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For You, Who Lack Confidence

lack confidence

Hey you, who lack confidence – you, who are frozen with insecurity. Yes, you! You don’t have to stay this way, you know. This is not the real you. But it’s been so many years, has it? Year after year without changing?

Posted in Faith, Family, God's Love, The Lady

Tween Selfie

tween selfie

Hi! It’s Juliet!! I wanted to talk about a friend of mine that I met in Switzerland : Paula. She is very funny and nice. I met her, and we became friends, because we were in the same room. (Wait

Posted in Family, The Kids

Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas

cheese platter

I’ve been blogging for six years, almost to the day. (What day was it?) In that time, I’ve put up a lot of recipes, some of them complicated, most of them easy, and nearly all of them French. I’ve decided

Posted in Food, Main Dishes

Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent (with photos)

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If you found me through a pin, or a google search for “homemade liquid laundry detergent” then you are clearly interested in making your own detergent, and I think I can help with that. However if you are a regular

Posted in Family, The House

Last Night I Dreamt About a Wave

dream about a wave

I dreamt about a wave last night. I can’t tell whether the waterway I accessed was supposed to be an amusement park ride, like one we went to recently, or whether it was a canal-way that was supposed to take

Posted in Faith, God's Love

The ABCs of Moi


Elaine’s Old School Blogging is back, this time hosted by both Elaine and Andrea. It’s a nod back to the days when bloggers didn’t worry about SEO terms or pinnable images. And they actually followed and commented on each other’s blogs!

Posted in Family, The Lady

Chez le Luthier


A very select few of you are looking at the title and saying, “Cool! Someone’s going to start playing the violin in the Goutet household!” (I’m looking at you Korinthia)! The rest of you are saying, huh?!?!? A luthier makes violins

Posted in Family, The Kids

How to Help Syrian Refugees


One of my first questions, as soon as I was made aware of the magnitude of the crisis, was how to help the Syrian refugees?! To my discredit, I remained largely in ignorance until the photo of Aylan Kurdi appeared.

Posted in Convictions, Faith, God's Love, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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