If you've spent any time in France, you've probably marveled at all the beautiful things the French do differently. From food, to culture to the language and even the work-life balance, the way things are done in France is notably different from life at home and it's fun learning about it. ... Read More about 9 Common features of American homes that you won’t find in France
If you live abroad, you've undoubtedly missed foods from home. The brands and food products we grew up with aren't always available outside the U.S. and that is certainly true here in France. Sometimes I find myself yearning for a taste of my childhood or a comfort food that hits differently than ... Read More about 6 Everyday American grocery store foods you won’t find in France
I first tried red light therapy a little over a year ago. My mom raved about it and showed me her device. I didn't know much about what it was for back then, but the idea of red light therapy seemed interesting. Flash forward a bit and I loved it so much that I bought my own red light therapy ... Read More about Why I’ve made red light therapy a part of my routine
Whether you're a French person living in the U.S. in need of comfort food from home or a Francophile who needs a taste of France, I have you covered in this post all about where to buy French food online. Let me introduce you to myPanier, an online specialty and gourmet food market with thousands of ... Read More about Wondering where to buy products from France? Here’s my favorite online French grocery store
You can happily lose yourself in a French pharmacy for hours, perusing all the interesting remedies with colorful boxes and new-to-you labels. But when you're not feeling well, the last thing you want to do is spend a lot of time in a pharmacy because you're confused about what medicine to buy in ... Read More about Do you know these 10 American medications & their French equivalents?
October 4, 2021, was the worst day of my life. It's the day my mom passed away and exactly one year has gone by. They say that grief starts to lessen, or at least change, around the one-year mark and I wanted to update you on how things are going now. Has the grief lifted? Have things gotten easier? ... Read More about It’s been 1 year since my mom died
Let me start with a story that I don't think I've ever shared here. Several years before I moved to France, an older, well-traveled friend warned me about the French. I had plans to go to Paris later that month and she wanted to prepare me. ... Read More about Stop believing these lies about French people!
As a kid, did you have an Advent calendar each year leading up to Christmas Day? Did you have enough willpower to only open one flap per day? I remember getting a paper Advent calendar from my church that wasn't too fancy, but these days, there's no shortage when it comes to Christmas Advent ... Read More about French Advent calendars for Christmas 2022
My first trip to Europe was when I was 16. I was fortunate enough to go on a school trip where a small group of us went to France and Spain the summer before junior year, road trip style and hitting all the main sights. We traveled by coach bus and it was hotttt. I remember Paris, Cognac, St. ... Read More about I hated Paris, so I went back!
No visit to France is complete without a visit to a museum or two, and luckily, France has no shortage of them! Let's get into some famous museums in France that are worth a visit. Whether you're in Paris or another part of the country, there's something you're sure to love. ... Read More about Famous museums in France worth a visit