Each summer morning this time of year, I rush out in the morning with my mug of coffee to see what herbs and/or vegetables are ready for harvesting. I spend about an hour and a half out in my gardens after my husband leaves for work at 8:30 am. Sprinkled throughout my garden beds are small vignettes of various whimsy, and I chuckle to myself as I work. … Read More Of Toads and Herbs…
The end of another long, hard week is here. Tonight, I will rest my tired head on a fluffy, soft pillow. My sleep will be sweet until a new Monday morning arrives…… Read More Pillow Love
Grandmother Vivianne loved Red Cardinals, and so I have a small collection to remember her by. … Read More Red Hot Love
The month of May signals Spring, and the Coming of Summer,
which incites my soul to make changes in our cottage décor to welcome the warmer days.
… Read More Summer Living
Instead of wafting bacon aromas going into the bedrooms, the sound of the Fire Alarms and Black, Rolling Smoke awakened my slumbering family. … Read More Breakfast Bloopers at the Cottage
This breakfast will give you energy to last your whole long morning, give you inspiration to move a whole room full of furniture, give stamina to redesign and restyle your living quarters… Read More The Recipe for Energy
Beauty makes me smile from morning to evening… Read More Spring Blessings
I love the look of open shelving, but I’m afraid I need to stow things behind cupboard doors in order to keep my work surfaces clear, and my mind uncluttered. … Read More An Uncluttered Mind
I like to design and decorate our home so that it is completely in sync with our life changes, no matter how challenging they may be. The changes continue as our lives progress, and so, I would like to share my dream Living Room with you, reader! … Read More Delightful Dreams for the Living Room
My husband claims he has never met anyone who gets so much joy from changing a couple of coffee cups and items around on a few shelves.
I think he secretly loves it that I get so excited, though, because he made the shelves for me, and he is a Big Coffee Drinker! He and I gather here very early every morning to pour a few cups and chat before getting dressed and ready to face the day.
… Read More Hospitality: The Coffee Bar