Plant a Beautiful Word Garden

“Words are seeds they do more than blow aroundthey land in our hearts and not on the groundbe careful what you plant and be careful what you sayYou might have to eat what you planted one day.”-unknown ▶You never know what your words can do for others. The words we plant into someone’s life areContinue reading “Plant a Beautiful Word Garden”

Bread Can Predict the Weather

What did one slice of bread say to another after a long day? Don’t worry—tomorrow will be butter. 🍞 Did you know that bread can predict the weather?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Well, at least that’s what these old wives tales claim 😄⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶To take the last piece of bread on a plate foretells rain.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶ If you drop a piece ofContinue reading “Bread Can Predict the Weather”

9 Ways to Use Egg Shells

Eggs have more uses than just cooking and eating. In fact, their egg shells can be quite useful around the house too🐥⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀1. Feed them to your chickens Roughly crush them and feed them back to your chickens. It will give them an extra boost of calcium and make for healthier eggs.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2. Feed them toContinue reading “9 Ways to Use Egg Shells”

20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine

Like the homemaker, from 2 posts ago, who was all out of cleaning supplies, she used what she had on hand, lemons and vinegar. However, her cleaning product took atleast 2 weeks to make. So, if you’re needing something to clean your home right away, you can use nothing more than a cut lemon. LemonsContinue reading “20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine”

About the Author

This blog was created for you, all my like-minded homemakers. And I would love to get to know as many of you, who follow Home Sweet Cottage, as I can. So, let me be the first to introduce myself. Hi! I’m Hollie Yang… I could go into long drawn out paragraphs about myself and boreContinue reading “About the Author”

The Beginning of My Home Sweet Cottage

I’m Hollie Yang! Published childrens author and illustrator, Mom of two young children, lover of all things cottagey… is that even a word? I am a house wife/ stay at home mother.  And spend my days raising my children, cooking three meals a day, cleaning, organizing, painting, decorating and just overall continueing to make ourContinue reading “The Beginning of My Home Sweet Cottage”