This epic video Paris, on t’aime aussi makes my heart all warm and fuzzy.
I’m getting pretty nervous about Tuesday’s election results. I’m a sucker for a well-made video and I found this one particularly good. Sidenote: Beyoncé!
Rachel’s pictures of Colorado always make me feel super homesick.
Our brains need rest, guys.
I recently had dinner at Bien Élevé in Paris, and what a gem! Great food, great space, and takes reservations. Check it out on Instagram.
In case you didn’t see how awesome our trip to Copenhagen was.
Did you grow up watching Peanuts? Major love this Stranger Things mashup. Now I’m super motivated to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas before the holiday season…
Who’s watching The Crown!?
My Sundays are for homemade pizza and movies.
Fall has hit. It’s official. It’s that weird weather where you want to wear a lighter jacket but it’s actually quite chilly, don’t let the sunshine fool you.
Americans abroad, I sure hope you have registered to vote.
New haven in the 17th, Mamma Primi documented by Roxy (I’m stoked cos it’s doable for lunch breaks)
Late to sharing this, but I shared some places I like on Yelp’s “Ma slow rentrée”, check it out!
Completely jealous of Marissa’s Maldives trip. Drool.
If you haven’t seen it, I made a little video documenting my friend Anne getting French nationality.
A stellar review on Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first Dior show.
Celebs on Sandwiches, one of the greatest Instagram accounts.
Not to get too into politics, but here’s an open letter to Mr. Trump from angry women.
Copenhagen, what a rad city. I’ve already got it in my head that I need to go back with a day dedicated just to the Tivoli Gardens. Charm, local craft beer, deliciously crafted cocktails, design reputation… Copenhagen has it all! I knew from the start I’d like it due to the presence of Mikkeller, Hay and Tiger (3 very dangerous elements for me), and the hot dogs everyone was raving about made it EVEN better.
If you’re going for just a weekend, I’d suggest staying in the smack-dab center, in Nørrebro or in Vesterbro, although if you’re slightly outwards from the city center, the rentable city bikes are so easy to sign up for and also are electric with tablets and GPS. Oh, magical Scandinavia…
Central Hotel & Café // Pinterest-worthy café and hotel with 1 room
Copenhagen Streetfood // Food hall
Døp – den økologiske pølsemand // Hot dog stand
Jægersborggade // Street filled with shops and cafés cute AF
Karamelleriet // Sweet shop
Lidkoeb // Cocktail bar
Manfreds // Trendy spot great for dinner
Mikkeller & Friends // Craft beer bar
Mother // Pizza place recommended by someone I totally trust
Neighborhood // Organic pizzeria & cocktail palace
Nyhavn // Touristy but photogenic canal
Ruby // Dapper cocktail bar
Warpigs // Brewpub
Chronicles of this trip are also on my Instagram with #kobenhavnwithmeg.
In early August, two of the most in-love humans I have the pleasure of knowing tied the knot. About the bride and groom: Maria (Swedish gal), and Pierre (French dude), definitely have some kind of continuous electric current between one another, and their wedding on the Swedish island of Ven was nothing short of magical… and so them.
Upon arrival on the island of Ven via ferry, all the guests picked up yellow tandem bikes and hit the road to the location of the event. Sidenote, tandem bikes take a lot of coordination and are a lot more difficult than I expected. After getting settled in, we caught up with other guests and enjoyed some local grub and craft beer under the sun. Those who needed naps did so and before we knew it it was time to get ready for the ceremony. The afternoon flew by.
Us bridesmaids slipped on our vibrant red dresses (that, by the way, we all sewed under Maria’s supervision) and threw on our flower crowns that we made earlier in the day with flowers and leaves picked on the island. The brod slipped into her beautiful handmade gown adorned with giant bow on the back that took all 8 of us to get right (for anyone who knows Maria, she sews a good portion of her wardrobe and is quite the talented seamstress). This blue-eyed homegirl looked stunning, and when the groom saw her there was serious firework action.
When it was time, we all headed up a little dirt road to a little opening in the trees, where the two lovers exchanged their vows surrounded by family and friends. It was very much a tear jerker, tbh. The newlyweds rode off into the trees on their tandem with cans hanging and bangling from the back and the rest of the guests followed on their bikes for a tour of the island. It seriously felt like a flashback in a film, we were all riding in the Swedish island countryside with hair in the wind, etc., the whole thing felt like slow motion. We made our way to a little beach and the groom and his pals immediately stripped down and raced into the water, we all cheered, the sun was setting and it was just awesome. The evening rolled in with heaps of laughter, speeches in 3 different languages, Swedish meatballs & more, wine glasses cheering continuously, and rolled out with groovy moves on the dance floor and a huge bonfire.
Maria and Pierre, you rock, thank you for such an amazing weekend filled with so much love.