Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Lawyer ~ Fork Handler

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Elle Jauffret is a French-American writer of mysteries. To read more about her, check Elle's bio.


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New Year Tradition

Jan 1, 2017

Lentils to Welcome the New Year

Did you know that the world’s celebration of the New Year is a somewhat recent phenomenon, which couldn’t have been possible without the acceptance of the Gregorian Calendar?

Before the 17th century, many countries had their own calendars, establishing …

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Brunch à la Six of Crows

Dec 10, 2016

The book: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. Six outcasts involved in an impossible heist, battling the duality of existence. (YA fantasy)

"Kaz liked the omelet stands where you could choose what you liked to put in them. The man [… ] gave Kaz all the hot chocolate he could drink. His wife […] fe…

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Eggshell dolls: Japanese culture and craft.

Nov 30, 2016

A visit to the Mingei International Museum reminded us the importance to play with food.


In the exhibit on Japan, artist Yoshiko Teraoka’s egg dolls (omasa-sushi) (see above) inspired us to plan our day around eggs. This is how our eggshell dolls turned out:


Ninjas & knight

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