Any fellow cookie dough lovers out there? Come on, don't be shy! If you're like me, you can't help but sample some of the dough every time you whip up a batch of chocolate chip cookies. It's just too good to pass up! Sure enough, numerous entrepreneurs have capitalized on the cookie dough ... Read More about The edible cookie dough craze hasn’t made it to France yet
I've been living in France now for over 5 years, and little by little, it's been changing me. Looking back, I've noticed some distinct areas where living abroad has molded me into a model foreigner. You know, the type of person who plays by the rules and does her best to fit in and do as the locals ... Read More about When living abroad turns you into a model foreigner
Oh, la vache am I excited today! Welcome to a new and improved Oui In France! If you're reading this on your phone or tablet, I invite you to pick this post back up when you're on a computer so you can see what's new! ... Read More about A new look!
Every now and then, the French language tickles me when I come across a fun-to-pronounce word or a word that's just delightful to my ear. The other day, Tom and I were watching a news program when "les aoûtiens" flashed across the screen. Not knowing what the word meant but having an idea from the ... Read More about Quick French lesson: Les aoûtiens
How many blogs do you read on a regular basis? 5? 100 or more? Do a handful of bloggers rise to the top of your favorites list? Do you have blogs you always read first? As we go through life, we may gravitate more toward one type of blog. Maybe fitness blogs if we're focused on getting in ... Read More about Why I read your blog and keep coming back
How's summer treating you so far? Are you going on vacation anywhere or maybe you're already back? Was there a boat involved? For me, it's not summer until I set foot on a boat at least once. If you've been following the blog, you know that my family and I went on a canal cruise in the south ... Read More about Tips from the captain on boating in France (or anywhere)
A few months ago in an expat group I follow on Facebook, an American woman living in France bravely posted about her struggles with depression and anxiety ever since moving here. She was looking for support and probably thought a few people would do their best to help, but to everyone's ... Read More about The dark side of expat life in France (and where to turn for help)