Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Trouble and a Trip

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 30, 2014

I took this picture a couple of hours ago in our local music store. I can already see a glimpse of a teenager in my little boy. Think I’m in trouble?

We were getting L’s violin fixed for his second lesson. His school offers string instrument classes, and he’s really excited to be learning how to play the violin.

I found time to post one of my favorite kind of posts the other day, a Pinterest-inspired post about cottage decor. I hope you enjoy those pictures as much as I do.

Country Cottage Decor – Decorating With White & Brown

country cottage decor white brown

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Sunrun Answers Your Questions About Going Solar

by Dagmar Bleasdale on September 30, 2014

Sunrun solar panels

Sunrun Solar Service

Have you ever wondered about installing solar panels on your house?

As someone who is passionate about green and sustainable living, I have. Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could make your own electricity with the power of the sun?

Solar has become so much more affordable by now;  in fact my brother-in-law and sister-in-law are in the process of having solar panels installed on their house.

When I visit my family in Germany, I see solar panels everywhere — Germany is really committed to renewable energy and leading the world with producing 30 percent of their electricity with solar.

We would love to have them as well, but unfortunately our house is surrounded by tall trees that don’t let enough sun on the roof.

Do you want to find out if solar panels would work for your house? Sunrun wants you to know that getting solar panels isn’t just for millionaires, and they are happy to assist you with any questions you have. {click to continue}

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Country Cottage Decor – Decorating With White & Brown

September 29, 2014
country cottage decor white brown

Country Cottage Decor With White & Brown I could look at pretty pictures of country cottage decor on Pinterest all day. I recently noticed how much I pin pictures of white rooms with wood accents. There is just something soothing to me about a mostly white or off-white room and brown accents from furniture, wood […]

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Quechee Gorge Village and Thrifting in Vermont

September 27, 2014
Queechee diner, Vermont

Quechee Gorge Village and Other Fun in Vermont Have you ever been to Vermont in the fall? If you haven’t, oh, you simply have to if you get the opportunity. As I already mentioned in my Wordless Wednesday post, Landon and I drove up to Vermont for two days last week — maybe you followed […]

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Easy Almond Milk Pumpkin Quinoa

September 25, 2014
pumpkin quinoa recipe with Silk almond milk

Aahhh, fall! It definitely arrived here in Westchester, NY, and in Vermont, where I just spent a few days enjoying the Indian Summer. With the cooler fall weather and stunning tree colors arrived my desire for comfort food and trips to the farm to pick apples, and the desire to nest and decorate the house […]

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MTI Baths Introduces a Customizable Clawfoot Tub

September 25, 2014
customizable clawfoot tub, Melinda 10, MTI

Customizable Clawfoot Tub — the Melinda 10 If I would have had a choice, the Blue Cottage would have had a clawfoot tub. It would look lovely with all the vintage decor in our home. Clawfood tubs have really evolved and you can find clawfoot tubs that work with any design style nowadays. Are you […]

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Wordless Wednesday With Linky: Vermont Trip

September 23, 2014
Vermont roadtrip

Our Vermont Trip A 2-night stay in a Vermont Inn for $99, including breakfast? I have been wanting to see Vermont for years and when I saw this deal on Amazon Local, I bought it a few months ago. We didn’t get to go during the summer and it was almost expiring, so I decided […]

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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #40

September 23, 2014
Dagmar

Welcome to the next “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party! It’s already the 40th party – amazing. I really like writing these posts. If you found an amazing deal lately, new or vintage, then play along and link up! This week I’m featuring Robin (Redo It Yourself Inspirations) who transformed this thrift store frame into […]

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