Posted in March 2012

Expect the completely unexpected!

Expect the completely unexpected!

I received news today that completely changes the thoughts in my wandering mind… I am a PhD student…one that was looking for more funding to finish the degree, at least 3 more years of funding and it was becoming a little scary. I mean I am a female in an engineering field, everyone told me … Continue reading

Tasty Tuesday: Baguette

Tasty Tuesday: Baguette

There is nothing like the smell of fresh baked bread! One of the best (and probably worst for my weight) things from my trip to Paris is that the trip from my BFs apartment to the métro each day took us by a boulangerie. J’adore la boulangerie! They are so crafty, those bakeries, they keep … Continue reading

French Music Monday: Luce

French Music Monday: Luce

Again, searching for French indie-pop music to fit my tastes I came upon LUCE. She seems quite quirky but definitely talented! I have been listening to this album (available on iTunes) for a good 2 months, generally on repeat. Catchy, fun songs! Apparently she won France’s Nouvelle Star in 2010 (similar to American Idol I … Continue reading

Tasty Tuesday: Speculoos!

Tasty Tuesday: Speculoos!

I discovered a delicious cookie while flying Delta airlines a few years ago. I never realized that this cookie would exist outside of those tiny regional jets, however, on my first trip to Paris last November my BF offered me cookies, Speculoos cookies. I accepted, seeing as how I love cookies, well all things sweet … Continue reading

French Music Monday: Zaz

French Music Monday: Zaz

One of my favorite things to do recently is search for French music that fits my taste. A little indy, catchy beats, soft rockish, good musicians. I suppose that is how I would classify my musical taste though I think there is a lot more to it…nevertheless, I found an artist this week that I … Continue reading