Monthly Archives: April 2015

It NeVeR RaInS in CaLiFoRnIa…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. ♡ I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ Happy Wednesday! It is Wednesday right? I’ve been busy around here. As you know our home is on the market. What you didn’t know! okay, so you better read this hmmm… sorry,  I’ve been having some techy problems this morning. Just click on “Goodbye Hello” on the left side, and you’ll get all caught up with what’s happening in my corner of the world. Anyway, I’ve been getting ready for a few people to check out our home later this week. Just between you and me…I’ve been rather taking my sweet time on saying goodbye to our cottage. So, yesterday I started off my day with the usual walk. It’s sort of M-F routine. I usually get out early. However, the weather was quite nice… so, of … Continue reading

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LiStEnInG to the SoNg of LiFe. …♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we sit down and enjoy a cup of tea..♡ I LOVE ArT. Particularly art that depicts beautiful gardens, landscapes, and cozy inviting homes. This is a lithograph by artist Mary Englebreit…..♡ I purchased this over 20 years ago.  I’ve never tired of looking at it. Daily it reminds me how I want to live. ♡                    This is a view from our kitchen window. ..♡ This art work is by Susan Rios… By the way, years ago when I saw/fell in love with this piece of art. I made payments on it for almost one year! It is titled “Listen to the Song of Life.”                         A view from our parlor window…       … Continue reading

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LeT’s Go On A FiElD TrIp!…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. .♡ Oh wait! Let’s pack a picnic instead… because we’re going on a field trip today! Today I want to take you to a very special “Home”.  It is called the Isaiah House, also known as the “The Joyful House” located in historic Santa Ana,  California.  I suppose because I grew up in Orange County, in many ways my heart,  and Soul,  will always be connected there. Isaiah House is run by Orange County Catholic Workers . I think it is very special, because it offers Shelter to homeless women…food and LoVe to those in need. The Isaiah House has been serving poor people since 1987. These women are served with love,  compassion, and dignity.  And, if your an animal Lover like me.. You might need a tissue for … Continue reading

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ShOuT AlLeLuIA!…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡                                     Happy Easter!       It’s A new Day…. and the Promise of HoPe.♡                             Shout AlLeLUia. …♡                           Come on Get HaPpy.♡           The EaStEr Bunny HoPpEd by early this                     morning and dropped off…♡                        My FAVORITE Color…..♡                       Of Pink HoPpInG shoes….♡       This little basket, and … Continue reading

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Imagine this imagine that

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. .♡ Happy Wednesday! Do you have a few minutes to spend in my garden? Great!  Let’s go! This is Mr. Rabbit. … and he brings lots of JoY at Springtime. He also helps me imagine all the possibilities for GaRdEn decorating.♡ Today,  I’m hoping he’ll inspire some GaRdEn basket ideas. ♡ Okay, let’s see what he’s HoP to…( Mr.Rabbit is sneaky) Cami hasn’t even noticed him.♡ I think she’s more intrigued with that puddle of water, and an Opened gate. There he goes….♡ HoP, HoP, HoP! Awww…. He sees a baby bunny. …♡ Mr. Rabbit is checking out all. … Possibilities. ….. Oh, oh…. Where’s Mr. Rabbit heading off to now…♡ He brought these for decor. … Pretty, Pretty….♡ Now Darjeeling is trying to imagine what’s going on…♡ she’s … Continue reading

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