Marais/ Crêpes

Marais/ Crêpes

On a particularly cold and wet day in Paris, my husband said to me that he wanted to see the real Europe. At the time we lived in the 15th arrondissement, but to him, it was nothing to what we had experienced in person and the movies.  So, we hopped on the metro and...
How to Simplify Your Writing Process

How to Simplify Your Writing Process

The writing process doesn’t need to be hard. In fact, with a plan a writing process can be the very thing to help create amazing articles, blog posts, or even novels. The first thing is to create a plan and learn how to break up the writing process into chunks so the...
Valentine’s Day in France

Valentine’s Day in France

The way to a French woman’s heart is through red roses.  Trust me.    In France, Valentine’s day is know as “la Saint-Valentin” or “la fête des amoureux”. As with the rest of the world it lands on the 14th of February, and of course, is all about lovers.   ...
Culture Shock: French Women will not not Dress Up

Culture Shock: French Women will not not Dress Up

Whenever I went to the doctor, to the store, or anywhere where people with eyes would be I was required by my mother to dress appropriately.  I would have never dreamed in a million years the freedom I would experience going to Target in my sweatpants. Until the day I...
How to Stock Your Pantry Like the French

How to Stock Your Pantry Like the French

The first time I stepped into a French supermarket I was incredibly surprised. The “process foods” isles such as canned food, condiments, and snacks were incredibly small. Reduced to about an aisle or perhaps 1/2 an aisle.  I learned at a very early age...