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How We’re Going Green At Home | Part II

A couple years ago, the Frenchman and I started to think of how we could produce less waste in the home and live more sustainably in the city. We started with incorporating a few eco-friendly habits into our life and we’ve been adding more…

Fishing at Ventura Beach
Lifestyle Personal

Life Lately

Life has been moving quickly in the past few months. We went to France in September (posts on France coming soon) and it’s been nonstop since then. A major change in the past few weeks is the fact that we decided to move and…

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How We’re Going Green At Home

The Frenchman and I have been trying to be more conscientious of our footprint and we’ve been increasing our efforts to live more eco-friendly.  Not only is it good for the environment… it’s good for you, makes you feel good, and can also save…

fall beach day
California Lifestyle Travel

An Autumn Beach Day

The great thing about living in Southern California is that the weather is temperate enough to allow for beachgoing all year round. And although it’s counterintuitive, my favorite time of the year to go to the beach is during autumn and winter.  With less…

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Happy New Year!

2017 has been quite the eventful year. Much of it full of happy moments, albeit quite stressful and time consuming (talking about the wedding planning here). Now is the time to be looking ahead to the new year. I’m not big on new year’s…

Entertain Lifestyle

Bon Thanksgiving!

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…


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 year and putting together holiday cards.  I wish more people…

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 this is my favorite season and I try to do…

Merry-go-round in Paris
France Lifestyle Travel

What we bring back from France

The Frenchman and I go to France at least once a year to visit family and friends and before we come back, we always have a list of must-buy items to bring back.  Typically we spend an afternoon at Monoprix (France’s equivalent to Target)…