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More Playing in the Dirt!

So I rented an excavator this time around, and my dad came out to play in the dirt with me. He took out some more trees, took out some of the hill in the driveway, moved a bunch of gravel … Continue reading

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A new type of wildlife is discovered at the property…

My dad and brother planned a trip to the property, and I joined them this last weekend. My mom and sister came, too. One of my nieces was ill, so my sister-in-law stayed home with them, and we missed them … Continue reading

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The cost of clearing land!

The last weekend of June, I rented a bulldozer. The company I used delievered the bull dozer to my property for $125, and I got to use up to 8 hours of dozer time for $325, and any hours over … Continue reading

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4 Tips for taking stunning before and after photos

June was a very productive month at the property! I rented a bull dozer and my parents helped my boyfriend and I clear some land. I must admit that I envisioned posting stunning before and after photos that would leave … Continue reading

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The off-the-grid cabin of my dreams

Once I started seriously considering building a cabin, I instantly began to notice architectural features that I usually ignored. Now, years after I began entertaining the idea of owning a cabin, I have an idea of what I want in … Continue reading

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Tiny Cabin Design and Floor Plans

I can’t tell you how many books, websites, and magazines I’ve perused looking for ideas for my perfect cabin. The one book that stays out, stacked on top of the coffee table, wedged between the cushions of the couch, balanced … Continue reading

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Visiting the property for the first time!

I bought the property in April 2013. It was late May before I got out there for the first time. I had high hopes on the drive out to the property. It was nice weather– sunny and warm. I took … Continue reading

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The Property… Or The Place Where My Dream Cabin Will Come True

In April 2013, I purchased “The Property.” The Property means so much to me– I spent a few weekends there every summer, and I have spent more or less time there as I was able. For a while, my parents … Continue reading

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