After seven years, I’m getting kitchen cabinets

There have always been higher priorities here than new kitchen cabinets, and Will wanted to hand-make ours. But time seems to fly by and finally I couldn't stand my messy kitchen any longer. With...

Q and A: canning cream and wood flooring

Canning cream Jackie - can I can fresh cream from my cow? I know that the stuff from the store is super heated and the purchased cow's milk doesn't can right - but my own...

Work goes on, even if it’s snowing and cold

David is anxious to get his cabin-building off and running. When he got his income tax return, he went out and bought enough plywood for the subfloor. And this past weekend, he fired up...

It’s snowing

After a week of near normal temperatures (in the mid thirties and a bit lower) with no rain and just a touch of snow, Will's been working like a dog cutting down and dragging...

Colorful summer pictures are our answer to cabin fever!

I know we are all getting pretty darned sick of winter. We've decided that the weather forecasters are always predicting warmer weather at the end of the week, yet it never comes! So we...