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 →

My Provence… An Interview with Caroline Longstaffe of Shutters & Sunflowers


 Beautiful Lourmarin Hello dear readers from a very wet and rainy south of France. It’s been a stormy week and Continue Reading →

Pas Possible: Falling in and out of love with France – {review & ebook giveaway}

Pas Possible

Hello dear readers from a still-sunny Provence. Fall is definitely here to stay, and I’ve whipped out my finest scarves Continue Reading →