So those of you who know me, know that I love to travel and see the world. When Marc asked me a few months ago how I wanted to celebrate turning 30; I knew I wanted an experience (instead of a thing), so we ended up planning an epic adventure where we would spend… Continue reading Chapter 38. The Alpine Treehouse
Our second day in Normandy started off as every day on holiday should, with a long lie-in in an amazingly comfortable bed. After long showers (water pressure is such a novelty…our flat in Paris has the most pathetic shower ever), we wrapped ourselves in fluffy robes and drank coffee out of fancy tea cups. Perfection!… Continue reading Chapter 35. Normandy Day 2: Honfleur and Étretat
In an effort to escape the dullness of Paris in January (or more specifically, our lives in Paris in January), Marc and I decided to finally venture North and explore the beaches of Normandy this weekend. It’s a place we have been planning to visit for some time now; as the combination of epic scenery… Continue reading Chapter 34. Normandy Day 1: Juno Beach & Honfleur
Wow, I still can’t believe 2017 is over- it’s been an absolutely crazy year, full of some major life changes for our little family. I’ve compiled a little summary with a few photos and links to some of my previous blog posts… which ended up being a really interesting exercise for me; it’s amazing how… Continue reading Chapter 32. A Year in Review
I can tell you already, dear reader, that writing this blog post is going to be deeply challenging for me. It’s not because it’s a difficult subject matter (not even close), but rather because I can feel that I am going to be struggling the whole time to find an adjective to use other than… Continue reading Chapter 31. Why I LOVE Christmas in Europe- Visiting the Marché de Noël in Strasbourg and more adventures.
Ahhhh Switzerland….I had no idea how much I missed it until we crossed the border and suddenly everything was so SWISS again. After the complete culture shock of moving from Canada to Switzerland five years ago, I thought the transition from French-speaking Switzerland to Paris would be so simple. It certainly was easier (speaking the… Continue reading Chapter 27. On the Road Again- Back to Switzerland for a Weekend of Family, Friends, CrossFit, and Chocolate
Trying to beat the summer heat in the South of France!