Day 63 – Braving The Wilderness

So today I went and bought bigger tools...there was probably something quite comical about the British lady walking into the farm store in a pair of heels, chatting to the farmers, picking up an axe, paying for it and leaving. Who knows maybe I made a few new friends. Cont...

Day 27 – Progress!

We spent a wonderful hour or so squelching through mud in a field full of reclaimed barn bits, and there sat on top of a pile of beams we found our new mantel! We have been really wanting to make the fireplace a feature of the sitting room and this piece is perfect. Even better we know how old it is and where it is from (a 1910 barn structure in Bay City Michigan) So there is a story there too, for you know, when we eventually have people over for dinner. Cont...