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 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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Sep 18, 2022
Autumn Ambiance Glowing Pumpkins Table Styling
glowing pumpkins

There is something about glowing pumpkins and pretty little twinkle lights that creates the perfect autumn ambiance. Today for Friday Favorites- it is all about creating ambiance on the table in a different way- with glowing pumpkins.

Twinkling Centerpiece

glowing pumpkins on table


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Sep 10, 2022
Creating an autumn Garden Retreat & what I am planting

It is hard to believe it is almost the middle of September already- and that we are zooming right into autumn and the holiday season. And autumn garden season too.

Here in California- September usually brings fairly warm (even hot!)

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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 31, 2022
les grandes vacances – a great french tradition

When I first arrived in France – many, many moons ago – the month of August, for most of the country, meant everything was closed. “Fermé pour vacances!” was the sign posted on all the doors of

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Aug 27, 2022
Budget Friendly Nature Inspired Autumn Decorating Ideas

I am a big fan of nature inspired decor for autumn. From leaves to acorns to branches and seasonal dried flowers- I love to bring those beautiful touches of nature inside.

Today is all about autumn decorating ideas that are

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Aug 21, 2022
The Greatest First Day Twice Baked Spaghetti

That title is a variety of deliciousness in it proper there. The most effective (and best) first day twice baked spaghetti…. and it’s SO. GOOD.

Twice Baked Spaghetti

However you already know, we had been debating what was for dinner

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Aug 17, 2022
Weekend View – French Nation Cottage

Welcome to the Weekend View.

This and that and the whole lot else all rolled into one put up for the weekend.

Woodland Mates

We at all times appear to have deer dwelling on our property down by the pear

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Aug 8, 2022
my favourite strawberry tart – MY FRENCH COUNTRY HOME

How I like a very good strawberry tart! If, like me, you’ve gotten cooked for household and buddies for years, then I am positive that, like me, you’ve gotten your favourite recipes that you would be able to roll out

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