This year, fall and the special holidays within the season may look a little bit different.
But maybe it doesn’t need to feel different. While the art of hosting is often an outward expression for others, I have always felt that’s it’s also an inward reflection and meditation of working with the things that make us happy. And what I love most about Courtney Allison, the creative force behind French Country Cottage and her new book French Country Cottage: Inspired Gatherings, is that the heart of her message is that the tender loving care we pour into setting the stage for get-togethers of any size, is the idea of making memories. Here are her top tips.
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