Tag Archive: Blogging

Aug 26

Breakfast to Go Giveaway

It’s time for a new giveaway, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner! This month’s giveaway is sponsored by Katherine’s Corner, Katherine’s Corner Shop and Marilyn’s Treats. The cash prize is provided by Katherine’s Corner and some of her bloggy friends (listed below). One winner will receive a Hamilton Beach Sandwich Maker, the Cookbook, “150 best Breakfast Sandwich …

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Aug 03

Happy 250th Linky Party with Katherine’s Corner!

We are Celebrating 250 Link Parties of the Thursday Favorite Things link party. Happy 250! Because of you, we continue to enjoy a FANTASTIC variety of things from wonderful bloggers every week. Bloggers and readers often send emails like, “my favorite link party,” “I can’t wait to share every week,” “Thursday wouldn’t be the same …

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Jul 13

Life is like . . . .

. . . . riding a bicycle. Downhill. Sometimes things get rolling so fast that it feels like life is out of control. My summer has been like that, and I’m hoping I don’t crash into something! One day, many years ago when I was a little girl, I was riding my bike. We lived …

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Jun 30

DIY Patriotic Freedom Banner

Let’s celebrate freedom! There is always a reason to celebrate, and this week it is all about celebrating our nation’s birthday and giving thanks for the freedoms that we are blessed with as citizens of the USA. In the midst of frequent differences of opinion about everything from “soup to nuts” as my mama used …

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Jun 23

Summer Rain

One of my favorite songs is “Flyover States,” by Jason Aldean. It becomes especially meaningful to me when I think about the real differences between life out here in one of those “Flyover States,” and life in the Big City. Any Big City. Sometimes it seems as if we don’t even speak the same language …

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Jun 17

Picnic Giveaway

It’s time for another giveaway, sponsored by Katherine’s Corner! This summer PICNIC GIVEAWAY features a picnic basket filled up with lots of summer getaway goodies, AND a cash prize worth $175 USD. You won’t want to miss out on the chance to win this giveaway so be sure to enter below for the summer PICNIC …

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Jun 16

Father’s Day DIY Banner Card Tutorial

You still have time to make this beautiful banner card for Father’s Day with the FREE tutorial here at Vintage Mama’s Cottage! We had so much fun making this card with bits and pieces of scrap book paper, ribbons and rick-rack, vintage buttons and other miscellaneous ephemera we had out in the studio. Father’s Day …

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May 12

Favorite Things: Learning how to self-publish

Well, right at this minute it might not be one of my favorite things, as it has been a trial-and-error process with numerous trials and lots of errors. But I think we just about have this latest project wrapped up! I’ve been working on the Ruby for Women online Christian women’s magazine for almost seven …

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May 05

Favorite Things: Blog Hops and Linky Parties

Have you ever been part of a blog hop or a linky party? They are so much fun and a great way to make new friends . . . and one of my favorite parts of partying with other bloggers is that I learn so much new stuff all the time! The Thursday Favorite Things …

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Apr 27

Favorite Things: Friends in Community

A few years ago, when the Ruby for Women ministry was in the early stages of growth, we had a community website where Christian women could come together to chat, share ideas and inspiration, encourage one another, and just connect in a way that is just not possible through a blog or other social media. …

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Apr 20

Favorite Things: Laundry on the Line

I know it is kind of “old-fashioned” to hang my laundry outside on a sunny spring day, but after all I am a “Vintage Mama” and I’ve been hanging out laundry for a really long time. I do lots of things the “old-fashioned” way, like hand-washing our dishes (especially now that I have discovered that …

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Apr 20

“Between the Lines” Blogger Series

If you’ve been blogging for very long, you know how much fun it is to connect with other bloggers, make new “long distance” friends, and discover so many inspirational ideas. One of my “oldest” blogging friends (she’s actually younger than me, but she is one of the first bloggers I connected with when I began …

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