A Briar and Bramble Journal

Cottage Life on the Maine Coast

  • Rearranging the Porch Chairs…
    Hello Friends! It’s been a while since we gathered on the porch for “chin wag” (as the Scots like to call a good chat…). I can’t count the number of blog posts I’ve started in my head, or the number of photos I’ve taken of projects in various stages, recipes we’ve tried, beautiful moments when …

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  • Auld Lang Syne
    “Love awoke one winter’s nightAnd wander’d through the snowbound land,And calling to beasts and birdsBid them his message understand. And from the forest all wild thingsThat crept or flew obeyed love’s call,And learned from him the golden wordsOf brotherhood for one and all.” ~Author Unknown All is quiet here at Briar and Bramble as a …

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  • Tidings of Comfort and Joy…
    Early holiday greetings, Friends! I have once again let time slip away from me since my last visit to the blog world. I apologize! This year more than most, I feel like the holiday season arrived at the door before I was ready. I have been trying to fit everything in, but it’s been some …

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