Tag Archives: puppy

a vintage table and chairs in the garden

Well,  it seems I’m still out here having fun in the garden.  It’s hard to stay inside when the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the grass has turned green.  I’m out here just peter puttering around … a little weeding, a little fetch with Paisley, and a little table in the garden.  Miss Paisley and I seem to be stuck out here.  I plan to enjoy it while I can,  hot and sticky is waiting for us […]


puppy love

She’s here!  The sweetest, dreamiest little bundle of fluff, and she is so charming. I hope she doesn’t mind being photographed because there’s no getting out of it around here.  Meet Paisley, our 12 week old salt and pepper miniature schnauzer. She has made our home feel lighter in a way. She is soft, gentle, and sweet!


cottage fix paints again & Derby’s debut

cottage entry with Derby the dog

The key to a stress free, successful paint job is getting started early, having all of your materials ready to go, and taking your time.  So today was paint day and I woke early, excited and a little weary too at the task at hand.  Painting is not one of my favorite chores to tackle. Before getting started I go for a walk, especially if I’m going to be stuck inside painting all day after all.  The fresh air will […]