Time is a magical thing. Sometimes it feels like life is creeping by at a snail's pace and other times it whizzes by and you can barely catch your breath. Time can help to put things in perspective, mark different periods of our lives, and maybe best of all it allows us to heal, grow and reflect. ... Read More about Reflecting on 5 years in France
Depending on how long you've been in France and who you socialize with, French people have probably asked you some strange questions. And a bunch of normal ones as well. Over and over. It comes with the territory! Keep in mind that French social norms tend to be less invasive and less small-talky ... Read More about Questions French people ask me… all the time!
Bon vendredi à toutes et à tous! How was your week? Let's close it out with a little bit of fun. The lovely Paulie of PaulieLovesFood nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award, so un grand merci goes out to her! What is the award all about? As Paulie writes, "This nomination is from bloggers to ... Read More about The Sunshine Blogger Award: Some Friday fun
If you ask me what my favorite store in France is, Picard would quickly come to mind. The frozen food giant is like nothing I'd ever experienced in the USA, and I make weekly visits (or as often as my little freezer will allow). It's a favorite among the French too, and you can find everything from ... Read More about Picard Surgelés: France’s frozen food store is pure heaven
Hello there! For my fellow bloggers out there, this post is for you. If you're not into all things blog, see you back here on Monday. ;-) I'm not an expert blogger by any means, but I have been blogging regularly for almost 5 years now and have learned a few things along the way. What blogging ... Read More about Must-have blogging tools
Meeting your significant other's family for the first time is nerve-wracking no matter where you're from. For those of us in relationships with someone from another country, meeting the family can be quite an experience. That goes double when your partner's native language differs from your own. If ... Read More about Tips for when the foreign in-laws meet each other
Contrary to what many people might think, simply living in France will not magically make you fluent in French in a matter of months. Living here will help you up until a certain point, but to really improve your level, you'll need to study French beyond what interactions at the pharmacy and grocery ... Read More about Learning French with Lingoda (REVIEW)