Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

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Known for being the final resting place for French Kings, the Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis is a must for anyone interested in French history and those who love a good medieval Gothic cathedral.  Continue reading

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Favorite crepe pan

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Happy Fall!

One of our favorite wedding presents so far is this fabulous crepe pan. It may not look like anything fancy, but it is so much better than using a regular skillet!

We pour in about a 1/3 cup of batter (I always use this simple recipe that makes great savory and sweet crepes), coat the pan, wait a couple of minutes and flip (my MIL gave us this wooden crepe turner and it it wonderful as well). They turn out great every time!

I also love it for making pancakes, omelettes, and egg sandwiches. Highly recommended!

(One of the Amazon reviewers said that the Teflon flaked off easily, and I have not seen this happen at all. We do wash it by hand though, so that could make a difference.)

Bon app!

Tour Montparnasse

The Tour Montparnasse is hard to miss. The only giant, black, ugly skyscraper in Paris is arguably the most hated building in the City of Light. I actually don’t even have a picture of the outside of it – I always try to do my best to keep it out of my pictures! After it was built the city even passed a law that limits the height of new construction to seven stories. Even with all the negatives, it does provide a fantastic view of the city (although many joke that it’s the best view because you’re not able to see the tower itself, ha!).

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