Moving Day

It’s Move In Day!!  After months of waiting, we received that awesome call from our contractor saying our door and windows were finally installed and the squirrel holes were all sealed up tight. So we rented a truck, picked up appliances at Home Depot and took advantage of the 3 day Memorial Day weekend to […]

A rustic fire pit ..

Spring has arrived and looked at what popped up in the backyard of our cabin! Okay, so yes realistically it is just a field of weeds, but they are still pretty.  We spent last weekend at the cabin doing some yard work, mowing, and trimming (no these did NOT get mowed down!) and I fixed up […]

Cabin Construction..

Hello! It’s been awhile since I’ve posted and I wanted to show some of the progress on our cabin remodel.  If you’ve been through construction before you know that it never goes as fast as you want, but our Contractors have been very busy this Spring and here are some of the pics of their […]

Cabin Construction..

Cabin construction has finally begun! About 3 weeks ago the crew showed up and began interior work on our little 1,000 square foot cabin.  Here are some pics to share the progress! UP GO THE WALLS That cute little stump in front is our new water heater, which is getting tucked underneath the stairs to […]

How to Make Yarn S..

About 3 years ago, a burly construction worker walked into my store to buy some yarn for his wife.  We chatted a bit about what she needed and then he spied a ball of bulky yarn and excitedly asked. “Hey, do you remember making Christmas wreaths out of yarn like this?” “Nope.” I replied, “I don’t.”  He asked […]

A Modern Quilt for..

My husband was snuggling under the very first quilt I ever made – which was covered in birds, blooming flowers, climbing roses and generally girly fabric. (You can read about it here on the post the “The Doodle Quilt”.) I felt a little bad about all the girly fabrics and asked if he wanted his […]