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Pamela Baker

Pam Baker is the wife, mom, nana (mawmaw), dog mom and creative behind The Birch Cottage blog. The Birch Cottage is where you'll find inspiration to craft a handmade home. Pam shares her love and passion for family, crafting, sewing, crocheting, cooking and all things DIY that help make a house a home.

Mason Jar Cozy – Perfect for Mother’s Day

Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Mother’s Day…it’s only a couple of weeks away! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from The Robin’s Nest Designs on …

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Time for family…

You may not hear much from me over the next few days because our super-fabulous daughter is home from the US Navy and I will be taking some time for family. I haven’t forgotten you, but my family is so very dear to me and I just don’t want to miss a moment. Kristen is our …

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Our Sailor’s Favorite Recipe: Hashbrown Casserole

This Hashbrown Casserole recipe is loaded with cheese, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, diced onions that combine to make a creamy, cheesy casserole your family will love! Our sailor girl will be coming home for what I’m sure will be the fastest six days ever. Lenny and I are so excited to have her …

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The best dog ever…

I’m really not making this stuff up! We have THE best dog ever. I know, I know…. every dog owner thinks their dog is all that, but ours really is!! 🙂 He’s been especially adorable today and I just thought I should take a moment to share a few pictures of our three-year-old German Shepherd …

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How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life

It may sound like a cliche’, but changing just one thing about my morning routine has literally changed my life. But, before I tell you about how changing my morning routine changed my life, I’d like to talk to you about “habits.”  There’s a saying that’s been going around for a long time that states …

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Strawberry Vinaigrette – The Perfect Spinach Salad Dressing Recipe

Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing just might be the best dressing for spinach salads! This weekend was absolutely beautiful here in Grove City, Ohio. I even got to be outside a little bit yesterday and mow the lawn. Beautiful day! All that sunshine made me hungry for something fresh and fruity. My solution, Strawberry Spinach Salad with …

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