August 2, 2016

Seven Tips for Traveling Europe with Kids

We’ve been lucky to live first in France and now in Italy, so my list could be much longer than seven, but these are my most […]
August 24, 2015

Observations on a French playground

When the days are warm we head to the playground after school. Every parent, or whoever picks up the little toddler from school, has the same […]
January 19, 2015

A Family in France

I finally had the chance to listen to the Americans In Paris episode for This American Life. I was waiting for my husband to be around […]
November 17, 2014

Choosing a School Overseas

When it came time to finding a school for the kids, we were lucky to turn to the same couple that helped us find a place […]
November 10, 2014

After the Hotel, Finding a Home

We have lived in a great apartment, with extremely close access to the tramway system, walkable to so much, close to grocery stores and the kids […]
October 14, 2014

Upcoming for France

Sewing at the park! Just one of my many “just one more thing and then it’s finished” projects. Since this picture I’ve finished two small projects! […]
October 6, 2014

Anything avec fromage et jambon

Ah fromage – cheese in France is delicious. It is so good and of course so widely available. We live in a region that created the […]
October 5, 2014

Farmer’s Markets

I love farmer’s markets. When we lived in Washington state there was an amazing year round market that we would shop at. It was always crowded, […]
October 4, 2014

Laundry and Industrial Dryers

When we packed up to move we brought one full luggage each of clothes. The rest of our luggage was full of uniform items, towels, blankets, […]