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
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 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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Sep 15, 2022
Pampas Grass – 3 things for a simple autumn table

I found loads and loads of pumpkins the other day. All shapes, colors and sizes but, I didn’t bring any home…yet. I am in the middle of a full schedule on the calendar for photo shoot work this week-

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Sep 7, 2022
9 Ideas for Decorating Your Porch for autumn
autumn porch with pumpkins and lanterns

Porches and patios are getting ready to be covered in warm autumn colors and greet all things pumpkin season. While today I am staying inside with the crazy record breaking heat in Northern California, I am thinking about porches, patios

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Aug 30, 2022
Exploring the Cotswolds – Castle Combe

There is something about the English countryside. Charming stone houses and thatched roofs. Small winding country roads, country farmhouse kitchens and pubs full of laughter and the most lovely of folks. I mentioned we were off for some travels recently

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Aug 22, 2022
Weekend View – French Nation Cottage

Welcome to the weekend view. This week it was all about birthday enjoyable, lunch on the lake and extra.

Birthday Enjoyable

It was my birthday weekend and yesterday, we went over to one in all my sons homes for dinner

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Aug 19, 2022
5 concepts for copper when entertaining

It’s all about entertaining over right here this summer season. And immediately is about utilizing the wonder and appeal of copper in entertaining.

Copper with peonies

Copper in Leisure

You in all probability already know that I’ve an affinity for yard gatherings. I

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Aug 9, 2022
the mfch excursions and why it is enjoyable to journey once more

This yr, we’re thrilled to have the ability to provide our MFCH Excursions once more! I just lately got here again from Provence, having spent every week with our friends in a stunning boutique lodge within the coronary heart of

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