Shopping online offers many conveniences including endless choices and buying that handy Canister Set from the comfort of your couch. The downfall comes when you have a problem and need an actual human being to help you.(more…)
As April and her husband Andy planned their dream home in the mountains of western Pennsylvania, a timber frame or log home appealed to their love of rustic charm and antiques. When a barn nearby collapsed during a snowstorm, the couple considered using the timbers as a framework for their home.(more…)
When the ongoing pandemic closed gyms, parks, and other recreational facilities across the country, Americans were forced to get creative with workouts at home.
Luckily for Chris and Nancy, the perfect space for health and recreation was right in their own back yard. The construction of a pole barn on their property in Newaygo, Michigan, wrapped up right as the Covid-19 disaster started to unfold.(more…)
Creating an inviting, comfortable spot in your home for overnight guests can be tricky. While some homeowners dedicate a spare bedroom for this occasional use, others opt to utilize space in a basement or room over the garage.(more…)
Austin, Texas offers just about everything you could want in a vacation destination — from museums and sporting events to outdoor adventuring and a legendary music scene. But if you want to escape to a quiet place where the air is fresh and time seems to slow way down, head 15 minutes west of town and discover an idyllic setting nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.(more…)
The Finger Lakes region of upstate New York is well known for its stunning scenery and world-class wines. A delightful place for both dining and adventuring, the area should be on everyone’s post-COVID bucket list of travel destinations.(more…)