Cook in Julia Child’s French Cottage Kitchen in La Pitchoune

Thanks for all the awesome suggestions and encouraging words in the comments of yesterday's post. The hibiscus are now safely tucked into the garage for the winter. I'm sore today but not from moving the hibiscus. I spent at least two hours (probably three!) crawling around on the floor trying to get the lower branches of the tree to light up. I checked all the bulbs and even changed out 8 fuses trying to … [Read more...]


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Lost in Time, An Interactive Blog Post Where You Complete the Story

Before reading today's post, you'll want to read this previous post for it to make sense: Paris Apartment, Another World Frozen in Time After reading about the Paris apartment abandoned for seven decades, I lay in bed that night thinking how great it would be if we could fill in the blanks, imagine the rest of the story behind this mysterious tale. The next day, several folks left comments on that post … [Read more...]


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Paris Apartment, Another World Frozen in Time

Imagine walking into an apartment filled with beautiful treasures that no one has seen or touched in 70 years. This lovely Paris apartment was literally frozen in time for seven decades, abandoned by Mrs. De Florian when she fled to the south of France just before the Second World War. Amazingly, she never returned.   It's like something out of a movie. The contents was left undisturbed all … [Read more...]


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