Instagram Me Monday!


Happy New Year! I am so thankful for 2013 and the surprises it held …holy Moses, do I really have a newborn sleeping next to me as I type this?!  YES I DO!  And I have two four year olds napping…thank you Jesus for four year olds. They are awesome….a bit ornery…but I like four […]

Christmas At The Cottage!

photo 1 (2)

This weekend is our monthly sale at The Cottage Collective! If you are looking for beautiful, one of a kind gifts then you NEED to get your cute little tushie up to Kechi Friday and Saturday. I have marked down several Primitive Poppy items just for this sale…like that awesome clock and the yellow and […]

Merry Cottage!


‘Tis the season to be busy…. The lines. The crowds. The irritated clerks. The crammed parking lots. Imagine walking into a store that was filled with cheer instead of chaos. Imagine being greeted by employees who WANT to help you. Who take pride in their merchandise, because they were the hands that crafted it. Imagine […]

Instagram Me Monday!


I hope you like looking a pictures of sweet babies because this week is full of them! Vivie is now three weeks old and we are 100% smitten by the little shrinkadink.  How could we not be… Seriously…she’s overwhelmingly wonderful. Unfortunately, we had to pause the Vivie swooning because  CeCe caught a nasty virus that […]



I’m not sure how to start this post. Some of you know how challenging the past month has been. For those of you who have prayed for us, thank you. God’s grace has been palpable and our faith has deepened. Again, thank you. For those of you who have no idea what I am talking […]