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  • Memorable Romantic Wedding Proposal in Paris - Notre Dame | www.BonjourAdventure.com
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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
  • 2017 Resolutions to achieve success in health, business, finances and life! - BonjourAdventure.com
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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
  • New Years Resolutions: Setting a theme for the year | www.BonjourAdventure.com
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    2016: A Look at a Failed Resolution

    I’m not much for setting New Year’s resolutions, because most of them get set aside by February or March for other priorities that come along. However, at the beginning of 2016, I read an…

    January 8, 2017
  • How to prepare Thanksgiving in Paris: Everything you need to know! www.BonjourAdventure.com
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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
  • 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
  • On Coming Home & Moving to Paris: An American Expat in France
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    Welcome Home to the Everlasting Goodbye

      Returning home to the US means passing through Customs, and trying to avoid saying just how many chocolates I have packed as gifts in my suitcase. Sometimes it’s the longest line that hasn’t…

    August 16, 2016
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    On Love: One Step Forward, Two steps back

    It’s official! Today, I’ve lived in Paris for one year. I’m celebrating with a glass of Prosecco, and writing this article. Quite honestly this has been one super tough year. I hesitate to jump into…

    July 10, 2016
  • Minor Miracles for Expats in Paris - Bonjour Adventure
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    Minor Miracles in Moving Abroad

    Wow! I just bought eye makeup remover without completely stressing out or taking a million hours to decide what to buy. And this was a minor miracle in the life of this expat. I…

    June 13, 2016
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    April in Paris: Photo Essay

    So, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite photos from April. I’ve wanted to share more photos with you on the blog, but I hadn’t really figured out in what context…

    May 6, 2016
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    Filing Taxes While Abroad

    It’s tax season! And, you know what I’m doing? Filing my taxes. (Actually, I’m procrastinating filing my taxes by writing this article for you, but who’s counting… LOL) So, you think you can move…

    April 2, 2016
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    Success! Our Parisian Home

    Monday: We lost the Unicorn Apartment (Feb 15th) Although we didn’t get the “unicorn apartment” that we had visited, with its tall southwest facing windows and view of Paris’s finest architecture, the fact this…

    March 12, 2016