Being raised in France, I had never attended a bridal shower before. It wasn’t a part of our culture, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I received an invitation to my friend’s daughter’s bridal shower. Little did I know that it would turn out to be such a delightful and unforgettable experience. […]
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Don’t let reviews and/or other’s opinion become your reality
Apparently, the average duration of a visit to the Greater Vancouver Zoo ranges from 1.5 to 3 hours. However, our experience defied this norm as we spent a fulfilling 7 hours immersing ourselves in the wonders of nature. With minimal breaks for lunch and restroom visits, the majority of our time was dedicated to relishing […]
Is skiing like riding a bike?
As we were seeking new, safe ways to get out of the house during this beginning of 2021, skiing came to mind. I had only skied three weeks in my life which was in my early teens so let me just say that I was a little nervous to get back at it. It turns […]
Steaming many episodes of one series TV in just one sitting!
From the MacMillan Dictionary Blog: The word ‘binge’ first appeared in English in the mid-1800s and means ‘to soak’. Around the time of World War I, the term ‘binge‘ was used to refer to eating or drinking in excess. The term binge–watching can be traced back as far as 2003, but it didn’t come into common usage until around 2012.Well, now we […]
Taking a walk down my memory lane
My mum asked me to sort through some childhood boxes when I went back “home” last year for Christmas, as she was downsizing. I had already been throwing away stuff slowly over the years as I realized that I would never return to France, but I still had 12 boxes ;). Boxes of school books, dishes from my first (and […]