Category Archives: Cottage Living

Cottage Living: Decor

One of the most enjoyable things to me about having a cottage has been renovating and decorating it. The cottage was in poor condition and we (by we, I mean┬áMike) gutted it, raised the ceiling to make a cathedral ceiling, … Continue reading

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Cottage Living: No Running Water

So. This cottage of ours. It doesn’t have running water. And we’re ok with that. Here’s how it works: Bathing. We take our daily baths in the lake. Well, at least in the summer. Mike will go in the water … Continue reading

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Cottage Living: Painting a Floor Plaid

Over the years, we’ve renovated most of our cottage, inside and out. We have an enclosed front porch where we have a table and chairs for dining and a bed for lazy afternoon naps.┬áThe floor has been in terrible condition … Continue reading

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Cottage Living

Growing up, I spent my summers at a cottage on a beautiful mountain lake in northeastern Pennsylvania. We never called it anything other than “the cottage”. Fourteen years ago, Mike and I purchased our own little place on a lake … Continue reading

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