Homemade Pie Tutorial

| November 21, 2011

From The Pioneer Woman: The following tutorial is from the wonderful Pam Regentin who graced the Lodge with her presence a couple of weekends ago for a pie workshop. Pam inspired everyone in attendance with her pie talents and has now compiled her best instruction and tips for the perfect pie crust. Follow her directions […]

No Air Conditioning: In Which I Remember How Much I Love Alaska

| June 3, 2011

I’ll be honest. I’m a wimp when it comes to the heat. I grew up in Alaska where the spiders are skinny and anemic little guys, snakes do not exist and the summers are beautifully reasonable and worth the wait of the long winter. Sigh. I sure miss that place.  Now that we live in the […]

Putting the “Make” in Homemaker

| March 15, 2011

Here is an amazing website for those of you (like me) with Pottery Barn taste on a realistic budget.  Ana White is a homemaker who offers a huge assortment of free (relatively) simple plans and how-to tips for building your own Pricey Catalog inspired furniture.  You’ll find plans for beds of all sizes, nightstands, tables, bookshelves, desks […]