chickens · Cooking · Daisy and Winter

Love cookies and a great big cock-a-doodle-do

Tuesday it was all about cookies love. I baked a batch of chocolate chip love cookies for Valentine’s Day. While the cookies were baking, the cat, the dog, and the chicken slept peacefully. But the minute the cookies were done baking – Winter popped up and said are they ready? Chocolate Chip Pecan Love Cookies… Continue reading Love cookies and a great big cock-a-doodle-do

Cooking · Country living · vintage

fermenting with spiders

I held my breath as I reached back into the furthest, darkest most spider web encrusted box at the back of the barn.  I wondered to myself  – am I going to pull out a snake-like I did a few years ago?  Yeah I’ll admit when that happened I let out a big girly scream… Continue reading fermenting with spiders

Cooking · Country living · Photography · Uncategorized

orchard trip

Recently Mr. Cottage and I set out on a mission to get some fresh peaches. First Stop was Fruit Hill Orchard which is just a few miles away from home. This spring, Fruit Hill orchard built a new barn to house their store.  Each day I would drive by and take in the progress.  It was… Continue reading orchard trip