For a few years now I’ve been wanting to see the Strasbourg Christmas markets- an obvious destination for me given my obsession with all things sparkly- and this year we finally got to make that happen! Before heading south for the holidays, we left Paris on a bitterly cold Sunday Read More
Ça y est, nous sommes pacsés ! The road to this has been long and tough, but we have finally joined the ranks of the PACSed. Most of the other people in our lives think this is a much bigger deal than we consider it to be, either because they’re Read More
Winter seems like it’s lasted forever this year, and with the strange amount of snow flurries we’ve been having here in Paris over the last few days (seriously weather? It’s March) I’ve been daydreaming a lot about warmer weather and escapes from the city. One of my favorite countryside adventures Read More
My lovely mom just returned back home after a week spent here visiting me in Paris (and, I think, having a much needed break). It had been seven months since we’d last seen each other, so it was great to have her here for a fairly significant period of time Read More
One of the many benefits of coming to a place for a second (or third or fourth) time is that you have the chance to see and do things you weren’t able to the first time around. As well as discovering more of D’s hometown, I also got to spend Read More
The arrival of a much-needed vacation was hailed with amazing views and a visit with good friends. Check out the beauty I discovered (again) in the calanques and in the charming town of Cassis!