love how relaxed and enjoyable your trip seems!

    February 22, 2011 at 9:41 pm
  • Reply tickled.

    I've never been but your pics have reinforced the fact that I simply MUST visit! So beautiful!

    Just found your blog & am a new follower! Can't wait to read more!

    Lauren @ tickled.

    February 22, 2011 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply Cherry Blossoms

    Such wonderful photos. My husband and I went in Oct 2009 and we rented an apartment for the week. I love your list and I would add :
    I loved the macaroons from Laduree, seeing the metro signs, roaming around the streets, and the champagne! So glad we did a day tour of the champagne country. Def left my heart there and I can't wait to return!

    February 22, 2011 at 10:04 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    you're photos make me want to go to paris. now! so so lovely. I can't wait to travel to Europe!

    February 22, 2011 at 10:09 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    *your photos, not you're. ew.

    February 22, 2011 at 10:09 pm
  • Reply Victoria

    i want to go to paris! one day my husband promised…one day.

    February 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm
  • Reply erin

    Oh! I sighed a little heavier with each beautiful picture! i'm so jealous of your trip! (especially of the wine and books)

    February 22, 2011 at 10:42 pm
  • Reply {lovely little things}

    I've only ever been to Paris with girlfriends – would love to get back there with my fiance and really indulge in the city of light and love!

    February 22, 2011 at 10:49 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    paris is literally my #1 favorite city!!!! in the universe! love you doll face.

    February 23, 2011 at 12:05 am
  • Reply Jen Daiker

    After reading Anna and The French Kiss I'm dying to go to Paris… these pictures made it all the more worse!!

    February 23, 2011 at 12:08 am
  • Reply Ashley

    never been but it looks just lovely!

    February 23, 2011 at 12:18 am
  • Reply Kate Korr

    where oh where did you get your brown boots?? I have been searching for the perect pair for the past two years and haven't had any luck! I've tried on everything from the $30 pair on up to $300! Help!

    February 23, 2011 at 12:49 am
  • Reply Bridget

    red wine in front of the eiffel tower?!

    i seriously want to dive into your pics and hang out with you two.

    February 23, 2011 at 2:30 am
  • Reply with love & wanderlust

    thought you might love this video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_QO8LoGNpc

    these pictures are wonderful- wine and books and…nutella, beautiful Parisan experience = )

    February 23, 2011 at 3:12 am
  • Reply Ashley

    What a perfect post! Love the stormy skies pics….and, all the ones of YOU! You are gorgeous!!!!

    February 23, 2011 at 4:03 am
  • Reply Ashlae

    My boyfriend surprised me with a trip to Paris over Thanksgiving – best 2 weeks of my life! I find myself daydreaming about walking down Les Champs Elysees, picking up fresh produce at the market on Rue Mouffetard, or enjoying my espresso at one of the hundreds of little cafΓ©s. Such a little slice of heaven, that city. I cannot wait to go back!

    February 23, 2011 at 5:17 am
  • Reply Kristina

    You know how much I LOVE Paris! And dirnking red whine in front of the Eiffel Tower and enjoying the sunshine looks like the best thing in the world right now, looking outside in the grey sky of Bern…
    Have a lovely day, Kristina

    February 23, 2011 at 8:07 am
  • Reply Anait

    This made my hear squeeze a little. Okay, a lot. I miss Paris. I NEED Paris. Hold please, while I whipe the drool off my chin.

    February 23, 2011 at 4:38 pm
  • Reply this free bird

    I love these pictures and I wanna go to Paris now, too. You look so happy beneath the Eiffel Tower!! You would've had to pry me off the side of it.

    xo,
    Carrie

    February 23, 2011 at 8:31 pm
  • Reply Betsey

    ah, i LOVE this post so much!
    I have not yet been, but am so obsessed with Paris right now. These photos have really captured the excitement and culture! love it!

    February 23, 2011 at 8:39 pm
  • Reply katou

    Oh Paris it's amazing and you guys are so cute πŸ™‚
    http://insidekatouscloset.blogspot.com/

    February 23, 2011 at 8:41 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    These are such great pictures! You make me miss PAris even more, it's such a beautiful city and I'm completely jealous right now. I love french coffee its so tasty! You two are so darling in all of these photos. πŸ™‚

    February 23, 2011 at 9:56 pm
  • Reply Amanda*

    I've never been to Paris, but after seeing these pics, I must go!

    February 23, 2011 at 11:56 pm
  • Reply the chirpy bird

    OMG! I've never been….mortified! So glad I discovered your blog today! I've been spending most of the afternoon going through it!
    Just gorgeous!
    xx tash

    February 24, 2011 at 12:46 am
  • Reply Sandy a la Mode

    i just found your beautiful blog! and now i would love to take a trip to paris!! mmm macarons!!

    xo,
    sandy
    http://www.sandyalamode.com/

    February 24, 2011 at 2:40 am
  • Reply Cait

    just came across your blog! It's great! fabulous photos! i'm going to paris this summer! please tell me what you love an where i should go πŸ™‚ xoox

    February 24, 2011 at 3:06 am
  • Reply bailey

    I'm going to go ahead and say that my number one fave thing about Paris was THE CARBS. bread, crepes, pastries – omg. HEAVEN! love your trip down memory lane!

    February 24, 2011 at 3:06 am
  • Reply AE Jones

    I'm a new follower and am LOVING your blog!! xoxo Gorgeous pictures of Paris… love that place!

    February 24, 2011 at 4:20 am
  • Reply Yours Truly

    k i just discovered your blog and love it!
    Can I come to Paris?? I have a picture and three mini eiffle towers in my room, so I like to dream πŸ™‚

    How fun!!
    xoxo
    http://www.stephanieandsuch.blogspot.com

    February 24, 2011 at 4:30 am
  • Reply The Aly Way

    Fabulous pictures! I laughed when I saw the picture of the beret, my sister and I both purchased berets I think in that exact store. The fries were everywhere! My favorite thing had to be that magic feeling that surrounded Paris at night. I was there for this past New Year's and everyone was happy, nice, and a man played his accordion on the metro. Thanks for sharing!
    xo,
    aly
    ~www.thealyway.blogspot.com~

    February 24, 2011 at 12:57 pm
  • Reply Diana Mieczan

    Im daydreaming about Paris right now too:) Beautiful photos, sweetie. I love the wine, the amazing little streets that have the most romantic vibe and cheese:) Yum yum yum:) Kisses, darling

    February 24, 2011 at 3:16 pm
  • Reply Veronica

    Omg! these pics Are so AMAZING!
    I love them!
    Follow me? I'll be very happy if you do it!
    Thank you so much!

    http://www.cipollainspiration.blogspot.com

    February 24, 2011 at 6:46 pm
  • Reply Marie

    So dreamy!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

    February 25, 2011 at 3:36 am
  • Reply Antonella Berenato

    Amazing! I've had just opened my blog, my address is: http://antonellaberenato.blogspot.com/

    I'm looking for other photographers to follow to take ideas and exchange opinions! πŸ™‚

    February 25, 2011 at 12:32 pm
  • Reply Jenni

    All these pics are TO DIE FOR!! My favorite is the one of you and hubby with the eiffel tower in the background. Perfection!!! πŸ™‚

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend, lovely!

    February 25, 2011 at 3:28 pm
  • Reply Emily

    dying to go back to paris and these pictures make me melt!! you look gorgeous and i especially love the pics of the eiffel tower!! xoxo

    February 28, 2011 at 5:59 pm
  • Reply AnfinsonPhotography

    I am leaving for Paris TOMORROW and can't wait. I really enjoy your blog and think you are beautiful! πŸ™‚

    February 28, 2011 at 11:49 pm
  • Reply Bree

    These pictures are gorgeous..but what else is new? All of your pictures are gorgeous!
    I can't wait to get to Paris one day.

    March 1, 2011 at 1:07 am
  • Reply JRDM designs & photography

    Great Paris PIcs!! Gosh i love that place =)

    March 1, 2011 at 11:21 pm
  • Reply Emily

    You looked SO much better and cuter than I did when I was in Paris. Granted I went in the freezing winter at New Years but our trips were so different.

    We hated Paris. Everything Paris. We were happy to see the Eiffel Tower and all the major sites, but were miserable the entire time. The lawns were closed off to everyone so we couldn't enjoy it and it was covered in mud from the previous snow melt, but you make me wish I liked Paris.

    But alas…I cannot. Just about loathe it.

    March 4, 2011 at 10:37 pm
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