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perfect stocking filler...Paris pocket diary

These wee tresors arrived this morning. They are pocket diaries and have a vintage map on the fromt of them and have a black elastic closure. I think that they are the perfect stocking fillers and I have put one aside to put in French Boyfriends wee stocking.Note the "wee" part as he has already had some of his presents in advance as one was too big to hide and the other necessary as he was wondering barefoot in the kitchen which was fine in the summer but not so good when it is only a few degrees in the morning. Hence he now has slippers to match last years Christmas present - nice gray coloured robe.

You can find more details on the diaries here.

And for those of you seraching for quality robes and slippers, I bought FBF's online at M&S, an English store that recently reopened it's doors in Paris and now offers an online store in French.

A demain mes belles, Leeann x


  1. I love stuff like that......I have a similar one and it come in handy everytime!!!!!!!Lookslike you are getting some darling xmas stuff LeeAnn!Maryanne xo

  2. Purchasing a robe is a wise idea for any woman. In many cases, people choose to give robes as gifts. ladies robes for a variety of reasons. Therefore, they are used and needed by almost everyone. Robes make wonderful quick cover-ups when company unexpectedly arrives and catches you in your pajamas.

  3. I love your site! The pocket diary is adorable.

  4. Hello - I love the diary and have bought several copies of it over the years which I give to overnight guests. I think it helps them keep notes each day as they explore Paris and makes a great souvenir for them to read before re-visiting. If you are interested in a life in Paris as lived by an ex-pat do click into my occasional blog and I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you Leeanne for the suggestion. Love your blog.
    Have a great week,


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{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}
Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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{photo from here}
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