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Our Favorite Historical Inns to Visit this Fall!

by Katy Mendenhall. Photo Courtesy of Boston Business Times How about a little fall vacation? Hoping in the car and driving to a quaint, historic inn for the weekend sounds perfect! I have researched and come up with some beautiful pieces of history that you can stay in today. After all, inns and B&Bs are a great alternative to the more expensive hotel chains. They offer a more personal experience and...

CHÂUTEAU DE GUDANES – A FRENCH LOVE AFFAIR

by Rhonda Montague (All photos courtesy of: Château de Gudanes.) Constructed in the mid 1700's, Château de Gudanes commands attention snuggled up against the soft green hills near the small village of Château-Verdun in the south of France. Few of us can imagine seriously shopping online for an enormous French château needing extensive and expensive renovations, yet, that’s how exactly how Craig and...

French Country Style

by Lauren Spinelli   Whether you own a large chateau in the rolling hills of Burgundy or a modest farmhouse amidst the hills of West Virginia, it’s easy to incorporate un peu de Français country into your living space. To achieve this look, one must embrace a balance of gentle hues, ornate elements, textures, and Parisian-country flair. Enjoy my antique picks a la French country style....

Take a peek… if you dare! Happy Halloween!

by Lauren Spinelli   All Hallows’ Eve is upon us, folks! It’s time to binge on fun size candy bars and listen for things to go bump in the night…at least that’s my plan ☺   As a treat for you (no tricks), I thought I’d share favorite pieces of vintage Halloween décor from my personal collection.   Take a peek… if you dare! Happy Halloween!...

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