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Every One of Us Has a Story

Decorating the Walls with Spaghetti Sauce

February 2, 2010 by Kristin Girard  
Filed under Beaux Jours, Blogs, Family, Generations, Parenting

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When a sweet baby boy transforms into a mischievous toddler terror, what’s a mom gotta do in order to keep her sanity? Laugh about it, of course.

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The Little Pumpkin Cheesecake That Could

October 29, 2009 by Kristin Girard  
Filed under Beaux Jours, Food

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Can learning to bake a cheesecake change your life? It did for me.

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In Defense of Multi-tasking

October 19, 2009 by Kristin Girard  
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So a new round of media reports has come out recently about multi-tasking and its detrimental effects on the brain. Several major studies conducted over the past decade, including one published this past August by professors at MIT, have come to the conclusion that multitasking does more harm than good. According to an article in [...]

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The Top 10 Reasons Fall is the Best Season

October 1, 2009 by Kristin Girard  
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This week, the early morning temperatures dropped down into the low fifties, inspiring me to write about my favorite season of the year.  Here, in no particular order, are a few of my favorite things about autumn. 1. A warm, cozy sweater on a crisp morning. Smelling the bite of frost in the air. Sitting [...]

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Beautiful Days: an Introduction

September 28, 2009 by Kristin Girard  
Filed under Beaux Jours, Etcetera

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Hi there. My name is Kristin Girard, and I’m the editor of Fayette Woman magazine. Welcome to Beaux Jours, my blog. In case you’re curious about the name of the blog, it means “Beautiful Days” in French. I chose it because it reflects (1) where I’m coming from, (2) where I’ve been, and (3) what [...]

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saying hi

September 25, 2009 by Kristin Girard  
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Ethan says “hello” to Fayette Woman…

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