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The Viscount – Chapter Nine

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If you’re new here, you can start at Chapter One. And then each post will lead you to the next chapter at the end. THE VISCOUNT OF MAISON LAFFITTE CHAPTER NINE  The Viscount was seated in the comfortable library in the Town

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Nourishing My Husband


Every year we have a church service in the forest of Fontainebleau followed by a picnic. It’s a chance to spent the day together in nature. Juliet: Mom. I have nature stains on my hands. Me: Nature stains … you

Posted in Culture, Family, Photos, The Kids, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Moms, Kids & Laduree


I haven’t shared this with you yet because we left for Switzerland the following day, but I had the privilege of meeting one of my favourite bloggers on the Internet – Ameena from Fancy That, Fancy This. Only this time,

Posted in France, The Kids, Tourism

Vlog #3 Dining in France

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This vlog was a labor of frustration. I recorded it earlier today, and then spent the rest of the afternoon trying to figure out how to fix a video where the audio and video are not synced. I never did

Posted in Culture, France, Vocabulary

The Viscount – Chapter Eight

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If this is your first time here, why not start with Chapter One? THE VISCOUNT OF MAISON LAFFITTE CHAPTER EIGHT Camille was sitting in the kitchen, eating the steak and French fries that the cook had set out for him.

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When People Are Mean


I have a pretty even temper. I don’t scream at my kids – I teach or scold them instead. I don’t yell at my husband – I express how I’m feeling in a calm voice (a fact which I can’t take

Posted in Faith, Teaching, The House

Parenting Advice

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I hate reading books that give parenting advice. I never read the sleep training books, the baby sign language books – none of that. I think part of me thought that I had better things to do with my (now

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The Viscount – Chapter Seven

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First time here? Why not start at Chapter One? Thanks for going on this adventure with me. I know for a fact I would never write a fictional novel if I didn’t have to be accountable and put chapters up

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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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