‘Does everyone know I’m a coffee fanatic? But coffee might not be good for me. To that I say, it’s my only vice I have left. It’s summer so my drink of choice is iced coffee. My favorite beans are from Rival Brothers http://www.rivalbros.com in Philadelphia. They roast their beans locally and in small… Read More Coffee Cottage or Cottage Coffee
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
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
A few weeks ago I was shopping at one of Helen’s sales – a well known estate sale company in Philadelphia. I’ve been shopping these sales since I owned my boutiques. This sale was in a row house in the Overbrook section of Philly. Looked like it had not been touched since the 70’s –… Read More What a Kitchen
I’ve been suffering from Antique Market withdrawal since Fall, so last weekend I celebrated! Our local (suburban Philly) market – Clover Market – had their indoor extravaganza on Saturday and Sunday. It is held every year for the past few in a beautiful old armory in center city Philly. A good mix of vendors, including… Read More On the weekend I shop