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Chapter 11 – Our Love Story

I have been rather inconsistent in writing my story! I actually had to go back and read where I left off. I’ll write a tad of that here but if you want the whole story here’s the chapters: one // two // three // four // five // six // […]

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Our Love Story Continued…

The Ma Nouvelle Mode love story is back. After taking a little break over the holidays I continued our love story last week. There are now ten (TEN!!) installments of our little story! I should have known it would take me this long to tell our story. We’re not even […]

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Ma Nouvelle Mode Love Story Continued: Chapter 10

Oh, you guys! Remember that little ole thing I started here a while ago. About me and the boy? The way we met, hated each other, dated other people, then starting dating? A little Ma Nouvelle Mode Love Story? Ya, well, I’ve totally neglected it. I have had a few of […]

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Why I am Okay with Messing up my Kids

When my oldest was born, I remember holding him in my arms, studying his sweet little being, thinking to myself how I wanted to be perfect for him. I wanted to be everything he needed, always be there for him and never let him down. I have since realized that my […]

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7 Tips to Simplify your Life in 2015

If there has been one thing that living in France has taught me, it’s that it’s good to simplify your life. Bigger is not always better, more stuff doesn’t always equal more happiness, and life isn’t one big competition. I’m thankful for a husband who has no problem not having all the […]

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Chapter 9 – His Side – She came with Baggage

Hey guys! My husband is back for another chapter of his side of the story! As keeping with our personalities, it took me seven chapters to write what he’s writing in about 2. He wanted to title this one “Baggage Claim” and you’ll see why!  Catch up on my side […]

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Thanksgiving in France with 3 Americans

YOU GUYS. I did it. I hosted Thanksgiving in France with around 30 people in my tiny French home. And I did this all with the help of two other Americans. Everyone else was either French or Swedish and there was one lone Bahaman. This is the first year I […]

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Chapter 8 – His Side of the Story

Guys, I got him to do it! My husband sat down with me the other day and dictated his version of the first chapter of our love story. I hope he’ll do some more for me! Let me know if you think it’s funny or interesting and if I should have […]

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Chapter 7 – I thought about it

** You can catch up with Chapter one, two, three, four, five, six. Geez this is long!!** I returned to my bed, plopped down and just smiled at the ceiling like a crazy little school girl. I couldn’t believe it was true. It couldn’t be happening. He really just asked […]

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Chapter 6 – Will you be my girl?

**Get caught up with Chapter one, two, three, four, and five!!** After declaring I would never be able to marry Delivery Man, I was pretty convinced. I mean, he was the kinda guy you dated, not marry. He was fun and cute – who am I kidding, he was hot […]

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