• The Lettered Cottage Magazine- Screened Inn Issue

    Hey there! I hope all is well in your neck of the world this spendid Saturday afternoon. Everything is groovy over here at TLC. Well, except for the fact that I’m still hobbling around here due to the large-and-in-charge invisible … Continue reading


    Screened Inn: Sand & Sea Bedroom

    Hola! In addition to stepping on what has to the worlds smallest glass factory, (Can you say embedded and invisible? Ouch!) I also added a few more pages to the Screened Inn e-zine today. Remember this room? When you enter … Continue reading


    "Screened Inn"- Lemonade Mermaid Bedroom

    Happy weekend friend! We got a lot of work done around here last week (still trying to play catch up), but we did get to break away for a few hours yesterday for this little guy’s 1st birthday party… (This … Continue reading


    "Screened Inn" Kitchen, Baths & Master Bedroom

    Hello Friend- and welcome to “Screened Inn”…the magazine! I’m kidding.It’s not actually a real-deal-completely-finished magazine.We just started to throw it together yesterday, for fun. But we have been working on a real, extra fancy-schmancy e-zine that we do hope to … Continue reading

    The "Lettered Love" Room at Screened Inn

    Since my heart literally skips a beat each time a new shelter mag appears in my mailbox, I decided to have some fun and display the master bedroom photos we shot at Screened Inn “magazine style” in this post. (My … Continue reading

    Name the Cottage & Haley’s Cottage Winners

    Hello! I’m just now finally getting around to posting the names of the winners of the“Name the Cottage”Contest. So sorry for the delay! Cottage Name: “Screened Inn”Submitted by: Jonathan and Andrea Forsyth (and Dallin too!) Master Bedroom Name: “Lettered Love”Submitted … Continue reading

    Home Sweet Hairballs

    We’re home! And, boy oh boy, do we have some cleaning/weeding/mowing/mail-sorting to do. It’s crazy what can happen to a place when you go away for three weeks!(How can one kitty cat, and one 9 pound dog shed SO much … Continue reading

    Open House Day

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    Shopping in Savannah and Racing Towards the Finish Line

    Well, it’s been an amazing two weeks on Tybee so far, and although we’ve had some great meals (the shrimp po’boy at Stingrays is deloosh and breakfast at The Breakfast Club is to die for!), stayed in some amazing cottages, … Continue reading

    Vote For Your Favorite Cottage Names!

    Alrighty!Are you ready to cast your votes?Diane narrowed down her favorite names, so here are the contenders… If you’d like to cast your votes-visit the poll in our left sidebar.(Comments left on this post will not be counted as votes) … Continue reading

    Flurniture and Fabrics

    Well, I wanted to film a video of our latest junkin’ excursion, but somebody with blonde hair, whose name rhymes with Kayla, forgot to charge the video camera battery the night before, so unfortunately this is all we got… BUT,we … Continue reading

    Sensational Stuff To Sort Through

    Hello! And if you submitted a name to the “Name the Cottage” contest- THANK YOU! We’re having a ball reading through them all! Diane is narrowing down her favorites (she likes so many, she’s decided to give each one of … Continue reading

    Meet the Cottage, Name the Cottage

    After a pit stop for groceries at Walmart (and Publix!) in Savannah, we rolled onto Tybee Island around 6:00 Monday night. The weather was absolutely perfect, and the atmosphere was just as refreshing as I remember it being. And even … Continue reading

    My Birthday, Band Boys & the Beach House!

    Today I’m celebrating my 36th birthday with my 35 year old husband. And by “celebrating”, I mean looking at, and laughing with him all day! And doing his laundry for him while he tells me about his trip. Ya see, … Continue reading

    Paula Deen’s Beach House, Writing a Record and Mess Hall Magic

    After a scheduling mix-up last Monday, we wound up crashing at Paula Deen’s place the last night of our trip… Paula rents the house out through Mermaid Cottages whenever she’s not using it, and since no one else had rented … Continue reading