The Thoughtful Photo

Blogging is fun- I LOVE writing.  However, my favorite element is creating both attractive and interesting images that could easily tell the narrative without my written words.  Using only my trusty smartphone, I take and use almost all of my own photography for À La […]

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Picnic Posh: Le Dîner en Blanc

Lately, Saturday nights consist of yoga pants and fuzzy slippers.  Time to confess- I’m a homebody by design.  Being such doesn’t mean that I don’t fancy a night on the town.  Pas de tout!  Nothing tickles me more than an elegant affair.  Last week, I […]

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In the Bag

Recently, I was in need of some tote bags to keep at my work office.  The city where I work has officially issued a plastic bag ban, which means shoppers must either bring their own reusable bags to retailers, opt for paper bags, or pay […]

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What I Watched: Elle

WARNING: The following post discusses sexual assault and violence and may be upsetting and/or disturbing to some readers.  Reader discretion is advised. Every July, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is host to its French Film festival, which boasts a showcase of “a diverse selection […]

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Studio Fauve-orite

Perfect timing. Petit Garçon and I have been particularly stir-crazy since I started maternity leave.  We needed a small day trip to give us some air because when you start forgetting the date and daytime television becomes riveting, it’s time to get the heck out […]

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The Caramel Obsession

Jess, you have to try this French place I found… I hear this amongst friends, family, and followers quite often, and it never grows old. Never.  I’m always looking to discover a new place that offers authentic goodies and magically transports me back to France […]

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Expats We Love: Nhan

Surprisingly (or maybe not), the Paris blog is a popularly growing trend.  In fact, when I launched A La Prochaine, I had no idea my love for French culture had such a widespread share. Naturally, I sprung to connect with these bloggers because well… they […]

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Bébé à Bord

Bonjour!  Ça va? Perhaps you’ve noticed that I have been missing for the past month.  Even during recent major French news events (eh hem… wasn’t there some sort of French election, or something?) the À La Prochaine neighborhood has been but tumbleweeds and vastly scattered […]

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