Philosophies

Parisienne Farmgirl
Philosophies is a much more chic word than ‘opinions’, don’t you agree?

My ‘philosophies’ have been with me for so long. Raised in a home where we went to antique shops after church on Sundays. Raised on Princess Diana and spectator pumps and summers on my Grandparents’ farm, it is not too difficult to see how I could become rather set in my ways.

I have to imagine that’s rather refreshing in a world that is constantly bending to the latest rage; I’ll simply be over here in my garden, with my red lips-ripping out some perfectly good part of my home so I can replace it with something old-drooling over a new gorgeous pair of shoes whilst cleaning the garden dirt out from under my fingernails. That’s pretty much a snapshot. Beautiful Old World design. Keeping it feminine. Loving motherhood and constantly growing something.

Select the Philosophy of your choice and for a collection of articles on Design, Gardening, Femininity, and Motherhood.

Fresh Perspective

Fresh Perspective

Joy in the Mundane. Happy New Year. Better late than never, I suppose. The Christmas décor is cleaned, organized and tubbed away for next year. And I'm thrilled to say there is no company on the horizon for at least two weeks. I do love to entertain but by the fifth...

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The Lost Art of Hospitality

The Lost Art of Hospitality

Have you ever found joy and contentment in serving someone else? Isn’t it amazing how doing something for someone takes a magnificent focus off of ourselves and puts a shining light on the value of someone else? The time for acts of service and hospitality are upon...

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Lost and Found, Joie de Vivre

Lost and Found, Joie de Vivre

I do hate the expression "come to Jesus moment"... perhaps it's the association with the great Harpo. You know how much I love her. But I suppose I've had a few recently. Arresting moments, that is. While it's been the most amazing ten months of my life (aside from...

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