cabin living





5/2/2016
When we built our current home in 1992, there were very few rules and codes that could damage or destroy our dream of doing most of the work in building our cabin ourselves. Times like that are rapidly disappearing and those who build now must endure permits, inspections, delays and forced compliance. The dream of building your own home could be more complicated than just knowing construction techniques nowadays. Read our story.
12/3/2015
This young couple moved from the city to start a homestead, and they decided to build an off-grid cabin using reclaimed materials to keep warm their first winter.
12/31/2013
Using snowshoes to keep our paths and trails open as the snow piles up.
10/21/2013
Regular tasks that keep our cabin comfortable and welcoming.
6/18/2013
Noting the “firsts” and “lasts” occurring on the homestead at early summer.
4/22/2013
Sheepskin rug keeps a childhood story alive.
3/8/2013
Noting the time and marking its passing, keeping us in the present.
12/26/2012
The thrill continues living in our handmade house.
2/7/2012
How we avoid cabin fever by doing volunteer work and enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
7/14/2011
Victoria Gazely considers her revitalized 650-square-foot homesteader’s cabin on 7 acres of fertile earth--purchased for $150--a blessing. “I absolutely love living here,” she says.
6/20/2011
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.




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