Has it really been 6 years already? This month marks Oui In France's 6th birthday! I started this blog back in 2012 and didn't have too much of a plan back then except to share my new life in France with those back home and see where it would take me. Over 650 posts later, I'm still here and have ... Read More about How do you say Happy Birthday in French? Oui In France is 6 years old!
Hiya! Happy Monday.... how is everyone doing? This is Monday Mishmash, and if you're new to my blog, it's a conversational roundup-style post with no real purpose other than to chitchat. I update you on happenings around here, share some fun links and let you know about anything else going on. Let's ... Read More about Monday Mishmash 5/21/18
I drink wine all year round but it's true that certain types of wine seem better suited for poolside sipping. But when you're on the go, it's not always convenient to open a glass bottle or dispose of it after. Especially if you're solo, barefoot, and only want a glass or two. So to help you out in ... Read More about 5 Wines in a can perfect for summer sippin’
Someone I cared about recently passed away. It's made me question everything and if I'm on the right path. Something you hear me say often is that life is short and it's been proven to me over and over in so many different ways. ... Read More about Are you on the right path?
A quote at the end of an article I read about the success of a lifestyle brand got me thinking. The article itself was super interesting and positive, and for some reason, the quote at the end left me feeling weird. And I didn't know why. So to figure it out, I did what I often do when I feel that ... Read More about The problem with fantasy worlds
We have no excuse these days for being uninformed. Google gives us access to any topic under the sun. In just a few keystrokes, we can find out where, how, and under what conditions our favorite companies manufacture our clothing. But the answers aren't always pretty. The documentary The True Cost ... Read More about 5 Ethical clothing brands in France you need to know about
What has shaped your identity and made you into the person you are? Maybe things like where you grew up, your career path, your role in your community, and the people in your inner circle. Identity is complicated. Living abroad complicates it further, but it's not all bad. ... Read More about When living abroad forces you to reinvent yourself
...and it's Monday already. How does that happen? In any case, I hope it's shaping up to be a good one for you. If you're new to Monday Mishmash, it's a conversational roundup-style post with no real purpose other than to chitchat. I update you on happenings around here, share some fun links and let ... Read More about Monday Mishmash 4/23/18