A Cutting Edge DIY 🤣 (custom knife block)

Have you ever looked at your typical, plain old, boring knife block and thought – why can’t they make these a whole lot cuter? I mean they’re really functional and if you do much cooking at all you’re really gonna want to have one sitting on your countertop. But you aren’t gonna like the look …

French Vintage Friday: So Many Books, So Little Time

You knew it was coming, didn’t you? You knew I couldn’t possibly write very many of these weekly posts without talking about my love of books. You were right. We’re there. I’ve loved books as long as I can remember. I’ve loved being read to since before I could read myself and as soon as …

Spring Has Sprung Onto The Mantel!

I’m sitting and writing this blog with my windows open, and the fresh air and sounds of the birds is nearly driving me crazy! I want to be outside. Preferably digging in the flowerbeds and planting things! Alas, it’s still a tiny bit cool for that but I’m expecting to be able to do so …