The excitement in our home is at a fever pitch – bags have been packed, restaurants researched, and Euros secured.  Paris here we come!

Our plans include the expected – visits to the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, Versailles, and Sacre Coeur.  As you know, we plan to check out Shakespeare & Co. and E. Dehillerin.  We may ice skate at l’Hotel de Ville, but will definitely eat ice cream at Berthillon.  The girls intend to bring home a few French fashion items and I intend to stash in my bag a few jars of Fleur de Sel de Guerande, pails of G. Detou Dijon, and lentils de Puy.  The macarons will be gone before boarding time.

We will (hopefully!) eat at Cafe Constant, Les Cocottes, Les Papilles, Chez Marianne and perhaps Le Gaigne or A La Biche au Bois.  We will eat crepes!  We will buy a Poulet crapaudine from the Chicken Lady at the Bastille market!  And we will wish you were with us!  (You know who you are.)

Next time – posting from Paris!