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Impress Your Guests With This Oh-So-Easy Endive Salad

Impress Your Guests With This Oh-So-Easy Endive Salad

Mar 7, 2017 | No Comments

Don’t you love it when you open the fridge and feel suddenly inspired? That was me today at lunchtime. I saw a lonely little endive in the bottom of my veggie crisper and thought, “I know just what to do with you!” Endives can be pretty bitter, so I wanted to add in something sweet […]

2 Minute Low-Cal Veggie Dip Recipe

2 Minute Low-Cal Veggie Dip Recipe

Mar 1, 2017 | No Comments

Raw veggies are great for you. They’ve got all kinds of nutrients, are low in calories, and can help you lose weight. They’re also a super practical on-the-go snack. But let’s be honest, raw vegetables can taste a little plain on their own. It’s no surprise many people prefer to dip them in ranch dressing […]

Tips for Becoming a Suitcase-Packing Pro

Tips for Becoming a Suitcase-Packing Pro

Feb 9, 2017 | No Comments

I travel countless times a year for both business and pleasure. While it’s not my favorite pastime, packing is an inevitable part of traveling. And since checking a bag is one of my pet peeves, I’ve become something of a packing expert. If you’re an over-packer who’s dying to ditch your 50-pound suitcase for a […]

Road Trip Ride-Along: Arizona Part 1

Road Trip Ride-Along: Arizona Part 1

Jan 20, 2017 | 2 Comments

When we got off the plane in Phoenix we decided to grab a quick bite to eat at the airport before heading over to the car rental agency. I usually refuse to eat fast food, but since it was the only option I decided to temporarily lift my embargo and eat at Wendy’s. This decision […]

The Key to Getting in the Habit of Cooking

The Key to Getting in the Habit of Cooking

Jan 5, 2017 | No Comments

Have you been wanting to start cooking dinner more often, but find you’re too tired at the end of the day to give it a shot? Trust me, I’ve been there! Cooking is just like anything else: once you get into the habit of doing it more often, it stops being a hassle and starts […]

Last Minute NYE Ideas for Couples

Last Minute NYE Ideas for Couples

Dec 31, 2016 | No Comments

You decided to stay in and spend New Year’s Eve with your SO but now that it’s crunch time you still don’t have any concrete plans and panic is starting to set in. Sound familiar? Here are some ideas to make your low key NYE special. Make a list If there’s one thing I love, it’s […]

3 Traditional French Foods to Try This Christmas

3 Traditional French Foods to Try This Christmas

Dec 19, 2016 | No Comments

As I mentioned in this article, life in France is centered around food. And the holidays are no exception. At Christmas time, the French go all out. If you’re looking to add something new to your Christmas table, why not take a page out of their book? Here are some traditional French Christmas foods to […]

How to Dress Like a French Woman: 5 Simple Fashion Hacks

How to Dress Like a French Woman: 5 Simple Fashion Hacks

Dec 14, 2016 | No Comments

French woman are famously well dressed. But how do they do it?! Here are a couple French fashion tips I’ve picked up over the years (with pics from French bloggers!) that will help you step up your style game and sashay with the best of them. 1. Swap athletic gear for casual chic attire   Sources: Image […]

Top 3 Meals of the Week

Top 3 Meals of the Week

Dec 8, 2016 | No Comments

It’s easy to get in a food rut and eat the same thing day after day and week after week. I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite meals that I’ve made recently in case you’re feeling uninspired but want to try something different. They’re all super easy to make, so there aren’t […]

The Recipe that Will Make You Fall in Love with Lentils

The Recipe that Will Make You Fall in Love with Lentils

Dec 5, 2016 | No Comments

I used to hate lentils. And I mean really despise them. I didn’t grow up eating them so the taste and texture just didn’t sit well with me. Then a friend of mine made them for me using this amazing (and simple!) recipe and I went from hating them to eating them once a week. […]

4 Secrets to Living Life Like the French

4 Secrets to Living Life Like the French

Nov 28, 2016 | No Comments

The French lifestyle is famously laid back. Things move slower here. Initially, my 100 mile-an-hour American self was impatient and annoyed. But as I settled into my French life, I began to realize how wonderful it was to not constantly rush around. Now, my life revolves around food and relaxation – and I don’t even […]

5 Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress-Free Road Trip

5 Do’s and Don’ts for a Stress-Free Road Trip

Nov 21, 2016 | No Comments

One of the things that makes road trips exciting is how unpredictable they are. You’re heading off into the great unknown. Setting off on an adventure. But unpredictability comes with both benefits and drawbacks. My boyfriend and I recently went on a week-long road trip from Phoenix, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada (read more about […]

Make Your Own French Vinaigrette in Less Than 5 Minutes

Make Your Own French Vinaigrette in Less Than 5 Minutes

Nov 14, 2016 | No Comments

When I first got to France I was shocked to discover that there’s absolutely no “French dressing” to speak of. You also won’t find Ranch (but how do they survive?!). So what kind of dressing is there in France? Vinaigrette, vinaigrette, and more vinaigrette. Let’s face it, a lot of salad dressings are so full of […]

Planning a Road Trip in Arizona, the Land of Dry Heat

Planning a Road Trip in Arizona, the Land of Dry Heat

Nov 7, 2016 | No Comments

If you asked me a year ago what I thought about Arizona, I would have said “It’s a great place for retirees and people who want to go to college and party, but otherwise… meh.” Good thing my boyfriend talked some sense into me, or I would’ve missed out on what turned out to be […]

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