County Home + Garden

County Home + Garden

Hearthbreaker: Alan Gratias on a Life in Ruins & Restoration

I’ve never satisfactorily been able to explain my lifelong affair with crumbling structures—the more decrepit, the better. I can’t resist ruins. Perhaps it’s the possibility of renewal or the lure of starting…

#WomenInTrades feat. Lambert Decorating

Abby and Maddy were getting a lot of attention on Instagram. Their company Lambert Decorating had been doing work in the County and their before and afters were total magic. Their Insta-feed…

The Undomestic Goddess: Banana Bread Central

This afternoon my three year old ran up to me and gave me one of his rare hugs. “Mommy, you’re the best cooker ever in the kitchen” he said sincerely. I felt…

The Undomestic Goddess: A Cocktail Lover’s Garden

Three summers ago, I had an amazing ‘mobile’ herb garden that we planted and grew in a bunch of mismatched pots on our deck. When we moved into our house in Toronto, we…

City Girl, County Girl: The Move to PEC, Day 1

So, here I was: A die-hard city girl and her family, transplanted into Prince Edward County. The glorious views from my tiny Toronto house of my neighbours’ ultra-modern glass and concrete mansions…

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