Tag: holidays

Thanksgiving with a French Twist

Do I need to say it? Thanksgiving will be different this year- this year you are celebrating Thanksgiving with a French twist! While the holiday…

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National Holiday Celebrations

July is a popular month for national holidays! Both the US and France mark their holidays on the 4th and 14th, respectively. On July 4th…

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Recipe Round-up: Les Bûches de Noël

If you attend a dinner in France for Christmas, it is likely you will be served a bûche de Noël for dessert.  Bûches de Noël…

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Recette de soupe de champagne (Champagne "Soup" Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) might be the most-thought-of alcoholic drink this time of year but what if you wanted to do something different? Look…

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Summer Vacation à la française!

The summer heat wave, known as la canicule in French, is here (note: I am not complaining; winter lasts too long in Boston!). If we’re…

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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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La Fête du Muguet / La Fête du Travail

The first of May is a two-in-one holiday in France! It is both May Day (La Fête du Muguet) and Labor Day (La Fête du…

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Classic French Love Songs to Listen to this Valentine's Day

Seeking to set the mood this Valentine’s Day? Look no further! To say the French are known romantics is an understatement. There is no end…

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