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Ok so this pink gingham dress might be a bit over the top but it would be me if it wasn’t over the top. When I found that I could even purchase the shoes to match I hit the click-click to send my order on over to Allegan. This outfit is actually two piece and […]

Pink J.crew Gingham Dress

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Pink Gingham Two PIece J.Crew Dress

When my friend Mark said that he was expanding his store, Warehouse 55 you know I had to make the 3 hour road trip to have some solo shopping time in the new Warehouse 55 Expansion. I first visited the store back when they first opened and found so many beautiful and amazing things for […]

Warehouse 55 Expansion and Grand Opening

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Vintage European Style

The new fall arrivals are starting to tickle into The Found Cottage and I’m loving all of the new fun sweaters we’ve been getting in. I buy all of the clothing and jewelry for the store and I make it my mission to find good quality and stylish finds at a reasonable price. Almost all […]

New Fall Arrivals at The Found Cottage

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Tie Die Long Top

Do you know what I have included in part of my last meal? French onion dip and baked lays. Do you know what I have an abundance of right now? Zucchini. I have been picking pounds and pounds of zucchini since late June and I was running out of things to make with it. I’ve […]

Zucchini and Onion Dip

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Raw Zucchini Onion Dip

There are two season in Michigan. Winter and patio season. The year 2020 is all about using the patio facilities as much as possible. Restaurants are able to be open at 50% capacity and while so many are taking it seriously and implementing all of the best practices we still prefer to eat outside for […]

Safe Social Dates

Lifestyle

Grand Rapids Michigan Patios

Sunday evening joe and I found ourselves with an abundance of produce from the garden and after a long day of working around the house we were in the mood for some appetizers! I picked up some peaches from the kalamazoo farmers market on Saturday and I was dying to make this recipe that I […]

Burrata Cheese with Creamed Corn and Sugared Peaches

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Peach Basil Sweet Corn Buratta Cheese Appetizer

On Saturday I had the rare opportunity to have some alone time at the farmers market. Since I was heading to the sale at Garden House on my way back I decided to try a market I haven’t been to in a while. I headed south to the Kalmazoo Farmers Market. I forgot how absolutely […]

Visiting the Kalamazoo Farmers Market

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Currents

This weekend one of my favorite antique stores, Garden House Vintage Market was having their weekend sale and of course you know I can’t resist an antique sale. I’m so grateful that we are able to shop (safely) and browse antique malls again. It reminds me of when Otto was a newborn and antique stores […]

Weekend Antiquing at Garden House Antiques

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Wandering the aisles of Garden House Antiques

It has felt so so good to get out and go picking lately for The Found Cottage and while I’ve been finding some pieces for myself I have found some great pieces that i’ve brought to our shop in west Michigan. Have I mentioned before how good it feels to be BACK OPEN!!?! It will […]

New Vintage Finds at The Found Cottage

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Victorian Cast Iron Chair

The construction dust is literally settling at the shop and we have been able to dedicate some focus back to our website and continue to upload the new arrivals from the store to the site. Last week my pal Ashley and I photographed some of my favorite new arrivals from around the store to feature. […]

New Clothing Arrivals at The Found Cottage

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The Found Cottage Clothing Section

This week brought back so many memories of when Otto was a newborn and I was desperate to get out of the house but we had to be careful because he was pre surgery and in heart failure. The farmers market always felt like (and was) a safe place for us to go. Every Wednesday […]

Midwest Farmers Market Report June

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Safety at the Farmers Market

The Found Cottage is officially back open under the guidelines that have been set forth for us as retailers in the state of Michigan. After three bleak months it feels good to have the doors open and welcome guests back in with 6 feet of distance behind us. As a little girl I always knew […]

Running a Small Business during a Pandemic

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