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Fairy Wren Cottage blog is a journal of sorts about seasonal living & stopping to see the beauty in our day.
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Weekend Plans.

A week of doing small projects in between school work  and work that by Friday afternoon all adds up. It is the way we get things done, little by little. Inside the cottage we are slowly chipping away at a freshen up some rooms.  A new blind for the bathroom windows and also giving the […]



  There is soup bubbling on the stove for weekend lunches, a pumpkin and chickpea curry ready for tonights dinner and the cottage has had a good freshen up. The front windows are now so sparkly and the sweetpea seedlings even got planted out this afternoon in-between filling up the bird baths and tucking the […]


Quinces Ebook

If you already subscribe to Fairy Wren Cottage the Quinces ebook has been sent to your email address. It’s the 2nd edition of this ebook and I just felt that I wanted to go back and rewrite it, share some more recent photos, things we have learnt along the way and give it a fresh […]


Renovation Overwhelm #3

Tip: When you catch yourself going into that depressing headspace of feeling overwhelmed about all the renovating jobs you have to do, pause and change the narrative  to; Look at what we have already done, make a mental note of every single little thing you have done until you start to feel better, more positive […]