Sippin’ News… Drinking Bandol reds & whites at Domaine Le Galantin

Galantin 1

  The party’s back on in the South…summer is in full-swing with packed beaches, evening apéros, and village festivals all Continue Reading →

An interview with Elizabeth Bard… author of PICNIC IN PROVENCE

Picnic in Provence

I’m thrilled to post an interview today with Elizabeth Bard, author of Lunch in Paris and Picnic in Provence.  Today Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… quiet mornings at the Port de Saint Louis

Port Saint Louis

I’m sure I’m not the only one, but I always feel quite productive when the sun comes out and this Continue Reading →

Moving to France… a few tips for living la belle vie


Beautiful Annecy, France in the Haute-Savoie Perhaps there is nothing so challenging in life as moving to another country. Whether it Continue Reading →

Packing your bags… 5 tips for staying stylish in the south of France

Cassis boutique

 Shopping the boutiques in Cassis Before arriving in France, there were two things I obsessed about: learning the language and Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… Spring scenes in Bandol

Market Bandol

Greetings dear readers and amis from a sunny south of France. The weather has been absolutely gorgeous this week, full Continue Reading →

Flirting with French… {Book review and *Giveaway*}

Flirting with French

Greetings from a sunny south of France. I’m very pleased to report that spring has officially arrived, and besides the Continue Reading →

What to See and Do in… Sanary-sur-Mer

Sanary port

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it’s certainly hard to believe that it’s springtime already. We’ve had a long week Continue Reading →

5 Years in France… Finding a place to call home

Cassis window

 Colorful balcony in Cassis   In January, I passed the 5-year-mark of living in France. At once a shocking, amazing, Continue Reading →