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Eleven

This girl is eleven. When you’re eleven, you no longer want to be a princess (except in the secretest part of your heart). So instead of princesses, you have a
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Do and Do; Rule on Rule.

I am well. My house is an explosion of colour and toys from cousins visiting and birthday party paraphernalia, but I am well. Mostly. I was sort of hard-hit to
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Attaining Perfection - when we are just treasures in jars of clay. @aladyinfrance

Attaining Perfection

I spend much of my days frozen with ineptitude, sitting amid the ashes and rubble, staring at the vortex of chaos that eats into the structured semblance of order and whips
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School Art Festival

I think it’s kind of cool that the spring festival for my kids’ school involves each class imitating – and learning about – a different artist. We’ve got Juliet’s class with
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Eleven

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This girl is eleven. When you’re eleven, you no longer want to be a princess (except in the secretest part of your heart). So instead of princesses, you have a pizza party theme. In the evening. And you play Pictionary! And
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Posted in Family, The Kids

Do and Do; Rule on Rule.

BIRTHDAY08

I am well. My house is an explosion of colour and toys from cousins visiting and birthday party paraphernalia, but I am well. Mostly. I was sort of hard-hit to learn that the actor who played Gilbert Blythe in the
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Posted in Convictions, Faith

Attaining Perfection

Attaining Perfection - when we are just treasures in jars of clay. @aladyinfrance

I spend much of my days frozen with ineptitude, sitting amid the ashes and rubble, staring at the vortex of chaos that eats into the structured semblance of order and whips the pieces into more chaos. Does anyone else feel this way?
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Posted in Convictions, Faith, Family, The Lady

School Art Festival

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I think it’s kind of cool that the spring festival for my kids’ school involves each class imitating – and learning about – a different artist. We’ve got Juliet’s class with Magritte “Ceci n’est pas une pomme” Juliet is holding her own
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Posted in Culture, Family, France, The Kids

Spring Is Here. I Promise.

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Here are some spring flower pictures for my Canadian friends, buried under mounds of snow.  It’s not long in coming, I promise you! Everyone is happy that spring is here. Seriously. Everyone.

Posted in Family, The Garden, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Amazing Grace

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This weekend a very close friend of mine, Danila, celebrated her 50th birthday. The invitation to attend this elegant fête, that would be held at a small château – was tucked into their family Christmas card. So we’ve known about the event for
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Posted in Faith, Family, God's Love, The Kids, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Tips for Parisian Dining on the Seine

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Matthieu and I were invited by Travel Republic to glide around the Seine on a dinner cruise via Les Bateaux Parisiens, which embark at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. It was a Tuesday night – one of my craziest days – but it was the
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Posted in France, Photos, Tourism

Ten Random Things I’ve Learned

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One It’s worth it to pay 15 euros extra for the semi-permanent nail polish. Two It’s hard to take a flattering shot of your hands when you’re over forty. Three You can, and should, replace the cutlery basket for your dishwasher with a
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Posted in Family, The Lady

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