Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Christmas Part II: Wassailing (repost)

Hi y’all – yes, another repost for Christmas.  I hope you will still enjoy it!  Thank you so much to all of you who helped support Bread is Pain in the Expat Blog Awards – we took home first prize … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Part 1: Joyeux Noel

*This is a repost of a Christmas post I wrote my first year in France.  I hope you will enjoy, more Christmas Posts coming soon. *   Before leaving for the United States, I saw France out at the Christmas Market … Continue reading

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Top 7 Moments in France (and shameless self-promotion)

Hello all! Just a quickie to ask for your help.  I’ve entered the Expat Blog Awards with a post entitled “Top 7 Moments in France.”  It is a new post that has never been published here and I would be … Continue reading

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On the Road to Nowhere

“Are you looking at the map, which way do we turn here?”  MB is talking to me while driving as I search both the map and the road for a sign. “I’m looking,” I wail, “but I’m telling you I … Continue reading

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My Dirty Little Secret

“I HATE EVERYTHING – nothing is ever just easy,” I am stomping around the house in full tempter-tantrum – Scarlett-style. MB looks at me silently with no reaction (he has learned to let me just wear myself out…much like one … Continue reading

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