With a focus on natural fibers, dry textures, and simple yet refined silhouettes, Kinfolk Magazine (my new favorite read) is making their first debut into the world of apparel and home goods later this year, with Ouur. And from what I’ve seen so far, I’m really quite excited. I mean, the Peter Pan Linen dress is just beyond! Continue reading
When Ken suggested we go to a drive-in movie last Friday night, my initial thought was no short of nostalgic. What lept to mind were rows of Cadillacs, girls in poodle skirts with dainty scarves adorning their pony tails, silhouetted soda-pop bottles and buttered popcorn for days. My second thought was, ‘Do we even have one around here?’ The last time I’d heard anything about a drive-in movie theater was a few years ago when many of them seemed to be closing their doors: a by-gone chapter in America’s history it had seemed. Continue reading
With National Root Beer Float Day coming up on August 6th, I asked my brewmaster husband, Ken, to show me a thing or two about how to make root beer at home. Though now that it’s ready, I have a feeling it’s not going to last until August 6th! Continue reading
Larger-than-life majestic sea dwellers, shockingly cerulean ocean and pristinely untouched landscapes. Whale watching in the Kenai Fjords is a sublimely marvelous and humbling experience that is not to be missed. Continue reading
I love looking back through our travel photos whenever I’m having a tough day, as they spark happy thoughts and help me move past whatever I’m feeling that day. Here are a few photos I came across recently that never made it onto Francois et Moi. Continue reading
My friend, Briony, first introduced me to the idea of making butter a few months ago, when we were cooking together at her house, and she mentioned she had made the butter we were cooking with. I love the idea of making things from scratch whenever possible, so of course I was super interested to hear how she did it!
I love the visual patchwork that Instagram profiles create through moments in our daily lives. Instagram makes it so easy to take beautiful, moody photos that even pictures snapped on the fly look like works of art, and the visual texture they create when they all come together in our profiles is such an unexpected delight! Here are some of my recent moments: Continue reading