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    A Wedding Proposal in Paris

    An engagement 18 years in the making! During my first trip to Paris when I was 15 years old, the tour guide had us stand on the zero milestone in Paris, called Point Zero,…

    January 25, 2017
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    2017: Big Year Ahead!

    In spite of failing to achieve my 2016 resolution and then reading this article about not setting too many resolutions, I have SIX resolutions for 2017. Yes, that’s a bit much. Yes, I think…

    January 17, 2017
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    France’s Special New Year’s Traditions

    Now that I’m married to my charming Frenchman, I’ve been exposed to a whole new way to celebrate the end of the year. Sending Holiday cards In my family we always sent Christmas cards…

    December 28, 2016
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    Our Thanksgiving in Paris

    We planned our Thanksgiving in Paris for Saturday afternoon, so I woke up earlier than usual to pick up the second turkey at the butcher shop. I’m all about saving time, so I was…

    December 23, 2016
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    Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

    My husband raves about this butternut squash soup. It has more ingredients than a typical butternut squash soup recipe, but I had such great reviews, I think they are all worth adding! Click here…

    November 27, 2016
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    Thanksgiving Recipes

    This Thanksgiving my husband and I will be hosting 7 guests in our tiny 350 square foot (33m2) apartment. We’ll have everyone over on Saturday, since Thursday isn’t a national holiday in France. I…

    November 20, 2016
  • How to Prepare a Thanksgiving Abroad in Paris
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    Preparing a Thanksgiving in Paris

    Thanksgiving in Paris is just a normal Thursday day at work. Having never had to construct my own holidays or traditions before in my adult life, I wasn’t prepared for Thanksgiving last year, and…

    November 6, 2016
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    Voting Abroad

    The French are surprised to learn I voted by mail. They have two options for voting while abroad: going to the local French embassy in the country where you are staying or naming another…

    November 2, 2016
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    Is Paris Safe?

    So many things come to mind when I think about this question, but everything leads me to feel safe and say YES! There’s a lot to think about that brought me to that statement. I…

    June 30, 2016
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    Tea at the Mosquée de Paris

    I had seen the impressive white building with green tiled roofs from the outside, but never guessed I would ever go inside, mostly because as a non-muslim, I didn’t see any way I would…

    June 23, 2016