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6 Years and 6 Things

Recently, the folks over at HiFX contacted me about contributing to their expat tip page which is part of a new campaign they are working on to give expats some helpful and honest advice and it couldn’t have come at … Continue reading

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MISH: Missing in Southern Hemisphere

Gidday mates!  Just a quick check-in…so no, I haven’t just gotten super lazy (meh…maybe) – MB and I are travelling around Australia and New Zealand at the moment and won’t be back in France for a few more weeks.  So … Continue reading

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Wordy Actions

“Stop it,” I snap out testily. “Quoi,” MB is trying to be innocent but is laughing so hard that he can barely get his one word response out. “I see what you’re doing,” I say, waving my finger at him.  … Continue reading

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For the Love of Food

“Look what I have!!!!!!!!!”  I come bouncing into the kitchen with my grocery sacks. MB turns around to see what I have brought him, no doubt expecting cheese or a spreadable meat or, at the very least, some sort of … Continue reading

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A Month of Sundays: Encore Presentation

*(Re-Post Warning:  So yes, I posted this a couple of years ago but in honor of the 1st day of August AKA “Month of Nothing” I thought I would put it up again.  Next week I will expound further on … Continue reading

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A Yummy Slacker Post

Hello – sorry for my lapse in writing, have been traveling over the past two weeks. In the meantime, here is another delish recipe from Emelie and Lea’s Secrets that is the perfect thing for Summer (it is finally summer, … Continue reading

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Of Lipstick and Tennis Shoes

“That is awesome!”  I am looking in the direction of an older gentleman (like octogenarian old) and his two similarly aged female companions. “What about them,” asks MB, taking a bit of his andouillette; we are in Lyon for a … Continue reading

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Taking cheesecake to a whole new level…

Okay – so this is not a FOR REAL post but a link to the fabulous Emilie and Lea’s Secrets which never ceases to provide something dangerous for the waistline. Tomorrow, I will be posting in earnest about the time-honored … Continue reading

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Of Hospitals and Cheese Courses

Yes, I am being a slacker this week.  MB is having some health issues and afternoons at the hospital have proved to be uninspiring…except for the meals. Now granted, I haven’t been in the hospital in the U.S. since the … Continue reading

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Bringing up Chien

The French LOVE dogs (literal dogs not all my figurative dog-talk).  Dogs can go on the train, on the tram, in a restaurant…just about anywhere that doesn’t have a sign indicating otherwise.  A dog being out and about in public … Continue reading

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