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Rue St. Paul

Though we've been here for three weeks, I just got around to snapping more detailed photos of the apartment we're renting.

It's old, beautiful, and is just the type of Paris apartment I've always wanted to live in. It's small, which is challenging at times with two toddler boys, but the exposed wood, courtyard, and huge windows more than make up for any size-related dilemmas.

I feel lucky that I get to spend a few months here, but there's a big part of me that wishes it was mine. Sigh ...

From top to bottom

One: The building's front door
Two: The gated walkway that leads back to the courtyard
Three: A view of the steps from the courtyard
Four: The steps that lead to the apartment
Five: View from the living room looking into the dining room/kitchen (the exposed wood is everywhere!)
Six: View of Rue St. Paul from the window. The Seine is at the end of the street.
Seven: The living room at night (pssst Courtney and Amy, that's a copy of Real Simple on the coffee table)


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by High Desert Diva

The door!
the ironwork!
the worn steps!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Hi Pamela!

Thanks so much. I enjoy it quite a bit when all of my American friends wake up and stop by. I am friendless in the city so to speak, so I need my net buddies.

It’s made blogging a LOT easier and a whole lot more fun.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Pamela

Your blog is beautiful and I will live vicariously through you. You have become my first stop on the internet in the morning, as I sit here in the midwest, sipping the first coffee of the morning. Best wishes to you and your family and keep up the great writing/blogging!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by virtuallori

Wow! That is a stunning place.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Dot

I found you through twitter yesterday, and I’ve just spent the last 15 minutes falling in love with your blog!

Nice ta meet you,

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Deidra

Oh my oh my oh my! I too am in the American Midwest, sipping on tea, and eager each morning to read and to see your latest adventure. Thanks for sharing the beauty with us!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by sweet fine day

Enjoy your time. Each and every minute.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Stephanie

Beautiful. My favorite thing about France is the oldness.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Melissa de la Fuente

It is absolutely gorgeous! Perfect, romantic and ideal! I am so happy for you! :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Mannie of MannieMandible

I'm totally jealous! I want to live in your apartment! Heck, I'll take a cardboard box, as long as it's in France (: ♥Mannie

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