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

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

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

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

Incredible Eiffel Tower Trompe l’Oeil by French Artist JR


A few days ago Parisians woke up to find their iron lady engulfed in an incredible Trompe L'oeil, the work of JR French artist on the eve of Paris Déconfinement of the café terraces. This massive optical illusion reveals the Eiffel Tower emerging standing and riveted in between two precipices with a man flying over … Continue reading Incredible Eiffel Tower Trompe l’Oeil by French Artist JR

3 Essential French Baking Products


Nowadays you can find almost anything on the internet and especially on Amazon. As I was preparing the Mothers' Day Gift Selection post and the Father's Day post coming out shortly, it dawned on me that I, as a French native, also look for that nostalgic French product I used to use and love and … Continue reading 3 Essential French Baking Products

Lupin Part 2, Release Date on Netflix!


As Lupin was reconnecting and bonding with his son, we are left on a cliffhanger when his son suddenly disappears from sight and we realize he has been kidnapped in the last episode of Part 1! In Part 2, "Assane's quest for revenge against Hubert Pellegrini has torn his family to pieces. With his back … Continue reading Lupin Part 2, Release Date on Netflix!

Bonne Fête des Mères or Happy Mother’s Day


Mother's Day or La Fête des Mères in France is celebrated the last Sunday of May or on May 30th unless it falls on Pentecost Day and in that case it will be moved to the first Sunday in June. Mother's Day is a day to honor all mothers and maternal bonds, including non biological … Continue reading Bonne Fête des Mères or Happy Mother’s Day

French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts


For Mother's Day or La Fête des Mères I have compiled a delightful original selection of French-inspired gifts or petits cadeaux, personally, I really do think it's the thought that counts and prefer thoughtful little tokens of affection (unless it's an exceptional work of art like a Lalique Vase or sculpture, of course 🙂 to … Continue reading French-Inspired Mother’s Day Gifts