Month: March 2016

another do over

Well…I’ve just spent the past two days doing this “Contentment Cottage Blog” over. Again! You won’t notice much on the surface. It’s all in the coding.  If you don’t know what that means, right click on the page and ‘view the source’ code. Not sure how that is gonna translate to your ‘smart phone’ but…

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moving?

So Israel set out with all his possessions, and came to Beer-sheba, and offered sacrifices there to the God of his father, Isaac. During the night God spoke to him in a vision. “Jacob! Jacob!” he called. “Yes?” Jacob answered. “I am God,” the voice replied, “the God of your father. Don’t be afraid to…

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got little problems?

…the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows. Luke 12:7, NLT If It Troubles You, God Wants To Take Care Of It! Many Christians make the mistake of thinking that God is too busy taking care of the…

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a little leprechaun

The wearin’ o’ the green Dick has called me Irish forever. Most everyone who is around us for any length of time picks up that moniker and so I have become Irish to many friends and most of the family.  The reason? My father’s father and mother came to America, via Ellis Island in the late 1800’s. My…

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better ‘n brownies

Yesterday was a blustery, cold day here. And what better way to celebrate such a day than with cookies? Chocolate- chocolate chip cookies! What else?  These are… Better ‘n Brownies Preheat the oven to 355° F. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (room temperature) 1/2 cup Crisco 1 cup light brown sugar (packed) 1 cup white sugar…

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March marches on…

The first week of March came…and went. No new posts on the blog.  I’ve been busy. I missed y’all though. Instead of writing posts I spent a lot of time in the studio working on memories, ideas and new art pieces. The weather has been very cooperative…several days of soft, gentle rain. There’s nothing I love…

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meet Lou

Frieda Louise 22″ OOAK Cloth Doll This fire-cracker is Frieda Louise. Her friends call her “Lou”. You, of course can call her anything you like. Standing about 22 inches tall, she has wired hands and arms allowing you to pose her as you please. Her body is soft faux kidskin, firmly stuffed with 100% new…

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