Archive for May, 2015

Earthbag house in Milo behind schedule, but owner plans on finishing

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

She’ll add appliances, a wood stove, a loft to sleep in and windows. When done, the 25-by-35 foot structure will have a kitchen, bathroom and living room. She plans on calling it the “Albert Street Earthship” and said it will be a dream long realized.


Portrait of a Son of the Soil

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

“We used candles to light our small house and chopped firewood for cooking on the coal/wood stove,” recalls Lemcke adding; “That is how we lived. Hard work pays and one needs to have perseverance and patience in order to achieve their goals.


Queen’s Birthday Honours: Manahi Paewai

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

“She didn’t have any spare time – there were nine of us kids – but she involved herself. She had us to look after, she laboured over a wood stove and still had time to squeeze us all into the back of a little Morris Eight and go off to rugby. She sowed the …


Living in the Dark Ages

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Now we’re depending on a bead of tar or silicone to keep the chill out? “But, I own a wood stove, so I can heat all day and all night, at basically no cost,” he suggested. No cost? Perhaps, but how about no sleep, since he’d be up every three hours …


$339,420 68 Terrace Hill Street , Brantford, On

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

This home has main floor laundry w/ 2 2 pc bath, an unfinished attic and the basement was totally renovated (2014) w/a spacious rec room w/wood stove, den and 3 pc bath. Additional features: roof (14), most windows & doors (13), furnace & A/C (07 …


How to convert from 2-sided fireplace to wood stove?

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

House purchased last year – built in 1957 – has 2-sided fireplace in LR/DR area. In past houses we installed a wood stove for heat in the winter so here we’d like to do the same. Ideally an insert would work the best but we can’t find any options available …


$169,900 397 Falmouth Back Road , Falmouth, Ns

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Tile around wood stove, tile in entry and bathroom and kitchen back splash all professionally installed. Opened up main floor plan improves the natural light and heat circulation. Patio doors to fenced in yard perfect for the dogs. Main floor den/studio …


For sale: Homes in Canton and Cohasset – Boston Globe (subscription)

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Boston Globe (subscription)
For sale: Homes in Canton and Cohasset
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Adjacent is the eat-in kitchen with tiled floor and gas stove. Keep toasty around the family room's wood stove. Nearby there's a full bath with a shower, a mudroom, a door to the one-car garage, and a bonus room that could fill the bill for a playroom

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See cottage prices on Michigan’s bargain-friendly east coast – Detroit Free Press

Saturday, May 30th, 2015
See cottage prices on Michigan's bargain-friendly east coast
Detroit Free Press
The big bargains on vacation homes are mostly gone from the Lake Michigan side of the state. But discount deals never disappeared on the Lake Huron side. From $165,000 for a waterfront chalet near Alpena to under $400,000 for what was once a …

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Bookworm Se: Farm book great for newbies – Longview Daily News

Saturday, May 30th, 2015
Bookworm Se: Farm book great for newbies
Longview Daily News
In this book, you'll learn the basics for maintaining a water system and a wood-burning stove, the overall differences in fencing, and which just-in-case items to keep in your farm truck. You'll also learn that farming is for cities, too. And then

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