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Americans in France… the good, bad and the ugly

It was actually 20 years ago this month that I went to France for the first time with my college roommate; I can’t believe it has been 20 years!  I also can’t believe it has already been 9 months since my second trip to France, the wonderful trip with my husband.  I like to relive… Continue reading Americans in France… the good, bad and the ugly

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Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier

I was looking forward to our entire trip to France but I absolutely could not wait for our cooking class day in Beaune (pronounced Bone)! I’m not usually one to get excited. I prefer to have low expectations and then be pleasantly surprised. But I just couldn’t help it. I was beside myself with anticipation… Continue reading Our Day At The Cook’s Atelier

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An Intro to French Burgundy

The French are very serious about their wine.  From what I understand, each region has different rules/laws by which it is governed.  Today I will try and give you a very basic introduction to the Burgundy region of France, or Bourgogne.   We took a fantastic 1 day tour with Burgundy Discovery.  We had delicious… Continue reading An Intro to French Burgundy