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Life Lessons from Julia Child

In celebration of France’s Bastille Day on Sunday, I thought It’d be fun to have a French themed week on Traveling Chic – starting with America’s favorite French Chef: Julia Child! One of my all-time favorite books is ‘My Life in France’ a memoir about Julia Child’s time in Paris, Marseilles, and Provence. I have dog-eared so pages in this book because her pearls of wisdom are so raw, funny, and entertaining! Even if you’re not that into cooking, or…

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Dinner & A Movie – Wimbledon, London

It’s Wimbledon time and the grass may be greener for many of the ladies players now that Serena is out of the competition. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament around the world, dating back to 1877, and definitely my favorite of the Grand Slams. Even if you’re not into tennis, there are many things to “love-love” about Wimbledon. The traditional Pimm’s cup, tennis whites (I always enjoy seeing what Kate will wear), strawberries and cream, and the cute talented guys…

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Dinner & A Movie – France

Bonjour! Did you know today is National Rosé Day? I don’t know who comes up with these days, but I’m always up for any reason to celebrate–especially when it involves wine! With rosé in mind, it only makes sense that we honor the south of France tonight and sip on what I think is summertime’s best wine! Cool, crisp, and pretty in pink. Let’s set the mood Why not turn on the soundtrack to A Good Year or better yet,…

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Dinner & A Movie – Italy

Ciao and Buonasera! Tonight it’s Italian night, but instead of cooking we’re ordering in pizza, picking up gelato, and watching Roman Holiday! If you’re in need of Saturday evening inspiration, this should be an easy and delicious one for tonight! Let’s set the mood When I think of an Italian Night, songs from the Rat Pack always come to mind. So look up Frank and Dean on your spotify and get ready for some good-old Italian-American crooning! Time to Pour…

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Dinner & A Movie – Greece

Alright Guys, this weekend’s Dinner & A Movie is Mamma Mia and Shrimp Saganaki! Get ready to indulge in Mediterranean food, take in the views of Greece’s infamous sunsets, and enjoy tolerable renditions of ABBA by Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep! Let’s set the mood Dancing Queen. Volume up. Need I say more? Pour yourself a drink When I was in Greece, one of my tour guides claimed Greece invented wine. While I’m not sure whether that is…

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Dinner & A Movie – Barcelona

I’ve been wanting to bring back a series (recipes that inspire travel) that I used to do on the blog and thought travel-themed dinner and movie nights would be the perfect way to provide travel inspiration and perhaps help you plan a fun night for the weekend. You’ll have to let me know if you like this or if I should just stay out of the kitchen! ha!;) Although most of us can’t always be jetting off around the world,…

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Happy (Long) Weekend + A Backyard Italian Night!

Happy Friday, Friends!! Can you believe it’s already September?!! Although I’m EXTREMELY excited for the fall season (pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, sweaters, football, colorful foliage, you get the idea!!!), I’m not quite ready to throw the summer towel in just yet! The weather is still nice and with a long weekend ahead of us it is the perfect time to fit those last summer to-dos that you haven’t checked off your list yet! We’re heading up to a cabin to enjoy…

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