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Last Updated: 18 November 2023

On the first Sunday of Advent our French blog Mon Grand-Est organised a blog carnival on the theme of “An Enchanting Christmas“. To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, French bloggers came together to write about their Christmas. We invite you to click on the links to their websites to find out more about trendy French blogs.

An Enchanting Christmas: the participants!

You will find below the list of the 14 participants to the blog carnival with a little summary of their blog post. For those of you who are studying French, this resource could be a great opportunity to read and discover French-native blogs!

123 Dégustez

Valérie reveals her secret recipe for Christmas shortbread cookies based on potatoes. You’ll be amazed how good they look & taste ! Read more…

Allemand Malin

Arnaud remembers of a Christmas Eve spent in Flensburg in Northern Germany and shares with us two traditional dishes from the region. Read more…

Apprendre à jouer du piano

Marie-Cécile shows us how to play some of our favorite French Carols on the piano. Read more…

Apprendre les échecs

Christmas and playing chess share some similar features. Jérôme teaches us some of them. Imagine how pleasant it is at Christmas to play chess by the fireplace in your sitting room… Read more…


Jissé shows us how to draw a beautiful Christmas card, one of the favourite yuletide traditions. Read more…

For Flora, the Nativity rhymes with Christmas Carols. In her blog she tells us a little (his)story about popular French carols with a few audio clips to listen to. Read more…

Des livres pour être heureux

In her post “Pincées de magie de Noël”, Virginie features THE book that made a great impression on her at Christmas during childhood and teen years. Read more…

Family Trip and Play

Caroline leads us to the city of Nantes and shows us how Christmas is happily prepared there. Read more…

Je dessine ma BD

The comic strip of Elisabeth is themed on Christmas. Discover her work on her blog ! Read more…

L’alimentation pauvre en fodmap

Blanche gives us her recipe for a delicious non-gluten chestnut-based cake. Read more…

Le vin pour tous

Fancy mulled wine? Benjamin tells us more about the emblematic beverage of Christmas with a great recipe to make your own. Read more…

Les Parents Positifs

Dominique and François-Xavier remember Christmas when they were young… as they patiently waited for Santa to come. Read more…

FrenchMoments Blog

Marie-Christine tells us about her child memory: the visit of Saint-Nicolas in Nancy, Lorraine. Read more…

Mon Grand-Est

Pierre takes you to Alsace where he talks about the traditions he followed when he was a little boy. Read more…

Finally, we would like to thank all the blogs for participating to this Enchanting Christmas blog carnival!

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About the author

Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of Discovery Courses and books about France.

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