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The Making of a Garden

Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers or you can grow weeds. – anonymous Recently I decided that 2019 would be the Year of the Garden for this sweet cottage… That being said as soon as the rain breaks and frost stops…you will find me outside wandering around the cottage pondering this and that about what to plant and create.🌞 A quick glimpse of my week I hope you enjoyed the video…(if you want to view it larger just click on the upper left double arrows of the video)😘 This past week as I looked around the inside of the cottage I realized that things have come together nicely… I feel satisfied (content) with how this sweet cottage continues to evolve… It’s now time to envision the outdoor spaces of the cottage…garden Not exotic garden spaces…just small areas where a beautiful tree…shrubs…. flowering plants can grow…change…living happily together. I think happiness is a state of mind…everything here gives me satisfaction. My home…family…garden…animals…and the abundance of nature. A garden … Continue reading

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💘The Power Of Love💘

”Three things will last forever: Faith, Hope, Love…and the greatest of these is Love” 1 Corinthians 13:13 Hello, dear friends… Hope all is well with you. Everything is going great here…tickety-boo💘 I recently returned from a trip to Southern California During moments of unpacking… coupled with hours of 💤 napping… along with what I think I am best at doing…(nesting) A lovely realization came over me… A heightened awareness… that we have all been created for greater things… to love…and to be loved… A Love without conditions…or expectations… bringing peace… helping each other… on our journey. Wishing you… 💕 Love 💕

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ThRoWbAcK…..ThE BeSt of JoY….♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. .♡ Happy Thursday! Today,  is a Special day  at “Marcia’s Cottage “. I am celebrating six months of blogging. ♡ And, if you have a second, (grin) I’d love to tell you how it ALL came about. ♡ Well, okay…..perhaps,  it will take more than a few seconds. …♡(grin) On November 1, 2013  I decided to start a blog. It is quite odd actually.  I was waiting for my car to be serviced at a local dealership.  While I was there,  I wrote a little something, and published it. Honestly,  I had ZERO plans. … Other than I wanted to share about ALL the things I love. And the things I love are my Home, Family, Friends, Animals, Gardening,  Hosting Tea parties, and my Creator….. well, before I knew … Continue reading

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Advent…♡

Below is a re~edited post. I wrote it before my move to the Oregon coast, where I’m currently experiencing the beauty of yet another Season. 🕊 Hello,  welcome to Marcia’s Cottage.  I’m so happy you stopped by. Its hard to believe that this is the third Sunday of Advent and that 2013 is coming to an end. ♡ It seems like it was just Summer and I was gardening: planting, seeding, pulling weeds, watering. .. This is my little rose garden. … on a VERY hot summer day. ♡ Well. .. actually dear friend it seems like it was just Spring, and I was planting a gorgeous little cottage garden. ♡ What do you think. .. Has time been flying by for you too? I had planted zucchinis and bell peppers, then surrounded them with marigolds. These are Queen Anne roses. … Sorry you aren’t able to see them very … Continue reading

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OH! OH! OH! All About ME!

This post has been slightly re~edited from an original post dated December 6, 2013 Hello, welcome to Marcia’s cottage. I’m thrilled you stopped by today because I have some exciting news! Brrrrrrr……its freezing out here. Shall we go inside and have a cup of tea? Well, I have a great day planned.  My dear friend called earlier this week, and told me that the artist Mary Englebreit will be at a local gift shop today. My friend invited me to go and meet her… She knows I LOVE this artist! OH! OH! OH! “of course!” I said.            I have several ME decorating books. ~♡~ This is the first home I bought on my own. …♡It had a white Picket fence with hearts cut out in it. This is my second home! This is the same home as above. ..I Just wanted to show my cute little … Continue reading

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