Sunday Round Up

Sunday Round Up : November 7, 2021

Your bi-weekly dose of what I found interesting

Happy Sunday ! Here’s my bi-weekly round up of what I found interesting and wanted to share with you ! I’ve found some good articles about Thanksgiving, since that is around the corner. 

As you are reading this release, I’ll be organizing boxes and putting together furniture because we’ve moved into a new apartment ! YAY! The last two weeks have been a whirlwind and I’m more than thrilled to be in our new place (not to mention it’s way bigger than our tiny studio). 

Need some inspiration for the upcoming Turkey Day?
Here are some Thanksgiving tips and tricks that will help throughout the whole process: 

Stressed about hosting this year ? Here are some top tips for hosting a low-stress Thanksgiving . 

Stepping up the dessert game is a way to really wow your guests. Or , it’s a great way to try something new!

Looking for something other than cold turkey sandwiches from leftovers? Here is something you’ve probably not thought of yet: a Kentucky Hot Brown

Here’s some sound advice on how to perfectly roast any vegetable for Thanksgiving or any other day of they year. 

Adding that extra punch to the dessert selection at your feast will be a certain conversation starter. 

Parchment paper should be your best friend in the kitchen, according to Ina Garten. 

Love a good charcuterie board? Why not add one to your Thanksgiving day spread? Here’s some tips and tricks on how to whip up a good one.  

In other news around France & the world:

New legislation in France aimed at setting a minimum price for delivery of books. Good news for independent bookstores, bad news for big corporations. 

France has changed the rules on how foreigners can obtain a French health pass. If you’re an American traveling to France in the future, you’ll want to check this out . From friends who were here recently, your CDC vax card should be accepted at all places that require a health passport. Just have your ID handy. 

Le Creuset has released a new Harry Potter line and it’s everything you could imagine and then some.  . 

(Possible paywall) Businesses pack up their extended patios in Paris, but they will be allowed to come back in April 2022.  

Wes Anderson’s long-awaited film, The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun is finally out and it’s magnifique . 

(Possible Paywall) President Macron is set to go live on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 8 PM to talk to the nation. Speculation : Covid booster shots. Stay tuned for more !

With vaccination numbers on the rise, the EU is looking to make travel into the union easier for those who are fully vaccinated. 

Laissez les bon temps roulez!  New Orleans planning for a return for the 2022 parade

Add this to your travel list for something interesting to discover, Cité des Électriciens, the oldest surviving mining town in the Pas-de-Calais region of France.  

(Possible Paywall) The current legislation for the health pass in France is set to expire the 15 November, that has been extended till July 31, 2022. 

Emily in Paris season 2 is set to come out in December and apparently the loud cries of discontent were heard and changes have been made. Will you be watching season 2 ?

A revolutionary way to use your muffin tin that’s not for muffins. 

With the US opening it’s borders back up, here’s what you need to know for Covid test and requirements. 

(Possible paywall) Here are some tidbits that may ease your travel this holiday season if you’re heading back to the States. 

Hopefully you have a wonderful weekend and have enjoyed reading these articles I found interesting. Don’t forget, if you stumble upon an article you find intriguing, I’d love you know ! Shoot me an email at

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