Oh, what FUN we had! Last Friday was the A Taste of Paris winter event, It's Valentine's day- An Enchanting French Experience and it was epic! Hosting events quarterly lets me bring my love of France right here to the Dallas area AND give its participants a tiny taste of what ATOP trips are like! ... Read more
Chateau Pommard- the ATOP Fall Event!
Each quarter A Taste of Paris presents a French Inspired event. In the fall, just days before Thanksgiving, I hosted Preston and Megan from Chateau Pommard. They came all the way from Burgundy, France to my home in McKinney Texas for an amazing 2-nights filled with superb wine and sumptuous bites! With the craziness of ... Read more
My Favorite Holiday and a Recipe of Course!
Does Valentine's Day seem like a strange holiday to be my favorite? One of my V-Day rituals is to ask my husband and children if they will BE My Valentine, to which they reply YES of course! This entitles me to shower them with some of the traditional goodies designed for this day and the ... Read more
It’s Valentine’s Day -An Enchanting French Experience
When I set out to create the winter A Taste of Paris event for Valentine's Day, I knew it had to be something really special. While reflecting on Valentine's Day, one word kept coming to mind, PASSION. Curating an experience with one purpose in mind; to spark or reignite passion for the participants, became my ... Read more
Natures Palette is Irresistible
Every year it seems just a little bit harder to clean my act up after all of the holiday feasting. Is it just me? This year it's helping to concentrate on preparing beautiful plates. Did you know pretty food is good for you? Focus along with me, on filling your plates with the irresistible colors ... Read more
Have you been dreaming of a trip to France? I'll bet Santa is wondering what to put under the tree for you... I have some good news, there are still seats OPEN in all 3 A Taste of Paris food and wine excursions to France, but registration is heating up so let Santa know which ... Read more
Top 5 Goodies from Paris
I have always dreamed of spending Christmas in Paris. Snow gently falling on the bustling streets and shop windows packed full of interesting goodies. Alas, for now it is merely a dream. For anyone lucky enough to be traveling to my favorite city this holiday season, or any time of year for that matter, I ... Read more
Inspiration for Your Home
Do you decorate your home for Christmas? I enjoy having the halls decked for the season so much, but I'll be honest, there is a sense of dread associated with getting out all of the boxes and tubs and the mess it makes to decorate. Once the last ornament is hung, the celebration begins with ... Read more
Audrey’s Frenchie Story
I love introducing you guys to my friends. Audrey Friedman, owner of French Vintage Home, and I met years ago at an event in Dallas. We bonded over our shared love and passion for France so we decided to meet for lunch. We've been meeting regularly ever since and have become fast friends. Audrey has ... Read more
Tune in Tomorrow on Fox 4 for Dinner Boards!
Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday, October 15th to see me making gorgeous Dinner Boards on Fox 4, KDFW. I will be on about 9:35! This is a sneak Peek at the featured recipes: Rotisserie Chicken Board Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots 2 sweet potatoes cut into medallions 4 large carrots peeled and cut into sticks ... Read more