This is our tenth anniversary of going to Brittany every summer. My husband has four brothers, who each have kids. And every July for two weeks, we all congregate with his parents in one large house, rented from the parents of friends of ours from church (and if that isn’t enough prepositions to keep your brain busy …) where we… Read More
This is my jam-packed, joy-filled life. It’s exhausting, but blissful.
Hi everyone. I hadn’t intended to post today but in sorting out my e-mail subscriber situation, it said an e-mail would be sent out at 4AM my time and I wanted to make sure it wasn’t a duplicate post of Monet’s garden. (Oh, I hope it works this time!) If my posts are less frequent overall, I wanted to assure you I am still… Read More
My blog has been down for a few days, and my author website (jenniegoutet.com) for even longer. I switched hosts and was again reminded of my lack of comprehension of all things technical. I hadn’t realised that switching hosts meant copying the huge files that represent 7 years of blogging from the old host to the new. I thought it just magically sorted… Read More
We’ve made some headway on our stalled construction. I went searching through the archives for photos to remind you of what our house has looked like for the past year, and I found one that I posted on my blog and a couple on Instagram. (If you’re reading this from your e-mail and want to see the Instagram photos, you have… Read More
Sometimes I feel like other bloggers who write about expat life in France are less busy than I am. Or is it just my imagination? Life for them meanders by on a gently-flowing stream, whereas mine feels like it’s being heaved from the end of a catapult. Although I’m tempted to blame life, I suspect it’s my own fault. I’m a magnet for busyness…. Read More