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host a French dinner

How to Host a French Dinner Party – When You Can’t Cook

Even if you don't know your confit from your cassoulet, you can host a French dinner with style by following these easy-to-master culinary tips.
Shapr

Shapr App Puts Professional Networking at Your Fingertips

Looking for a job, a business partner, a mentor, or someone to hire? A cross between Linked In and Tinder, Shapr makes it easier to connect to like-minded people near you!
tween screen limits

Digital Parenting: The Inside Scoop on Screen Limits for Tweens

Tweens think they're more digitally savvy than they are. Digital parenting expert Elizabeth Milovidov gives advice on setting screen limits for tweens.
great apps to simplify your life

5 Smart Apps to Simplify Your Life

Are you struggling with information overload? Timetable overbooked? Missing appointments? INSPIRELLE knows how you feel. Check out these five great apps we believe can make a difference in your day-to-day organization at home with your family and at work.
divorce in France

Le Divorce: Part 2 – Getting a Lawyer (Beware!)

In Part 2 of our three-part series on divorce in France, get sound advice on how to seek the right lawyer to represent you in a split that could bring serious consequences to your life.
burglary prevention

Best Police Tips to Prevent Burglaries

In 2014, 378,776 burglaries were reported in France alone. Luckily, security experts know a few secrets that can help limit your risk of burglaries, starting with these tips.
pourquoi princesse

Pourquoi Princesse? Why Are There No Dresses With Car Motifs for My Daughter?

Meet the expat mom, feminist and founder of Pourquoi Princesse? on a mission to create a world for her daughter and son where they can access the same opportunities.
macarons class at Ritz Paris

French Macarons: Learn How to Make Them the Classy Way

INSPIRELLE learns to make French macarons in the prestigious Ecole Ritz-Escoffier cooking school.
Dealing with French Bureaucracy

French Bureaucracy: How to Tackle it With the Right Dossier

Before moving to France, my husband and I had heard horror stories of the French bureaucracy that would torture us on arrival. We encountered our first taste of it at the French Consulate in Los Angeles, then decided to figure out the rest once we got to Paris. I spent hours on the internet preparing for our move hoping to avoid some of the stress. Along the way, I discovered the dossier – an essential for navigating French bureaucracy.