My name is Sarah and I moved to Paris in March 2020, a week before confinement n°1. This little corner of the internet is where you can find my tales of dealing with the ever-mystic French Administration as well as the latest baking endeavor.
I hail from the great state of Ohio, the buckeye state, and have left everything behind to join my husband (you can read the story here) in baguette country. I would not trade this life for anything! Come along with me as I explore Paris as an expat, bake my American comfort foods, and create a balanced life between French administration and la je ne sais quoi.
Up on the Blog
Breaking down the different types of second-hand markets in Paris. How to navigate them, how to negotiate prices, what to look for, and much more!
Looking to outfit your Parisian kitchen? I’ve got the spots you need to add to your list stat! I’ve put together my list of favorite kitchen supply stores in Paris that you’ll want to add to your list for sure.
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.
Easter celebrations in France are a family affair. A long weekend with a big meal, a hunt for Easter eggs that were brought by flying church bells and much more!
What you need to know as an American expat filing French taxes for the first time. Thresholds, processes, and required forms.