The Serene Bretagne Coast

When our family consisted of mother, father and four young children (including ‘double trouble’ twins!), we took twice yearly vacations in a small town on the East coast of Florida.  They weren’t ‘fancy’ holidays – certainly not with four children! – but they were idyllic retreats, where there was lots of time, space and freedom […]

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Three French Gifts from the Kitchen

No – not French hens, French gifts! I love giving, themed gifts and indulging my passion for all things French.  And who doesn’t relish a boost to the daily routine of meal planning and cooking?  Pull together all of those thoughts, and you have a “recipe” for gifting one of your favorite family members or […]

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Belle-Île – That French Island!

We all look for different experiences, when we arrange extended holidays or getaway weekends. In planning a recent trip to France, my cousin and his artist wife sought quiet accommodations in given areas, from which they could explore during the day and return to their haven at night. One traveler may prefer the privacy of […]

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