About me

Occupation writer, blogger, homemaker
Location Oklahoma, United States
Introduction I'm a hippie married to a pirate, trying to live an intentional life in the country while dreaming of Paris. Join me each day as I share my life, recipes, helpful information and links, along with a dash of opinion. Read me daily at
Interests New Orleans, writing, blogging, Earl Grey tea, reading, homemaking, playing the piano, learning French, music, unschooling, cooking, gardening, homesteading, chickens, Great Pyrenees, rescue dogs, cats, activism, firefighters, pirates, hippies, 60s culture and style, alternative medicine, organic foods, eating local, peace, green living, environmentalism, spirituality, vegetarianism, self-sufficiency, politics, social justice, all things French, Francophile, Anglophile, Facebook and other social media, Pinterest, Mad Men, Californication
Favorite Movies Barefoot in the Park, The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Gone With the Wind, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, It's a Wonderful Life, Harold and Maude, My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Julie and Julia, The Help, Midnight in Paris
Favorite Music The Grateful Dead, Steely Dan, Queen, Pink Floyd, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Norah Jones, Journey, The Doors, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Genesis, John Mayer, Jeff Buckley, Nick Drake, Aaron Neville, Sujfan Stevens, The Cure, CCR, Velvet Underground, Black Sabbath, Radiohead, most jazz and classical music
Favorite Books To Kill a Mockingbird, The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Anne of Green Gables, White Banners, Eat-Pray-Love, anything by Rosemunde Pilcher, the Outlander series, the Mitford series, A Confederacy of Dunces, anything set in New Orleans