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Colors of the season… Fall in Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well, fall in Provence is just whipping past us… witnessed by the fact that Christmas decorations are already on sale in most stores around town. Not to mention that they’re preparing to open our local Christmas market (in Toulon) any day now. No complaints here, as Christmas in France is… Continue reading Colors of the season… Fall in Provence

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10 Great Reasons to Visit Provence in the Fall

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well here we are, at the end of the summer, and sorry to say that I haven’t been a very active blogger because, well….summer! A summer in the south of France is something not quite of this world… full of festivals, bbq’s, lazy beach-days and 5 weeks of vacation that… Continue reading 10 Great Reasons to Visit Provence in the Fall

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Fall colors at the Provençal markets

 Sunny skies at the Toulon market on Cours Lafayette What a glorious time of year in Provence! I think we can say that about all of the seasons in the south of France (well, actually, winter is no picnic if truth be told…) but somehow when each season rolls around I find something new to… Continue reading Fall colors at the Provençal markets

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Foto Friday… Beautiful Colors of Fall

 Fall in the village of Le Castellet Greetings dear readers from a decidedly chilly south of France.  Our days are a lot shorter, nights cooler, and with the coming of the holiday season, its hard not to notice that winter’s just around the corner. And since we don’t have Thanksgiving to kick-off the holiday festivities,… Continue reading Foto Friday… Beautiful Colors of Fall

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Harvest colors & Fall festivals in Provence

  Well, here we are, fall has officially arrived. And although it’s not quite time for the spectacular color-changes that come with the season, we’re still lucky to have the lovely greens & deep purples that come with harvest time. And this weekend promises to be particularly pretty, as we’ve managed to hang on to… Continue reading Harvest colors & Fall festivals in Provence

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Fall baking… Apple, Pear, and Almond Clafoutis

 At the Sanary-sur-Mer market We’ve hit a bit of wet and rainy weather here in the south and while making this recipe, I realized one very important fact about fall comfort food… the smell of apples and pears simmering in a mixture of butter and sugar can go a long way to lift anyone’s spirits.… Continue reading Fall baking… Apple, Pear, and Almond Clafoutis

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10 Things I love about Fall in Provence

Changing colors in the Le Castellet 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… Continue reading 10 Things I love about Fall in Provence