Anyone who has children, aging parents or live plants is a caregiver. I’ve done it all except the plants part. Once it gets hot outside – that’s our summer here – I don’t like to go out of my air conditioning. What a cop- out, right? Any plants I’ve loved and enjoyed in the spring… Read More A Caregiver?
Well I haven’t been blogging. Summer and Fall brought changes for me. But my passion remains decorating and designing. Real estate has been slow for a newbie. Earlier in the summer I packed and moved my oldest daughter into an apartment. How many times have I done that? Let’s just say more than 10? And… Read More Where Have I Been?
When I saw these I just had to let you see them too. I can just drool over these cottages with gardens!
I’ve talked about my love of this outdoor market in Virginia. Well it didn’t disappoint this year. My daughter and I went on the preview day – they offer these tickets for an extra fee online – but it’s worth it to avoid the crowds, and this year, the rain. We had a great time,… Read More Loving Lucketts
In the past 4 weeks I’ve shopped 3 antique markets. One Saturday, two Sundays. Locally in suburban Philly, Clover Market has been a mainstay for several years. I always go and, yes, I always buy but it’s getting a little harder. I realize that most everything I see I already own or have owned in… Read More Spring Markets – I Shop!
Nothing big going on in my cottage since I acquired my new bed. I do love it! Some of you know I’m a realtor but before my license I did quite a bit of staging. I love helping people get their homes ready to list so I’ve been doing staging consultations for other realtors. Realized… Read More Bits & Pieces
I used to always move my furniture around, In fact when my daughters were growing up, and I called my oldest she would say, ”it’s Sunday afternoon. Mom’s going to move furniture!” With my smaller house it is harder to move everything. A few weeks ago I got it in my head that I was… Read More Spring in My Cottage
Last weekend I had an Uncommon Cottage hip vintage home excursion to the delayed (due to snow storm) Ground Hog Day sale at Lucketts Country Store in Leesburg VA. I usually meet my daughter there but this time I did it on my own. It always feels so Southern here – well it is the… Read More Loving Lucketts
This is my first post and I wanted to tell you about why I decided to blog. I’ve designed all of my working life. First a graphic design degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. After 30+ years working in agencies and owning a graphic design studio, I took the plunge into… Read More My Travels in Design