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Little Village Life highlights the sights, sounds, tastes and adventures to be found in and around the tiny ski town of Les Contamines Montjoie in the French Alps. More Info

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The Best Rice Pudding in the French Alps

February 19, 2013 by Mills

 That’s a big statement isn’t it? The BEST rice pudding in all of the French Alps?  Yes, but it’s well-deserved and  you can find it at the border of Savoie… Read more…

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Curling Comes to Les Contamines

January 22, 2013 by Mills

A curling competition was held in Les Contamines-Montjoie this past weekend. It is the only open-air competition in all of France. 18 teams from France and Switzerland came out for the… Read more…

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4 Fun Christmas Facts

December 26, 2012 by Mills

Well, at my house the tree is twinkling,  holiday music is playing and I’m enjoying time with my family in the States. Hope your days are filled with much holiday… Read more…

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A Somber Celebration

November 15, 2012 by Mills

 On November 11th, we pause to commemorate the end of hostilities of World War I.  Veterans Day, Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, no matter what you call it, it’s a day… Read more…

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Secrets of the Cow Fighting Circuit

October 26, 2012 by Mills

  With the arrival of autumn in the Alps each year brings the Combat des Reines.  It’s a livestock event like few other.  It’s part of the professional cow fighting… Read more…

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