Preserved Boxwood Wreath…Fail

DIY Preserved Boxwood Wreath - An Oregon Cottage

You guys aren’t under the impression that everything always turns out perfectly around our cottage, are you? I sure hope not! One of my goals for AOC is to be able to show how easy things like cooking real foods, making gifts, or growing vegetables and flowers can be, so I do try to keep […]

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Mediterranean Fish Bake

Mediterranean Fish Bake - a one-dish meal bursting with flavor from feta cheese, kalamata olives and garlic

This fish bake has been one of our family’s favorite meals for years – the flavor is SO good. In fact, this was one of the first recipes I posted way back in the early days of this blog, and while I’ve made it regularly ever since, I’m not sure many of you have since the photos […]

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Tuesday Garden Party 10.14.14

TGP Features 10-14-14

The weather people are telling us this is the last of our nice fall weather for awhile and that we’ll be getting buckets of rain this week (starting today…). So I took a look through the garden on Sunday and harvested everything I could find: Not pictured are the half-ripened tomatoes I went back for […]

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Friday Photos 10.10.14

October Anemone and Asters - An Oregon Cottage

Can you all believe it’s October and the holidays are right around the corner? Seems like we were just talking all things summer. At least we had a wonderfully warm summer here in the Willamette Valley, so I’m ready for some cozy fall days snuggled under a throw in front of a warm fire (which […]

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