It is about that time…. to start thinking about sitting on the French Riviera with a glass of Rose in hand… I have just discovered an amazing company that I want to make known. A company of discovery in my favorite topic these days….WINE! VinAzur is located in Nice, France…. Saint Laurent Du Var to […]


The Rhone Valley

I am just back from exploring the vineyards of the Rhone Valley…. I adventured with my classmates to some of the top vineyards in Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Avignon. It was a beautiful 73 degrees and sunny in the alpes ….nothing better than wine tasting in the heart of Provence. We started by taking a train […]


The Perfect Lens

Do you like this photo? How ’bout this one? Folks, it was time. I owe it to you. I purchased a professional camera! And I now have an OBSESSION 🙂 My new Canon Rebel with a super duper micro lens is my new hero. Yes, it was quite an investment but so incredibly worth it […]

June 12, 2015


Last day in Provence…

It is hard to believe that this is my last day at Chanteduc, with Patricia and all of these fabulous women. I must say it has been a truly remarkable experience that will remain unforgettable in my memory. Today it was raining and what better way to spend your time than roasting whole chickens in […]

June 9, 2015


Marche de Provence … Chanteduc Day 2

We started this morning at the town open air market which much to my surprise… Consists of the entire village. I was thinking it was just going to be a strip in village center but literally there are stands down every charming stone street. The vendors come all the way from Lyon, France. There are […]

June 6, 2015


Vaison-la-Romaine… Day 1

Well I should be passed out or hallucinating after having been awake AND in planes and airports for the last 25 hours…. But I am not 🙂 I am so in awe of the beauty surrounding me I have to document this. I arrived in Provence today (France time … Around 2 pm) I thought […]

June 4, 2015


Provence Bound …

Well the time has come for me to depart on my long awaited trip to Provence. I am so excited! For those of you who don’t know I will be attending a week long cooking class hosted by Patricia Wells, a well known and celebrated French cookbook author. We will be harvesting fruits and vegetables […]