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Blogs, Books and Upcoming Events

Hello everyone! Well. I finished my novel (although I’m still editing it like crazy). I submitted it to a competition to be picked up by an agent, so I’m not
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Quick Garlic-Seafood Appetizer

This is a very quick shrimp and scallop recipe that uses reduced wine, butter, parmesan and sour cream. It makes your house smell like a five-star restaurant and it’s such
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Paris-Brest Pastry, Gluten-Free

The Paris-Brest is a French pastry, created in 1910 (in Maisons Laffitte, by the way) by a pâtissier named Louis Durand. He was inspired by the cycling race from Paris
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The Viscount – Chapter Twenty-Two

THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO “Salut Tommy.” Marc reached down awkwardly and wiggled Thomas’ knee before straightening back up again. Thomas continued to stare down at the action
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Blogs, Books and Upcoming Events

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Hello everyone! Well. I finished my novel (although I’m still editing it like crazy). I submitted it to a competition to be picked up by an agent, so I’m not posting any more chapters on the blog for now. If
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Posted in Culture, Faith, Family, France, The Lady

Quick Garlic-Seafood Appetizer

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This is a very quick shrimp and scallop recipe that uses reduced wine, butter, parmesan and sour cream. It makes your house smell like a five-star restaurant and it’s such a cinch to make. I have been meaning to share
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Posted in Appetizers, Food, Meat & Fish

Paris-Brest Pastry, Gluten-Free

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The Paris-Brest is a French pastry, created in 1910 (in Maisons Laffitte, by the way) by a pâtissier named Louis Durand. He was inspired by the cycling race from Paris to Brest, which was inaugurated in 1891. The pastry is
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Posted in Desserts, Food, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

The Viscount – Chapter Twenty-Two

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THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO “Salut Tommy.” Marc reached down awkwardly and wiggled Thomas’ knee before straightening back up again. Thomas continued to stare down at the action figure he had in his hand without giving any indication
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Why I Still Pray

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In the past few weeks, God has met a very specific financial need of ours in an unexpected and great way. He has allowed the three-year old daughter of a friend to overcome a life-threatening cancer … only to lose her life to
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Theatre, Circus, and Awards

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A week ago Friday, my family went to the theatre. My daughter’s class had been chosen to be part of a performance of Noah’s Arc with a professional theatre company, and the families get discount tickets to three performances so the kids
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Posted in Culture, Family, France, The Kids, The Lady

The Viscount – Chapter Twenty-One

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THE VISCOUNT OF MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE “She’s here,” Chastity said, jumping up from the couch and running over to the Intercom. “This should be fun,” her mother said, patting Tommy’s back gently. She was still wary of any movement
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Life, Love and Sarcasm in Paris

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That’s Paris is out! And I’m in it! See that? Oh là là  is right! This book is the brainchild of Velvet Morning Press, and all proceeds will go to charity! Woot! Woot! (I love that part).  The details about the charity
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I'm Lady Jennie - Welcome to A Lady in France!

I think I was born in the wrong era. I am meant to live in the 19th century. In England. Born into an aristocratic family that is independently wealthy and doesn't need to marry off its daughters to save them from becoming spinster governesses. ( To continue reading, please click here. )

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