Olive Us: Eiffel Tower Picnic

April 10, 2014

Text and images by Gabrielle.

It’s such a lovely Spring day here in Oakland that I think this Olive Us episode, featuring a Picnic at the Eiffel Tower, fits right in!

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As you can imagine, shooting this episode was such a treat. Any excuse to hang out on the Champ de Mars (the huge park next to the Eiffel Tower) is a good one. The food was delicious, the croquet was fun, the kids looked adorable in bright, fresh colors, the sun was out — such a good day!

I hope it brings some sunshine to your own day — and maybe gives you the travel bug as well. : )

P.S. — Would you like to know more about Olive Us? Here you go:

- Olive Us has a really charming Instagram stream. You should totally subscribe!
- Find the official Olive Us website here, and subscribe to the Olive Us Newsletter here.

- Find all the posts I’ve written about Olive Us — including every episode — here.
- We’ve made 44 episodes so far and collaborated with ulive on 20 of them! You can find the Olive Us page on ulive here.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Carrie Willard April 10, 2014 at 1:09 pm

I absolutely love this! I’m so hoping that my kids can recreate the experience someday soon :)

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2 Petra April 10, 2014 at 3:37 pm

Oh my, those adorable cheese boxes! And it looks like you had the park to yourselves – what special memories for the kids.

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3 Christy@SweetandSavoring April 10, 2014 at 8:33 pm

What a perfect looking picnic basket! My favorite part was when they were all tossing the food and trying to catch it in their mouths :)

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4 Jenny also April 10, 2014 at 10:40 pm

Is ulive iPad comparable? It’s not working for me

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5 Robert April 11, 2014 at 12:03 am

Looks so good! I will check out olive us.

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6 Christie April 11, 2014 at 5:47 am

My 3 year old loves these. I think we’ve seen each one.

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7 Alison April 11, 2014 at 8:17 am

Adorable video! I was wondering where you got all the kids shoes? I love the simple little sneakers they are wearing. Can I get them here in the states?

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8 Kristin April 12, 2014 at 8:39 pm

We are having a sip n see for my newborn son over Memorial Day so I am looking for an outfit for him!

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