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.
Have you been kicking around the idea of starting a blog? Is it something you’ve been putting off for months? Now’s the time to bite the bullet and just go for it. Here’s why I think today the perfect day to take the next step.
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.
Oh, la vache am I excited today! Welcome to a new look here on Oui In France! If you’re reading this on your phone or tablet, I invite you to pick this post back up when you’re on a computer so you can see what’s new!
How many blogs do you read on a regular basis? 5? 100 or more? Do a handful of bloggers rise to the top of your favorites list? Here’s why I read your blog and keep coming back.
This post is a collaborative effort between my dad and me on boating in France tips. He’s been a fisherman and an avid boater his whole life and then was a professional captain for 12 years in the New York harbor.
Did someone say online shopping/browsing? I’m in. 😉 A ton of bloggers do regular shopping roundups called “Things I’m loving…
I admit that I’m easily impressed, but even the most discerning traveler will fall in love with everything the Charente-Maritime has to offer. Let me tell you about our visit to the Marais Poitevin and more!