Hello and TGIF! How has your week been? Tom and I are back in France so let's catch up a bit... ... Read More about We’re back in France!
Hi there! Just a quick post coming at you today from sunny Florida. Tom and I are stateside visiting friends and family for Thanksgiving, so things will be a bit quiet on the blog until we're back. ... Read More about Happy Thanksgiving and new “My heart is in France” design in the shop!
Winter is all about being comfy and cozy. Having an inviting space to snuggle up in is a must -- and a fireplace and warm mug of hot chocolate make it even better. And socks. When it comes to my home, I enjoy decorating for the seasons. For some winter inspo, let's turn to Etsy. Here are my ... Read More about Etsy winter decor & gifts for the winter lover
This post is for my animal lovers! If you’re considering a move to France and want to add a pet to you family or are just curious about what it’s like having a pet in France, read on for one woman's story on adopting a dog from a shelter. ... Read More about Having a pet in France Part 2: Adopting from a shelter
One thing that never ceases to amaze me about France is that there's always something new to discover. Like castles. There's never one too far out of reach! Everyone knows the Loire Valley is a castle lover's dream, but the nearby Loir Valley has gorgeous castles to discover as well. Let me tell you ... Read More about Château de Baugé and the Hôtel-Dieu Apothecary
I first made working out a part of my life back during my freshman year of college. It was around age 18 that I realized what my body was capable of achieving. My university's gym was a welcome respite from the stress of classes and exams. Weights and cardio become a regular part of my routine and ... Read More about How I stay motivated to exercise
When's the last time you visited a zoo? Can you even remember? I had to really think when Tom asked me this question last weekend before we headed out to the Zoo de la Flèche, an easy drive from Angers. I think my last zoo trip was in 7th grade when our whole class went to the Bronx Zoo. Yeah, it ... Read More about A day out at the Zoo de la Flèche
Our furry family members deserve quality medical care and I'm happy to report that my experience with French veterinarians has been top notch. Vet care in France is one of my favorite things about living here and probably makes my top three list of things I love about France. That's not to say that ... Read More about Having a pet in France Part 1: Going to the vet