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How to Be A Little Bit French Today – Part 3: The Stained Coffee Table

Coco Chanel famously advised women to cultivate nonchalance. One doesn’t want to appear to be trying too hard. This goes for your home, too. While a home should be beautiful to your eye, it doesn’t need to be perfect. In fact, striving for perfection makes it difficult to enjoy a home–both for inhabitants and for… Read More How to Be A Little Bit French Today – Part 3: The Stained Coffee Table

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5 Ways I’m Already Très Français (or How to Be French Without Even Trying)

As we prepare for our move to Paris, I realize that there are many ways in which I am very much not French. There will be some major adjustments. For example, according to L’appart, by David Lebovitz, dealing with bureaucracy will be a major challenge. As an American living in the heart of Silicon Valley, I’m… Read More 5 Ways I’m Already Très Français (or How to Be French Without Even Trying)