Mirabeau Cronk Maison Tiles @MirabeauWine
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceMirabeau Wines

Finally in our own Maison en Provence

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @MirabeauWine  As we know well from having read Peter Mayle’s tale of life and construction in Provence, nothing (apart from buying baguettes and Rosé) is ever easy in this neck of the woods. We do forget that construction is mostly a nightmare, wherever you are …

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Rebecca Ronane @RebeccaRONANE
AixcentricExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Network Provence – Aix Event on Tuesday

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: There’s a special event being held next week to bring together women from across the area who want to promote their activities, whether they have a business or a club or a blog. Dynamic Rebecca Ronane recently launched Network Provence in order to reach out to …

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serengo magazine
AixcentricExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

For Women Over 50 in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Serengo is a new magazine being promoted in the Aix news kiosks for women over 50…and here’s the cover. I was rather amazed that the strapline to attract readers is Osteo-arthritis – 8 ways to calm the pain. Oh dear. By coincidence, after seeing this …

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Baby Grape @RivieraGrape
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceThe Riviera Grapevine

Welcoming Baby Grape

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: I’ve been a bit quiet recently, for good reason! One month ago today, we welcomed our baby girl Charlotte (aka Lottie) into the world. What a wonderful, scary, exciting, emotional four weeks it has been and this little princess already has her doting parents …

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Grenache grapes in the vineyard #WinesofProvence @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

It Takes A Village to Raise This Expat

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Some of you remember PigPen in the Charlie Brown cartoons who always had a cloud of dust following him. Well, the Barefoot Blogger has a little cloud that has “trouble” written on it that seems to hang over me. My friend, Geoffrey, used to …

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French Schooling Expat Cotingnac Provence @MirabeauWine
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceMirabeau Wines

Schooling my kids in France 6 years and counting

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine We arrived in Cotignac 6 years ago in order to start a new life working in the world of wine and living and breathing our new home in Provence. Our two older children had been educated in English schools and only mastered …

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Rebecca Ronane @RebeccaRONANE
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Rebecca Ronane Coaching Women in Provence

Rebecca Ronane has looked “reinvention” in the face more than once in her lifetime. She has had to refocus her career goals several times; from a one-time dream of acting Rebecca became a travel tour director and an English as a foreign language teacher. Now, Rebecca is helping women redeploy …

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Uzes Views @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

France Bound At Last! Returning the Economy Way

By Deborah After six months away from my home in France, I’m on the way back to Uzes! I’ve had a wonderful time in the U.S. with family and friends; and now it is time to continue my life-changing adventure in the south of France. My dear friend, Geoffrey, is …

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French Flag #Provence #French #Flag @PerfProvence
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Why Did You Move to France

By Deborah Bine It’s time to answer a most-frequently-asked question: “Why did you move to France?” “Because I could” That might sound like a smug answer, and I don’t mean it to be taken that way. Yet it’s true. I’m healthy, my children are in good places Explore this Post …

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Flairesse Massage Provence #Massage @Flairesse
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

A Journey from Hobbiton to Provence

A gal who calls herself a ‘citizen of planet earth’ and who loves Crêpes Cidre et Co in Aix-en-Provence as much as I do! This was someone I had to get to know. Claire McAlpine has lived in France for almost 10-years, but it took her French husband five years …

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