The Bunk Room

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

How to Fix a Leaky Roof When You Have No Money and No Know-How

We first noticed the leak in March when we went and spent three days at the cabin in the winter.  It was -23 and we stoked the cook stove until it was a broiling 25C inside our wee cabin.  And that’s when we heard it.  The incessant <drip, drip, drip>.  The snow on the roof … More How to Fix a Leaky Roof When You Have No Money and No Know-How

How It All Started

On December 20th, 2014, I got the keys to my first piece of real estate.  A cottage. This may not sound like such a tall order to most, especially because almost everyone owns at least a house.  Except that I made a few financially questionable decisions in my life and while I certainly don’t regret … More How It All Started