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So many words......

{image from here}

So many words for kissing in french.....

allez bizzzzz
biz amilcales
de grosses bises
des bises
des bises plein
gros bisous
gros, énormes bisous
je me permets une bise
je te fais de gros bises
je te fais un gros bizou
je t'embrasse
je t'embrasse très fort
mille baisers à toi
tout plein de bisous
un énorme bisou
une bise sur chaque joue

But then this could be a result of the French liking to kiss a lot! Not that I am complaining.......

Mille baisers à tous

L x


  1. Love that pic Leeann!! Yep, I will take one from my husband, doesn't matter which word you use for it:) Gorgeous post as always!! Have a lovely weekend ~ Tina xx

  2. Beautiful photo. how I wish to be in love in Paris.....maybe oneday!!!
    Have a happy weekend dear.
    oxox Zaira

  3. Wishing you a weekend FULL of kisses. XXXX

  4. Oh what a gorgeous post! Ah the French.... sooo romantic. A-M xx

  5. moochas smoochas ... we make up funny words here for kiss ...

    you're so fun

  6. Birdie, my parrot who likes to blog with me, says kiss kiss.

  7. beautiful romantic ♥♥♥

  8. Fabulous photo and a great list of French kissing words. Who doesn't love a kiss?

  9. How sweet.
    Congrats on being featured in the Romantic Homes magazine. Very nice.


  10. Oh Leeann, now I've got that old Hot Chocolate hit from the '80s, It Started With A Kiss spinning around & around in my head!
    Millie ^_^

  11. That must be why they are so romantic.
    Wishing you a wonderful weekend, with many kisses, dear friend.


  12. Aloha, this is great!
    sooooooooo French, love it


  13. is that why french people LOVE to kiss !!! have a kissatastic weekend Cate X

  14. In love with your blog...:) I love french inspiration! I want to personally invite you over to Screaming Meme...It is a decorating blog...Hope to see you soon! Meme

  15. Just so long as you never say ...'baise moi.' A friend of mine did that: a hilarious story that I MUST tell you!! Mille bisous à toi

  16. Ah... and rouler une pelle (slang for french kissing)


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