…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 I used to do with no real purpose other than to chitchat. I’d update you on happenings around here, share some fun links and let you know about anything else going on.
Have you ever wanted to travel abroad and live like a local, but financially it just wasn’t possible? Or maybe you have the time and flexibility to travel but just haven’t found the right accommodations or opportunity yet. Well, that’s where housesitting in France comes in.
If you feel like you’re lacking inspiration and perspective, these 9 quotes about adventure and living abroad are sure to help you out, so read on!
If you’ve been reading Oui in France for a while, this type of post might look familiar. Monday Mishmash was a conversational roundup-style post I used to do with no real purpose other than to chitchat. I’d update you on happenings around here, share some fun links and let you know about anything else going on.
Who out there wears makeup? Raise your hand! Well, if you dabble in makeup at least some of the time, you’re going to love this post. I discovered Kiko Milano Cosmetics when my friend Jasmine told me about the much raved about Italian beauty brand over the summer and I think you’re going to be just as intrigued as I was. Why am I majorly crushing on this brand? Well, they make high-quality makeup at an affordable price. Best part? No animal testing.
You’re in Europe and want to bring wine back on the plane with you but breakage can be a problem. I have the perfect hassle-free solution. It’s the Lazenne wine suitcase and is just what you’ve been waiting for.
As women, we’re conditioned to minimize our successes and downplay our wins. We’re made to feel like we’re bragging if we’re proud of an accomplishment. These positive moments get overshadowed by other things. Life goes on. Then something negative happens. Let’s focus on making the positives mean more.
Just like that, 2017 is coming to a close, so I’m popping in with a look back at some of the most popular posts on Oui In France this past year. Re-read your faves or discover some posts you might have missed!
Even though I’ve lived in France for six years now, I’m always finding new places that are worth a visit. If you find yourself in the Loir Valley, I have all kinds of suggestions for you to keep busy and soak up all things French.
Hello and TGIF! How has your week been? Tom and I are back in France so let’s catch up a bit…
Over in the shop, I’ve just launched a brand new design. Check out the “My heart is in France” design that’s available on totes, mugs, wall art and shirts.
When it comes to my home, I enjoy decorating for the seasons. For some winter inspo, let’s turn to Etsy. Etsy winter decor options are beautiful and unique and let’s not forget Etsy gifts for the winter lover.
The nearby Loir Valley has gorgeous castles to discover Let me tell you about the Château de Baugé. After our visit, we headed over to the Hotel-Dieu Apothecary, just a stone’s throw away.
Welcoming over 400,000 visitors each year, the Zoo de la Flèche not far from Angers, France, is well worth the trip for both kids and adults.
I’m so excited to tell you about thew new and improved Oui In France Shop! There are new designs and styles as well as some new Francophile products. Come take a look!
If you’re not paying attention, you might miss it. Fall’s brisk air will catch you by surprise. Here’s what I love about fall.
Let’s go behind the scenes here at Oui In France and look at my blogging process. Sometimes it is and the words just flow. But other times, it’s way more involved than that — both before and after publishing the post!
You don’t have to look very hard online to find a foreigner abroad looking for some of the comforts of home. Here’s where to buy American food in France. Everything from baking supplies to candy and even beverages.
How do we move past something that still bothers us so deeply? That we still think about. Things we wish would have gone differently. This post is on forgiveness.
The edible cookie dough trend is making waves in the US but what about France? Not exactly. Cookie dough in France is for baking… but here’s where to turn if you want to get your fix.