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Bonjour - I'm Leyla, Camille and Olivier's daughter and I'm 4. Every year, we learn a poem at school for Mother's day (la fête des mères). This year, …

France

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Learn French Online for Free: Phrases, Vocabulary, Grammar, Pronunciation

Yabla offers authentic language through French videos with subtitles and translations into English. Hundreds of videos are available with a range of …

Language Learning

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!

8 Lovely Ways To Decorate With Leopard

Scrolling through Instagram has us seeing spots, quite literally. Here, we round up some of our favorite posts, from must-follow interior design influencers, that feature leopard.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> Add a dose of leopard upholstery to break-up a a color-heavy (in this case blue-on-blue) space.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> A …

Two Bathrooms Transformed by Retro Tile

A space inspired by the 1930s.<p>The bold use of tilework in these two bathrooms may look original to the 1930s, but every square foot is all new. See how designer Madeline Stuart gave these completely-renovated bathrooms a vintage feel.

A New Take On Embroidered Bedding That Doesn't Involve Monograms

Mi Golondrina carries the Mexican craft of embroidery to bedding.<p>Mi Golondrina bedding. <i>Photography by Kelsey Foster.</i><p>I hate busy bedding. I'm devoted to crisp, all-white linens—from my sheets, to my pillows, to my down comforter. Recently, I came across a new bedding brand on Instagram and had a …

7 Unbelievable Furniture Makeovers

Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.<p>Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.

Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

Interior Design

From his second-floor window, Édouard Manet captured the Celebration of Peace after the Franco-Prussian war. "The Rue Mosnier with Flags," 1878. Oil on canvas. More here→http://bit.ly/1tIRp3D

You're Probably Investing In Gun Companies And Don't Know It

If you're one of the 51 million Americans with a 401(k) plan, odds are that you're investing in gun and ammunition manufacturers Smith & Wesson, Sturm, Ruger & Co., and Olin Corporation.<p>Campaign to Unload, a coalition of gun control advocates, is trying to get Americans' retirement money out of the …

How to Blog Like an Expert: 10 Tips From Top Travel Blogs (Pt. 2)

<i>Stephanie Be in Alanya.</i><p>About a month ago, I "pulled a slim shady," admitting that although an experienced traveler and expat, I'm new to the travel blogging community. I thus sought advice from travel blog experts. In Part 1, I featured legends Lee Abbamonte, Johnny Jet, La Carmina, Jenny McIver, …

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The 10-year anniversary of "Mean Girls" was this week, and the celebration and accompanying tweets were almost good enough to make fetch happen. As everyone donned their pink outfits (because on Wednesdays we wear pink<p>) the Internet's funny women took to Twitter to commemorate one of the best …

Finders Keeper's: This State Park Is Filled with Diamonds

And just two weeks ago, David Anderson, an intrepid diamond hunter, discovered a 6.19-carat white diamond after searching for four hours. It's the 15th largest diamond to have been found at the park since 1972. Anderson has found hundreds of diamonds at the park over the years, but this latest find …

The Most Stunning Stained Glass Windows In The World (PHOTOS)

When stepping into a holy place, our eyes seek the light. If we're lucky, the light will be shining through a stained glass window, adding illumination and beauty at once. Stained glass windows tell stories, educate and inspire.<p>Doctor Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, the mind behind the theory of the five …

'Weightism Is Pretty Much The Last Acceptable Version Of Discrimination'

To say that it's about time that there was a documentary about the plus-size modeling industry, like "A Perfect 14," would be the understatement of the year.<p>The Canadian film, which is currently raising funds for post-production on Indiegogo, explores the often ignored world of plus-size models and …

Six Essential Books on Writing

If you're anything like me, you have perfected multiple methods of procrastination you employ when you know it's really time to write. Among my favorites are organizing my desk and catching up on my favorite blogs, not to mention this one employed by Liz Gilbert:<p>Sometimes you can't start writing …

Top 5 Spring 2014 Shoe Trends

Each season, women get to experience the rush and enthusiasm that comes with shopping for new pieces to add to their wardrobe. But the greatest joy in shopping that most women relish is the hunt for fabulous new shoes. As Carrie Bradshaw knows best, shoes have the magical ability to make you feel …

You Can Own the Spookiest Island in Venice…If You’re Brave Enough

One Venetian island is the stuff of campfire ghost stories—piles of dead bodies burned, hauntings by plague victims, and a home for the insane. And …

9 Genius Ways to Use Fruit You Probably Never Thought Of

Turning lemons into lemonade? <i>Ha!</i><p>We love fruit—it's delicious, relatively inexpensive, and seriously good for you—but, come on, you can only whip up so many salads, juices, and smoothies. Thanks to these innovative ideas, though, you can rediscover your favorite varieties and kiss fruit fatigue …

15 Sweet Treats You Should Bake Instead of Cupcakes

Look, we're fine with cupcakes, but the world of baking is so much bigger. Here are 15 other sweet treats we'd rather bake than cupcakes<p>It's not that we're anti-cupcake, it's just that…okay. We are a <i>teensy bit</i> anti-cupcake. But wait! Hear us out! It's not that cupcakes are bad in and of themselves. …

Dessert

1950s Time Capsule Home For Sale

Vintage home for sale.<p>A Toronto home maintained by the same owner for 72 years is up for sale, and the perfectly decorated, museum-like interiors are a rare tribute to decades past.

Hot Looks: Bath Time

Our lives move pretty fast. Sometimes, the only time we have to really exhale after a long day is in the shower. So we encourage you to take a deep breath and indulge a little. Here are a few of our favorite shower gels, cleansers, foams, and bubbles to help get the ball rolling.<p>__Les Couvent des …

Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide

Molly Lefebure saw death up close and very personally in London during World War II, as she reveals in her brilliant memoir, ‘Murder On The Home …

THIS JUST IN: Maru & Hana Total Action Video!

Spread the Cute:<p>The latest Maru and Hana-fest, <i>JUST ZOOMING IN</i> from Japan. Click now and be amazed at The Circle & Friend!)<p>FAVE FRAME:<p>Hana decides to …

Size Discrimination Exists In Your Favorite Stores -- You Just Might Not Realize It

If you're not already familiar with Nicolette Mason, you're going to want to memorize her name. The graduate from Parsons School of Design began her career at a brand design firm; but her keen interest in clothes and runway trends inspired her to launch a personal style blog on the side in 2008. It …