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Like a Local in Paris: 2nd Arrondissement

Like a Local in Paris: 2nd Arrondissement

I was a Paris local for 3 years – The first year while I was in school I moved around 4 different times- YES! So when I returned after spending a year back home, I vowed to find one spot and stay there! That ended […]

4th Surprise Bake Along! Pate Brisee and the All American Pie

4th Surprise Bake Along! Pate Brisee and the All American Pie

This might have been one of my favorite bake alongs to date. Breaking through pie crust barriers!!! I have to admit making pie crust was intimidating for me too up until just a few years ago. Honestly I think the reason why is because there […]

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 […]

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 […]

Interesting Things I’ve Found While Living in Paris

Interesting Things I’ve Found While Living in Paris

I found this post in my drafts from when I was living in Paris two years ago and had to share. 🙂 I do laundry constantly. In our washing machine you can fit a grand total of 4 shirts, 2 pairs of pants, and some […]

Packing for the Expat Life in France

Packing for the Expat Life in France

When I packed for France it was a nightmare! With the weight limits and bag limits I repacked a solid 8 times, took over the living room, kept standing on and off the scale, and just about pulled my hair out. I wasn’t sure what […]