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8 Souvenirs from Provence for Book Lovers

Provence is one of the most picturesque tourist places in the world. Known mainly for its sunny weather and colourful countryside, this region is perfect for tours and family holidays. One of the best parts of visiting Provence is that you can easily get a fancy souvenir from France for …

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Giveaway Aug 11-16 Trouvailles Collage
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Enter to Win a Trouvailles Provence Box it’s a Lucky Find

Born with wanderlust in her veins, Tina Sequeira now lives in Canada after a time in the Middle East. Having travelled extensively from a young age, she says that traipsing around airports is feels like a second skin. Many travellers will never fly from Toronto to Dubai, but Tina undertook …

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Provencal Gifts Remember Provence
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Provencal Gifts from Remember Provence 20% Discount

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, why wait for next year? Marie Helene and Emmanuel Beriot of Remember Provence are celebrating the company’s 24th anniversary of selling gift items from Provence. They curate and ship Provencal housewares, linens, cosmetics, and culinary ingredients to customers worldwide. Originally founded in 1997 when …

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St Tropez Old Port St Tropez Gift Box
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St Tropez Gift Box from My French Country Home

A Gift from St Tropez Although nothing could replace a weekend on the shores of the Mediterranean in sun-soaked St Tropez, a gift box is always a treat. My French Country Home has put together a selection of top-quality products representative of the city that Brigitte Bardot chose as her …

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Market Lavender
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Enter Now! OliveNation Culinary Lavender Giveaway

Liz Thompson loves nothing more than hyper-focusing on one ingredient creating countless different recipes, such as Baking with Herbs. She feels that the natural flavours of fresh herbs enhance baked goods. Liz takes basic recipes, and infuses them with fresh herbs and create a different flavour intensity with very little …

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Margareth & Moi
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Arles Welcomes French Fashion Brand Margareth & Moi

Arles is THE place to be this summer for culture, photography, and now high-end fashion brand Margareth & Moi newest boutique at 5, rue des Arènes. It’s hard to know where to start in Arles, but these should all be on your must-see list. The Frank Gehry designed LUMA tower …

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Rose et Marius Craftsmanship
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Rose et Marius Candles Selected by L’Élysée for Fabriqué en France

From the fashion runway to the wine bottle “Made in France” (Fabriqué en France), products are recognized worldwide for superior quality and craftsmanship. Consumers familiar with Hermes, Dior and LVMH comprehend the expertise behind these French luxury products. But what about the tens of thousands of companies that design, produce, …

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Marius Arles Artisan Creators
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Marius Where to Shop in Arles for Artisan Creators

Like a multi-layered quilt, the city of Arles is coated with 2000+ years of history. Sitting on the western bank of the Rhône, Arles is considered the gateway to the Camargue. The city strikes a balance between old and new. Visit the time-worn Roman monuments or the gleaming Luma Arles …

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Natural French Skincare and Cosmetics from Remember Provence
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Natural French Skincare and Cosmetics from Remember Provence

Selling exclusive Provencal-themed housewares, gift items, and culinary ingredients, Remember Provence reaches customers around the world. The founders launched a home-based business selling artisanal products from the South of France that was in 1997. In 2013, the French company relaunched the website and moved product sales to an entirely Internet-based …

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Nature4You French Skincare Products
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Giveaway! Nature4You French Skincare Products

Sonja Kuikstra is a naturopath, author, the mother of three children and the founder of Nature4You. Born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Sonja now lives in the Luberon Valley in Provence. Her awareness of natural beauty products and cosmetics started in her twenties. The realities of living with Crohn’s disease gravitated …

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