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May 26th in history:

On this date in 1894, Nicholas II became the czar of Russia. As it turned out, he would be the last czar. 138 more words

Today In History

Travelogue: Peaceful Geneva and Mesmerizing Paris

We passed by Montreux, a place known for holiday resorts for the rich. The main attraction there is the Chillon Castle, a historic castle in Lake Geneva which is probably the most visited attraction of the country. 2,358 more words


Un-American Pterodactyl in Paris, or: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

Romance week with Christa, aka crazy French adventure comedies with mummies and pterodactyls!

The Film:

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

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Film Reviews

Parisian Themed Bachelorette Cookies

One of my best friends is getting married! We’ve known each other for over 20 years and I am overjoyed to be part of her big day.   125 more words

Special Occasion Cookies

Hello Summer!

It always seems like Summer to me when Memorial Day is over.  Time for sunshine, warm/hot days, swimming, garden flowers in bloom, kids out of school, ice cream (lots of it), and long lazy walks. 437 more words


How To: Avoid the tourists in Paris

Paris; the world-renowned capital of love, food and culture. The city receives a whopping 45 million visitors annually thanks to signature sights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Notre-Dame. 751 more words

Year Abroad

A Day Trip to Paris

I always wanted to say that. Yes, I took a day trip to Paris. I’d been to Paris before, but going just for the day sounded like such a luxury. 448 more words

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