Stuffed Shells with Butternut Squash Sauce

Stuffed Shells with Kale and Sage Sausage in a Butternut Squash Sauce

Lately my goal has been to up the health and nutritional value of the food I make. Stuffed shells sounded like a good way to use some of the kale and chard in the garden, and to put a little bit more of an autumnal twist on the dish, I made a sauce with butternut squash instead of the usual …

MelindaStuffed Shells with Kale and Sage Sausage in a Butternut Squash Sauce
Mini White Pumpkins for fall decor

4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors

  With the transition of summer to fall, it’s the time of year I love to savor since it is so fleeting and so beautiful. I wanted to share some of the things I enjoy to bring fall into Fox Cottage. When I think of fall, it brings to mind certain scents, colors, textures and just an over all cozy …

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Fall table setting. Bohemian Cottage

Fall Tablescape Inspiration

Fall is slowly creeping up on us here in the Rocky Mountains. The air is crisp in the evenings and mornings, the first touches of changing leaves are showing on the trees and the pumpkins are getting big in the garden. We recently cleaned the back yard up really well and set a nice fall table for Sunday taco night. …

MelindaFall Tablescape Inspiration
Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm Review

  Recently, I’ve been dieing to get a bright lipstick before the summer season is up. So, I grabbed a crayon and drew on my face.  I bought the Revlon Colorburst matte crayon. This is what I thought: -It smells like peppermint. I honestly love lip products that smell like mint. It makes me feel like I have super minty …

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Monarch Butterfly on a Daylily

Naming Our Bohemian Garden

Something I have recently came upon as a concept for us gardeners to consider is naming your garden or home. Historically the large estates and manors of the wealthy have always had names such as Midford Castle (actor Nicolas Cage’s house), Buckingham Palace or Gipsy House the name of writer Roald Dahl’s home. I thought it would be fun to …

MelindaNaming Our Bohemian Garden