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La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...

You don't have to be a math whiz or even particularly fluent in French... to feel like a dummy at a French cash register!...

When my 9-year-old came running out to the garden, all teeth and waving an Advent calendar as if it were a winning Loto ticket,...

Sometimes I bring my husband his first cup of coffee in the morning: a thoughtful gesture that I learned from him. He likes his...

  In celebration of summer's solstice, the cicadas are out shaking their Mexican "maracas." "Zetzetzetzetzet," they chant, in a land where even insects sport French...

On a Saturday morning promenade en voiture, the kids and I cruise past fields of coquelicots, canals choked with irises, and plenty of roadside perennials—including my...

My mother-in-law and I are seated on the back porch sipping Coca, eating pistachios, and watching les fleurs sauvages spring up all...