After a year of apartment living, we put in a bid on a little cottage in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The house is tiny but the yard is huge — and I’m really looking forward to starting a new garden.

We’re hoping to find out today or tomorrow if we have the house.

Please keep your fingers crossed it works out this time!

(Collage by Little Gold Poppy.)

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33 Comments on A new place to call home…

  1. Good luck on the bid! I, too, live in a tiny little cottage with a huge yard. And I love it. Although, I hope you're more successful with the garden than I have been.

  2. Oh I do hope you get your new home!! I love the collage you put together…

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

  3. So nice of you to share!
    We did the same move 10 years ago and never regreted it for a minute.
    Now that Spring arrived it's even better to have a place to relax from the day's work.
    Enjoy and Have Fun!

  4. Love the collage. Did you do it. Really wonderful. Looks a bit like my Mpls neighborhood, although deer only visit us rarely. Leafy neighborhoods are good for the soul.

  5. Fingers definitely crossed for you !
    I would like that, a small house but a large garden. Good good luck !

  6. My fingers are totally crossed. I do so love having a garden. There's really nothing like it. And I miss your beautiful photos of backyard roses.

  7. That sounds so exciting! Hope you get the house! I always wanted to have my own garden one day! xoxoxoo

  8. Oh yay! This is so exciting! I really hope you get it :)
    I've lived in a small house with a tiny yard my whole life and now that I am in an apartment I can really appreciate how wonderful living in a house is. You would love it!

    Fingers crossed :)

  9. Fingers crossed! And ankles crossed! For extra luck and because I'm wearing a skirt today and it's sorta a requirement

  10. your new home sounds adorable and picturesque! having your own house and yard is fabulous. congrats!

  11. Your new place sounds lovely…and that collage is gorgeous! Good luck with your garden :) By the way, I really love your blog!