Feeling Festive… and a *Book Giveaway*

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, things are certainly looking very festive around here. I remember when I first moved to France, almost 10 years ago, I thought the Christmas decorations were a little subdued... that was comparing them to the US of course, which is as festive as festive gets. Now, I feel as… Continue reading Feeling Festive… and a *Book Giveaway*

The Provençal Christmas Market at Château de Berne

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well things have sure cooled down here... a lot. We’d been really lucky to have sunshine up until about last week and now the real fall / winter temperatures are setting in – as low as 40° F in the morning… and, as you can imagine, that’s pretty low for… Continue reading The Provençal Christmas Market at Château de Berne

5 Fantastic Christmas Markets in Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, I hope this post isn’t too early… This year I am super excited to actually be celebrating Thanksgiving with a good American expat friend of mine. She’s from South Carolina, so she’s got the southern thing all figured out and I’ll try to throw in a dash of California… Continue reading 5 Fantastic Christmas Markets in Provence

Christmas Events in Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it’s certainly starting to look a lot like Christmas around here and I’d like to share with you today what’s happening around the region during the holiday season.  I’ve particularly got my sights on an overnight trip to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue to visit their Christmas market and perhaps stay for the Festival… Continue reading Christmas Events in Provence