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Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

I’m always a fan of the ‘travel more’ New Year’s Resolution! It’s a resolution that only results in good things- trying new dishes, seeing incredible sights, or maybe trying a cooking class.  Being based in Paris has given me the incredible opportunity to travel around […]

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

I am falling in love with the Alsace region of France. The names of the Alsatian towns are utterly impossible to even attempt to pronounce correctly but I do know that Flammenkueche is not called by it’s Alsatian name but by the French name Tarte […]

Christmas Chateau Visiting: Vaux le Vicomte

Christmas Chateau Visiting: Vaux le Vicomte

I’ve been wanting to visit Château Vaux le Vicomte for ages! When I was here 3 years ago I tried to organize a group to visit the Château for my birthday. Long story short, the serious lack of last minute automatic rental cars in Paris […]

Strasbourg Christmas Markets

Strasbourg Christmas Markets

This past weekend I was down in Strasbourg visiting the Frenchman and … the Christmas Markets!! I think I was giddy with excitement a full week before I left. My coworker kept looking over at me saying geez Molly it’s like it’s the first time […]

Lille and a Seriously Fabulous Food Tour

Lille and a Seriously Fabulous Food Tour

My sisters were in Paris for a week and wanted to do a day trip. Instead of the classic Chateau or little town surrounding Paris I opted to take them to a town a little future away. My thought was travel is travel. With a […]

Thanksgiving Tips from Mom

Thanksgiving Tips from Mom

I love Thanksgiving! Or as I fondly call it- Turkey Day! This is most likely because it involves a TON of cooking, a massive meal, cozy time around the table with friends and family, and lots of different desserts to make and eat. Over the […]