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French traditions during Le Saint Sylvester, France's New Years Celebration #1 PARTY FAVORS The kids, instead of party blowers, those whistle streamers you blow in to and they unroll as they squeak, the French have little tubes, and chase each other...
  First you swirl, holding the bottom of your wine glass, watch the fluid stick to its sides, and then you smell the bouquet. Finally your lips touch the wine, and your eyes widen, as you taste one of life’s...
In the midst of a new country at the most family oriented time of the year, we contemplate what traditions we might adopt from the French and what family traditions made along the way that we might keep. Do you...
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 2 days away, we travel with our friend M to the markets in Narbonne in search of specialty cheeses, fresh vegetables and seafood for Friday’s special meal. Bigger with more...
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...
outdoor shopping centre

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...