in the kitchen, new, The Cottage
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Fixin’ and cookin’

I had big plans to tackle the front porch floors this past weekend, and even went as far as picking up all the materials. Yet, some of the smaller projects I had planned took a little longer than expected when you throw a dinner party into the mix. So, while I was in the yard attempting to plant bulbs ( I hope something grows); Erick tackled replacing the broken door knob in the bathroom. What a difference it made to change out the mis-matching fixture for brushed bronze – what do you think?!

Bathroom Door_Jentertaining

In the kitchen, I stuck with my favorite fall recipe – Pot Roast! The aroma filled the house and set the tone for a cozy fall evening. I made the mashed potatoes ahead of time, so all I had to do was whip up some broccoli rabe right before serving. Erick and I had the neighbors over for a casual Saturday dinner, which of course turned into a few rounds of Left, Right, Center (the perfect post dinner game when you might be drinking, and yet still want to have a conversation)

All in all, it was another wonderful weekend up at the cottage. I can’t wait to get back after my work trip to get to the front porch floors!


  1. Amber says

    I love the flatware. Where is it from? I love reading these posts. The photos are always lovely!


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