The Queen’s Hamlet

The Queen’s Hamlet

The Queen's Hamlet. Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France. Also known as Hameau de la Reine, the Queen's Hamlet was the place I most wanted to see when we toured the Palace of Versailles. Passport Ticket. We purchased the Passport ticket which included admission to the entire estate at the Palace of Versailles. While the gardens [...]

Recipes Tried In November – Round 4

Recipes Tried In November – Round 4

  November Recipes. I still can't believe that I have completed the process of making 26 "new to me" recipes. Only 4 more days to go! I was talking to my mom the other day and I told her that I thought I would crush my November Challenge. Her response was, "and do you know why?". [...]

30 Days of… December Challenge

30 Days of… December Challenge

Monthly Challenge. Can you believe that it's almost December?! Given that my November Challenge was a cumbersome undertaking, I thought that I'd take on an easier challenge for December. Holiday time tends to make life a little more chaotic as well. Right?! Commercialism tends to take so much away from the season that I've decided [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 41

Friday Faves – Edition 41

  Friday. It really doesn't feel like Friday. When there's a disruption to the school/work routine, it throws things off. Tuesday felt more like Friday because everyone took Wednesday off. Monday was really my only day that stayed on schedule. Tuesday I had a kid that needed to leave school early because they didn't feel [...]

Recipes Tried In November – Round 3

Recipes Tried In November – Round 3

  November Recipes. Happy Monday! I managed to complete Week 3 of my November Challenge.  If you missed Week 1 and Week 2, be sure to check those out. As in the rounds before, I've included links to where I've pinned the recipe to Pinterest. I'll also let you know if I made any substitutions [...]

Shakespeare and Company

Shakespeare and Company

  Shakespeare and Company. 37 rue de la Bûcherie. Paris, France. Shakespeare and Company is an Independent Bookstore in Paris. From the moment that Helen commented that I should visit there while in Paris, I knew that this was one of the destinations on my "must see" list. As I mentioned, after our visit to Sacré [...]