Sunday, March 08, 2015

Dreaming of France -- We Come Bearing Gifts

Please join this weekly meme. Grab a copy of the photo above and link back to An Accidental Blog. Share with the rest of us your passion for France. Did you read a good book set in France? See a movie? Take a photo in France? Have an adventure? Eat a fabulous meal or even just a pastry? Or if you're in France now, go ahead and lord it over the rest of us. We can take it.

I love having French friends. They teach us so much about the country we love. They give us good food and a place to stay whenever we visit. They've showed us so many fascinating things and popped the cork on numerous bottles of wine.

On our upcoming visit, we aren't staying with our friends, but they are going to meet us in Paris to celebrate our friend Danuta's birthday.
I have the hardest time figuring out what presents to take someone who is French when I visit from the United States. On our last visit, we hadn't planned to stay with them so I didn't take a present. When we went at the last minute, I bought macarons from Lauduree. The whole family loved them, of course, because they are French.
So here's my latest idea for a present.
What if I make copies of photos of our families from each of the 9 visits we shared in France? I can put the photos in a photo album and give it to her for her birthday.


 But I don't know. I'm too close to it. Is that a good idea for a gift for a French friend? Does anyone have some better ideas? I'm running out of time.
Thanks for playing along with Dreaming of France. Please visit each other's blog so you can share the joy with other Francophiles.


6 comments:

Sim Carter said...

I think that's a beautiful gift for a friend from any country!

Jacqueline Brown said...

I come bearing gifts of patisserie, again!

Just Me said...

Yes ! Wonderful and very thoughtful. Nine visits wow.

Lucia said...

That sounds nice and personal!

Sally Tharpe Rowles said...

Your idea of a photo album is a wonderful thought & perfect very personal gift for your friends.

Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Yes, it really is wonderful to have friends in the place you visit!

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