Oui In France’s 5th birthday & Rolser shopping trolley review (GIVEAWAY)

Written by Diane. Posted in France, on life in France

It’s giveaway time — and also Oui In France’s birthday! This month, Oui In France turns 5 years old! I can’t believe it!

Oui In France turns 5

No matter how long you’ve been reading my blog, I’d like to say thank you. Without all of you out there commenting, sharing, and encouraging me, my blog wouldn’t be what it is, so again, un grand merci. To help say thanks, I’ve teamed up with Rolser for a fun shopping trolley giveaway open to Oui In France readers worldwide.

Read on!

Pass the bread, please. That’s not “bread”!

Written by Diane. Posted in France, on life in France

I’m surprised this funny exchange about French bread took 5 years to happen. At first, I wasn’t sure if it was a misunderstanding or if my mother-in-law was messing with me. Let me tell you what happened. Tom and I were at a Sunday lunch at a rather large table a few weeks ago with his family. It was the kind of table where you had to ask someone next to you to pass the salt because it was too far away to grab yourself.

Please pass the bread

Read on!

How to bring wine back from France

Written by Diane. Posted in travel

When I bring a bottle of French wine back for family and friends, their faces light up with excitement and appreciation. It’s a cherished gift for someone special. But all you need is to have one bottle of red wine explode in your suitcase to never want to try to transport wine on a long-haul flight ever again. So how can you bring wine back from France so it arrives in one piece? Is it even legal?

how to bring wine back from france

Here are my tips!

7 Little things that still confuse me about life in France

Written by Diane. Posted in France, on life in France

Little things that still confuse me about life in France

I used to consider myself an on-top-of-things kind of person. I was pretty confident with myself and my place in the world when I was living back in New York City. I had a good understanding of adult things and was a fast talker and fast walker. Nothing about life in New York was really confusing.

But then I moved to France and I felt like my adult self was tossed back to infancy in some ways because everyday things would get super complicated, not to mention I’ve majorly slowed down. Today, five years into this living abroad thing, I still find a few little things about life in France a tad confusing. And I’m only half ashamed to admit it.

GO!

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