Oct 20, 2022
12 Slow Living Ideas for Early Autumn

Slow Living Autumn

Autumn is a season where all things cozy and home seem to be in abundance. From baking breads & hearty meals to gathering with loved ones, to lighting candles and sitting on the sofa by a fire.

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Oct 19, 2022
Hearty Split Pea & Pumpkin Soup

Today is all about delicious soups of the season that speak autumn comfort food. One of my favorite things about autumn is that it is soup season. And a favorite soup that my husband makes is a lentil soup. He

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Oct 18, 2022
Easy Halloween Charcuterie Board – French Country Cottage

Simple and sweet and delicious – and so easy to create. A halloween charcuterie board is a great last minute treat to put together and set out for guests to enjoy.

Halloween Charcuterie Board

We don’t do traditional charcuterie boards

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Oct 18, 2022
Sagging Crawl Space Problems In Ontario
A failing girder showing signs of compression damage in a New Hamburg home

A floor joist shows signs of compression due to the heavy weight of the home — and too few crawl space supports.

Inadequate crawl space support leads to sinking floors, uneven

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Oct 17, 2022
Travel Diaries Paris & an apartment with a view

Travel Diaries Paris

We are back in Europe today for the next post in our travel diaries- Paris and all about our stay there.


We wrapped up our stay in England and headed over to France for a couple of

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Oct 16, 2022
Autumn Candlelight – French Country Cottage

Cozy autumn is the best. Chunky knit throws, warm fires in the fireplace and autumn candlelight ambiance bring all the warm and cozy feelings to the house. While we have the slightest of chills in the air in the mornings

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Oct 15, 2022
Cozy Natural Autumn Coat Styling

When it comes to natural autumn- stepping just outside your door to find inspiration is the perfect place to start. Today we are talking about a simple autumn coat styling that is perfect for all season long.

autumn cozy

Autumn Coat


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Oct 14, 2022
Autumn Potting Shed Porch – French Country Cottage

Bold and beautiful is the mantra for the autumn potting shed porch styling today. Using the same elements that we decorated the barn with- I am showing how you can take a simple porch to autumn beauty in a few

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Oct 13, 2022
Slow Living & a bit of tinsel all year

I know what you are probably thinking. Tinsel. In October? Tinsel is for the holidays. For draping on Christmas tree branches and garlands and adding a bit of sparkle magic. And yes, you are exactly right.

But I’m talking about

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Oct 10, 2022
Our MFCH tours for 2023

MFCH Lifestyle Tours

Oh my goodness, it felt so good to be back with a full schedule of MFCH Tours this year! In the Spring we took clients to Provence, and to Dordogne, and in the fall we covered Normandy and Paris. Still

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