4th of July

We had a fabulous 4th of July weekend in Santa Barbara, CA with our family. We played tennis, went to a 4th of July parade on State St., went boogie boarding (the water was fabulous), had burgers for dinner and went and saw fireworks. Couldn’t ask for a better 4th.

4th of July Parade!

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Dinan avec mes amis

Dinan is my favorite town in Bretagne. It is so quaint. Kurt and I have planned to take our aupair friends to Dinan for months now, but it was always too cold or raining. Well, of course, Kurt left and I am leaving in 3 weeks so last week we decided to go. The day . . . → Read More: Dinan avec mes amis

Valentines Day!

Kurt had left just a few days before Valentine’s Day so we ate taco’s, Kurt’s favorite in honor of him. My kids did not know I was taking video. It is just fun to see how your kids act, or what they will say. Warning, this is probably only interesting to me and Kurt.

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Mes amis et Moi

Last Friday!

I took my friend, Martine to lunch for her birthday. She has been so good to me and my family. She is so much fun too. She makes everything fun and memorable. She could make anything fun! She is also the most generous and giving person. I don’t know how I . . . → Read More: Mes amis et Moi

Visiting the Dagry Farm

Our friends, the Dagry’s invited us to their farm for lunch and to show us all their new babies. Their 600 year old farm! Michel Dagry, the man in the picture, is a retired policeman and now farms. We bought our turkeys from them for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They have sheep, cows, chickens, . . . → Read More: Visiting the Dagry Farm

It was great while it lasted….

Were coming home! Kurt is already in the United States. Last week his work asked him to come home and they fired him. They said he put the company at risk. He let his boss know back in September that we were in France and if that was a problem he would come home. They . . . → Read More: It was great while it lasted….


Happy New Year! I cannot believe it is already the 18th of January. We had a great holiday but I will have to write about that later. Yesterday Kurt had the day off, of course, for Martin Luther King Day. We decided to take a day trip to the Castle Chambord. We brought along 2 . . . → Read More: Chambord

A Christmas Card

Merry Christmas Everyone.

My children made this video because I turned off the Internet before Christmas. So they had to get creative. I think they did a great job. They did such a great job we decided to make it our Christmas Card. We knew we couldn’t send out Christmas cards from France, it . . . → Read More: A Christmas Card

Thanksgiving Dinner in France

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We celebrated Thanksgiving on Saturday the 27th of November. Our children had school on the Thanksgiving day an the other Americans we were spending Thanksgiving with were working. So Saturday worked perfect. Friday, we went to the farm of a ward member, He raises turkeys to sell for Noel (Christmas). There . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Dinner in France

Thanksgiving in France!

Well it is Thanksgiving eve and I have been planning a menu for Thanksgiving. I knew it would be hard to find the same things in France that I usually use for Thanksgiving dinner in the U.S. Let me make a list. Cranberries, canned pumpkin for pumpkin pie, cream cheese for cheesecake, graham crackers for . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving in France!


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