• Holiday,  Ramblings

    Winter Holidays in France 2020

    The Christmas season seems to be extra electric this year. Not that we're living in a pandemic, but it seems like a little bit of normalcy. This is my first my Christmas in France as a resident and a married…

  • Holiday

    Christmas Melodies

    Some Christmas tunes I'd like to share with you in this holiday season. Maybe you'll find a new favorite Christmas song or rediscover an old tune! Merry Christmas!

  • Covid-19,  Holiday

    Fête du Muguets

    Happy May Day! Today is a celebration of workers' rights here in France and we also give little bouquets of lily of the valley to our loved ones to wish them luck and happiness.

  • Beginnings,  Goals,  Holiday,  leap of faith

    It’s not just a birthday

    I’m really struggling with turning 35; like seriously struggling, driver of the struggle bus, captain of the conflict squad, restless toiler of time. Get the point? I’m not sure why; I don’t think anyone said anything specific to me, it…

  • Desserts,  Holiday,  Recipes

    Tis the Season

    This post was most recently updated on May 3rd, 2021I spent my day off yesterday preparing for the onslaught of pie orders that will be coming in for Christmas. When I was home for Thanksgiving, I went to the local…