A stack of homemade petite écolier cookies on a pink plate next to a glass of milk on a wooden table with some pencils scattered on the table.

French Fridays: French Butter Cookies with Chocolate (Homemade Petit Ecolier Cookies)

Hello September and hello back-to-school season. Yikes! How can it already be “la rentrée” as they call it in France? For various reasons, August has gone by in a flash and we’re back to classes next week (I want to say “already” but it’s really been a lovely long summer so can’t complain…). As well … Read more

Book cover of Toujours la France by Janine Marsh

French Fridays: Toujours la France (Living the Rural Dream in France)

Hello and Happy French Friday!  Today I’m looking at the perfect armchair travel read for Francophiles! It’s the third in a series written by the unstoppable Janine Marsh (of the fabulous The Good Life France website and newsletter. From the publisher: Following on from her hugely popular books, My Good Life in France and My … Read more