Monthly Archives: May 2012

Expat Entertainment

In her most recent post, Chickster from Up, Up, and Awayz (  awarded me with the Liebster Award.  Thanks so much, Chickster! The Liebster Award is for blogs with under 200 followers and has no standing rules; but she has … Continue reading

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Can Bacon be a Vegetable?

“Mwah!  Look at me, I am a big sausage!”  I am walking through the room dramatically, landing hard on each of my feet.  “Watch out, my fat sausage tread might bring the house down!” “Quoi?”  MB is amused but not … Continue reading

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Duck a L’Orange in an Ashtray

The French are not big on rules. The other night, a friend of ours asked if we could drive him to Ikea; some of the wooden slats on his couch had broken and he wanted to see if he could … Continue reading

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Stylistically Cool

I’m not cool enough to pull off “French”. Just last week, on Trying to be Conscious (a GREAT blog that you should check out), Cécile wrote about the elusive and ever-sexy French style.  She explains what she thinks are the … Continue reading

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