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An Enchanted Evening in Paris

We were wrapping up a glorious buying trip to France that took us to nine cities in eleven days, from points south to north, with a foray into Belgium, and a few regrets that we couldn’t make it to England too. To celebrate, we booked an early dinner at La Bourse et la Vie, the tiny restaurant opened by celebrity chef Daniel Rose several years ago, on the rue Vivienne in Paris. Although the food was lovely, it was our adorable server, who used expressions like, “c’est le top”, or “le top du top” or “le topissime” to describe every delectable dish, who really stole the show. So as not to disappoint, I agreed to try “l’ultime, top du top” crème caramel dessert, even though I’ve never been much of a crème caramel fan. After confirming that it was indeed le top du top, and unabashedly licking the plate, I decided I’d better go for a long walk (because Meg had already clocked 25,000 steps and I was lagging a little behind!).

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“Help!” comes the text from the daughter living in NYC, “Do you still carry that wonderful mosquito spray?” You mean Aromaflage? Of course we do! “Well, I’m getting eaten alive this summer. I would love to have one.” Hmm, I’ll take that as a gentle hint and make a mental note that we need to promote this product in our store.  I’d be happy to send you one. What scent do you want? “Oh, the one that you wear. You always smell so good!”

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