“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” -- Dr. Wayne Dyer We’ve all had bad days when something in your life doesn’t go as planned and someone just treats you like absolute crap. This is an inevitable part of life. Maybe it’s your work, your family or a random stranger at ... Read More about When people treat you like crap
Not all French people are thin and chic, but they certainly have a "look" that will make a sneaker-wearing American stick out like a sore thumb. Maybe you're planning a trip to Paris or you just want to look more European. Whatever the reason, if you're curious about French style, read on for how to ... Read More about French style: How to look French
If this isn’t an awkward expat story, I don’t know what is. It all went down at the pharmacy. I’ve written about why French pharmacies rule and even about the best products, but I've never written about such a hilariously awkward exchange. You see, on Wednesday, I was just picking up a very regular ... Read More about Awkward expat story: When the French pharmacist talks about your vagina
If you're kind of obsessed with Etsy and/or France and have some time to kill, take a few minutes to check out my top Paris-inspired Etsy shop items. Whether you're looking to add some French flair to your home or add a charming piece of jewelry to your collection, my Etsy shop picks will make you ... Read More about Favorite Paris-inspired Etsy shop items
This past weekend, Tom, Dagny and I headed to La Rochelle, France. The seaport town is the capital of the Charente-Maritime department and about two hours by car from where we live. We couldn't have asked for better weather! Then on Sunday, we went to Ile de Re which is an island connected to La ... Read More about Pics of the month: July — La Rochelle, France and Ile de Re photos Instagram style
Welcome to July's myth of the month! Everyone has heard the stereotype that the French are rude. Snobby. Too proud. Critical. Yeah, all that. Maybe you've even experienced it for yourself. But is this myth of the month baseless or not? I'm taking a look at this one a bit closer after the jump. Are ... Read More about Myth of the month: The French are rude!
The giveaway has ended! Thank you to everyone who entered! Using Random.org, #38 came up as the winner, so congrats to Caren G.! ***My first giveaway is here!!*** I recently hit 500 Twitter followers (@DagsDiTom) and to celebrate, I'm giving away the French miracle cream Avibon! Enter my free ... Read More about Giveaway: Free Avibon vitamin A cream from France
If you're a beauty buff and just happen to be visiting France, you'll surely make a stop (or 10!) at a French pharmacy or parapharmacie before returning home. For every cream, serum and scrub your body needs, the French pharmacies are where all your dreams will come true. Well, not exactly, but you ... Read More about Top French pharmacy beauty products