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A Glimpse of Dijon

A Glimpse of Dijon

I had four hours in Dijon on a little layover trip on my way back to Paris from Strasbourg. The plan was lunch and a little walk about. Within the first 5 minutes I was trying to convince Francois to take over his boss’s job […]

The French Visa for Americans that You’ve Never Heard Of

The French Visa for Americans that You’ve Never Heard Of

It wasn’t on the consulate website. I couldn’t find any information about it online. What was this elusive visa? The visa Profession Liberale is like the magical unicorn visa the Skills and Talent visa used to be, but it’s much easier to get if you […]

Jet Lag Cures!

Jet Lag Cures!

Traveling back and forth from Texas to France has made me super conscious of how to beat jet lag because let’s face it, it’s probably the worst part of overseas traveling and it can ruin the first couple of days of a vacation. This last […]

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

now now now- I know it’s usually “One Bowl” this or that but I think two bowls is pretty darn good. Well actually I should correct that and say one bowl, a small saucepan, a whisk, and a stirring spoon AND no mixer required. I […]

The Fingerprinting Story

The Fingerprinting Story

Or rather how I went all over Paris to complete what I thought would be a rather simple requirement for my visa   If you’ve ever had to get a visa to live in another country, you might relate to this story. If it was […]

Blueberry Alsatian Tart

Blueberry Alsatian Tart

My favorite fruit season is finally here!!! Blueberries and strawberries in the market. 😀 Which means it’s the perfect time for baking with berries. This tart focuses on beautiful fresh blueberries and in a bit of a twist from your typical blueberry pie, a custard […]