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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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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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