MAC AND CHEESE CHILI RECIPE

Hi there! Did you catch my recent blog post about celebrating Valentine’s Day at my Big Bear Lake cabin that we call Stone Hill Cottage? Since it was a family affair with my cousin and her 3 adorable kids, I made kid friendly fare for lunch which included my Mac and Cheese Chili Recipe. It’s a […]

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VALENTINE’S DAY AT STONE HILL COTTAGE

We celebrated Valentine’s Day at Stone Hill Cottage (my new/old log cabin) a bit early this year. That’s because my darling cousin and her adorable family were coming to visit, and I decided it would be fun to acknowledge Saint Valentine while they were here. While Valentine’s Day can be a romantic couple’s holiday, I think […]

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

OK, I’ve decided that today I’m going to put a stake in the ground and declare that Belgium is the most beautiful country in the world. However, I’ll admit that I’ve actually only been to 47 out of the 196 countries in the world. So, to qualify this opinion from my limited perspective, having actually […]

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MY LOG CABIN MASTER BEDROOM RENOVATION

Greetings from Fawnskin, California, a charming little village on the shores of Big Bear Lake in the mountains of Southern California. It is here that I purchased an old log cabin that was built in 1932. I’ve been taking you with me on the journey of bringing this cabin into the 21st century, and today […]

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MY LOG CABIN DINING AREA RENOVATION

Hello! In my continuing series on the renovation of my Fawnskin, California vacation rental cabin I bring you my log cabin dining area renovation. Let me start by showing you what the area looked like when I bought the cabin. This was, of course, before we refinished the hardwood floors and painted the walls white. […]

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MY TRIED AND TRUE METHOD FOR AVOIDING JET LAG

Greetings from Lake Arrowhead. I’m home for a short while before we head off to California Wine Country in 2 weeks. I do a good deal of traveling and don’t let a lot of grass grow under my feet between trips, which are often to different time zones. And I hate the thought of missing even […]

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