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Frankly Speaking is a source for inspiration from fashion and beauty to travel and food based on my experiences around the world. Pack your bags and join me on my adventures!
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November 24, 2019

Last weekend, my boys and I were pining for a little slice of France, so we put on our Sunday's best and headed out into the crisp fall air. One thing I love about Dallas is that there are AMAZING restaurants everywhere. One of our favorites is Toulouse on Knox/Hen...

August 22, 2019

I’m super late posting this considering Bastille Day was on July 14th…but better late than never.  This was our third year celebrating Bastille Day at Bastille on Bishop. It’s one of our favorite traditions and makes Jérémie feel a little more at home surrounded by his...

February 1, 2019

I really have wanted to get back into reading. I used to be a voracious reader and could finish 500-600 page books in a day or two. I spend so much time looking at screens with my job, that I really wanted to find a way to step away from my laptop and phone and complet...

January 10, 2019

I'm in the midst of planning and plotting our next big trip to France and no better place to get in the french mood than on the patio at Village Baking Co. Its one of my favorite spots to get a pretzel croissant and hot chocolate while people watching on the sunshi...

December 3, 2018

After our big French wedding celebration, my sweet father in law scheduled a tour of the Ruinart Champagne cellars for us and a few of our guests. Ruinart is the oldest established champagne house in the world, exclusively producing champagne since 1729. On September...

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November 24, 2019

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Meet Madison

Hi, I'm Madison! I started this blog in 2015 when I was living in London as a way to share my adventures with friends and family back home but it soon grew and now I am sharing my experiences with readers I consider to be my extended friends and family - you! So pack your bags and come along with me on this adventure!