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Simple Ramblings From A Prim Cottage

Monday, March 11, 2019

Spring Tidings Swap signup


The last two days have been a little glimpse of Spring although I love winter I am ready to be outside and planting in the dirt.....So last swap we had some new faces which was wonderful hoping to have a few more. This will be a open swap which means new members are welcome to join in after approval. To be approved you must have a active blog or facebook page that I can check out. This is for Farmhouse, Primitive and Colonial style decor so only sign up if you are into those styles. Our golden rule is Give as you'd want to receive. 
 This swap will require a Handmade Doll..The doll MUST be handmade but it can be bought or made by you. No mass import dolls. It must be at least 8 inches...
 There must be at least 3 additional items in the package. Those things can be purchased or handmade. It's Spring so think chicks, seeds, eggs, nest, herbs and flowers....


  •  Rules~
  • Sign up by March 19th   You can post this to your blog with a link here
  • Mail by  April 12th please be on time
  • It's not secret so once you have your partner email and say Hi!
  • You must post a thank you after you receive your gifts.
  • I do check up on everyone and run a safe swapping environment so only sign up if you enjoy giving. I do keep records of bad people and share if needed. 
  • A few fillers from Walmart or dollar store are Ok but this is a higher quality swap so please take that into account and only for fillers.  


  •  To sign up ~
  • Leave a comment on this post
  • Email me at cottageprims@hotmail.com  I will confirm receiving your info within 24 hours.
  • Info needed
  • Email
  • Blog or Facebook 
  • Address
  • Favorites~ Like decorating style,colors,things you collect or enjoy
  • Allergies or Dislikes?
  • Any special things you enjoy? Tea, Candles, Pets, Sweets, Vintage Postcards. 

The pics are Etsy Artist if you want to check them out and are suggestions on types of things that the girls send. Let's have fun!~Amy

Monday, March 4, 2019

It's almost Thyme

 This week promises to be cold.Fresh fallen snow on the ground I don't mind I'm a nester and enjoy the coziness of home...I am looking forward to getting my hands in the dirt and tending the gardens. The little homestead farm I enjoy taking a drive to is having cutting fields this summer so excited to have fresh flowers. They also welcome Issaboo so she will enjoy sniffing the country and a snack after from the local farm shop. I have started to bring the Spring decor out inside.....
 Also have been going through and downsizing some.As I get older I realize there are better things to do than chase dust bunnies..smile.... I sold my farm table and antique zinc top dry sink and hubby has been working on a rustic bar/counter it's about 80% done.I'll show you soon...
I fell over the summer and hurt my knee.I thought it would get better but has not it's really bad so I will be going for a MRI.Please send healing prayers and vibes that some shots will be all that is needed. Life has been a little hectic the last 2 weeks here all finally worked out but for my swap girls it will probably be another week till I get the Spring swap posted. Hope you all are enjoying the last days of winter and looking forward to Springs promises.~Amy

Friday, February 8, 2019

Winter Swap with Danice

 Danice of Homespun Hannah's Blog sent me some wonderful gifts for the winter swap. Theme was Humble Hearts.. The red and white heart is actually quilted pieces.Just beautiful. Hand stitched ditty bag. Crow doll and pinkeep...
Little sewing box and journal which I needed because I have alot of new things starting.Also some vintage clothespin that I have yet to find,Hubby's cat No No has stole and hid them somewhere. Really that cat drives me crazy but Hubby loves him so he stays. To many stories to tell how bad he is...smile...Thank You Danice for swapping!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Happy Sunday!

Happy Sunday! Old stone church on the way to Grandma's house..I used to go to Sunday school her as a child. Getting ready for a walk in the park with the dogs. 40's today than another Arctic blast.. Indoor flea market went well.I had one table of Antiques then the rest was just a mix of stuff. Glad I took both because it drew in everyone. Had one crazy lady wait till I walked away to look at stuff try to get our address from my hubby. She told him I said she cold come go through the house and buy stuff. She even left her phone#. He said I can't believe you are letting people in your house.I of course never said it. I talked to her while she decided on a antique biscuit box which she talked me down on then had to borrow money to buy. Were she got the idea of coming in my house I have no clue. Other than that it was busy and I found a few small treasures. Have a great week friends!~Amy