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Take a peak behind the current and see what life is really like in the countryside. Learn all about my struggles, my successes, and of course my humiliation as I navigate through daily life and the gardening/farming process. I am confident there are bound to be some errors. 

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Journal 101: Working on My Fitness Journey

Journal 101: Working on My Fitness Journey

I love a good sweat, and if you read my post on Everything You Need to Refresh For Spring, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of Tracy Anderson.  For years, I have danced my little butt to her routines, thrusting my arms and legs in directions I never thought was...

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I’m Christina


I’m Christina, a lover of all things literary, historical, and cozy. Settled in the picturesque grassy countryside of Normandy France, I embarked on a new chapter in the middle of the pandemic, because if COVID-19 taught us anything it’s that life is short and we should go after our dreams….


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In Search of a Spring Adventure

In Search of a Spring Adventure

Spring has sprung.  And many of us are in need of a spring adventure. Or a road trip, mini-vacation, stay-cation, or something to help us shake off Winter. It’s time for other things, such as refreshing your mind, body, and soul.  Here are some wonderful choices for...

What April Fool’s Day is Like in France

What April Fool’s Day is Like in France

April Fools is a nonholiday that many of us enjoy, mainly because we like playing silly pranks on each other. Or if you’re like me and you have interesting people in your life, they like to scare the living daylights out of you.    In France, children follow the...

Easy Farmhouse Decor tips with English Cottage Style

Easy Farmhouse Decor tips with English Cottage Style

Ever dream of creating a cozy haven with rustic charm and simple elegance? That is what you'll get when you incorporate farmhouse decor with English cottage style.  This enchanting combination exudes warmth, character, and a touch of  Grandmacore, creating a welcoming...

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