Rose et Marius Provence Fragrance Holiday Contest
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Enter this Provence Rosé Fragrance Holiday Contest

Let’s face it; we all need a drink this year. It’s time to celebrate the end of 2020 with some Provencal rosé fragrance! None of us could have predicted that these sayings – social distancing, bubble, cohort, quarantine, lockdown, and self-isolation – would be commonplace. Now that mask-wearing is encouraged, …

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Holiday Giveaway Provence Gift
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Holiday Giveaway! A Made-in-Provence Gift for You

As our friends in the United States get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving next week, we know that the Christmas holiday season is right around the corner. To celebrate the festive season, we have partnered with our friends at Remember Provence and curated a made-in-Provence giveaway package. For details about this …

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Très Francais Logo Très Français Provence Market
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Très Français Brings Provence Market Vendors Online

Gretchen and Paul Duffin are the creative founders behind Ideas We Share, a digital marketing and communications company based in Provence. Based in the Var, they work with clients developing professional profiles for websites, social media, and print. Digital Solution for Markets When the first Covid-19 lockdown occurred in France, …

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Planning Tips Brocantes Provence
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My Planning Tips for Brocantes In Provence

In the last few years, Saturdays would normally involve a trip across to the wonderful brocante market at Villeneuve-Les-Avignon, arriving early and spending the whole morning just fuddling around the stalls, finding new pieces for the house, or simply letting our imaginations run riot with what we may be able …

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Lavender Fields in Provence
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Lavender in Provence Creating New Artisans

Exploring the Provencal market stands piled high with seasonal produce, fragrant fresh fruit, buckets of just-picked flowers, table linens and bright pottery is pure delight. However, it’s not always rewarding for market vendors facing early mornings, erratic weather, and fickle crowds. Determined to carry on an artisanal tradition, Elsa Lenthal, …

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Fall Wellness Giveaway
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Giveaway! Focus on Wellness this Fall

The way 2020 has unfolded, it’s time to devote some energy and focus on your wellbeing. We are thrilled to announce a giveaway with two of our partners, based in Aix-en-Provence, Audrey Archambault (Nutrition and Wellness Coach) and Rose et Marius (luxury perfume brand). The giveaway runs until October 7, …

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Rose et Marius Perfume Rosé Wine collection
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Enter to Win a Rose et Marius Perfume Collection from Provence

As we grow tired of self-isolation and social distancing, there is probably no better time to “stop and smell the roses” or, in this case, the intoxicating perfume of Provencal rosé wine. We are excited to announce our first collaboration with Rose et Marius, the luxury perfume house and home …

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Souvenirs from Provence Market Bags
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Souvenirs to Take Home from Provence

What should I take home from Provence? Expect a sensory overload on your first (and every) visit to Provence. In mid-summer, purple-blue lavender rows contour the landscape. Market stalls brim with seasonal produce from blood-red cherries in the spring to the makings for ratatouille in late summer. Then there is …

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Dans Ma Cuisine Key Luxury French Products
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The Golden Key to Luxury French Products

Valentine’s Gift Idea The next My Stylish French Box ships to points around the globe in February. These beautiful parcels contain curated collections of made-in-France products. Indeed, to some Valentine’s Day is a bit of a gimmick when that lady in your life is special 365 days a year. However, …

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Rose et Marius Boutique Aix-en-Provence
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Perfumed by Provence Rose et Marius + Discount

Rose et Marius is a luxury perfume house and home décor brand based in Aix-en-Provence. Founder Magali Fleurquin-Bonnard named the company after her grandmother, Rose, and as a tribute to Provence. Fleurquin-Bonnard’s inspiration for the exquisitely designed product line originates from childhood memories, at the family’s country home in Puget …

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