Paris with kids, Bon Weekend!

Pictures paint a thousand words, for all my friends near and far, & for those who I haven’t met in real life but are mothers…enjoy the joy, the struggle and the happy ever after 🙂 I thought this weekend was a great time to share these favourite pics from our early days of being on the road, buying antiques with our daughter, it was her first ever buying trip to France aged just 4 years old!  Happy Mother’s Day!!Paris Doorway, elements i love, travel, blogWe started off with a few days in Paris, seeing the major museums, she & a friend loved the forecourt at the Louvre & the view from the Musee D’Orsay …the louvre, blog, childrenquite the expert now but a few hours later..
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she thought the Musée des Arts Décoratifs  inside the Louvre was was a bit of a yawn…Paris, louvre, blog, childrenoh and the Musée Les Invalides the next day…Paris, blog, elements i loveLuckily she woke up to catch a spectacular view from the ferris wheel at the end of the Jardin des TuileriesParis Ferris Wheel & she was happy to pose on the steps of the Gare du Nord where the train would take us SouthParis Gare du Nord, travel, elements i love, blog

Our love affair with the Provence & the South of France began right here…in ArlesArles, travel, provence, poolstaying on the square, Arles, hotel du forumshe was mesmerized by the wonderful street life in the square at night..Arles, hotel du forum, travel, france

Her first antique fair – she slept through the best & worst of it… (today aged 19 she would agree) antiques, elements i love, travel

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antiques, elements i love, france

Her most memorable fall in a public square, happened in Montpellier…Montpellier, elements i love, francefollowed by the best chocolate mousse she had ever eaten.
elements i love, travel, franceat the end of a busy few weeks, we took sometime out in Cannes…and caught a train to Italy to find Tuscany but that’s another story!elements i love, travel, children

Wishing mothers, grandmothers & great grand-mothers good memories & a bon weekend! ♥
x Brooke



  1. That’s gold…! Miss M will be suitably impressed, non?! Lovely taking a walk through memory lane…happy mums day to you too xxxx

    1. and you too! Would love to return to paddo but the hours aren’t right, such a shame, hope you are well. Brooke x

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