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To create a proper French, English, or European Farmhouse feeling, one must let go of the American obsession with perfection and embrace imperfection. The French and their British counterparts are not typically interested in “”bigger, better, faster,”” which is evident in their surroundings. Homes are old and LIVED in. I call the style “”Old World,”” and it can be enjoyed in various ways, from an east coast colonial to an attic apartment in the city’s heart.

I enjoy maintaining a feminine silhouette and like some good old structure. No floppy t-shirts for me. Give me a nice starched blouse, a skirt or a pair of trousers. My style has been pretty consistent for over two decades, so some of my pieces are terribly old, and I’m prone to refresh my wardrobe with thrifted items and posh pieces from sites like Poshmark.

It is a potager garden. Utilitarian in that it provides us with food and decorative as there are areas of structure and symmetry and, of course, sheer romance. As you follow along, you will be invited to join in the celebration of dewdrops on David Austin roses and the first signs on Ladies Mantle under the spring snow.

Home is where my heart is. These four walls and, much more importantly, the souls inside are my raison d’être. Homemaking is hardly the drudgery that modern culture wants us to believe. The art of homemaking is needed. It’sIt’s important and offers those who partake a chance to develop a wide range of skills.

Pressure and a Mid-October Garden Review

Mid October Garden Review | Easy Peasy Sun-Dried Tomatoes | What to do with Late Tomatoes A vulnerable moment. Everyday life has been incredibly thick as of late. The cow and calf are not doing as well as we would have liked and we’ve been battling mastitis on...

Chamomile Dreams | My Chamomile Harvest

Yes, I’m still here catching up on posting my Youtube content. This video has to be one of my favs. The harvest was INCREDIBLE and I still have a winter’s worth of tea to drink even after all the braiding and garland with this precious little flower....

Summer Garden Tour

Summer Garden Tour                                         That’s right, it’s time for a Summer Garden Tour.  When all else fails, when the sunshine drowns...

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