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So we walked past an amazing window display the other day. Rows and rows of macaroons, pastries, breads and other too-good-to-pass-up edibles. My son's jaw hit the pavement right about the same time mine did, so we knew we were doomed.

Evan and I went in sans kids to spare the shop owners the hell that is two hungry American children in a quiet little shop. We couldn't decide what we wanted, so we did something we've never done: ordered one of everything! Well, not quite everything, but close enough. We returned to the street with two bags, both of which were stuffed.

When we got home, we brewed some coffee, and set everything up on a little table on the balcony. Much to everyone's dismay, I grabbed my camera to document the decadence. The boys went from impatient to inconsolable, so I let them stack macaroons like blocks - just the distraction I needed to steal a few shots.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Lori

so envious. so so envious. and hungry. :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by pkjb

i absolutely LOVE your blog – and I have never wanted to go to Paris more becasue of it!!! Fantastic pictures too. ck :) x

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

You know what's funny? I knew I would not like that meringue, but I couldn't resist it.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Vanessa

Whatever the third pastry is, it needs to be in my tummy.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by BakerGirl

Mmmm… Now I want Macaroons at 8am.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by lynette

Yumm and Gorgeous!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Jeanette

How fun! I would love to do that – "I'll just take one of everything thank you" – have wanted to many times, think I will give it go. I don't know what a couple of those goodies are but I would like every single one of them. Lovely shots.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Hi anon –

I have a Nikon D5000 and usually use a 55-200mm zoom lens.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anonymous

mmmmmmk! beautiful shots! if you don't mind me asking, what lense to you use? thank you!


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Sarah – NOT true. Just took a peek. Love that shot. ;)

So happy you liked them. Our flight was so bumpy, and that on top of carrying them around while juggling the kids made me worry about the condition they would arrive in.

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