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Sandi ~ A Cottage Muse

So sorry to hear about your furry little loves Fifi, hugs to you.
Very excited for the magazine to come out, and I'll be happy to share on my blog!
Take care!


I too am an animal lover and my heart goes out to you...They are like children

My heart goes out to you.

Dawn Pitzer

I can't wait to see your magazine. I heard about it from a dear friend! Best wishes and thanks for the opportunity to win. I'll post it on my facebook :)

Penny @ The Comforts of Home

I am so sorry that you lost all 3 kitties. I know you loved them dearly.

As you know I posted on my blog about the beautiful Prairie Style and already pre-ordered my issue, but If I win another issue I will have a giveaway on my blog for it.

Polly Hood

Hello beautiful lady. I'm so sorry about your kitties. And I'm sorry I haven't had a chance to post about the magazine yet but I will do that soon. My dad had a stroke (right after his first chemo)and we have been in hospitals nonstop. But I will post soon. Promise. Much love. Blessings... Polly


Oh Fifi. Please accept my condonlences on the the passing of your beloved kitties. I know how special our 4 legged friends are. I will look forward to your next magazine of Prairie Syle and any upcoming publications. I do not have a blog but remain a loyal fan and will support you in every endeaver!!Joanne

Sue Profit

I'm so sorry about Lucy and Daisy. I loved them both & know you will miss them terribly. They were always so happy when you came home from a trip. They really were special kitties and Lucy really did 'talk'. I have a lump in my throat just writing this.


hello my fifi,

i'm so sorry about lily, lucy and daisy (such sweet names) and am keeping you in my thoughts, always.

i'm also looking forward to seeing you during your new england shoots. hooray!


Teri Ann McFarlan

So very very sorry to hear of the loss of all three of your fur babies. It is so hard on our hearts, after my Bichon Lily passed away from cancer the house seemed so is good that you are busy, it will help a little bit. Congratulations on the reintroduction of your wonderful magazine, I am so excited! You are an amazing woman! Xo


I am very sorry for your loss. Grieving after our pets can be just as hard on our souls as losing a human is a difficult burden to carry. I have been in your shoes many times myself,with rescues and strays.Peace be yours,Fifi.


C'est très triste de perdre les animaux de compagnie. Il faut laisser faire le temps qui estompe un tout petit peu le chagrin. Courage Fifi !
Je partage la photo du magazine Prairie Style sur ma page FB.



I'm so sorry for your loss -- how hard to lose them all so close together!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs

Hello Fifi....Again, I am so sorry for the incredible losses you have endured in such a short time...and I am happy to hear that you are now considering getting another one . . such creatures of unconditional love. I was so very happy to post about the upcoming Prairie Style and I know that my readers were very pleased with the sneak peeks..they were indeed awesome....and on another note, as I am posting this comment I see to the left of the comment box, a copy of a Coastal magazine that I had saved for 9 years...I wanted my builder to duplicate the beautiful railing on the cover...while at that time, expenses did not allow me to have a custom made railing, I kept the magazine hoping in the future I can have that done!!!...So funny to see that !!!


I am so sorry to hear about your kits. We rescued a tortoiseshell from the shelter several months ago and she has become my shadow. I hope to give her a long, wonderful life as I know your kitties had. xo
I posted your magazine cover on my side bar not because of your giveaway but because I love your magazine(s)! Looking forward to picking one up. Much love...


Pauvre choueete:(
Mes sympathies...xx



Curtains in My Tree

I am so sorry about all your kitties, I know the pain and bless their little hearts I know they hated to leave you also.
They hung in there for each other it sounds like.
I am sure the next lucky kittens will be very happy to live with you


I'm so sorry about the loss of your fur babies!I have four cats that I love dearly. I know you have a big hole in your heart for each one! Sending prayers of comfort your way! I'm thrilled to see Prairie Style again! Congratulations on this publication!

Julie Marie

Oh dear Fifi... I am so saddened to hear about the loss of your kitties... you and I have emailed each other before about animals and I know you are as tender hearted about them as I am... sending lots of healing prayers to you... I am sure my three kitties who are in Heaven welcomed yours when they arrived and they are playing together right this minute... there is no doubt in my mind that they do go to Heaven... I have already posted about your new magazine coming out... I did my post several weeks ago, as I already pre~ordered three and did a giveaway for one of them when they arrive... I will also post the cover on my sidebar with a link to this post... sending much love, and tender thoughts to you for your kitties... we had said no more pets when we lost our last one because of the heartaches when losing them... then my sweet Tessy (English Pointer I have sent you pictures of) came into our lives as we rescued her from running the streets lost and alone... when the time is right... your new kitties will find you... xoxo Julie Marie


Dear Fifi my heart breaks for you with the loss of your sweet baby girls. I am so sorry. I too have kitties that are advancing in age and I dread the day that I lose them but they are never really gone, only in this plane. On a happy note congrats with the magazine. Can't wait to see it. Which retailers sell it?

La Contessa

I am on the POST.Hopefully by Monday it will be up!
The BABIES…… SORRY.At least they are together in Kitty heaven.


It looks like an amazing issue full of things I love Fifi. Can't wait to read it. Again, very sorry about your tiny kitties. They fill our lives with so much love.

Pam Ballard

Wow so sorry for your loss. That is such a hard thing. Everyone can relate too! Blessings to you. I added the magazine and news to my sidebar. I can't wait for this issue. Great giveaway.

Gail Peterson

FIFI, Firstly I am sorry for the loss of your sweet little furry family.
My heart is with you. It's so beautiful to have had the sweet love of a pet. Nothing compares to the love they offer us with such consistency during those precious moments.
Congrats on the return of Prarie Style. I just shared it on my post this morning. Great news It's my pleasure to share it too.
A beautiful day to you,


So sorry for your loss.


Peace to you with the loss of your little friends. I admire your work and your open heart. Look forward to the new magazine. Perfect reading for vacation, at home or away. thanks again

Jan Perry

Oh Fifi, so sorry about the kitties, I am a dog person and love them as family too. I don't have a blog but have pinned it on Pinterest for you! I'm sure my followers will be interested as well.

debra germain -

Oh Fifi, I am so sorry for your loss of your kitties. I know how they are part of the family. We are so lucky that we have them in our lives for the time that we do. That is how I look at it when I lose one. They make my life more joyful and sometimes all you need is a little snuggle with one to make your day.
As for your magazine, I can't wait to see it!!!I know it will be beautiful! Congratulations to you. You are such a fabulous inspiration and such a hard worker. Since you were here last photographing our barn it has been in quite a few magazines. Thank you!!!! And we bought a cottage, so cute! on a lake here in CT so if you are in the area.......
~Debra XXX
Capers of the vintage vixens

Teddee Grace

Oh, I don't know how you are coping! The loss of one beloved cat is just heart rending. I am so sorry!

Trish Vinson

FIFI, I have tears in my eyes as I type this. I've had kitties my whole life and have lost so many, but know in my heart they had the best life they ever could have had, and you must know that also. The reason for their long lives is that they are (((loved))) sooooooo very much.

Where/when are you coming to TX? Maybe Round Top in the fall? Or Austin?
Whichever, I would love to meet you. I still remember you from your Romantic Homes days!


How sad to have lost your dear little friends, but all so close together! You are right, we never forget them.........
Congratulations, can't wait for your new magazine.........

Cherry Heart Boutique

Dearest FiFi,
My heart goes out to you.
I am so sorry for your loss!
My life would not be complete without my kitty girls.

Hugs, Dolly


Fifi, I'm do very sorry to hear about your loss. Our pets are our family and it's never easy to say goodbye but to experience so much loss in such a short amount of time is devastating. My heart goes out to you.

I'm glad you have the release of the magazine to keep you busy. It looks beautiful! I couldn't wait to blog about it and you can read it here

Take care and be well. xo Jonni xo

Anita from Cedar Hill Farmhouse

I shared it today!! I'm so excited for you Fifi, but so sorry to hear about your cats. I know that the love of a pet is so unconditional and must be greatly missed by you. I shared your post on Google Plus today.

Sheryl Miller

I am so sorry about the loss of your beloved kitties. I've never had a cat (allergies) but I know the pain of losing my dogs. The become as precious as children. They love us and we love them. I will pray that your heart heals soon.

I have loved your work for a long time. I started seeing your name as the stylist in Romantic Homes and othe magazines. They were my favorite always. I absolutely love my Romantic Praire Style book but have never seen the magazine. I do look for it on the few occasions that I get to a bookstore but never find it. Anyway, I love your work. You bring much beauty to the world, Thank you!!

Ruth Holt

Fifi, I just found your blog and today was my first time to receive it. I am so sad for the loss of your kitties. They are family, not just cats. I put my 15 year old rescue kitty to sleep today. He had won 6 different awards at the Houston Cat Show one year (when he was young) including Best Household Pet. I was so surprised as he was someone's throwaway. He had been rejected at 4 adoptions, but was dearly loved by our family. Go figure. Irresponsible pet owners. I am so thankful for people like you who rescue. The year my kitty won the cat show my friend and I took 27 shelter cats to the show. Out of the top 10 kitties, we had 7 of our shelter kitties to win. They are the best friends. I love your blog. Thanks so much

Kathie Truitt

I'm sorry about your cats. They are part of who we are. I will be more than happy to post about the magazine on my blog "Hillbilly Debutante" and also my facebook and twitter pages.


Hugs Fifi : my darling cat died of heart failure in the autumn/fall last year and I do miss her terribly : up to that point in my life I had never not owned a cat : from the moment I was born I have had a cat in my home : yet I did not feel the need to replace her : it is strange but I have adjusted to it over time : one day I may get another pet but who knows what the future will hold : sending you hugs : Hannah xx

Debbie Howard

Oh Fifi! I am so sorry about your little fur babies! I know how that makes your heart hurt. Praying your heart will be comforted.

ON a brighter note, I am so happy for the return of your beautiful magazine. I am looking forward to it's return this year. I posted about it on my blog. Blessings to you dear!


i am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved fur babies...

Penelope Bianchi











I am so sorry about your cats! So quick!

Lavender Dreams

I'm so sorry you lost your beloved pets...we all know how bad that feels. I hope you find a special cat later that needs your love. I'm so happy for you and excited about your magazine! I'll mention it on my blog soon, too. Best wishes for all good things, sweet lady! Hugs, Diane


Oh, I'm so sorry to hear about your precious kitties, Fifi. And to lose them all in such a short period of time! I remember the pain of losing our family cat many years ago. I grew up with Penny and she died at 21 years old! They will never be forgotten.
I was so honored to share your wonderful news of Prairie Style and look forward to seeing you soon.


Fifi, I'm so sorry about your kitties. About three years ago we lost both of our dogs in one week. They were old and we knew it was inevitable but that doesn't take away the hurt. Sending hugs.

Can't wait for the new magazine to come out!I will post about the new magazine this week.


Oh Dear Fifi...sending hugs to you as your heart is so heavy...xoRoberta
p.s. looking forward to this long awaited Prairie Style issue...


I can't imagine losing all three of my animals in such a short time period. My condolences to you, Fifi.


Dearest Fifi,

I am so sorry about your sweethearts, I am keeping you in my thoughts, always. I know what you are going through...

I will post about your Prairie Style Magazine on my blog... I am so exited to see some of the pics on internet already. And on the other side also sad, because I can`t buy your magazine here in Europe... But I am so glad I have your book :-)

Wish you all the best. You bring so much beauty to the world. Thank you so much... Alexandra


I have been seeing the news about Prairie Style Magazine on all of my favorite blogs. I'm anxious to get a copy!
I am so sorry about your kitties, Fifi. How sad to lose them all so close together. Bless your sweet heart.
I hope you have a Happy Easter season.

Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Oh, Fifi! It brings a tear to my eye to read your news about your sweet little furry assistants. For anyone who has loved and lost family pets, we share your sadness. You have the love of your craft and good people around you to help you through a difficult time and that in itself is a blessing. XO Wishing you brighter days ahead and much success with the newest magazine,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Muriel Walker

I have admired your work for quite some time and until now did not realize that you were the force behind so many of the magazines and things I love to look at. I am also so pleased that Prairie Style is returning and have posted information on my blog to help spread the word. Following is a link to my post:

My heart just ached when I read of your loss. I don't think there is anything more loving than our dear pets.

I am so delighted to know that you will be coming to Colorado for the Old Glory Antiques Fair this June. Perhaps I will have an opportunity to meet you then. I hope so.

All the Best,


Oh my heart goes out to you! I'm sorry for your loss. I know they were your babies. I think it's wise that you're waiting until you'll be home for a while before getting new ones. You want to enjoy them at first anyway! I can't wait for the magazine to be delivered. I ordered mine and check the mailbox every day. I'm sure I will post about it too.

Rose L

I am an animal lover as well and my heart goes out to you in your time of loss. Kitties are the best!
I've posted your magazine cover on my Facebook page!

An Enchanted Cottage

Fifi, I am so heartbroken for you. Lily, Lucy, and Daisy were just the most beautiful kitties! What joy they brought to your life, and you to theirs. As a life-long cat owner, I have been where you are many times, and it never gets easier. Like you, our kitties have been rescues as well. I just posted about our Baby cat (not a baby anymore) and our 20-year old Tiger cat if you'd care to see mine (also, my current and past kitties and doggies are on my sidebar). When you are ready to adopt again, I'll look forward to seeing your beautiful new family members :)


Just picked up my issue of Prairie Style magazine.....LOVE it!!!!

Renie Cee

I went shopping at Target today and just happened to stop by the magazine section and found a magazine called French Country Style. I opened it up and saw your beautiful picture and it said you were the founder and editor in chief. So I knew I would love the magazine and I do! The magazines you are involved in always have that special Fifi touch. Love, love it.


Shared on my Facebook page.


So sorry about your sweet kitties. My last cat Muffin lived for 17 yrs, the last 3 yrs as a diabetic who needed shots 2 x per day. It finally was too much for her though & we lost her. Hugs xoxo


I'm so sorry Fifi for your cats :-( !!! I also love animals-we live in the countryside to a small village...we have a Golden Retriever dog, three cats,a turtle and guinea pig :-)) And two kids! !
Write about your magazine on my blog,I would like to have one,Ilove your stylesooo much !!!xoxo

Sweet Cottage Dreams

Fifi, my heart feels so sad for your losses. I have read about your special family over the years and know how much you so loved each of them. They do fill our life with such joy, laughter and love. Without them, the home feels so empty. Their presence makes a house a home. We lost our Fiona (Fee Fee) in January..only five..liver cancer. Her presence filled a room. God gives us these precious souls as a gift. My only wish would be to have them live as long as parrots do.

LOVE the new magazine and I cannot begin to tell you how many times I have revisited it. It currently sits on my coffee table. Thank you for all of your hard work. So many of us REALLY love it!

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