New Hampshire is a state known for many positive things. Low unemployment. High levels of happiness and psychological stability among the inhabitants (even the Libertarians). Beautiful lakes, woodlands and mountains to climb. New Hampshire has few negatives, the first being… Read More ›
Vintage shop fun!
I have a friend, Bill, who loves to post on Facebook his recent vintage finds. He goes to auctions and antique shops and even enjoys perusing the local Craigslist for great finds. I am less able to get out and… Read More ›
Winter comes to the cabin, and New Hampshire
I was inspired by a youtube video of Alaska to try skipping stones on the almost frozen small lake near the cabin. The trick of making the “incredible” sound is to find an almost frozen lake. A lake that is… Read More ›
Time to close the Cabin!
It’s a sad time of year, where Fall is finished and the nights are getting much colder. That means time to close up the lake cabin for winter. Pipes will freeze, so we put pink eco anti freeze in the… Read More ›
Friday Fun Flick…..Spider Man!
whenever we take the boat out, we find that spiders have been happily building webs. First job is to get rid of the spiders…..then the webs.
Vintage Shopping with the Husband
I asked my husband to drive me to the nearby vintage/antique shop. I usually go to vintage/antique/junk shops by myself, but my semi-invalid status means I have to sometimes ask my husband to drive. There is only one big problem… Read More ›
My cabin decorating, not quite a “harmony of color and style”
Sometimes I feel like the world of decorating has finally caught up with my own eclectic style. Pinterest and other online sites now share and extol the random and budget friendly decor I learned from my grandmother. She never bought… Read More ›
Icicle fortress in New Hampshire
My daughter Aynsley and the neighbor’s boys decided to pull the icicles off the roof of our home, and decorate the sidewalk to the front door. My other daughter Evelyn brought home from school a friend that had never been… Read More ›
Visiting the local junk/vintage shop
We have our own rural version of “Oddities” here in New Hampshire. While I don’t buy a lot, I did this visit purchase a nice sturdy end table that also has a small bookcase built in, I wish I had… Read More ›
Vintage book covers
I have been purchasing a few old books from Homestead Books in Marlborough NH simply for the covers. I was rather shocked that Pineterest and other sites have lots of crafting ideas that involved cutting up beautiful old books. While… Read More ›