Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cloudy with a chance of ….♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage.  Happy Friday! Do you have something special planned for the weekend? I heard there’s a CHANCE of… RaIn.  Yippee! The other morning when I woke up, it was raining! I was so excited! Well. .. actually it was more like a nice SpRiNkLiNg rain.♡ When I’d heard there was rain in the forecast, I knew that I needed to bring in the pillows from our outside deck. Any guesses how many…40! (Big wide smile) Later in the morning I moved the pillows into the parlor. That’s when I noticed that the rain SpRiNkLeS had already stopped. And wait a second…. is that SuNsHiNe coming through the window? Sure enough when I walked outside… It wasn’t raining anymore, and I noticed the ground was hardly even damp. I also started observing the shadows on the ground from the clouds. I had become enchanted with the light, … Continue reading

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Good-bye Downton Abbey…I WILL survive. ..♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ..♡ The Cottage will be hosting several tea parties before the NEXT season of Downton Abbey. Well it’s a good thing that I LOVE hosting. Because it will help me survive the long seasonal wait.  I had JUST adjusted to losing Matthew in Season 3, and I vowed never to forgive the writers.  (eyes welled with tears)… But then of course I did.♡ And then it seemed like it took FOREVER until season 4 arrived. Then it returned, and I was hooked again. Now it’s gone and left me once more. How will I ever survive yet another year? (Pouty face) That’s ALOT of tea parties Lady Mary.♡ A Spring Tea A Downton Tea A Mad  Hatter Tea A Tea for one. ..♡ A Queens Tea A summer Tea … Continue reading

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When the ReD, ReD, RoBiN …♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ..♡ I really like the color of this teacup.  These mini cupcakes are a perfect size when you CRAVE sweetness.♡ And I’m a purest when it comes to craving sweet tweets.♡ Oh my we have lots of sweet tweets around the Cottage. I do enjoy watching them flit around. I’m a wanna be tweet birder.  I love them so much…that my comfy around the Cottage pants have tweet bird houses on the legs. (Big smile) We make sure that they always feel welcomed. That’s why it’s so VERY important for me to decorate the outside our tweet Cottage too.♡ The tweet little birdies need to be awfully Careful when they enjoy their bath time. . Because Darjeeling our very beautiful tweet cat girl LOVES those sweet tweets too…♡ Remember … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day. ..♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ will you join me outside….♡                        It’s a beautiful day.                 Let’s not let it slip away.♡ I’ve got all my gardening tools out, along with some plants that I recently purchased. The weather is perfect! When mother nature invites me outside…I never hesitate. I’m ready to spring into action. I’ve been admiring the star Jasmine that is in bloom all around the Cottage right now. The scent is simply intoxicating. It looks like a luxurious mantel draping over the fence. I love the old fashioned exuberant look. Oh look there’s Harvey our resident squirrel. I know that he is captivated by all the twiggery surrounding our almost century year old home. Harvey and Pearl are the Cottage … Continue reading

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The Dance of Life. ..♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ..♡                        OMG…I love this! Life IS a dance. .. so keep calm and drink Tea…♡ Oopsie…forgot the music! No worries,  just scroll down…click arrow. .start dancing scroll back up,  and enjoy today’s post. (Grin) Oh and don’t forget to dance!. ..♡ How was your weekend? I hope it was great! On Saturday morning a few friends and I got together to celebrate a little surprise birthday breakfast for our sweet friend. ♡ This is a sparkly little Chandelier in our parlor.  I tried to make it sort of look disco. (Big grin) Anyway…. Earlier in the week (Thursday morning) I had shown up at the same restaurant, where the little birthday breakfast surprise was going to happen. Since I … Continue reading

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