I learned that Poisson d'Avril is April Fool's Day, and I learned it the hard way. April 1st started as usual, with the flurry of bags, lunchboxes, drink bottles, coats, hats and gloves rushing out the door to catch the yellow school bus. There were a couple of hours of calm before the storm when … Continue reading Poisson d’Avril
Bonne année 2019
My blog is weighing me down. Will I delete it or should I kick "Mr Excuses" out the door and keep posting?
Our French Friday was a French Saturday, as we enjoyed a genuine Cabane à sucre experience with our Québécois friends on their family's maple farm. We learned about the traditional practices passed down through the generations of their family, and the modern techniques they have merged into these traditions.
French Friday came in the form of a gourmet french restaurant with an enthusiastic 10 year-old chef de cuisine, an efficient 6 year-old sous-chef de cuisine, and a reluctant 8 year-old maître d'...
Buckets of confidence
This French Friday, I was feeling inspired as I headed toward my favourite apple vendor. With enthusiasm I started my request in french...
Where to begin…
On the first French Friday of the year, we totally forgot it was friday. The kids persuaded me to drown our sorrows by playing Mario Kart. I was easily convinced.