18 Things You Might Not Know About Kikalavil

It has been a while since I have been able to actually sit down and write a blog post. This past month has just been crazy in itself, with three consecutive trips and my university gala. I am certainly not complaining. Val de Loire was a beautiful, countryside escape, Milan was my doorway into Italy, a country I was already in love with but now even more, and Germany was a fun weekend away with friends I had not seen in years. Before I get into my posts about my trips and all the seriousness, I thought maybe I could do a quick little post about things you probably do not know about me. Continue reading “18 Things You Might Not Know About Kikalavil”

Enfants: A Letter to the Girls I Babysit

*I am behind one day. I plan on catching up by Saturday (either posting two posts that day) or Sunday, by adding a post. 
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Dear Girls,

You have no idea how much I love coming to pick you girls up from school and see little L running down the stairs to come and give me a hug, seeing A come out and giving a shy smile. I love walking hand in hand, talking about the day and learning new words with you. Continue reading “Enfants: A Letter to the Girls I Babysit”

Those French Changes 


Christmas is rolling around again, and Paris is beautiful. Its streets are glowing, people are bundled up and drinking mulled wine and laughter is hanging around. I love Christmas. I love how everything just sparkles. Even on those blue days, those sparkles can help cheer me somewhat.  Continue reading “Those French Changes “