Archive | January, 2014

A Series on Log House Building #13


THE CHIMNEY. This had to be planned from the beginning. Our chimney is high and large. That means a lot of weight that needs to be supported at the ground level. I wanted to have a wood stove downstairs as well as a wood cook stove upstairs so that meant it would need two separate flues […]

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A Cooking Short Cut


Here’s some a brand new idea for Crista who is a devoted wife and mother to a batch of 7 energetic children. I was thinking of her today especially because it’s her birthday. I like to give recipes for birthday gifts – so here’s yours Christa. Have a good one! THE EASIEST WAY to get […]

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A Series on Log House Building #12


THE ROOF! Hubby created what I believe is an original roof system for our house. You may have seen roofing framework being constructed on the ground and then lifted by a crane. Have you ever seen this?   Be a friend by sharing…

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Happy New Year


Be thankful if you’re not locked into an ice storm without power. Be thankful if you haven’t picked up a holiday virus. Be thankful if you don’t have a booze headache. Be thankful if you aren’t socked in with snow. If the above things have you down Be thankful you’re reading this… It means you are […]

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