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My inner mantra of inspirational thoughts keep me on track pursuing happiness.  These are the top quotes that inspire me. #13 If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten - Tony Robbins #12 Go take on...
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The Polygon in Beziers

What a fabulous birthday! Sushi, shopping, singing with the choir, I couldn't have asked for a better day! The Polygone in Beziers is an outdoor shopping centre on the edge of the city, not 20 minutes from Capestang, France, where we...
After reading dozens of other family's stories living with less on the road, I thought about what we were living without and how our family was coping and feeling about it. After 5 months travelling throughout Europe, and living...
  Canadians. We are a quirky bunch, eh? Being from Canada, more specifically from the West Coast of BC, living in France has been an adjustment. There are a few things that I miss from my kitchen back home that...
When we decided to start living our dream life and buy a B&B, we researched many tourist areas of France. We kept coming across this region in the Languedoc, known as the #1 tourist destination in the world. For many...
I am not a patient person, my nature is to mow to the end, with little consequence. Always been more important to finish, not finish finely. It is my biggest personality flaw. Patiently I wait for patience. #1 Patience While...
It seems simple right? Flour, water, salt and yeast; 4 ingredients that bakers spend much time trying to master, the art of the perfect French bread. You can mix them together and put them long and narrow in the...

Top 5 French Recipes

What I have noticed about French recipes is the endless steps. Take the meat out, reduce sauce, add back in this ingredient, separately brown in pan, reuse drippings, marinate over night, add back the browned bacon or onions or...
(This list made when we first arrived in France.) Just arriving 2 weeks ago to the land of Brie cheese, wine and baguettes, we note cultural differences. Some are similar to the rest of Europe and a few are just...
Capestang, France Exactly 2 km away is the house we fell in love with from our marathon house hunt back in September. Located in the Languedoc Roussillon Region of France, in the department of Herault, you may remember, it was...