September & October

The Crabapple Retreat is about 95% complete and has been livable since August. The lack of top shelves in the kitchen, the fireplace surround, and a small amount of trim hasn’t prevented us from loving every minute spent in this humble abode. We are expecting to have plenty of time this winter to finish ever last detail. Especially since we are expecting a baby…

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Paving the way with American-made fixtures

Throughout the home build, Jeff and I really searched everywhere for not only “green” products, but also American-made products. While deciding on lighting fixtures, a porcelain barn light from America’s industrial era of the 1930′s that once hung in Jeff’s old camp on Lake Bonaparte rang a bell. As it turns out, Barn Light Electric makes the exact same lighting fixtures (in…

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