• Homemade Everything Seasoning

    Everything. Bagel. Seasoning. Certainly something I was unable to find on the shelves of the local Monoprix here in Paris. So what does a baker girl do? She makes her own of course! Here's my recipe. Tweak it as you…

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    Exchange for French Driver’s License

    Recap of my experience submitting my application to exchange my Ohio driver's license. This is was a much-debated subject in our tiny household and decided this is something I should go ahead and do. France's driving schools are notoriously expensive…

  • FranceConnect Account

    Using the FranceConnect account to easily access and maneuver through official French Administration online websites. Using one account for access to other services.

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    VLS-TS : VPF Renewal Process

    A step-by-step guide on how I renewed my VLS-TS (VPF) my first time. It wasn't very clear at first and I did not receive any sort of reminder communication that my permit was due to expire. I had read that…

  • OFII Formation Civique

    Part of the terms of my VLS-TS were taking 4 days of civics classes that introduced me to life in France. Themes covered in these four days are understand the principales and values of France, discovering the functions of French…