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Another Monday post…

Another Monday post…

Once again, a little harder to take Monday’s when weekends are relaxing and awesome. This weekend went like this… Friday I had French class, which I still love. Mad props to the Alliance Française in Marseille. I highly recommend it. Then I worked…attempted to work. Fridays are also impossible. haha. That evening I went to … Continue reading

Weekends are my favorite

Weekends are my favorite

It is nearly impossible to go back to work happily after a nice weekend. I was lucky enough to have a good friend visit this weekend. Marseille graciously afforded us lovely weather and plenty of wonderful things to do! On Friday, when Alexandre arrived from Grenoble we went to dinner at a great little place … Continue reading

Macarons Round 2

Macarons Round 2

So I tried again … I bought some fancy ingredients, including powdered egg whites. The cookbook I have suggested this for humid climates and to more quickly “age” your egg whites if you didn’t have enough forsight to do this ahead of time 🙂 I also bought fleur de sel in order to make salted … Continue reading

Macaron Success!

Macaron Success!

Hello all! Long time no see! My life is on hold for my exam that is on Friday but I couldn’t help but come on here and check my fave blogs and show you my Macaron making success! I chose an easy recipe out of the book I mentioned before using French Meringue and vanilla butter cream filling since … Continue reading

French-ify my Baking!

French-ify my Baking!

I am sooooo excited! Here’s the backstory…. almost a year ago my wonderful French boyfriend bought me the most amazing gift ever….why? Well first because he is awesome and probably because he wanted something (no, not necessarily that…haha). He bought me this: so the thing he wanted I am assuming was me to bake more. … Continue reading

Happy Easter everyone!

Happy Easter everyone!

I had quite a weekend finishing with a nice Easter lunch with my roomie and friends. We had quite the spread and since I had the time to plan I baked and cooked all weekend 🙂 I really do enjoy it! I finally got to make a recipe for banana cupcakes with Nutella icing ! … Continue reading