Recipes / 16.06.2017

With the beginning of the summer just around the corner and the very nice weather of these last few weeks, the market stalls are overflowing with fresh summer fruits. Peaches, watermelon, strawberries and of course apricots. Some years the apricots are quite small and difficult to ripen, but this year it's difficult to tell the difference between apricots and nectarines. They are big, juicy and colourful. Time to make apricot jam!! For me its like 'putting a touch of summer in a jar' to be able to enjoy...

French lifestyle / 09.06.2017

Living in Lorgues not only means living in between vineyards and beautiful French country side, but also means living at an hour or less away to some of the coolest places in the South of France. Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Gorges du Verdon and of course, Saint-Tropez. A few years ago I was asked by a magazine to write a few articles about Saint-Tropez and what you need to see when you go there. I now like to share again with you all the special things that are a definite...

Beautiful finds / 02.06.2017

Do you remember last week's post on all our beautiful finds from the local flea market? This week I was anxious to find a nice place for everything in our house. The coffee table and the two stools were in need of a makeover. I decided to start on the coffee table, thinking it would not be too much work. I already imagined to discover a beautiful wood inlay on the table top. The slight pattern under the thick layer of paint had made me curious. Could this...