Author Archives: Emilie

About Emilie

I'm a small girl with big ambitions and very little common sense it seems. I decided after I graduated from college that I would move from my little city of Lafayette Louisiana to the raging monster city that is Paris. In 4 months of planning I have now uprooted everything I had in an amazing town to live in a truly wild place where I have no idea WHAT I am going to do. But isn't that the fun of it all. So here is cheers to getting lost, breaking hearts, starving, and many wonderful adventures that come along with finding yourself.

The Eiffel Tower this week


So the Eiffel tower has really been at it last week. As I shared in my last post we had Blue-White-Red decorations until Thanksgiving day following the events of Nov 13th and then the tower went green (literally) for the … Continue reading

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Two weeks later: the Paris attacks of Friday the 13th


  November 27 2016: It has been hard to know what to write. With everything that has happened and everyday new fears rising; I often am at a lose for words for the things that we are living in this … Continue reading

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The Fella: Bad jokes in French


So here’s on for my French readers: J’étais à table avec the Fella et je lui demande de me servir de l’eau et il pose sa fourchette pour me servir de l’eau. Je lui dit: – T’aurait pu finir ta … Continue reading

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The Fella: Les Poissons


So tonight I was cooking our Sunday dinner as I do every week. On Saturdays we go to our local market and buy fresh fish from the market for our Sunday night… this week was trout. As I was cutting … Continue reading

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Embarrassed… again… what’s new?


Written October 23rd 2014 So a pretext to this story: I’ve recently moved in with the fella’ and the poor dear is discovering for the first time what and utter and complete walking disaster I truly am. And that his … Continue reading

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4 days in Val de Loire (Loire Valley)


My Momma was in town! After touring for two weeks with the Magnolia Sisters my mom was ending her trip with us in Paris. Well…sort of. Mom, being the smart lady she is didn’t want to spend four august days … Continue reading

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How to stay safe in Paris


August 29th 2013: Well today is not an anniversary that I like to celebrate, but not everything in my time here in Paris has been a wonderful dream. Sometimes in life we have to have some awful things happen to … Continue reading

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