Thoughts & Musings

Cedar AWD: Building Your Dream Garage

February 5, 2016

cedar home garageThe garage is the perfect place to stage life’s adventures. Gearing up for a day on the slopes, preparing for that summer fishing trip, or even just setting out for a quick family picnic. But the fun can be spoiled when the garage is cluttered with disorganized stacks of tools and sports equipment and junk drawers filled with random odds and ends. With a little work and these tips your garage can be your family’s go-to place to prepare for whatever the day may hold.

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Refined Rustic: Cooking for your Valentine

February 4, 2016

St. Cupid’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re ahead of the game you may be thinking of a special way to demonstrate your love for your sweetheart. Forget the heart-holding stuffed animals displaying amorous sayings or the last-minute wilting roses from the convenience shop. The best way to your lover’s heart is through their stomach. A thoughtfully prepared gourmet meal will be sure to impress any man or woman and evoke their love and appreciation. So roll up your sleeves, pre-heat the oven and get ready for a romantic night-in. We’ve gathered together a few recipes below that are simple enough for the average cook yet sophisticated enough to satisfy a refined palette.
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Are you Ready to Build a Custom Log Home?

January 21, 2016

EquestrianBuilding a custom log home is no easy task. In fact, in order to do it right, it requires dedicated time and preparation before the actual building begins. What needs to be done before building a beautiful timber or log frame home for you and your family to enjoy for years to come? Here at Town + Country Cedar Homes, we believe the preparation begins in the inspiration.
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Ski Lodges We Love

January 14, 2016

Here at Town and Country Cedar Homes we admire a quality, wood-built property like an art dealer would admire an original painting. We seek inspiration from the past and present and follow the work of our fellow crafters throughout the world. Often when we think of log-built properties, our minds conjure up images of rosy-cheeked skiers warming their limbs in front of a wood-burning fireplace and sipping on drinks at the end of a satisfying day on the slopes. While our expertise is in crafting custom residential homes, we love a ski lodge, especially if it’s timber-built. Below is a compilation of just some of our favorite ski lodges throughout North America.
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Low & Slow: Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipes

January 8, 2016

Cold temps, rosy cheeks and snow boots all make it the perfect season to pull out the slow cooker and cook up some hearty meals. We’re sharing a few of our favorite recipes for these long winter nights. These dishes are refined enough for dinner guests, yet easy enough to pull off on a busy week night. This is comfort food at its best!

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