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    Bon Thanksgiving!

    November 23, 2017

    Happy Thanksgiving! Gathering family and friends around the table to eat delicious food and drink wine = the perfect holiday. Being with the Frenchman who didn’t grow up with this all-American tradition, I sort of had to “force” Thanksgiving on him (although if you ask the French, they would argue they have a Thanksgiving-esque meal every Sunday). Every year, we usually have two Thanksgiving meals — one with family and one with friends.  We typically host a Friendsgiving and invite our…

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    Planning a destination wedding in France: Pros & Cons

    It’s #weddingwednesday!  I’ll be posting about our destination wedding France on Wednesdays (realistically, twice a month).  As an event and wedding coordinator, it’s fun for me to share the process and I hope I…

    November 15, 2017
  • Lifestyle

    Our Annual Holiday Cards

    I love snail mail (both receiving and sending).  The three major occasions I send out cards is for birthdays, thank yous, and for the holidays.  I always look forward to the end of the…

    October 27, 2017
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    Deciding where to have our French wedding

    When the Frenchman and I got engaged, there was no question of where we would get married — France. We chose France because it’s the Frenchman’s home country with a majority of his friends…

    October 18, 2017
  • Eucalyptus Wreath DIY
    DIY Lifestyle

    DIY Eucalyptus Wreath

    Fall… my favorite time of year. Crisp air, scarf and boot weather, leaves changing, pumpkin flavored everything.  Who am I kidding? We don’t get any of that in LA… except the pumpkins everywhere.  But…

    October 13, 2017
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    Travel United States

    Weekend Away | Seattle, Washington

    Seattle & Bainbridge Island – Washington  |  February 2016 Seattle has always had my heart.  There’s a bit of city, a bit of outdoors, lots of culture and food.  And of course, there’s quite…

    September 15, 2017
  • Wedding first look

    Just Married!

    The Frenchman and I got hitched 2 weeks ago in the Loire Valley. It was an amazing wedding as we celebrated the whole weekend with family and friends. I must admit, we’re still on…

    September 7, 2017