Happy National French Fries Day!


Today July 13th is National French Fries Day! The origins of the world-famous fries are not too clear and the debate is ongoing. Are fries really French? Belgium? Or even American? Well, the history of the infamous fries is confusing and each country can actually claim part ownership for they all contributed to the making … Continue reading Happy National French Fries Day!

Celebrate Bastille Day in North Texas


Bastille Day as we say in the U.S aka Le 14 Juillet is France's National Holiday commemorating the Prise de la Bastille and the start of the French Revolution. The French culture is alive and well in the U.S and there are festivities and celebrations all over America organized by the French Consulates and Embassies … Continue reading Celebrate Bastille Day in North Texas

Georges Duboeuf Artist Label Contest Winner 2021


Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2021 Artist Label Contest has a winner! In its 5th year the contest attracted more than 1,000 entries by emerging artists all over the country with over 8,000 votes from art lovers. These were the 2021 Finalists. Félicitations to the artist Felice Kite, of Woodbridge, VA, the winner of the 5th … Continue reading Georges Duboeuf Artist Label Contest Winner 2021

Kirkland Signature Champagne Brut – Product of France


Cheers! Santé Tchin-Tchin! I'll try any bottle that says Champagne and Product of France, even if it doesn't have a fancy French well-known label. This find at $19.99 is from Kirkland Signature the Costco brand and it is very popular judging from the lonesome two cases remaining on display that day. I think this little … Continue reading Kirkland Signature Champagne Brut – Product of France

L’Agence or the Parisian Agency on Netflix


There's a new kid on the block in the French Netflix Series! It's called L'Agence or The Parisian Agency. Season 1 is entitled Exclusive Properties and in the first 5 episodes we meet the Kretz family. Olivier and Sandrine and their four sons, Martin, Valentin, and Louis as well as Raphael the younger teen still … Continue reading L’Agence or the Parisian Agency on Netflix

La Fête de la Musique aka Make Music Day all over the USA on June 21st


What a perfect way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with music! In France it's a tradition that started almost 40 years ago in 1982 initiated by Jack Lang Cultural Minister and it's called La Fête de la Musique! It takes place on June 21st the summer solstice, which happens to be the longest … Continue reading La Fête de la Musique aka Make Music Day all over the USA on June 21st

Lupin Part 3 is Confirmed


No sooner had audiences finished savoring the last episode of Lupin Part 2 after a 6 month wait that an announcement flashed on the screen as we wondered "is this it?" "Assane is always one step ahead. Lupin will return for Part 3". This was confirmed on Twitter by a French journalist and the actor … Continue reading Lupin Part 3 is Confirmed

French Men’s Fragrances by Yves Rocher


Yves Rocher 's Men's Fragrances are made in France with all natural ingredients, there's a fragrance for every man on your list and a wonderful gift for Father's Day or special occasion. From Aromatic and masculine freshness to sensual woods, these fragrance creations are top of the line signed originals. Here are some of my … Continue reading French Men’s Fragrances by Yves Rocher

Lady Liberty’s Little Sister on its way to the U.S from France


Lady Liberty has a little sister! Yes, it's true, France is sending the U.S a second Lady of Liberty but this time it's a mini-replica (almost 10 feet tall) a 1/16 the size of the original bronze statue based on the original plaster cast. The mini statue left Paris on Monday, June 7th, 2021 on … Continue reading Lady Liberty’s Little Sister on its way to the U.S from France

French Macaron Candle Collection Aldi Finds


Spotted this week at Aldi in North Texas: French Macaron Candle Collection by Huntington Home. These French Macarons smell heavenly of salted caramel, vanilla, and coconut and are boxed in a beautiful reusable gift box. They look and smell good enough to eat but unfortunately, these macarons are not eatable they are candles. They come … Continue reading French Macaron Candle Collection Aldi Finds

Bonne et Filou French Macarons Dog Treats


Care for a treat? Have a macaron! Non, non, non not you! These handmade French macarons are the newest luxurious craze for dogs! Yes, these macarons are good enough for you to eat but they have been specially created for your toutou! They are called Bonne Et Filou Pet Macarons so you can treat your … Continue reading Bonne et Filou French Macarons Dog Treats