Monthly Archives: November 2017

A Christmas Story

  “A good life is a collection of happy moments.” ~Dennis Waitley 🎄DECEMBER🎄    Greetings as we enter the Christmas season!       For me the holiday season began in the Fall and continues through for several months     with different celebrations and traditions.         I  transition from Fall items to Christmas decor by adding simple small touches.     Experimenting with new and fun ways to share a little beauty for this very blessed season.     This past weekend Joe and I attended the musical, ‘A Christmas Story’. A particular song caught my … Read the full blog post

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This is going to be the “Best Day Of My Life”. ..♡

  💕There are memories which will be close to our hearts forever….💕~Marcia     Here’s a re~post from a fb memory. It is from 2013. One of my last birthday celebrations while still living in California. I just had to share it with you. Hope you enjoy it. btw….have you ever had or given a surprise birthday party?   🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄 This Is Going To Be The Best Day Of My Life Hello,  Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage.  I’m so thrilled to see you today, because it’s my birthday!.. And I feel like I’ve been celebrating all month! Oh wait. .  I have! … Read the full blog post

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Remember: It’s Just A Big ‘Chicken’

    “It took me three weeks to stuff the turkey. I stuffed it through the beak.”~Phyllis Diller How has your week been?     Mine has been a mixture of pre-holiday traditions, pre-paring for Thanksgiving and… a little decorating         Are there traditions that you have which signify the start of the Holidays?     A Holiday tradition Joe and I began early in our marriage was attending a performance of The Nutcracker Ballet. 🍁 Since moving to the Oregon coast, Thanksgiving has brought the opportunity for new experiences. Each Thanksgiving seems to bring different people to … Read the full blog post

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604 Posts Later

  “Pain alone is not the enemy: the real enemy is fear, and resistance.”~The Buddha   Hello!!! This is the month of gratitude so thank you for being a part of my life. and… (if by chance this is your first visit) then… Welcome! I just recently celebrated a fourth year of blogging and realized that when I first began I knew just a few of you. Over the years as I got to know you better I learned that you are Smart, Lovely, Fashion Oriented, Garden Inspired, Spirit filled readers…😘 and friends!     During that first year I … Read the full blog post

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A Get-A-Way And The San Juan Islands

🍁 “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”~Melody Beattie 🍁 Hi Everyone!     How was your week? I recently returned from a little get-a-way. and… it’s so great to be home. 🍁Grateful🍁     My holiday took me to the San Juan Islands.     have you been there? they are quite beautiful     Joe and I stayed at The … Read the full blog post

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Cami’s Halloween

  ”Always go with the choice that scares you most, because that’s the one that is going to help you grow.” ~Carolyn Myss   Hello… 🍁Happy November🍁     🍂I’m still on a Fall Holiday…🍂     and realize that Halloween has already flown by     however…     things keep happening… wonderful things             and I keep thinking of you… wonderful you🎃           which makes me want to chat with you again🎃           most likely… I’m a little obsessed.         No worries though… it’s a good … Read the full blog post

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