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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

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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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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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The Original Quiche Recipe


The original quiche recipe comes from the Lorraine region of France near Germany. Its earliest appearance dates back to 1373, but it was without the addition of bacon, which is now considered a must. The word quiche is probably from the

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Swiss Alps Life


Here are some interesting facts and photos about life in the Swiss Alps that I wanted to share with you. The houses are made from wood because there are tons of pine trees. The roof always overhangs quite a bit. and there

Posted in France, Tourism, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Vlog #2 – How to Scold Your Kids in French


The French method of educating their children is all the rage – clearly a superior method of education. So I thought you’d appreciate learning how to scold your kids in French. At the very least it will stop them from

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The Viscount – Chapter Six

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First time here? Why not start with Chapter One! THE VISCOUNT OF MAISON LAFFITTE CHAPTER SIX Paltier walked down the smooth stone steps that led to, what was the ground floor on one half of the property set on a

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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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