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This morning I had a pigeon visitation. I was sitting at my desk, oil pulling and planning my day, when out of nowhere this huge (and honestly, beautiful) bird plopped herself on my windowsill and started pecking at my planter. I don’t think I had ever seen a pigeon so close up, and the truth ...

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Sometimes in life the unexpected happens. For Chloe and me, the “unexpected” usually comes in the form of evil technological vengeance, or… the French Administration. Today it is of the former kind. As in, Chloe’s laptop decided that it wanted to spontaneously combust. Now, in the grand scheme of things, one’s computer dying isn’t that ...

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How do you spend your time? Really? For so many of us, days just pass by in a blur of “gotta get this done” and suddenly we’re lying in bed wondering where the day went, and why — again — we failed to accomplish  _____ and _____ . The truth is, we have no idea ...

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The magic of a duo is that there’s always someone who’s got your back. Before we went on stage last Saturday at Veggie World, I turned to Chloe, “Thank God you’re here.”  “Oh man,” replied Chloe. “Thank God you’re here.” I knew we’d make it through our presentation to a packed auditorium because Chloe was there, and ...

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You never thought it would happen. But, Paris is going vegan. Or… at least we have our first 100% vegan concept store, which is almost the same thing. Paris’ First Concept Store in Paris Aujourd’hui Demain We first discovered Cheyma and Raphaël, co-founders of Aujourd’hui Demain, as they were passing out flyers at the very first ...

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I’m currently perfecting an oil-free hummus recipe, and though I want to tell you all about it, I won’t. Because, if you have a UTI, my culinary pursuits, however exciting, are of no consequence. In these moments of pure agony, nothing’s funny, everything’s dismal, and the only thing that feels halfway relieving is sitting on ...

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Freezing temperatures in Paris have got me seriously thinking about relocating to the tropics. Or at least somewhere around the equator. I’m feverishly jonesing to jettison my thick, bulky sweaters and scarves, in favor of sarongs and sundresses. I’m craving smoothies and mangoes instead of my current diet of tea, tea, tea, and more tea, ...

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Everyone has dreams. But, certainly, not everyone the courage to follow them. Since that pivotal day when a 6-year-old Johanna Lefebvre helped her grandmother carefully craft a gorgeous apple tart, Johanna discovered her love of baking. The precision, the sweetness, the warmth. It was this exact cinnamon-filled moment where she knew her life would revolve ...

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