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MY BIG BEAR COTTAGE FEATURED ON THE KITCHN

Today I have BIG NEWS!!! I am thrilled and very excited to announce that the renovation of my Big Bear Lake vacation rental cottage is being featured today on one of the most popular websites on the internet: THE KITCHN.  The Kitchn (not a misspelling) is a daily web magazine devoted to home cooking and kitchen design. […]

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BIG BEAR COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 2 – DEMOLITION TIME!

Do you remember this lovely living room?…… And this lovely entry?…… And this lovely kitchen?…… Well, we took a wrecking ball to it…… And a sledge hammer…… And a broom…… And a blower, and a rake, and a saw…… And we found really nasty stuff inside the walls because, after all, this charming, vintage cottage […]

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MY BIG BEAR COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 1

MY BIG BEAR COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 1 A little over one year ago my husband and I bought a cottage in the nearby City of Big Bear Lake.  It was a real fixer!   I can just hear you saying, “What was she thinking???!!!” “I know, I know, the kitchen really sucked!”  “And the […]

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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE KITCHEN RENOVATION – #7

Hi! Today I’m really excited to show you the before, the in-progress, and the after photos of my Big Bear Lake cottage kitchen renovation.  To wet your appetite, I’ll give you a sneak peek of how the tiny kitchen looks today.  But it didn’t always look like this. On the left is what the kitchen […]

MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE KITCHEN RENOVATION - #7
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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 6

Hi friends, I realized it has been ages since I last gave you an update on my Big Bear Lake Cottage renovation so today I’m doing just that.  Last time I showed you my cottage, affectionately called The Bird’s Nest… we had just finished selecting paint colors. This is the result. At the same time […]

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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 5

Welcome to “My Big Bear Lake Cottage Renovation – Part 5”. When we last visited the “The Bird’s Nest” I had just finished telling you about the insulation and drywall going in. So, it was at this point that I had to start making some decisions about both the interior and exterior paint colors.  It was […]

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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 4

Hi there! It’s been a while since I gave you an update on my Big Bear Cottage Renovation. As I have mentioned several times, the cottage is now finished and is available as a vacation rental here.  But, since I wasn’t blogging when I did the renovation, I am taking you along on a sentimental […]

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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE IS FEATURED ON SUNSET.COM!

My Big Bear Lake Cottage is featured on Sunset.com!  Click here to see it! Recently, an executive from Sunset Magazine rented my Big Bear Lake cottage, The Bird’s Nest. She found the cottage through my listing on VRBO.com.  I happen to love Sunset Magazine and have been a subscriber all of my adult life. So, […]

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