Tag Archives: Chestnut cottage

Hibernate in Style!

I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the start of a new year! This past weekend eight inches of beautiful snow blanketed Chestnut Cottage. Oh how I love snow and the fact that it … Continue reading

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Happy (very late!) Thanksgiving & Welcome to Christmas at Chestnut Cottage!

I apologize for my absence at The Collected Room! Several of my wonderful readers have contacted me to see if I am still alive and everything is alright. Indeed I am alive and things are getting smoothed out after an … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Live With What You Love!

Each time that I pass this corner of the kitchen at Chestnut Cottage, I get a nice wave of joy! This corner is on the way out of the kitchen to the hall that leads to the master bedroom. The old English … Continue reading

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The Planning Continues…!

  As you might image, Chestnut Cottage is at  “fever pitch”! All of the details are coming together and each day has a list of items to be done before the big party. Two big items that I can check off … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Going Green With More Boxwoods!

Sorry for having been absent from The Collected Room for a bit! It is a very busy time at Chestnut Cottage, especially in the garden! This past week, we installed a new boxwood hedge at our upper “car park”. When … Continue reading

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