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Cabin Floors Complete, Oh My Aching Back

August 26, 2014

We are still working on the cabin in the woods.  Pause for big sigh…… Five years ago, we started out with a firm foundation, look how small our baby was.  Sigh again… My amazing man is building this mostly on his own (with some help from his dad and myself, have mercy). Fitting a trip […]

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Our Cabin in the Woods ~ The Bathroom

June 8, 2013

If you are new to The Park Wife blog, my incredible hubby is building us a cabin in the Ozark Mountains. Here are some older posts about it. Let’s talk bathroom. This has been our priority for obvious reasons. I found a picture of a vanity in a Pottery Barn catalog (pricey) and my hubby […]

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The Road Less Traveled Is Full of Brush and Twigs and Adventure

March 5, 2013
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“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” is a philosophical thought experiment that raises questions regarding observation and knowledge of reality. Observation, knowledge of reality, blah, blah, blah. See, if you arrive to your land in the mountains after dark, in very cold weather, go through the gate, […]

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Cabin in the Woods Update

November 27, 2012

It seems I have left you all hanging. Yes, we are STILL working on our cabin in the woods and I have not posted any pictures in a long time. It has been slow going. We are doing all the work ourselves. WE meaning my husband and father-in-law mostly while I cheer them on or hold […]

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Shopping at Farmers’ Markets

May 25, 2012

It is Farmers’ Market Season! Hop over to Arkansas Women Bloggers and read my post on shopping at farmers’ markets. Buy fresh, buy local and buy in season,The Park Wife Related posts: Farmers’ Market Withdrawal Land Not Before Our Time Cabin Raising The NY Times Reporter and The Park Wife

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Old Becomes New, Well, Cherished

October 8, 2010

Did you think that The Park Wife took the road less traveled and got lost? It could happen, I do not own a GPS. In actuality, the weather is beautiful here and cabin progress, the Fall/Winter garden, kids soccer, homeschooling, oh, the list goes on has kept us hopping. Here is a cabin update. As […]

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Rockwell Painting

September 19, 2010

Ahhhhhh, the sweet feeling of progress. Big Buckaroo and his dad got the siding on the ends of the cabin and even got them painted. Of course, he chose Park Brown as the color. Not kidding. And, no, we do not get a discount on that color paint. Big Buckaroo loves the old Civilian Conservation […]

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Hot Weather and COLD Water

July 3, 2010

Work has slowed on our cabin because it is hot, I mean muggy, stinking hot. And, let me just say, I would rather be at the beach if I am going to be muggy, stinking hot. But, tar balls freak me out. So, Big Buckaroo, the chivalrous man that he is, got busy on trying […]

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The Dream Continues

March 29, 2010

We had a fabulous weekend at our mountain property. A little work, a lot of pleasure. I love the drive into our property. Once you go through a locked gate, we have a fabulous little road that you go about 3/4 of a mile (slowly) on before reaching our cabin site about 10 minutes later. […]

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Got Wheels, Let’s Ride

March 9, 2010

We went to our land in the mountains this past weekend. It was a beautiful weekend! I think maybe Spring is on the way. Jonquils are blooming everywhere and I did not have to thaw my toes out by a fire. As we drove up our road, Little Buckaroo asked if he and his brother […]

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