Monthly Archives: April 2014

Thowback Thursday…First Year Teacher

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ..♡ Happy Thursday! How’s your week been going? I hope it has been great…. and that only wonderful things came your way. ..♡ I thought it would be fun to time travel back to my FiRsT YeAr of TeAcHiNG. FUN! (giggle, giggle) The year is 1981…. and I was so young! It’s hard to believe that when I started teaching children,  I was ONE myself. (smile) On the other hand,  perhaps that is how it is suppose to be.  You will definitely have more fun as a teacher.♡ Believe it or not, I was ExTrEmElY fortunate to get a job. In 1981 there weren’t any/many openings for teachers, and only one opening where I was hired. I began my career at a wonderful school in Banning, California. It was … Continue reading

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A Play DaTe….♡

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’s the middle of the week… and middle of the week equals a happy FaMiLy play date!…♡ Well,  they say we can’t choose our FaMilY…. hmmm. .. I might just need to PoLiTeLy disagree with that. …(smile)                                     It’s ALL AbOuT the CLOTHES…♡              PlAyTiMe, and FiTnEsS, is crucial. ….♡                 HiDe and SeEk is a FaVoRiTe…..♡                             Arm Chair athelete..♡ Our adorable little family provides us with  comfort, companionship, protection, and unconditional love. And for these gifts, are rewarded with food,  shelter, … Continue reading

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On the SuNnY SiDe of MoNdAy. ..♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a cup of tea. ..♡ Happy Monday! How was your weekend? I hope it was SuNnY, and perfect! I had a delightfully SuNnY weekend. My husband  and I took a SuNnY, mini date, AdVeNtUrE …♡ We Left bright and early on a SuNnY, Saturday morning. ..YiPpEe!    Then we hopped on a train, and headed for our SuNnY destination. …♡        UpOn arrival, there were gorgeous SuNnY,                      climbing roses, welcoming us. ..♡                            We entered a SuNnY, Secret,                                                         Garden…..♡   … Continue reading

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A week in Review…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ..♡                                 HoPpY Saturday! Well,  I’m going to assume that you like my week in Review posts.♡ I haven’t heard any complaints yet. …(grin) Okay here goes. …♡ On Monday my post was about finding JoY in everyday living. ♡ And, now I’m wondering what YoUr everyday JoYs are….♡What small JoYs do you delight in…♡ And just in case your new to my blog…I shared that a HUGE part of my JoY comes from working in my CoTtAgE GaRdEn..♡ Aren’t these Hollyhocks delightful..♡I cut them just for you. Here,  let me cut a few more. ♡ On Tuesday, I sort of shared about my Women’s Bible Study.  We had studied the two Marys. (btw… … Continue reading

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Holy Moly it’s ThRoWbAcK ThUrSdAy….♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. .♡ I always Love the way this looks. ..A totally ScAtTteReD tea….♡ Happy Throwback Thursday! Well,  actually it is Holy Thursday….♡ Which is very special here at “Marcia’s Cottage”… Hold on for just a second. .. While I put on my bonnet.♡ Okay….Here we go. ..  This is lots better. Well, kind of, sort of. ..better. . Don’t you think…..! Guess what. .. I still have my little EaStEr bonnet from when I was  child! I bet your surprised. … Well, on second thought … maybe your not. Anyway,  that is me in the photo. Don’t have a clue as to what year it was.  Perhaps I’m in the second grade.? What do you think? That’s me too… Only no bonnet…♡ Gee, I wonder why? I really love this … Continue reading

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