Tag Archives: Mireille Guiliano

Doucement le matin

Best-selling author Mireille Guiliano came out with a new book based on the French Women Don’t Get Fat formula ten months ago. This time, it was French Women Don’t Get Facelifts: The Secret of Aging with Style and Attitude. I’ve … Continue reading

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Une seule qualité, la toute première

Almost two years ago now, I named this blog “One quality, the finest” after having been inspired by the story of la Veuve Clicquot. I read about her in Mireille Guiliano’s book Women, Work, and the Art of Savoir Faire: … Continue reading

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Manger bien et juste

New Year’s Day has come and gone. Did you set resolutions? If you’re like most people, weight loss and improved fitness were high up the list of what you were going to change in 2012. In 2004, Mireille Guiliano’s book … Continue reading

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Faire le poireau

Today’s expression, faire le poireau (fair luh pwaroh), literally means “to do the leek.” Figuratively, however, it means “to be left to wait around.” Leeks can be harvested far later in the season than most vegetables. They wait around until … Continue reading

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