A recent YouTube video I watched the other day on Americans and exaggeration got me thinking… are Americans overly enthusiastic? Is that a bad thing? Is it something that makes us endearing?
My French husband has a few quirks but are they because he’s French or are they just part of his personality? What kind of French husband quirks am I talking about?
Everyone says that the USA is the land of opportunity… but not for everything! Here’s a list of things I can do in France that I can’t in the USA.
Ever browse the French dessert aisle? It’s my favorite section of the grocery store and here’s why!
Even though I’ve been here 4 years now, France yogurt culture is still all new and exciting and you have to try ’em all to find your favorite, right?
For the past 4 years or so, I thought I was doing a pretty OK job when it came to cheek kisses, but after a routine bise last night with someone at the gym, I was politely told my technique was off. Ouch.
I’m on the hunt for a lunch box in France after realizing they don’t really exist here.
Hi guys! One thing I learned from my reader survey is that almost 50 percent of respondents have only been…
Ever had a WTF moment? That’s Welcome To France. I am sharing one of mine and I’d love to hear yours!
These pesky French cheek kisses are the norm but as an outsider, sometimes you’ll just be confused… and rightfully so. They ARE confusing. Here’s a video explaining it all.
Yup, this post is going where you think it’s going. This is why people will look at you strangely if you use Vaseline in France regularly… and how I found out that my lip treatment is usually used for something else entirely.
Last Sunday night was just like any other night and I went to bed at my granny hour, around 10:30 pm,…
The other day I was making cookies and as I looked around my kitchen, I realized I’ve never written about…
Ask anyone what foods France is known for and I’m sure the word baguette will tumble out of their mouth…
At first glance, French and American cultures don’t seem that different. But the longer you live in France and the…
Being married to a French guy and all, you’d think that some of his Frenchness would rub off on me….
Every week, a lovely woman named Rosie over at Eco Gites of Lenault in Normandy hosts a pet-focused linkup called…
What does putain mean in French? We’ll talk about if cursing in French is OK in professional settings and in French culture. When speaking French, putain is a word you need to know even if you don’t curse. Here’s what putain means in French and why it’s a big deal. Do you curse in French or your native language?
One of my favorite parts of blogging is hearing from all of you out there! When I asked for guest…
What’s the French healthcare system like? I hear these time and time again. Here are 4 myths about the French healthcare system you should stop believing.