Clean Your Stove and Chimney

Clean Your Wood Stove and Chimney

So,You’ve got your Homestead, perhaps a few hens, goats, pigs, ducks (we have Muscovy Ducks), and a few others things to tend to! Those things warm the cockles of the heart. One of the other things, that warms the hearth is your fireplace, or Wood Stove, and Chimney! It’s those things that I’m a talkin about today! Sorry to be waxing poetic, but I’ll be after watching the movie Wild Mountain Thyme. A good yarn it is to be sure! Anyway, it’s that time of year, when the Fireplace, or Woodstove, and Chimney need a good cleaning! Yes, that’s right, right now in the middle of the Winter! The creosote has been building up, and it’s a good idea to take and do it on a warmer of the days. It’s a good precaution to be taking for sure! An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!  A good cleaning…

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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

Living remotely has its challenges, but when you have Holly the Snow Dog to lead the way, and Roscoe the Sled Dog to help Dad pull the toboggan, anything is…

Roscoe Helping With Firewood

Roscoe Helps Dad Bring In Firewood

Yes! He really does! Every time I bring in an armload, Roscoe brings a stick…. I think it probably accounts for at least one wood box full every week! When…