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Embracing the magic…

When I got the wardrobe, I mentioned my friend's suggestion that I add an enchanted scene to the back, rather than replacing the missing...

Finding treasures…

Whenever possible, I like to reuse materials. After all, it's not very sustainable to just buy new everything plus I enjoy finding items...

The Wardrobe

It's been a minute since I made an update, not because work isn't being done but because it's been small progress towards larger goals...

Creative solutions

This whole homesteading & sustainable living thing works best if you’re flexible & creative, rather than boxed in by conventional ideas...

Small joys…

Almost every day, someone asks me what new progress has been made on the homestead where The Cottage is located. And, usually, when I...

First step of many…

I really hate to quote the epitome of capitalism, Steve Jobs, but he was right about one thing: “if you are working on something exciting...

Project preview…

The silence in the blogosphere of late is because I went on vacation. A real vacation, where I didn’t take ANY work with me—which is...

Summer Showers

Last time we mentioned showering, we were all still staying at Blue. Since the young ones & I have moved to The Cottage, though, some...

Hangin’ Out…

Not much has been done to The Cottage or Blue because we’re waiting on supplies. Blue is in line for septic work & The Cottage is...

My helper…

Teetering precariously at the very top of the ladder, to reposition a solar panel & replace a screw on the roof & felt a mosquito bite....

So grateful!

This weekend is focused on dealing with car trouble, so there’s no progress on the property to show you—unless there’s some sort of prize...

I have made fire!!

Today has been a lovely day so far… I got to sleep in until 8:00, which is unheard of. Then I hooked up our stove, using the fittings...

Finding treasure…

Work has been progressing at The Cottage, over the last week & I had big plans to post project updates BUT, then I found a genuine...

Garden 2022

Haven’t gotten much done to give many updates, lately, due to work & life interfering. But we are getting this year’s garden started,...

 
 

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