Category Archives: France

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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My balcony garden


So this weekend the fella’ and I joined the masses of Parisians and went to Trufault to buy plants to plant our first  balcony garden. Since it seems like we’ve totally avoided a freeze this year we are ready to take the … Continue reading

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Is cereal different in France?


When I lived in Louisiana if we left the cereal open for a day it would go totally stale. Is that only a southern thing? Or is it like that in the north as well?But living in France it can … Continue reading

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PPP: Paris Pollution Problems


Well I guess we should consider ourselves lucky the winter 2013-2014 has been relatively nonexistent. I was so obsessed with finding a REAL winter coat while shopping in the states when I was back this christmas and after finding I’ve … Continue reading

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Remembering to love you


It may be raining on half of the city but not on the other. Ah little windows into my everyday.

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Fête D’Emilie


Today is my Fête! No, not my Birthday, that is two months away. In France you have your birthday and the day of your namesake. And the 19th of September is the fête de Sainte Émilie de Rodat who in … Continue reading

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