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Your Log Home Floor Plan

What’s your (floor) plan?

People who build log homes tend to fall into one of two camps. There are those who have designed their own floor plans or hired an architect to design their home based on drawings, photos and the interpretation of the dreams of their customer. Once the plans are perfected, the search […]

Cabin Life?

What is “Cabin Life”?

People in every phase of buying, building and living in a log home or cabin visit this blog. We talk to those trying to find the perfect log home floor plan or get quotes from builders and manufacturers, and many who have all that behind them and just want to get […]

Joys of Log Home Living

Does it get better than this?

This morning I was sitting at my desk, which faces a window overlooking our front yard, and movement caught my attention. And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a magnificent male deer…this 60 second video shows a buck having brunch in our yard.

Maybe I should […]

Merry Christmas

Christmas, it truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Even with all the distractions and troubles life keeps putting in our way, isn’t it great that when Christmas rolls around we tend to focus on what’s most important in our lives. In my mind that’s the magic of Christmas, it’s a feeling, […]

Log Cabin Homes – Interview

Editor’s Note: Over the years we have published a number of interviews with owners and management from log home companies across the country. This month I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Brumfield, National Director of Sales & Marketing for Log Cabin Homes of Rocky Mount, NC. I think you will enjoy reading about […]

Log Homes, June Brides and Other Musings…

June is a very important month of the year. For most parts of the country summer is in full swing, but here in Montana we haven’t really seen any summer weather yet. As I write this it is 50 degrees and raining and the week ahead forecast doesn’t look any more exciting.

Getting back to […]

Building your log home while saving your marriage and your sanity

They say that building a new home can be one of the most stressful challenges a couple will ever face. The tremendous amount of decisions required seems to never end and can make even the closest couples question the reasons why they got married. It can be argued that building a log home involves even […]

Solar Log Home Community

A couple years ago I interviewed David Di Massino, owner of Darian Estates in central Florida and he sent me an update that I thought would be of interest to many of you.

Darian Estates is a “Green Lifestyle” community on a 40 acre ranch in Florida, which makes it an ideal […]

Log Home Winter Wonderland

Winter of 2011 has been one for the record books for some parts of the USA, but here in Montana we’re having a rather normal season. In fact, it has been a little unseasonal this past month. Two weeks ago our temps crept up to the mid 30’s and we had a week of rain. […]

2011 is the Year of the Log Home

I don’t think that my last post, “Is the Log Home Industry Growing?” and a “Google Alert” I received earlier today is purely a coincidence. I believe we’re seeing a very positive trend developing. I closely monitor traffic activity to this blog and to my website, Log Home Directory, and I have Google Analytics send […]