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My recent Frenchy Purchases…

My recent Frenchy Purchases…

In preparation for my macaron making (I am sure you’re all tired of reading about this and seeing no results…soon my friends, very soon!) I have made some purchases as I mentioned the other day. but here are some more Frenchy purchases I have made recently…. sadly I cannot yet purchase a whole bottle, this … Continue reading

Summer French Tutoring: Session 2

Summer French Tutoring: Session 2

Round two of my summer French learning went well. A few things I noticed: a week is a long time between lessons, unless you really practice every day what you learned in the last session. I found that by the time we started looking at the work I did as “homework” I really didn’t remember … Continue reading

Secrets of Paris, Marseille and Bordeaux

Secrets of Paris, Marseille and Bordeaux

Looking for suggestions of awesomeness to do in these three cities: Paris Bordeaux Marseille During the times of late June early July. I have done the touristy things in Paris, I am looking for some stuff off the beaten path, ya know?   First trip to Bordeaux and Marseille so touristy things can still be … Continue reading

Mind-Wandering Wednesday: Summer

Mind-Wandering Wednesday: Summer

Where is summer anyway? I have less than a week left of this semester’s classes and here in central PA it is COLD! We got snow a few days ago. Now, with May right around the corner I say this is unacceptable! We barely had a winter, got a little taste of summer and now … Continue reading

Saturday Site: GrooveShark.com

Saturday Site: GrooveShark.com

GrooveShark is a savior. I realize this may sound somewhat sacrilegious but seriously folks…an american lover of French music just can’t find enough of it here…unless you pay the crazy amazon.com prices for imports or rely on the selection of itunes store (which is actually quite good most of the time). GrooveShark.com is a site … Continue reading

French Music Monday: Carla Bruni

French Music Monday: Carla Bruni

I am sure it is no surprise that Carla Bruni would make it into the French Music Monday spot. She is just fantastic, great voice and gorgeous…and married to the president, I mean come on, she’s winning in life for sure! I also loved that she got a role in one of my favorite movies … 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