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.

Mardi Gras in France: a Louisiana Perspective


Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana is a massive day of celebration that Southern Louisianians wait for impatiently for 364 days of the year. But in in modern-day France it’s just another Tuesday. Whereas in Louisiana people spend well over a month eating … Continue reading

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Cherbourg Umbrellas: MADE IN FRANCE luxury.


Cherbourg Umbrellas are the ideal luxury gift or souvenirs for your Parisian or French trip.  Everyone wants to come to Paris and buy something distinctly French and a luxurious product is certainly ideal. But if you’re wanting to come to … Continue reading

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What to buy in Paris 2


Thank you to everyone who has read my first blog on this subject. So now here is part 2 of what you should buy in Paris. These are fun, practical, and affordable gifts and souvenirs you can bring home from … Continue reading

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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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