A Storybook Life ~ Creative Home & Garden Ideas From our Cottage in the Woods

Learning how to live the good life with the income you already have! Filled with creative living ideas, A Storybook Life is designed to inspire you and your family to live each day to the fullest.

Profile picture Hi there … I’m so glad you stopped by!

My name is Pearl Sanborn and I am truly blessed beyond measure to be married to the man of my dreams, to have 4 amazing children – plus our 2 new children-in-loves, our first little grand-daughter, and by the fact that we all love doing life together… with God at the center of it all!

I love sharing information that’s creative, inspiring, and helpful! And, for the last 21 years or so, I’ve been sharing this information with people in many different ways – through websites, newsletters, magazines, books, interviews, newspaper articles, talk radio program, videos, etc.

I believe that we can each find joy in our daily lives {whatever they may look like right now}, and it is my desire to help you find joy in the little things.

So, anytime I find something creative, inspiring, and useful, I will pass it along for you to enjoy as well. Please feel free to contact me & let me know if you have questions, or if you’d like to see me cover a particular subject.

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I’m so glad you stopped by & I look forward to hearing from you!

*Remember… love, joy, and happily ever afters doesn’t just happen in fairy tales, you truly can live the storybook life!

Creatively Yours,

Pearl Sanborn

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  1. One blog led to another, then another, then yours. I’ve just started ‘reading’ blogs and considering having one of my own (never thought I’d say that). But my point in writing was to ask a really ‘off the wall’ question about an image you posted on your ‘flickr’ page from your blog.

    You shared a picture of some Christmas ornaments on a photo page. In the box of ornaments is one that has a lady holding a banner. My Mother had a Christmas ball just like that when I was a child and it was my favorite. I was the one that hung it on the tree every year. She used to tell me that it would be mine when I grew up. Well, the ball didn’t make it (broke years ago). I’ve never seen one like it, until I saw yours. I was hoping that if, by chance, the ornaments are in their original box, you could tell me the name or company that is on it. I’ve kept my eye open for years so any insight to the where-abouts would be most appreciated!! Thanks!


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