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January 2017

Galette des Rois Fit for a Queen

Traditions are spectacular. I love them.  They provide a trusted sense of continuity when life is constantly shifting and evolving.  Traditions keep our departed loved ones alive and quench us comforting nostalgia when our hearts thirst for the familiar scraps of the past.  Conversely, starting […]

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Bébé Francophile Starter Kit

  Here I am, six months along with this growing bump, and only a few more to go before I meet my petit garçon.  So far, life has felt like an ongoing Barbara Walters special.  Never have I attracted such attention- so many questions, so […]

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Snoozing for Midnight: A 2016 Recap

“Sweetie… sweetie?” Josh gently tugged at my limp foot. “Mwrar…hmphf.  Mmm hmmm?” I grumbled. “It’s almost midnight.  A few more minutes.  Wake-up.” Wow. What a year.  I’m not sure I can definitively decide whether it was great or terrible.  Somewhere in the middle, I will […]

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