Can you believe how time is flying by… it’s only ten days until Christmas! The shop is decked in colorful holiday decor, and spice scented candles make the store smell so warm and cozy. This is one of my favorite times of year. People seem friendlier and more pleasant during the holidays, all smiles and good […]
Christmas decorating and celebration traditions abound, and of course always with commercial establishments leading the way… we’ve all heard it or said it ourselves: “Halloween is barely over and already Christmas displays are going up! But even if it sometimes seems too early, it’s catching, and pretty soon it doesn’t seem to matter that Thanksgiving […]
We all love getting and giving gifts, specially this time of year. There’s the hunt for that perfect gift, the pleasant task (for the most part) of wrapping and adorning the gift packages, and the pleasure of watching our gifts being opened and enjoyed. The tradition of giving gifts to each other at Christmas […]
Happy Holidays to all our customers and friends! We are so grateful for your support and friendship and want to take this opportunity to wish you all Happy Holidays. May you find time to rejoice in all that life has given you. We look forward to the new year and to continuing to bring you the best […]
Do you remember the bright shiny ornaments on the tree when you were a youngster? How the glass balls in their glossy colors sparkled reflected light? We love that retro, vintage style, and have an extensive collection of lovely Christmas ornaments… Anything you might need to […]
According to reports by Captain John Smith, the first eggnog made in the United States was consumed in his 1607 Jamestown settlement. Nog comes from the word grog, which refers to any drink made with rum. Poinsettia plants are named after Joel R. Poinsett, an American minister to Mexico, who brought the red-and-green plant from […]
Who doesn’t love to decorate the Christmas tree? At the Cottage the annual tradition we try to follow is to surpass the beauty and creativity of last year’s decor! With the great variety of tree types and materials, Christmas at the Cottage is a feast for the senses!