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Lifestyle and Parenting Q &  A : Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece
Parenting

Lifestyle and Parenting Q & A : Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece

6th October 2021

L I F E S T Y L E

FAVORITE WAY TO START THE DAY: 

With a hot cup of coffee.


HOW DO YOU RELAX:

With a good TV show in comfy sweats.


FAVORITE APP: 

New York Times Crossword Puzzle


WHO DO YOU TEXT THE MOST:  

My Daughter


SHOW TO BINGE: 

Ted Lasso


WORDS TO LIVE BY: 

When you change your perspective on life, life's perspective changes.


MARRIAGE ADVICE TO PASS ON: 

Marriage is like the Tango, choose the right partner


YOUR IDEA OF HAPPINESS:

Traveling somewhere with all of my kids


PROUDEST MOMENT: 

Starting my business.


WHAT DOES LIVING WELL MEAN TO YOU: 

Having a happy family


T R A V E L

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO TRAVEL NEXT:  

Mexico and Ecuador


FAVORITE HOTEL:

The Cheval Blanc in Paris


FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT:

Greece


TRAVEL MUST HAVES WHEN TRAVELING WITH KIDS: 

My kids are bigger now, but I’d say books, airpods and lots of extra chargers (as they steal mine).


LUGGAGE: 

A mix between Rimowa and T Anthony


FAVORITE MUSEUM: 

The Louvre


BEACH GETAWAY: 

The Bahamas


FAVORITE FOREIGN RESTAURANT: 

L’ Ami Louis in Paris



H O M E 

FLOWERS TO FILL YOUR HOME: 

Ranunculus


WHAT'S ON YOUR NIGHTSTAND: 

Melatonin


SHEETS ON YOUR BED: 

Porthault


FAVORITE ROOM IN YOUR HOME: 

Kitchen and Family room


FAVORITE FLORIST:

Eric Buterbaugh


HOW DO YOU CONSERVE ENERGY: 

NO plastic bottles allowed, only glass bottles that we hand wash and re use.


BEST HOST GIFT TO GIVE: 

Chocolate and my book "Manners Begin at Breakfast"


CURRENT PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY:

'So We Won't Forget' on my Spotify Account



F O O D 

NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT: 

Kappa Massa and Three guys


FAVORITE COCKTAIL: 

A Piscine or Champagne with ice cubes in a large glass


ICE CREAM FLAVOR: 

Mint Chocolate Chip


FAVORITE MEAL TO COOK: 

A roast chicken with tarragon sauce, smashed potatoes and gem lettuce salad with a delicious vinaigrette.


FAVORITE INGREDIENT TO COOK WITH: 

Greek Oregano


FAVORITE COOKBOOK:

The Silver Spoon Cookbook


FAVORITE RECIPE:

The Waverly Inn’s Chicken Pot Pie



P A R E N T I N G

FAVORITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY: 

Growing up in Hong Kong, when the sky was blue.


FAVORITE FAMILY TRADITION: 

Thanksgiving


FAVORITE PLACE TO TAKE YOUR KIDS: 

To visit their Grandparents.


FAVORITE BOOK TO READ TO YOUR KIDS AT BEDTIME:

"The Chronicles of Narnia" and "Harry Potter"


MOST FUN THING ABOUT MOTHERHOOD:

Watching the different stages of their development and it never ends.


FAVORITE PARENTING MEMORY: 

Putting Achileas on his time out chair when he was 4 and when I said that he was done after a few minutes, He boldly said that he "wasn't finished yet."


SCARIEST PARENTING MOMENT: 

Odysseas’ anaphylaxis reaction to something and that we still haven't figured out what caused it.


GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT AS A PARENT: 

Seeing your child confident and happy


HARDEST THING ABOUT BEING A MOM:

A mother is only as happy as her least happy child.



F A S H I O N  &  B E A U T Y

FAVORITE PAJAMAS: 

My new Marie Chantal super soft adult PJ’s.


FAVORITE PAIR OF SHOES: 

Manolo Blahnik Kitten Heels.


FAVORITE JEWELRY DESIGNER: 

Taffin by James de Givenchy.


MOST FREQUENTLY WORN ITEM: 

My old UGG slippers that they sadly discontinued.


STYLE UNIFORM:

Jeans, pretty blouse and a blazer.


FAVORITE STYLE CHARACTER: 

Loved Renee Russo in the Thomas Crown Affair. Dressed by Michael Kors and still the most elegant and well styled for a film character.


LAST PURCHASE: 

Aviator Nation hoodies.


FAVORITE SUNSCREEN: 

Supergoop


CHAPSTICK:

C.O. Bigalow Pharmacy



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