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Ash Tree Cottage · 1d ago

Wake Up to a Bunny Breakfast Tray

The weather has been so lovely lately here in South Texas.  We have warm breezesand sunshine.  The azaleas have been in full bloom all over town.  It's that time ofyear when the white flower...
Ash Tree Cottage · 2d ago

At Long Last Spring!

The breezes are warmer, the days are longer and the world seemsto be awash in pastels.  Spring is here at last!Happy Spring everyone!  I am headed back outside to get my planterboxes ready for some more caladium bulbs.  So happy to be digging in
Ash Tree Cottage · 1W ago

My Azaleas

Despite the battering of Hurricane Harvey last August, my azaleas are back in full force.  This is the north side of our house where theyget bright light, but not as much sun.  This long bed of azaleas stretchesfrom a window in the living room (that'...
Ash Tree Cottage · 1W ago

A Mini Floor Lamp Makeover

I found a miniature floor lamp for the little girl's room in the dollhouse.I decided to paint it to fit the decor.  It also came with three shades, andI choose the plain white one and added a bit of trim.Here it is fully tweaked.  Now the cozy readin...
Ash Tree Cottage · 2W ago

Thoughts About Springing Forward and Other Things

Good morning and happy Friday from my studio.  Actually, it's goingon noon already, but time does fly by when I am busy.  Bentley andI have been in the studio for several hours this morning.  I have beenbusy curating my English cozy cottage kitchen f...
Ash Tree Cottage · 2W ago

Have Breakfast With a Bunny

I have a large bag full of cupcake decorating picks, and though to myself,hmm ... why not use them for other things too???So I stuck a bunny pick in my bowl of bran flakes and it made me smi...
Ash Tree Cottage · 2W ago

Fabulous Antique Dog Finds

Last weekend we were in Houston to attend a wedding, but I also foundthe time to visit one of my favorite antique malls.  This particular mallhas some fabulous vendors.  There were a number of pieces that caughtmy eye, especially those with dog theme...
Ash Tree Cottage · 2W ago

Hopping By To Chat From The Heart

We just returned from a long weekend in Houston.  It was aneventful couple of days, but I am very happy to be back home.Have you ever had the feeling that your guardian angel istugging your sleeve?  Little signs that you chose to ignore aresuddenly c...
Ash Tree Cottage · 3W ago

Welcome March 2018!

Happy 1st day of March y'all!What a lovely morning!  The sun is shining!!  I was beginning to believe that we would never see it again, but here it is in all it's glory,and I am so thankful....
Ash Tree Cottage · 3W ago

Southern Cooking Adventures With Susan

I have always been very adventurous when it comes to different cuisines.  I have eaten and enjoyed my share of pad Thai and a variety of curries.  I like Middle Eastern food and Mexican too.Beef Wellington is a favorite, and so is Welsh rarebit.  Whe...