Henri’s Favourite Post Ever!

From BE KITSCHIG Blog Happy Gnomevember For Gnomevember, it’s about time to get out the gnomes of be kitschig. Over the years, we’ve come across some really nice ones. This is our garden gnome Paul before he suffered from moving inflicted tan damage. Sorry mate. These gnomes moved in around Easter. Now, you can also […]

What is Gnomevember?

Check out The BE KITSCHIG blog! BE KITSCHIG This wasn’t autocorrected, I did not intend to spell Movember. Kudos to all who are raising awareness and (hopefully a whole bunch of) money. Gnomevember is really a thing. While I thought at first, this must be a new fad from the United States of Strange Holidays […]

GnHome Sweet GnHome

Last Monday when I went into the kitchen to make breakfast I was greeted by Henri bearing a brightly-wrapped gift. “Joyeux Anniversaire!” I had completely forgotten that today marked my 5th year of being a bona fide homeowner. How time flies when one is constantly performing home-maintenance chores!  Of course, technically the bank still owns […]

Eek! A Mouse! Part 3

To catch up on the story:  Part 1 and Part 2 Eek! A mouse!  Part 3 The next day I confronted Henri about the truffles. “C’était censé être une surprise.”  (They were to be a surprise.) I glared at him with raised eyebrow. “Have you tried them?” I asked. Henri looked down at his boots […]

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Homeownership – Episode 6

The Gnome and I – Adventures in First Time Home Ownership – Episode 6 Progress in the Parlours Episode 1    Episode 2    Episode 3   Episode 4   Episode 5 With Henri supervising (as I tend to procrastinate) I was making great strides with unpacking the boxes.  I could now see the floor!  But my elation turned […]

The Gnome and I: Adventures in First Time Home Ownership – Episode 2

Episode 2-Le Ciel Tombe! Episode 1 is here. Henri shouted again, “Le ciel tombe!”  My less than superior interpretation skills translated this announcement as ‘the sky is is tumbling.’  What?  ¿Que?!   Quelle?!!  Stumbling over half-unpacked boxes I raced into the bathroom to find Henri pointing at the ceiling. Whereupon I noticed several cracks in the […]