Thursday, April 28, 2016

Fun Planter Finds!

A few years ago, I wrote a post about window boxes, and it was one of my most popular posts.

This year, I decided I would show you some planters!


This contemporary vertical planter from Man Made DIY is SO COOL!  If I had a rooftop terrace, this would be exactly what I'd want.


Monday, April 25, 2016

First Few, Arm part two


(yesterday was part one of the romance novel sample, today is part two. If you skipped part one here, this will make exactly zero sense. Remember, I need SEVEN comments! Thanks!)

Sunday, April 24, 2016

First few...installment one of the arm





This is the first in a monthly series of writing installments (like Dickens, y'all!) as I transition from my job as a teacher to my (maybe, if everything goes well) job as a ghost writer. (and if you are here for the usual house-related shenanigans, they will be back, probably on Wednesday. Sorry for the break in the action, but folks in the writing world need some feedback on how I handle different genres.)

Because I need the practice and feedback, I need you seven regular readers to read and respond. (You know seven is a magic number in stories, right? That means y'all are special!) So here's the first few pages of a romance novel:

Friday, April 22, 2016

Mrs. C's Book Club, April Edition

As promised, here's the book report that will be appearing monthly here at Brandywine Cottage.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Walkabout Wednesday, Heartbreak Edition


Two years ago, I wrote about this house and it's beautiful surroundings.

I've also written about the ridiculousness of our neighbors being unwilling to take a chance on a house, and tearing down what could be a gem in order to get a ballroom-sized kitchen.