Category Archives: glassware/dishes

Victorious Violet

I can’t believe that 5 years ago today I started this blog.  My posts have often been sporadic and last year they were nil as I got my feet wet exploring Instagram. This year, I’ll try combining the two –

Victorious Violet

I can’t believe that 5 years ago today I started this blog.  My posts have often been sporadic and last year they were nil as I got my feet wet exploring Instagram. This year, I’ll try combining the two –

Turkey Day

I’ve been lax posting on my blog this year as I undertake a new creative endeavor. (more on that soon.)  but I wanted to wish my family, friends and followers a Happy Thanksgiving full of grace, love and abundance.  This

Turkey Day

I’ve been lax posting on my blog this year as I undertake a new creative endeavor. (more on that soon.)  but I wanted to wish my family, friends and followers a Happy Thanksgiving full of grace, love and abundance.  This

Happy New Year

Wishing you much joy, love, light and many blessings in 2016!

Happy New Year

Wishing you much joy, love, light and many blessings in 2016!

Thanksgiving Prep

This year we’ve got 26 coming for Thanksgiving dinner.  My turkey salt and peppers are quite excited for such a large crowd – it’s a new high in terms of number of dinner guests for Hillside Cottage.  Mom gave me

Thanksgiving Prep

This year we’ve got 26 coming for Thanksgiving dinner.  My turkey salt and peppers are quite excited for such a large crowd – it’s a new high in terms of number of dinner guests for Hillside Cottage.  Mom gave me

Going Green

  Green is glorious by any name……. Jade, fern, olive….. Lime, khaki, apple….. Emerald, shamrock, malachite… Sage, spinach, seafoam….. Chartreuse, viridian, verdigris…. Leaf, leprechaun,forest…  Green is the color of the heart chakra – the color of health and vitality.  Green

Going Green

  Green is glorious by any name……. Jade, fern, olive….. Lime, khaki, apple….. Emerald, shamrock, malachite… Sage, spinach, seafoam….. Chartreuse, viridian, verdigris…. Leaf, leprechaun,forest…  Green is the color of the heart chakra – the color of health and vitality.  Green

Let it snow, let it snow….

This past week we got 10″ of snow.  As the storm was approaching, the boys decided to head upstate and go skiing. I decided to stay home and enjoy the blanket of silence that fell.  It was beautiful, that soft

Let it snow, let it snow….

This past week we got 10″ of snow.  As the storm was approaching, the boys decided to head upstate and go skiing. I decided to stay home and enjoy the blanket of silence that fell.  It was beautiful, that soft

Boxing Day

The Christmas season has come and gone in a flash!! This was our first Christmas in Hillside Cottage without boxes stacked to the ceiling…so I was excited to get decorations up early for a Christmas Coffee…. Santas and the Nutcracker

Boxing Day

The Christmas season has come and gone in a flash!! This was our first Christmas in Hillside Cottage without boxes stacked to the ceiling…so I was excited to get decorations up early for a Christmas Coffee…. Santas and the Nutcracker