Apr 07, 2011

by English Muse

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 Responses to “A new place to call home…”

  1. Zsara says:

    how exciting! best of luck for you and your (hopefully) new home! xo

  2. Giulia says:

    Mid-tweet, I am crossing left hand fingers for you guys. xoxo

    S.

  3. La chica says:

    So happy for you, muse!!

  4. jenni says:

    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.

  5. Karena says:

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

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

  6. Teresa says:

    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!

  7. Er-H says:

    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.

  8. The Dandelion Chronicles says:

    Best of luck!!! :)

  9. Len♥reNeverM♥re says:

    All the best Tina!
    I know you'll grow more climbing roses one day!!

    xo*

  10. Jg. for FatScribe says:

    finger's crossed! a prayer said …

    ;)

  11. Tegan says:

    fingers crossed! that picture is lovely xo

  12. Katie Bee says:

    Good luck!

  13. Molly McGonigle says:

    Fingers crossed Ms. Tina!

  14. Tonia says:

    All fingers crossed for you!

  15. a Broad says:

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

  16. the real mia says:

    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.

  17. kimberj says:

    I sincerely hope your offer is accepted and you can begin "nesting" again!

  18. Daydream Lily says:

    oh fingers crossed for you lovely. x

  19. Luli says:

    Oh my goodness. Fingers crossed. I want you to have the cottage!!!

  20. Uncle Beefy says:

    I've got every thing 'crossable' crossed! Good luck! :)

  21. Penney says:

    Just little Ol' me wishing you the very very best luck!!!!
    hugs and xo,
    Penney

  22. Jo says:

    Fingers crossed! I'm looking forward to new garden pics! ;)

  23. Jessie says:

    Looks big to me! Have a lovely time with your new garden. :)x

  24. helen says:

    GOOD LUCK, that is too exciting :)

    helen
    the daily nook :}

  25. Fashion Cappuccino says:

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

  26. St. Udio says:

    It sounds amazing. I love the images! Hope you can follow back,

    X The St.Udio

  27. dabblelicious says:

    I hope you've got it <3

  28. iva yaneva says:

    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 :)

  29. Vanya Wilkinson says:

    I have EVERYTHING crossed for you!!!!

  30. I Think My Tummy Hurts says:

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

  31. Paper Heart Girl says:

    Ohhh, congratulations! And, I love that collage! xxxx

  32. brittany says:

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

  33. Juliet Montesquieu says:

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

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