winter’s bounty

Today we have winter. The last few days have been grey and windy, and I hate the wind. But today we finally have snow, a lot of snow, and it just feels warm and cozy in my home. The fire is going ( we heat with a wood stove.... a love/hate relationship ), and with …

jeanne d’arc living

Hello everyone! Just a quick post to pass along this giveaway from Carole at Maynard Greenhouse. This is a great magazine with lovely photos, recipes and Nordic-French style. Hope you enjoyed the glimpse into this issue, and are as excited about this giveaway as I am! After all, that's all I need, is another magazine …

white veranda

Hello everyone, and happy Wednesday! Now that the holidays are over, it's time to settle in for a long winter here in Montana. Not that winter has been particularly harsh, but we are, without a doubt, lacking in the daylight department! Which brings me to this sweet Swedish blog, White Veranda . I understand the idea …

empty nest…..

....again. Well Christmas is over, the kids have come and gone, and I'm left with an empty nest....again. Now, one might think that this is a sad time (it is), but I like to look  forward to what's ahead.  And just what am I to do with an empty nest?? RE-FEATHER IT!! As the New …

the best gift

When asked "what is the best gift you have ever received?" many thoughts went running through my head. Some could say diamonds are a girls best friend...... or maybe a remodel is something you're hoping for   perhaps a car covered in diamonds (REALLY??) maybe more personally a trip back to my mother's home~ Dublin, …

white christmas

Hello Everyone! I am getting very excited for Christmas. I always love to decorate for Christmas, but it seems every year I have less sparkle and more natural elements. But not this year. I am going all out!! Every piece of mercury glass, glass glitter garlands, white ironstone and the perfect tree. Let me tell …

french grey

Hello blogging world! Better late than never. This is an attempt at my first post. I have been  inspired by many amazing blogs as of late, and I hope to create something of equal beauty and inspiration. Coming up with a name was somewhat of an inspiration in and of itself. I stumbled across a …