A Touch of Farmhouse Charm – Book Release Day!

It was two summers ago when I first got the email from a wonderful publishing company asking if I would be interested in writing a book. I think I read and reread that email forty times just to make sure they didn’t accidentally send it to me by mistake. I’ve always been open to the possibility of taking my ideas beyond this little blog, but did I have what it takes to become an author? I had no idea.

Fast forward a few months to October, and I had successfully negotiated a contract with my publisher and signed on the dotted line. Still unsure of whether I was worthy of such an opportunity, I sat down with a pen and paper and started writing down ideas and making to-do list and marking important deadlines on my calendar. After five crazy months of house projects and kitchen renovations and late night writing sessions and thousands of photos, I turned in my manuscript and said a little prayer that it would all turn out the way I pictured in my head.

Today I am so proud to say that my first book, A Touch of Farmhouse Charm, is now officially released and available for purchase, and it turned out even better than I ever imagined in my wildest dreams. I poured my heart and soul into this 192-page book with 70 brand new home decorating projects, a room-by-room tour of our home, and the story of how we completely renovated this little 1940’s farmhouse. It feels pretty surreal that my book release day is finally here!

The release of Liz Fourez's first book, A Touch of Farmhouse Charm - available now!

To those of you who have already pre-ordered your copy of the book, thank you sincerely from the bottom of my heart! Here’s a little preview of what you’ll find inside: [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

There are few things in life better than a good mac and cheese recipe, and this one is not only perfectly cheesy and creamy, but it’s also made in the slow cooker! I’ve partnered with the American Dairy Association Mideast today to bring you this delicious recipe, plus a special opportunity for you to give back this holiday season!

A delicious, creamy macaroni and cheese recipe that is made in a slow cooker! So easy! [Read more…]

Farmhouse Christmas Kitchen + Gingerbread Bundt Cake

The other day I was working on decorating our kitchen a little bit for the holidays, and I realized that this time last year we were still living with our old kitchen and just about to completely tear everything down almost to the studs. It feels like forever since we were living through that month long renovation with construction dust everywhere and eating microwave dinners more times than I want to count, but it is such an amazing feeling to have this beautiful space now, especially around the holidays.

I’ve been doing a ton of baking in here lately, and I have an amazing Gingerbread Bundt Cake recipe that I want to share with you today. It is so simple to whip up and makes a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table with very little effort! But first, let’s take a little tour around the kitchen…

A beautiful farmhouse kitchen decorated for the holidays! [Read more…]

Farmhouse Christmas Entryway

So many changes have been made to our little farmhouse since last Christmas, and it’s been both a challenge and a joy to have a new, fresh space to decorate this year for the holidays. One of my favorite little areas in our home is the entryway, complete with an antique armoire and mirror, coat hooks and a sweet, little bench, and the front door of my dreams. I recently partnered with Gordmans to create a festive, yet simple entryway for the holidays, and I am so excited to show you how this space turned out!

A beautiful farmhouse entryway decorated for the holidays!
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Farmhouse Christmas Living Room

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the farmhouse. Won’t you join me on a tour of our living room?

A beautiful farmhouse living room decorated for the holidays!
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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to put together a little holiday gift guide that might help give you a few ideas for the people on your list… or a few ideas that you might want to add to your own wish list!

2016 Holiday Gift Guide [Read more…]

Cozy & Beautiful – The How to Decorate Handbook

Good morning, sweet friends! The current state of the farmhouse is pretty chaotic as I’m slowly transitioning our fall decor into the holidays, so I wanted to share something really exciting with you today. Have you ever wished there was a handbook that perfectly mapped out how to decorate your home? One that could tell you how to find the right style for your home and family? And where to start and how to stop wasting money on the wrong things?

The Cozy & Beautiful Handbook was created by my dear friend, Shannon Acheson, and after reading through it the past couple weeks, I think this handbook is exactly what we’ve all been searching for.

Cozy & Beautiful [Read more…]