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Vie Française |

Going Steady

Last year, when the three-year visa I had hoped for turned into a one-year visa, I wrote an open letter to France, promising an artful seduction that, by the end of the year, would have her begging me to stay.

MyFrenchLife™ - Sophie Minetti
Gastronomie |

Interview: Sophie Minetti, Chez Nous

Sophie Minetti is a remarkably talented, strong and inspirational French woman and the owner-creator of Sophie M’Chez Vous, which showcases her knack for home management.

Escapades |

Jardin des Serres d’Auteuil: Spring is in the Air

When the weather is warmer, there is plenty of room for outdoor picnicking, as well as two more outdoor gardens, Japanese and English. In the colder months, you can find tables inside the largest greenhouse for those who want to sit a while. You can also find birds and fish and turtles.

Escapades |

What an ominous sound that was…

I think it’s this impression of the French I carry with me. While my parents had been scared and frantic, I had found fun kids to run around & play with, gone for a long walk and found a nice woman who took me in and gave me snacks.