Week-end recap – Treat yourself Tuesday

Hey folks!

Hope your week is  off to a great start! Mine is, I started working again today after 3 weeks of holiday ( I know, I know, lucky me). And am glad to be back !

Today I am linking out with becky at Olives N wine ,because my whole week-end was kind of a treat in my eyes.

 

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This weekend I had friends from Rennes that came to visit me. We walked around town, and it felt great to be a tourist in my own city again. I should remember to do that more often. An easy way to treat yourself !

Saturday we started with the lovely district of montmartre. After a nice stroll, we did some shopping. Montmartre is full of small shops. I stumbled on some very nice bags. Look at the pictures! I treated myself and bought some clothes (it is still sales period after all).

 

Some pictures of the day:

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Nice bags in a cute shop in montmartre

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Amélie poulain’s epicerie

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Tourists picture

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In the evening we treated ourselves and ate at a new to me restaurant, hugo. Well I must say it was a success. Very good, fresh food and at a decent price. Look a these georgous food pictures!

Appetizer : scallop carpaccio

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Entree: Big salad with foie gras, smoked duck filet and melted goat cheese crostini’s.

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On sunday the weather was not so good. But we wanted to enjoy paris anyway. So off we went to see the eiffel tower :). After a nice walk it started to rain, really badly.So we decided to enjoy the day and go to a little bistrot for a snack

Eiffel tower pic on a bad weather day!

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In the evening we watched the worldcup final at my place ! A nice party with all my friends!! And a little too much treating myself with white wine sangria ! A definitely perfect evening.

 

Treating  ourselves with white wine peach sangria

400969cb4d4d0e23a5be85d5a06e7125I found the recipe on pinterest and decided to give it a try. It definitely hit the spot and I will be making this again in the summer.  I had peaches that were getting old and I used sparkling peach wine ( one bottle) and mixed it with one bottle of Riesling. The peaches gave a very refreshing taste to this cocktail. You should defintely try it out.

After the worldcup final some of us went to “the bal des pompiers “ a french classical party held each year by the firemen. So much fun, but no pictures taken, I just enjoyed the party.

All in all it was a perfect week-end

 

And how did you treated yourself this weekend?

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XOXO Marie-Elise