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Six on Saturday – Nature Takes Its Course

It's Saturday morning, the air is changing and you can feel the garden starting to settle into a slower pace of life. If you have been reading this blog you know of my front garden, the area I deem "the land that time forgot." The funny thing is that by doing nothing,...

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Lifestyle

Why I Blog & The Things They Don’t Tell You

This is a question that is popping up a lot recently. Some asking me directly and some asking the question in relation to blogging versus a social media presence. To the latter, all I can say is that having your own website, a base, that is yours and run by you is...

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In the Garden

Six on Saturday – Nature Takes Its Course

It's Saturday morning, the air is changing and you can feel the garden starting to settle into a slower pace of life. If you have been reading this blog you know of my front garden, the area I deem "the land that time forgot." The funny thing is that by doing nothing,...

read more

Six on Saturday – End of Summer

Walking around the cottage garden this week it feels very much like the end of summer. The dahlias are blooming, the dianthus are starting to go over and there is a crispness to the evening air that I know my summer plants cringe against. I love the autumnal change...

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Six on Saturday – The August Cottage Garden

It has been a while since I shared my cottage garden with all of you. This year the weather and work didn't leave much time to get out in February and boy did I pay the price for it during the summer. We do still have some beauties to share so let' dive in: I love our...

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In Lifestyle

Why I Blog & The Things They Don’t Tell You

This is a question that is popping up a lot recently. Some asking me directly and some asking the question in relation to blogging versus a social media presence. To the latter, all I can say is that having your own website, a base, that is yours and run by you is...

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Indoor Planter DIY

With all of the rain last weekend it's no surprise that we ended up working on the plants for inside the cottage. Have you ever looked at indoor large terrariums/glass planting and fell in love but hated the price tags? Well one trip to Johnstown Garden Center and a...

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DIY IKEA Stool

We have been doing a lot of DIY in the cottage renovation and a lot of you asked about this in my DM's on Instagram so here is a quick reference post with all the details. Ikea BEKVÄM  The stool is the €10 euro Ikea BEKVÄM  stool. I would suggest giving this a quick...

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In Craft 

Creating Meaningful Content

How do you create meaningful content? This is a question I have struggled with on and off again over the years. While the word 'meaningful' is subjective, I know myself I want to create with a purpose and not necessarily for a financial bottom line. This blog has...

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