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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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Peach Tart with Raspberry-Almond Cream


The word for peach in French is “pêche” and it’s pronounced pesh. The word for peach tree is “pêcher” and is pronounced pesh-ay. If we are to continue with this lesson, the word for sin is péché, pronounced pretty darn similarly

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The Viscount – Chapter Five

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First time here? Start with Chapter One! THE VISCOUNT OF MAISON LAFFITTE CHAPTER FIVE Chastity checked her appearance in the mirror. Only the front of her hair was pulled up loosely, and the rest fell freely in the light-brown curls,

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Love Trumps Doctrine

When did this rosemary bush get so big??? Is trimming this now part of my life-affirming duties? I mean - activities?

The first half of this post is a brain dump. The second half (after the picture of the rosemary bush) is the point at hand – a faith post. Feel free to read either - or - or both. I woke up

Posted in Convictions, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Eight Takeaways from BlogHer ’14

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I told myself that this would be my last BlogHer. It’s difficult to justify the expense when I am not speaking or serving in any kind of official capacity - even if I’m sharing a hotel room and using my husband’s frequent flyer

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The Viscount – Chapter Four

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Hi folks! It’s our last day in Brittany, and then we head back home in a whirlwind two days before I leave again (on my own) to visit my sister and go to BlogHer. So I’m not online much these

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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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