Category Archives: France

Crazy Night of fireworks in Paris

Wow what a wild night!  We decided to venture out for what we believed, and turned out to be, one of the greatest fireworks shows on earth.  We planned the spot and prepared ourselves for camping out, French style, read Champagne etc…, hours early. Then came the people…  And more people.  By the time the fireworks […]

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How Many Have You Been Saying Wrong?

The correct way to pronounce 9 French brand names you’ve been saying all wrong Veuve Clicquot Who hasn’t had one of those slightly embarrassing “seen-it-but-never-said-it” moments with a high-profile foreign brand?Especially with a French brand. Brands hailing from francophone speaking countries are tricky for an untrained ear, considering French is a language you can’t really pronounce phonetically. But […]

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The Chatou Brocante fair – YouTube

OMG!! I am Literally Drooling!! This is one of my favorite websites.  We are soooo close and yet so far away right now and missing the March show, argh!  Who wants to meet me in September??? Oh my this is beyond YUMMY, enjoy 🙂    

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Market lessons in Paris

Wow, What a great article, I learned a lot and thought you might enjoy it too!  This is what we hope to do in the future, taking people on Tours.  Would you want to come be our guests and have us be your tour guides?  Three-day trip to Paris includes shopping, cooking, dining class Source: Market lessons […]

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How To Be More French Looking Now That I Almost Have My French Residency Card!

Found some good advice online from a great blog site: The French Girl Beauty Rules: Makeup Artist Violette Shares Her 8 Essential Secrets Photographed by Taylor Jewell As the fashion flock settles down in Paris for the last leg of the spring 2015 collections, that age-old question resurfaces once more: What is it about French women? The country’s […]

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Where the Statues of Paris were sent to Die

Saw this cool post on one of our favorite, fellow Bloggers.  Thought you would enjoy it and be sure to click on the photo.  Cool read! Enjoy with your morning coffeeThe stony gaze of the statue upon his executor says it all. Most of the bronze “men” that once watched over Parisian streets and public squares of the French […]

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Champagne France, Does it Get Any Better? No!

Champagne Ardenne Valley is something to see and a must on your list.  Champagne Caves and how the whole process is done by the names you’ve always seen:  Moet, Tattinger, Veuve Cliquot and more. Super cool information on my favorite subject: Champagne! It is well worth the monies and the time to go thru the […]

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Marne Valley, France

We just arrived in Champagne France and the Marne Valley, for our first European house sit and the beginning of our life abroad.  Its so appropriate that we would start our journey in Darla’s favorite thing/place on earth–Champagne! Just down the road from where we are staying,  is a gorgeous Mansion/Manor with the most beautiful […]

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