June 2019 marks 7 years of blogging here at Oui in France, and WOW does time fly. I think I say that every year, but it's true! Let's take a look back. I'm sharing where I've been, some of my favorite posts, reader stats, and more. ... Read More about 7 years!
We all face challenges in life. If we're human, we've come up against struggle personally and professionally. But some of the best advice I've received is to show up like you're already where you want to be. If you are stuck or feeling like things aren't exactly where you want them to be, let me ... Read More about Show up like you’re already where you want to be
Do you believe in ghosts? If so, do you think it's possible to take a picture of one? I personally do believe in ghosts and spiritual beings, but I'd never taken a picture of one... until last month when I was out filming a couple of videos on Loire Valley wine for my YouTube channel and my husband ... Read More about Haunted photos: Did I really take a picture of a ghost in France?
Last month, I put out 2 wine-focused videos over on my YouTube channel. I had the pleasure of spending the day out in the Vouvray appellation with Cathy of Le Tasting Room and Peter Hahn of Le Clos de la Meslerie. Cathy, along with her husband Nigel, run a top-notch wine tour business out nears ... Read More about Spending the day with an organic winemaker and wine expert (VIDEO)
French and American homes look similar enough on the surface. They have front doors, a roof, windows, a kitchen. You know, regular house stuff. But if you look closer and step inside, you'll notice that not everything about French homes is what you're used to from back home. There are all kinds of ... Read More about Differences between French and American houses
Howdy, mes amis. Let's get into some Monday fun. I was encouraged by Ashley, one of my favorite healthy living bloggers, to write this post. Her answers over on A Lady Goes West are here. The Q&A is inspired by Vogue magazine's 73-question online video series with celebrities. It's been around ... Read More about 73 Questions challenge
The South of France has long had a reputation as a holiday destination for the glamorous and beautiful, but it’s not just about Provençal markets, pains au chocolat, and Pastis. France’s Mediterranean towns and cities and have a long and interesting history that’s well worth exploring, in between ... Read More about 7 Historic places in the South of France you must visit
In the 7 years I've lived in France, I've seen my fair share of bad tourist behavior. Here are the 3 top French travel tips that go a long way... but tourists often forget about them entirely or just aren't aware. ... Read More about French travel tips: 3 Important things tourists often forget
Everyone makes assumptions and most of the time they're harmless even if they are majorly off base. But you know what they say when you assume... Here are some things people have assumed about me over the years after moving abroad and I'm setting the record straight. ... Read More about 7 Assumptions people have made about me and others who live abroad
Salut! I've been focusing on my YouTube channel lately, and the other day I had the pleasure of visiting a French chocolate shop. I shadowed the owner and staff of Bourdillat Chocolaterie outside of Angers, France, and made a video about the experience. ... Read More about A French chocolate shop visit (VIDEO)