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This Stubborn Little Thing Called Hope

Things couldn’t get any worse, right? (chuckle) On Saturday, I woke up with a urinary tract infection, but I was pretty zen about it. Usually, the post-traumatic stress of having
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Fall Holds No Joy For Me

I am just going through the motions. My husband – who left for New York – was worried to leave me because I can barely function. I can function (get
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Jesus. Rock Star.

The church I went to in New York was very large, so I suppose that it was inevitable that someone famous would eventually show up. In this case, the famous
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Brussel Sprouts in Orange-Cream Sauce

Brussel sprouts, poor little dears. They get such a bad rap. Even I thought I’d have to stick this recipe with a little post I’m concocting called, “Kitchen Disasters” (along
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Duck à l’Orange

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Duck is canard in French, and when you buy it in the store, it looks like this. In the States, duck is less common and is usually found in the freezer section of the grocery store – and it’s usually whole.
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Posted in Food, Meat & Fish

Vlog #4 Pronouncing French Tourist Sites

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Hi everyone! I’m back with another Vlog where I give you the history and pronunciation of a few tourist sites. In it, I’ve covered: La Notre Dame – the gothic cathedral on l’Ile de la Cité, and I talked about the
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Posted in France, Tourism

Chapter Ten and Family Photos

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Okay, so this is only part of a chapter – and a filler one at that. I know what I want to happen next, but that scene requires its own chapter and can’t be shoved into this one. Because I didn’t
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Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Why Christians Shouldn’t Swear

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I know, I know. Such a judgy title, right? But let me give you a little background first so you don’t think I’m trying to be holier-than-thou. (Because, of course, I’m not holier-than-thou and could only try to be if
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Posted in Convictions, Faith

When My Friend Dumped Me

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Ooooh … friendship loss. I could tell you about my friend from college, who got all the boys I liked, binge-ate along with me (except that she threw it up and was skinny), and who “broke up with me” by saying
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Posted in Family, The Lady, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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 MAISONS LAFFITTE CHAPTER NINE  The Viscount was seated in the comfortable library in the Town
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Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Nourishing My Husband

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

Moms, Kids & Laduree

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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,
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Posted in France, The Kids, Tourism

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