With Spring dragging its heels to arrive, our hands have been tied to start work at the Love Shack. To pass some time and remind us all of the great work we have done, we thought it might be fun to do a little before and after shots of the work that has been going on the last … More Wednesday Through The Lens Week 4
Spring Cleaning around the house started in February when we got back from our cruise. Right about that time, I realized that if I didn’t get the house done, I might not get it done. That was about the same time that I realized with now having the Love Shack as a liveable place, it also … More Guide-line to Spring Cleaning at the Cottage
While many people think that cottagers don’t open their cottages until the first long weekend in May, the real truth is, if they want to be able to enjoy the cottage for the long weekend, they have to head up, unpack and to do the Spring Cleaning and Safety Checks first. In April. I know everyone is in a hurry to get … More Opening Season: Time for a Safety Check
Easter is here and that means we are now counting our weeks to get back to the Love Shack. In the mean time, it’s a cooking fest going on here. The lamb is marinating to go on the grill. I have baked cup cakes and another cheese cake and this year… I made some homemade … More Happy Easter
With it being two days to Easter and the beginning of the bunny breeding season, I couldn’t think of a better time to talk about rabbits. For the last five years, we have watched a family of rabbits in our backyard. If you look out the window after dark, you will see them eating the clover in our front … More Not the Easter Bunny
They say a picture can replace a thousand words. Here at Building the Love Shack, we decided to share some pictures that have not been in a blog post. The way we are going to do this is by adding an addition to our blog called ” Wednesdays Through the Len”. Instead of using a thousand words, I’ll … More Wednesdays Through the Len
Most people know about the damage that insecticides do to the birds and the bees. You see commercials on it and posting from bird and bee supporters. But, what about the Bats? I’m personally fond of the bats. That probably started when I was a kid and fell in love with the Flying Monkeys watching the Wizard of … More Is Bat a Fact?
So we made the big decision…. The question was…Where would we like to live when we retire? The answer was easy, where the cottage is. That brings us back to twelve years ago. When the kids moved out. Suddenly, we found ourselves living in a house that had 5 bedrooms, two living rooms, … More Playing the Game of Moving Day