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About thecottagedream

Navy wife of 9 yrs, a stay at home mom of two little girls, aspiring photographer, and I have a dream of remodeling a cottage one day.

Learning to Sew

    Maddie is very excited about tomorrow, she will be getting her first sewing lesson.  My friend is coming over tomorrow to teach me to sew.  I can sew but I really don’t know much about it.  I just wing … Continue reading

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Life In Fast Lane… internet style

We had internet installed yesterday and now I am living in the fast lane! YES!!  The time it takes to download a 100 pictures is what it took to load like 2 with the air card.  I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

Love Day.  I love my girls we had hot cereal for breakfast because I planned on making Red Velvet Pancakes for dinner.  They got special Valentine’s outfits and had their hair done to look like hearts.  We spent the night … Continue reading

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Win a Ipod Touch at The Penny Hoarder’s

Enter to win a brand new ipod touch from The Penny Hoarder’s blog.  I have already joined the giveaway because I would love to win a ipod touch.  I really need to get back outside and walk, an ipod would … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Madison!

Nine years ago on this very day we were in the hospital waiting to meet our little girl. Since that day she has had her daddy wrapped around her finger. Our little princess is an awesome big sister, a excellent … Continue reading

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Rudee Whale Watching Tour

My eldest daughter loves animals of all kinds so for her birthday this year I knew what we could do……. dolphin watching!  We are in Virginia so I reached it and they do the dolphin watching in the warmer months … Continue reading

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Virginia Beach~ Winter Time

Madison’s BIG birthday weekend.  We wanted to give her a great weekend doing so fun stuff she enjoys, my first thoughts were to do something animal related.  We decided to do a wintertime ocean tour.  We were there early so … Continue reading

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