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House Sitting In France and Beyond

October 17, 2021

  Alison Browne is what you might call a modern-day nomad.   I knew I would like her when she also told me that she has always had the notion…

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Intrepid Summer Travellers!

October 10, 2021

  (Note: Winner of My French Gift Box Giveaway is at the bottom of this blog!)   As we say farewell to summer in the Northern Hemisphere,  I pay tribute…

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My French Gift Box!

October 3, 2021

  Well, it’s that time again!   Every quarter, I GIVEAWAY a really great gift to one of the Annual Members for my Virtual Adventures Club where I interview Women…

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The New Parisienne

September 26, 2021

  Note: This Featured image above is New Parisienne Dr. Ghada Hatem-Gantzer, founder of La Maison des Femmes, a centre addressing everything from family planning to domestic and sexual abuse.…

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Paris In Our Own Backyard!

September 19, 2021

  I always say that Paris is not just a great place to visit.   It is a state of being.   It is a state of mind.   That…

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Je me souviens* / I remember

September 12, 2021

Note about this photo at the bottom of the blog!   Before I left Quebec this visit, I found myself reminiscing about my first experiences in la belle province.   Growing…

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Dior in Montréal

September 5, 2021

  How do you feel about the cinched-in waist? Personally, I miss fashion where suits were tailored and people wore dresses that accentuated one’s waist.     When one is…

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Old Montréal

August 28, 2021

  If you are looking for a slice of France in North America, look no further than Québec, also known as la belle province|the beautiful province.   I have spent…

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Herbes de Provence!

August 22, 2021

  On my various trips to France over the years, I usually come home with some Herbes de Provence, usually in those pretty little clay jars.   They make great…

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Buying The Right Bra!

August 15, 2021

  So in buying the right bra…   I am going to expose a little more of myself than I usually do.   And if you are a gentleman reading…

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