Recently, we took advantage of a crisp, sunny, fall day to visit and hike around Walden Pond in Concord, MA...(read more)
We have had a cool and rainy fall here, and that has contributed to a bumper crop of mushrooms! Here's one of my favorite ways to enjoy them...(read more)
We've got some beautiful things happening here at our little cabin right now. The trees are putting on their autumn colors! This week...(read more)
Here's a moderately easy chicken dish that is quick enough for a weeknight, and fancy enough for guests!
It's crunch time here at the cabin - we're working feverishly to finish the woodshed and then...(read more)
This hearty stew goes together quickly, then simmers all day to tenderize the meat and meld the flavors...(read more)
While attending a bluegrass festival earlier this summer, we came upon this adorable custom-made and custom-painted Gypsy "Vardo" Wagon! The owners (also the builders) were happy to give us a tour... (read more)
We've just returned to our cabin from a week-long, relaxing and fun camping retreat with a bunch of our music-loving friends! So much fun, and a great way to connect with nature, get some good quality face-to-face time, be creative, play music, enjoy the sun and then the glow of a campfire and music/stories against the darkness, and just let go of the stress and details of day to day life. These are all things that we have tried to become more mindful of – in addition to eating well – as we pursue better health...(read more)
We finally got a break in the weather this past weekend, and we took full advantage of a beautiful, cool and dry day to move the woodshed build forward! We've got a...(read more)
My own photo, central Massachusetts.
One of our most satisfying strategies in adopting a whole foods diet has been growing our own! Having tasty, fresh food waiting to be harvested just outside the back door makes it easier to stay on track and enjoy maximum "just picked" nutrition with our meals...(read more)
Here's an incredibly simple summer dish that won't heat up your kitchen, or tie up a precious summer day!
White Mountains, New Hampshire. Photo submitted by Richard Piccarreto.
Our shed demo project has moved right along this last month or so. The site is now completely cleared, and ready for the new Tiny Timberframe Studio! In case you missed the first few shots from this previous post, here is the whole sequence of demo images...(read more)
Here's a favorite low-carb and grain-free quiche/egg bake recipe that we're enjoying quite often these days, paired with fresh-picked salad greens, and cherry tomatoes when we have them. So good, and so easy!
My own photo, central Vermont.
We've got progress to report and some initial plans to share for the woodshed build project! The site has been cleared (with the exception of an old tree stump), and we have an initial building plan sketched out! Here's a quick before and after of the site...(read more)
My own photo, central New Hampshire.
Happy Summer everyone, and a BIG welcome to new followers coming over from the Keto Cabin site! We have been taking full advantage of a stretch of beautiful days here at the cabin, and grilling up some great low-carb meals! Here's one of our favorites, easy to make and can be enjoyed fresh off the grill, or as a leftover (picnic?) lunch!
Happy Summer friends! We took advantage of a stretch of stunning days here over the last couple of weeks to get a whole bunch of things done, including making some big progress on demo-ing/recycling the little shed...
This informal, west-facing garden gets the full benefit of these longer late spring/early summer days.
A farewell shot of this rough little shed that sits just a few feet from our cabin.... and some big news!
It’s grilling season! Here’s a great marinade that can be used on all kinds of meat (and fish as well)!
Spring has most definitely sprung here at our cabin!
It's finally gardening season here at the cabin! Here's a great springtime project documented here last spring... Don't have room for a traditional garden? Want to conserve water? Away from home often? Try a sub-irrigated planter! Sub irrigated planters have a water reservoir beneath the soil level that is fed from the top, using a …