Category Archives: Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen

July 13, 2017 Another project almost complete. The building of the outdoor kitchen is done. Just waiting for the hookup of the propane stove and the plumbing on the outdoor sink. Although¬†we can’t cook or wash outside yet, we are … Continue reading

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A Complete Kitchen for Christmas

December 28, 2016 It has been a long time since my last post. We have been working on the kitchen and I was bound and determined that I would not post any pictures until the kitchen was 100% complete. Our … Continue reading

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Cork Floors

July 14, 2016 Another milestone reached…the flooring on the main level is complete. Oh wow, it is starting to look more and more like a house and less and less like a construction zone. We decided to do the main … Continue reading

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Wood Stove Hearth Reno – Lessons Learned

May 15, 2016 I love my woodstove, a beautiful and functional Kitchen Queen 480. It supplies all our heat and hot water during the heating season as well as handling all our cooking and baking. The hearth and surrounding walls … Continue reading

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Kitchen Update

May 11, 2016 My kitchen is slowly coming along. Considering the temporary kitchen I started with when I retired in January 2015, its come a long way. At first I had my island, a wonderfully large workspace, a small counter … Continue reading

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Foyer Done

March 15, 2016 Progress on the house has been slow this winter. Days are short and power is limited, and we were super busy with other life events.¬†We have been tackling a little bit of everything, and have lots of … Continue reading

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Kitchen Queen 480 Update

April 5, 2015 At the end of October 2014, we installed a Kitchen Queen 480 wood cookstove in our kitchen. Since then we have been using this stove not only for cooking, but also as the sole source of heat … Continue reading

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