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movita beaucoup // movitabeaucoup.com

just a milkshake

My siblings and I were raised in a small, rural village. Poor kids were poor, middle class kids were rich. Lewis was one of the poor kids. Lewis lived in a run down house with his mother, and wore a uniform that consisted of a stained t-shirt, threadbare corduroy pants and a pair of tattered sneakers. Lewis had no advantages – […]

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crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

crap no. 21

Last week, a few of my students asked about my high school experience in the 80’s. What did we wear? What were record stores like? Were there richie kids? Did I make my own prom dress? Eventually I had to tell them that I didn’t grow up on the set of Pretty in Pink. In a recent email exchange, I told my […]

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caking // movita beaucoup

caking

Behold, my week in cakes. (Because I suspect many of you enjoy looking at photos of sweets more than actually baking the sweets.) And possibly my favourite: the LionBear Smash Cake. In case you’re feeling productive: Swiss meringue buttercream (the addition of melted and cooled chocolate makes the most divine chocolate frosting on the planet) easy chocolate cupcakes how […]

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yer dancin' photos // movita beaucoup

yer dancin’ photos – part 3

Hold on to your butts! I’ve got some dancin’ photos to share with you! Let’s get right to it, shall we? . . . JOY Joy sent the following message with her photo: My (now) husband and I dancing in the ballroom at the Chateau de Versailles. Please note I didn’t start dancing (AT ALL) til […]

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2015 commenter of the year // movita beaucoup

2015 commenter of the year

This week, I read through every comment left on my blog in 2015. There were a lot. (Amazing given that I abandoned this space for about six months to live like a cave goblin.) So many of you made me snort, chortle and laugh this year! After some careful consideration, I have chosen Stephbo, aka […]

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