It’s the last weekend of August and in this part of the world, that means that the days are getting shorter and the evenings and mornings are getting cooler. At the cabin, the wide branches of the trees keep the warm sun hidden. A few more weekends and we’ll have to light the stove to … More The Lost Art of Letter-Writing
I’m not above scavenging from other people’s garbage. Especially in my neighbourhood. My neighbourhood is a DIY-er’s heaven. I live in a neighbourhood where people throw out perfectly upcyclable items ALL. THE. TIME. I am not judging. If people want to toss these items instead of donating them or upcycling, that is their right. In fact, … More The Trash to Treasure Table
Pfft…Who needs a level when assembling shelves, decks or tables. Just use a glass of wine.
Have you ever had one of those rooms that you HATE? Absolutely can’t stand? Every time you look at it, you cringe, feel a little throw-uppy, want to burn it to the ground? Yeah. That was how I felt about the bunk room. Oh, little Bunk Room, how I hate thee. Let me count the … More The Bunk Room
Ever heard of a rocket stove? Neither had I. But see, that’s the beauty of sharing my life with a soldier, who also happens to be a Prepper. A Pragmatic Prepper, of course, in case of natural disaster. We do live in Canada and we have been known on occasion to get some pretty crazy winter … More The Rocket Stove