Life in France

10 Things I love about Fall in Provence

This will be my fourth fall living in our little corner of Provence and, as the years go by, it seems we spend these months doing a lot of the same things every year. We’ve developed a sort of “must-do” list of the season, which in many ways tops some of the summer pastimes that […]

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Celebrating Fall in Provence

Hello dear readers and friends.  It’s been a week of chilly temperatures, slightly grumpy moods (no one ’round here really likes the idea of summer being over), and busy work schedules. Despite the changes the season has brought, I’m still quite happy to be here, living through my third fall in Provence.  Today I’m sharing […]

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It’s Harvest Time in Provence

The wine harvest in Provence is in full-swing and this past weekend we were lucky enough to witness a ceremonial “first-press” in the village of Le Beausett. The village’s annual  Fête de Terroir, which showcases local products from the region, took place on Sunday and included villagers in period costume, folk dancing, and samples of […]

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20 Totally Awesome Things About France

Happy 2012 friends and readers.  Since we spent most of our holiday indulging in many of the things that make France so special (mainly food, drink, & more food) I thought it would be fun to start off the new year with a list of a few things I find totally awesome about France. Please […]

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How to Find a Job in the South of France

Greetings from a still sunny, albeit chillier South of France.  I’ve started pulling a few of my sweaters out of storage and also looking around town for the latest fall trends…mainly scarves, scarves, & more scarves.  So far, no big surprises heading into the fall season (my wallet is happy). I’ve also started a new […]

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