A foundling named "Fleamarket"

I shot this video this morning… Kevin and I decided a long time ago that we didn’t want anymore inside pets, but we’d love to make sure he’s got a comfortable, safe place to eat and sleep on our back porch. I’m calling him “Fleamarket” because he is just that! He’s covered in the things. […]

Cottage Kitty

I‘ve been hearing lots of tiny meows, outside my office window, for a couple of days now. At night, the meowing really seemed to pick up- which made me feel like whatever was doing it was afraid of the dark. Turns out my neighbor, Jessica, at the Half Note Cottage has been hearing it too. […]

TheLetteredCottage.net is up!

Make sure you stop by TheLetteredCottage.net today to check out our brand spankin‘ new layout! (Or if you’re already here, HELLO!) There are still a couple things that need to be added today, but it’s done for the most part. Shannon from Eight Crazy Design is an amazing blog designer and I highly recommend hiring […]

Endless Yard Sale 2009

Hi! I made it back!Safe & sound, and with a backseat full of great junk. I can’t wait to go again next year! Susie was just as precious as I knew she would be, and Rhoda was just as much fun as she always is. It was truly a blessing to be in their company. […]


Exciting changes are taking place behind the scenes this week!For starters, you can now find our blog at www.TheLetteredCottage.net as well as here at blogspot.com.Sometime by the end of next week, our brand spankin’ new blog will be up!I can’t wait. It is coming together so beautifully. My blog designer is amazing and I can’t […]

Design Star- Season 4, Episode 3

This weekends episode of Design Star had the season 4 contestants competing against each other in the “White Wall Challenge”. The catch- they could only use things found at a grocery store!Since I put my design together earlier this week, I used this photo of what a previous seasons cast had to use furniture-wise when […]

Lettered Cottage Kitchen Update

After devouring a perfectly seasoned piece of baked tilapia and a side of potato salad for lunch today, I snapped a couple of shots of what I’ve been up to in the Kitchen recently. Ever since I took these pictures a few months back, I’ve always kind of been drawn to using the color red […]

Endless Yard Sale 2009

It’s that time of year again!The Endless Yard Sale 2009 takes place this weekend, August 6th through the 9th.It stretches all the way from Gadsden, Alabama to West Unity, Ohio. A total of 654 miles to be exact. Sarah and I will probably leave Friday or Saturday morning, and meet up with Rhoda in Birmingham […]

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