Saturday Snapshot 2

Saturday Snapshot 2

In order to file my au pair visa, I had to drive five long hours to the French consulate of Chicago. Considering I lived in Chicago for the past four years, it was also an excuse to visit some very beloved friends and family. And to enjoy some much-needed bonding time...
Saturday Snapshot 1

Saturday Snapshot 1

Please meet the first post of my Saturday Snapshot series! I wanted to post a photo each week of the coolest or most inspiring thing I had seen all week. As I am currently¬†living in Michigan my life is not that interesting, but bear with me –¬†I just got news...
How to Meet the Parents in a Foreign Country

How to Meet the Parents in a Foreign Country

Meeting my ex-boyfriend's family was mildly terrifying. Not only was I more than 5,000 miles away from home in Santiago, Chile, I was also being interrogated by a room full of curious and wide-eyed Chileans. Needless to say, it was uncomfortable. Here are some tips on...
How to Order a Baguette Like a Parisian

How to Order a Baguette Like a Parisian

Wondering how to order a baguette properly? Look no further. In France, bread is a daily staple. Everyday, mothers send their kids to the local boulangerie (bakery) to pick up a baguette. (Sometimes one for breakfast, one for snack/dinner!) But let's start this...