Rooms that invite you to linger. Vintage collectibles displayed with love. A colorful easy-care garden. A porch that says "Come sit!" All yours in the pages of Country Living!
Welcome to a New Year in the Country! • This issue is best enjoyed in a cozy nok with a warm blanket while sipping hot tea.
Simple Country Pleasures
Teetering Book Piles • Casually placed stacks of page-turners past and present fill a home with storied soul.
A Horse Stable Turned Host-a-Crowd Kitchen • Earthy textures and polished details bring new life to this Pennsylvania party barn.
Baggage Claim • Hearkening back to the more glamorous days of travel, antique trunks now make for incredibly stylish organizing. Bon storage!
A Pretty Stone House • Whether you’re seeking fairy-tale appeal or (multiple!) fieldstone fireplaces, these sturdy structures make for happy hibernating.
Feather Your Nest • Peck away at winter doldrums with a delightful assortment of bird-themed collectibles.
Pantry Pretty-Ups • Put the “re” in reorganizing with these clever ways to corral clutter using vintage finds.
What Is It? What Is It Worth? • Our team of antiques experts weighs in on your treasured finds.
Let’s Go Antiquing!
Spring a Leek • As these sturdy bulbs herald the changing season, turn ’em into a satisfying spring starter, salad, or main dish.
Soup’s On! • After a romp around the ranch, Country Living Contributor Lela Rose invites guests inside the barn to warm up with her menu of wintry day mainstays.
A Case for Using the Good Stuff • Tabletop enthusiast Kate Holt serves up a compelling argument for both pretty porcelain and fresh produce. (But, really, she had us at burrata.)
Salted Maple Syrup Pie
The Sweet Spot • In southwestern New Hampshire, a sugarer taps into his passion for winters in the woods to create an award-winning maple business.
Grand Marais, Minnesota • Along the frozen waters of Minnesota’s North Shore, a Lake Superior art colony offers wintry woods to explore, cozy respites from the chill, and plenty of places that bolster your creative side.
The Slowing Season • Author Mary Laura Philpott learns the importance of downtime from a turtle who roams—and rests—in her Tennessee backyard.
Country Living • February-March 2023
RAISING the BARN • A Dutch barn from the 1800s enjoys new life as a rustic retreat that welcomes the whole family to come kick up their boots—the muddier, the better.
WooDED BLIss • With its down-to-earth demeanor, casually collected cool factor, and seriously stunning surroundings, this happily disconnected Northern California cabin puts the “why” in Wi-Fi.
Portal to the Past • A young family writes the latest chapter of a storied 384-year-old cottage built in the oldest town on Cape Cod.
ALMANAC • A SEASONAL COMPENDIUM OF EVERYDAY KNOW-HOW
PRIZE RECIPES • WINNING FARE TO MAKE AND SHARE
RESOURCES • YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR REPLICATING THE LOOKS IN THIS ISSUE
Stitch in Time • A 150-year-old sewing box serves as a common thread between multiple generations.