When we were in the fire

When we were in the fire

Welcome to Modern Mrs Darcy! Check out the most popular posts while you’re here. If you like what you see, subscribe here for free updates, or you can “like” the MMD facebook page here and receive new posts in your news stream. Thanks for visiting! It’s January, the month of clean slates and new beginnings. […]

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There are 7 ways to hate a book.

7 ways to hate a book

I just finished a book with hundreds of Amazon reviews that average 4.4 stars. It has thousands of Goodreads reviews: average rating 3.99. I’ve read multiple good longform reviews, and have heard good things from readers I know. I hated it.  It wasn’t a bad book. But it wasn’t the book for me. That’s a frequent reason […]

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Our living room “library.”

IKEA borgsjo books close up 2

Finally—a house update! My sister-in-law helped me create the plans for our large-ish living room. We segmented it into two sections: a library “room” anchored by two IKEA bookshelves, and a sitting “room” anchored by a large sectional. (I highly recommend persuading your brother to marry a designer. Breaking down a large room into two “rooms” was […]

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