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 →

Gourmet lunch at L’Esperance… Food heaven in Bandol

L Esperance poire helene

Flower-covered fountain at the port of Bandol Greetings dear readers and friends from a very chilly Provence. It’s been a Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… Wintertime at the Aix Market

Aix market

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, we are in the middle of quite a cold snap here in the south Continue Reading →

What to See and Do in… Toulon


 View from Le Mitre beach, Toulon With all the events of the past week in France, it’s hard to get Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… Paris Christmas Windows

Paris Printemps

Well, here we are… Less than a week away from Christmas and it always seems like there’s a millon things Continue Reading →

A holiday treat for Wine Lovers…Lazenne *Wine Luggage* {review & giveaway}

Bandol wines

Greetings dear readers and friends.   I’m very happy to report that we have a fantastic giveaway going on today Continue Reading →

‘Tis the season… Fun & festive ways to celebrate Christmas in Provence

Bûches de Noël

 Bûches de Noël in Aix-en-Provence Well, here we are, the holiday season is upon us. Since we don’t have Thanksgiving Continue Reading →

Foto Friday… Beautiful Colors of Fall

Fall in Le Castellet

 Fall in the village of Le Castellet Greetings dear readers from a decidedly chilly south of France.  Our days are Continue Reading →