Monday, December 30, 2019

Safe Cleaning


At this time of year, some of you may be doing a bit more cleaning than normal due to the residue of family visits and holiday parties. In any case, I'm guessing that most of you do some cleaning, at some point in your life. As a society we seem to have been sold the idea that this needs to involve a lot of expensive and toxic

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Night Time Noises


The most frequent night time visitor we see here is a fox. Probably more than one as there are quite a few in the area, though I don't usually see more than one at a time in our yard. I love having them come through as they are great at putting a dent in the population of small rodents. Last night Burley and I were awakened in the middle of the night by a very different sound though.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Winter Decorating with Pine


As you probably know, I really enjoy the flowers surrounding my house, garden, wild in the woods, and seeing their beauty all summer. With our long winters, there are many months of the year with no flowers growing outdoors here. So, I do some winter decorating with

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tiny House Cooking - Christmas Caroling Chili


With the frigid cold weather we woke up to this morning, with temps a little below zero F, a good hot hearty soup was on my mind. Chili seems to be another of those dishes that most people have passionate opinions about the correct way to make. I never order chili if I am away from home because

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Deepening Snow


Over the past week or so, the snow pack on the ground has deepened a good bit. From the above photo to just a little deeper now than

Friday, December 6, 2019

Winter Crystals


It's continued to be cold, with little new snowfall over the past few days. Though there is more in the forecast which is

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Tiny House Coloring Book!


If any of you enjoy coloring, check this out! A brand new Tiny House coloring book featuring many people's tiny homes, including Fy Nyth (and Burley!). See a couple pages below. Put together by my fellow tiny house dwelling