We all have things we're super passionate about. For me, three things I get really excited about are fitness, dogs, and blogging. I could talk to you for hours about any of those things. Daily. And never get bored. But for the purpose of today's post, I'm going to focus on fitness -- specifically ... Read More about 5 Things to NOT do when starting a workout routine
If you've been following the news out of France over the past couple of weeks, you know all about the Gilets Jaunes movement. The Gilets Jaunes, or Yellow Vests in English, have been demonstrating all over the country and Paris was hit particularly hard by the destruction over the weekend. It ... Read More about Gilets Jaunes: Is Paris safe for tourists?
The only time I ever get up willingly before 4 a.m. is for an early morning flight, but on Friday, there was another reason why I was out the door in the middle of the night. It's because I was going behind the scenes at a local French bakery and shooting footage for a YouTube video. Bread is a huge ... Read More about I went behind the scenes at a French bakery (VIDEO)
There's this theme I've seen among my own readers and elsewhere in this niche. It's that life abroad is a certain way and that all of us living abroad belong to this homogeneous group made up of people with the same experiences and ideas. It's just not accurate. Let's talk about this... ... Read More about The living abroad experience is not one size fits all
You don't have to go to France to know that the French take mealtime seriously. From seeking out quality ingredients to cooking from scratch to long, leisurely Sunday lunches, mealtime is no joke in France. One aspect of French culture that I've adapted to and admire is the fact that the French make ... Read More about My favorite French eating habit
As a kid, did you have an Advent calendar each year leading up to the holiday season? Did you have enough willpower to only open one flap per day? I remember getting an 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 Christmas Advent calendar ideas with French flair
View this post on Instagram A post shared by A Star Is Born (@starisbornmovie) on Oct 12, 2018 at 2:57pm PDT Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's new movie A Star is Born came out earlier this month and it's gotten ... Read More about What we can learn from Bradley Cooper speaking French
OK, it's question time. Tell me, do you use a coffee pot or a tea kettle more often? If you answered a tea kettle, is it one you heat on the stove or an electric one? I'm a coffee drinker through and through, so before moving to France, my answer to that question was 100% a coffee pot. I'd brew up a ... Read More about Let’s talk about electric tea kettles