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 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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Sep 27, 2022
growing dahlias – my do’s and dont’s and learning as you go

I’ve been growing dahlias here for six or seven years now. It started with a tuber I found in a bargain corner at the garden center, and which turned out to be the most beautiful café au lait! I was

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Sep 9, 2022
Travel Diaries – Bath, England

Bath, England was not on our original travel agenda since we were looking for smaller villages mostly but decided on a whim to ride the train up to Bath. My husband is a huge history buff and being half Italian

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Sep 4, 2022
Weekend View – French Country Cottage

Welcome to the weekend view.

This week is all about new babies, Paris and pretty things.

Baby Silkies

While we were in Europe working and playing- my daughter was staying at the house to watch all the animals for us.

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Sep 1, 2022
Exploring the Cotswolds- Lacock – French Country Cottage
flowers in lacock village

Another day another tiny village to explore in the cotswolds. Today it is a quick tour of Lacock, England.

lacock village


Remember when I told you that it was a bank holiday and our taxi driver became like family? We learned

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Aug 23, 2022
Vintage French Grape Harvest Basket
Antique Harvest Basket

Typically when you’re purchasing vintage- you stumble upon one thing that speaks to you. That you simply did not know you needed- till you discovered it. Like an vintage harvest basket.

Discovered gadgets are the perfect type proper? They don’t

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Aug 12, 2022
DIY Flower Frog – French Nation Cottage

Huge bouquets of tall flowers which have the proper rambling imperfectly good look are favorites of mine. I like to create an association that’s attention-grabbing. With longer blooms in some areas, fluffy flowers to fill within the gaps and shorter

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Aug 11, 2022
Autumn French Nation Pastoral Artwork

Oh how I like previous art work. Landscapes stuffed with allure and beauty- and naturally, animals grazing or having fun with nature. A seize with pure magnificence and impressed moments. I’ve lengthy had an affair with previous pastoral panorama artwork.

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