We spent a week at our cabin on vacation this fall. It is "off the grid", the cabin itself unfinished. A lovely little cook-stove called Happy Meal is our main cooking source although we do have an LP burner and even an electric frying pan if we want. We have a generator to run our… Continue reading Cook Stove Adventure
Autumn in Wisconsin has been beautiful again this year. Warm days and plenty of color. The flowers and crops in the garden held on without a killing frost till the middle of October. Bouquets kept coming in for our table.So the girls and I spent some time enjoying the garden one afternoon. I went out… Continue reading Mid-October Garden
Yesterday, after a long day of working on apple sauce, we had a nice candle lit supper of taco soup and salad. At ten when the guys got home we enjoyed Amy's warm apple pie and ice cream by the crackling fire in the living room. Yes, it is officially fall now. Hurray! Let the… Continue reading Is It Fall Yet?
Lance moved into his own house last weekend. He is pretty excited. I am posting these pictures for the part of the family away from home. I hope this helps you all to see what you wanted to see. We equipped the house with lots of quick window treatments. It seemed as though God was smiling… Continue reading What’s Happening At Home Again
I found this article today in one of my searches on how to create a replacement window screen. It is definitely time for lists of projects. I have spring fever.The article claims that we all have dangerous, toxic bugs hanging off the fridge door handle and everywhere else you've touched the last five minutes, in your… Continue reading Not In My Kitchen
It all started with a lovely warm fire in our sitting room stove this morning. Of course, Elv and I had no idea that we were creating the setting for a fire call. Just a nice morning of coffee and quiet time by the fire. … Continue reading A Chimney Fire @TheStoneHouse
Today I have been entering names and addresses into an Exel Document. I have almost 400 more to enter. There are last names like Sve, Johnson and Halstread. I found Lundgren and Olson, but no Yoders, Millers, or Hostetlers which tells its own story. I started a new Christmas doily today. I… Continue reading Projects And Snow