There’s no treat in Paris as unique, elegant, and ubiquitous as the macaron. You can find hundreds of specimens in practically every corner patisserie. The edges may not be perfectly smooth, but you can find the dessert with the classic fillings – chocolate, coffee, vanilla, raspberry, pistachio – anywhere. Of course, there are the luxury… Continue reading Macarons and Makeup
Last week, some of our best friends from college came to visit. Bryan and Whit were roommates from sophomore to senior year, and while Adam and Whit didn’t live together until they were both interns at Tech, they were close friends and the best man at each other’s weddings. The trip started as Adam and… Continue reading A Visit with Friends
Looks like our weekly updates are going to be more like monthly updates! Here is what’s been going on lately… As I had anticipated, having a routine again has been SO nice. The third or fourth day of my French classes (which are every day from 9am-1pm), I realized that the last time I had… Continue reading Life Lately
This is the second half of my parents’ visit to Paris at Christmastime. If you missed the first part, you can find it here. Strasbourg Two days before Christmas, we boarded our (very first!) European rail and headed to Strasbourg, the Capital of Christmas. We devoured our way through the Christmas markets, took lots of… Continue reading Christmas in Paris: Part II
Busch Gardens: Europe in Williamsburg has a petite section of the park set up to look like a quaint town in France. A street lined with faux bakeries, patisseries, and shops is painted pastel shades of yellow, pink, and blue. The streets are cobblestone and the small sidewalks force you to walk in the middle… Continue reading Colmar, France
Hey, friends! It’s been awhile since I’ve even thought about writing a blog post – any free time I’ve had in the past, oh, six months, has been quickly gobbled up by trying to really rest. It was only yesterday that for the first time in six months I’ve felt like I been able to… Continue reading Coming Up for Air
I wrote a little bit about how I’ve been feeling about our move in my last post, but I thought I would share a little more about what it’s been like for us to move to Paris. This might be interesting for people thinking about moving overseas, or just for those of you who are… Continue reading What Is It Like to Move to France?