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Like Wine? You Gotta Try the Beaujolais Nouveau! Posted by on Nov 26, 2017

It’s November, and for those of us in the States, the 4th Thursday of the month means expressing our gratitude by stuffing ourselves senseless with turkey and lining up to go shopping at 4am the next morning. In France, though, it is the 3rd Thursday that’s a big deal. Unlike the US’s special November Thursday…

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Here Comes the Bride – Wedding Terms in French Posted by on Aug 18, 2016

It’s so nice to dress up and celebrate the union of two of your friends. With just a few words and a kiss (and a LOT of behind the scenes preparation…), the two have sealed their fate together as a married couple. After the ceremony comes arguably the best part: the open bar, awesome food…

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Something Old, Something New… French Wedding Traditions Posted by on Aug 4, 2016

Sure, wedding season in the US is in June, but I recently attended a wedding in late July and thought this would be appropriate. In fact, I did more than just attend. I am an ordained minister, and this wedding was the first that I actually officiated. Lots of prep work went into a short…

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