French Bread: Total Addiction!

French Bread: Total Addiction!

When people think of France, they often think of bread, cheese and wine. The products are so incredibly good that I have had countless meals consisting of just that, and would highly recommend it. However, before you run off and randomly pick a place to buy your bread, there are some things that you should know … Continue reading

Bellanda at International Women’s Day Party

Bellanda at International Women’s Day Party

Originally posted on Atelier Bellanda: Oil Paintings & One of a Kind Photographs:
Please join me, my paintings & more at the International Women’s Day Party! For more information/free registration, please click here: http://buff.ly/1dlb3LG ***I will post photos in the very near future for those of you who are unable to make it to the…

Returning to the Source: Starting Anew

Returning to the Source: Starting Anew

There is something about starting a new year that makes many evaluate the year that has just gone by. Over the last few weeks, I have heard and read an overwhelming amount of information about starting anew, broken promises, hopes, dreams, and about updating last year’s resolutions. Our eight year old, who happens to live a … Continue reading

Last Days of 2013 in Paris… Thank You For Making This An Awesome Year!

Last Days of 2013 in Paris… Thank You For Making This An Awesome Year!

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I began this Paris expat blog a little more than a year ago, but we now have 5100+ followers with visitors from 108 different countries across the planet. This has been an incredible blogging journey and I hope that you will accept my heartfelt thanks for such a wonderful reception.  I … Continue reading

Paris Lights The Sky In Honor Of Nelson Mandela

Paris Lights The Sky In Honor Of Nelson Mandela

While driving by the Eiffel Tower just before the Christmas holidays, we stopped the car to take in the view. A true definition of humanity, inner strength and courage… we were blessed by your passage here on earth. The heavens now shine brighter with your presence. Rest in peace, Nelson Mandela. Forever grateful, Bellanda