French Address Gift Package
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Enter Today to Win a French Address Gift Package

Mathilde Vuillemenot has the last two years to thank for pushing her to create a beautiful online boutique – French Address. Paris is Mathilde’s home, but her family travelled extensively around France when she was a child. She says that souvenirs from those trips were the inspiration for the website …

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Win a Rose et Marius Valentines Gift Box
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Enter to Win a Rose et Marius Gift for Valentine’s

Just in time for Valentine’s 2021, we have a gift box from our partner Rose et Marius in Aix-en-Provence for one lucky winner. The brand specializes in exclusive perfumes inspired by nature and childhood memories. We will pick a winner via a random draw on February 13, 2021. Rose et Marius gift …

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Raina Stinson Photography peonies phone case
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

February Giveaway: Phone Case by Raina Stinson

Raina Stinson Photography Raina Stinson took a leap of faith and made a complete lifestyle change. In 2018, she swapped the US West Coast for a tiny village in the Luberon Valley. It was a cold February day when Raina arrived in the hamlet of Goult and to her new …

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Rose et Marius Provence Fragrance Holiday Contest
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

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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Mirabeau Wine Give Away @MirabeauWine
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Mirabeau Wine Emerges from a Dream

Keep reading for details on a contest and giveaway! Media sources and reputable wine journals have published countless articles about “Team Cronk” a nickname often used for the Mirabeau Wine duo Stephen and Jeany Cronk. The wine industry is teeming with personal stories of joys and heartaches, tales that are …

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Nice Baie des Anges French Riviera Cote d'Azur
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Cookbook Nice Cuisine and the Art of Living

Like an old postcard or an entry in a dusty travel journal the city of Nice has long summoned me to return and I did! The half-moon smile of Baie des Anges still grins under 300+ days of sunshine as locals and tourists slide by on the Promenade des Anglais. …

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Concours Photo 2015 #Photo winner #Marseille airport
AixcentricExplore

Who Won Photo-Comp at Marseille Airport?

Perhaps you remember my blog about the photo competition at Marseille-Provence airport? The winners have now been announced. First prize goes to this photo: They will be displayed throughout the airport. Good idea to add interest to the walls and, …Continue reading here

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Author PJ Adams
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Author PJ Adams is Legally Intoxicated by Provence

Sparkling azure waters, chilled pink wine, cicada-led symphonies and the market aromas of rotisserie chickens it is easy to see how one might get drunk on the sensory indulgence of Provence. Intoxicating PJ Adams grew up in California where she studied, before heading to the London School of Economics. Her …

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Elizabeth Bard @ElizabethBard Picnix in #Provence
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

Win a Copy of Elizabeth Bard’s Picnic in Provence

Want to lose weight?…Open an artisanal ice cream shop. Elizabeth Bard tells me that she and her husband Gwendal lost 10 and 20 pounds respectively the first summer that they opened Scaramouche Artisan Glacier in Cérèste. The tale of how an art historian from New York and a Frenchman with …

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