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Black Friday: Where to Shop

Black Friday

Today is Black Friday! In the United States, it’s the Friday after Thanksgiving and the biggest shopping day. In many cases, the shopping sale continue onto Cyber Monday. Since quite a few years, Black Friday has also launched in Europe.  In order to give you a few ideas of where to shop this weekend, and also before the Christmas holiday, here is a list ...

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All we need are… SUPER HEROES: IKKS Look


This season, IKKS turns our kids into super heroes! With the best-selling super hero beanie hat, boys and girls will be cosy, warm and strong. When wearing his super hero hat, Little G has no fear! The IKKS Fall/Winter 2015 Collection contains wearable, high quality clothes for babies and kids of all ages. We especially love the reversible t-shirts, as well as the new Star Wars and Premium Collections. For Little G, his favorite ...

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Interview with Jean-Paul & Nous Sommes Famille

Entretien Nous Sommes Famille

After the recent tragic events in Paris, I would like to express the importance and strength in the ties that bind a family.  By family, I refer to the extended family of friends, neighbors, co-workers and most importantly… the people we love.  Jean-Paul Lefret  is the founder of Nous Sommes Famille (We are Family). He is also a professional photographer, father and a dear friend. With Nous ...

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Etsy Christmas Selection

Etsy Christmas Selection

Inspired by vintage and handmade objects, I’ve decided to put together some of my favorite Etsy shops for some good ol’ Christmas gift inspiration.  Etsy has so many vendors that it can be easy to get lost, but it is definitely worth spending some time and patience to search Etsy to find that extra special unique object.  Do  you have any favorite shops or objects from ...

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Haute Off the Press : Karl Lagerfeld Kids

Karl Lagerfeld Kids

Who would have ever known that our kids would be fans of Karl Lagerfeld!? Well I guess it’s all thanks to his sweet little cat Choupette that Karl’s kids line of clothing happens to be the cat’s meow for young boys and girls.  Karl is afterall… intelligent, funny, and talented! So why not!? The new Karl Lagerfeld Kids collection is at ...

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DIY Fringe Sweater

DIY Fringe Sweater for Girls

Lately, I’ve been trying to find that extra special winter sweater that’s warm and doesn’t itch. I’ve been able to find some great sweaters at reasonable prices at the local flea market or in a few second hand shops, but these spots rarely have anything for kids.  For my children, I tend to shop at Cyrillus for wool sweaters and also Monoprix for their reasonably ...

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SalonCSF + the Best DIY Shops in Paris


The salon DIY – Créations & Savoir-faire is coming to town from November 18th – 22nd and I cannot wait to attend! For this occasion, I would like to share my favorite Parisian shops for all things DIY.  Most of these shops will actually be exhibiting at the SalonCSF, making it easier to shop and participate in fun workshops all under the same roof. If ...

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Smallable Winter Sale

SMALLable Sale

It’s getting cold outside and the kids have outgrown last year’s clothes. This makes it easy to find an excuse to stay inside and shop! There’s a sale going on at SMALLable for the next few days and there are some interesting reductions on fashion, toys and decor.  I’ve been scoping out a couple of outfits for the upcoming holidays: gold for Miss L and ...

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Boys & Girls: Cosy and Warm in Iglo+Indi!

Iglo+Indi winter coat

Are you looking for the perfect winter coats for kids for this winter? This Winter the kids have opted for the ideal unisex winter coat. Made with love from Iceland by the brand IGLO+INDI, the grey Boli Puffer Jacket is adorable with its subtle yet cute allover fox print. What we love about the jacket is that it is light, very warm and ...

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DIY Printable Halloween Garland

DIY Ghost Garland

Halloween is just around the corner and perhaps you haven’t had much time to think about decorating… Here’s a little DIY that is fast and easy to do with or without your kids.  You’ll only need a few bits and bobs to make this printable Halloween Garland and you may already have all the materials at home.  Enjoy! You will need: ...

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Bobo Choses & Pom d’Api Fall Fashion


It has been an especially sweet, sunny day despite being at the end of October. The weather is so nice that Miss A and I decided to go for a walk in Montmartre. Today she is wearing a total Bobo Choses look in Fall colors that screams for an Indian Summer! To complete the look,Miss A wears Pom d’Api boots, a pair ofCollégien tights and a ...

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Celebrate Halloween in France!


As a California native, I love visiting the United States during Halloween.  This holiday is especially fun for kids and often many people make a bigger deal of celebrating than even Christmas!  The kids obviously love dressing up and trick or treating for candy and several locals tend to go crazy when decorating their homes and streets. This year, we will ...

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Innocent : The Big Knit!


Do you know the fruit juice, the smoothies or the new coconut water from the brand Innocent? We are fans of this juice and at the moment we have been busy knitting away for a good cause! Last year  2003, Innocent raised over £215,000 through their program The Big Knit. For each bottle sold with a knitted woolly hats, Innocent makes a donation of 25p ...

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Petit Bateau x Jean-Charles De Castelbajac Collaboration

Petit Bateau x Jean-Charles De Castelbajac

French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, a.k.a. JC/DC known for his colorful, pop-art designs has just launched a collaboration with Petit Bateau. The collection is available at Petit Bateau online and in all Petit Bateau boutiques. Castelbajac transforms the classic Petit Bateau styles into original pieces.  Some of our favorites include the hooded rain poncho with playful ear windows, the bright and bold rain hat, and the t-shirts ...

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Interview with Florence, la créatrice de Pigmée

Pigmée Interview

Florence Bories is the creator of Pigmée , a brand that fascinates us by the consistency of it’s universe. Each piece fits perfectly with the other to create a soft and warm cocoon. We have been following Pigmée since the start and we are delighted to see this independent brand continue to grow with their fresh, new online shop.   To celebrate this opening, all Yoyo Mom ...

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