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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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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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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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Expats We Love: Corey

When people ask why I love Paris as much as I do, often my answer involves a slew of stutters and fragmented points:  History… err…lifestyle…oops, no… bridges…ah… esthetic… art… baguettes. Baguettes!  Unfailingly, a tsunami of ideas rush my brain faster than I can manage to […]

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Je T’Aime… Maybe?

Picture it: Paris. July. 2005.  The concrete sidewalks of the 13th arrondisement radiate the dense heat captured from a day baking in the sizzling Parisian summer sunshine.   On the Rue des Tanneries, an American mishmash of sweaty college girls poke their heads outside of an […]

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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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Expats We Love: Véronique

In the creation of this blog, personally connecting with other bloggers and francophiles was a top priority. Nearly a year later, and that hasn’t changed! Chatting France with anyone is definitely fun, but when that same enthusiasm is reciprocated, the feeling is downright magical.  As […]

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