Menu Planning

And I thought menu planning for a family of 6 was hard!! So many things to think about and consider while planning a fully functioning menu for all our guests to enjoy. Our goal is to provide comfort food for the whole family. We will have plenty of options including a kids menu — pasta options and of course sweet treats. Don't forget the ... read more

2020-04-07T10:24:19-04:00August 16th, 2019|Renovation|0 Comments

Level 2 Updates

Our Tuesday night ritual is to watch Good Bones on HGTV after working on our own renovation project.  They make it look so easy and carefree on TV but in reality the mud ain't going to sand itself, baby!  While the Sheetrock went up without a hitch and the mud and tape went on nicely, sanding on a ladder in 80 degree weather not ideal.  ... read more

2019-07-31T10:33:56-04:00July 31st, 2019|Family, Renovation|1 Comment

The Future is Looking Bright

With our not-set-in stone "opening date" soon approaching there is no rest for us.  We have been working days at our normal jobs and working nights on the renovations to keep things on track.  There has been amazing progress on the front porch.  The guys found an amazing old sign under all the exterior trim work dating back to 1889 - the history here is ... read more

2019-06-20T13:24:29-04:00June 20th, 2019|Renovation|6 Comments

Up-Cycle Time

During any renovation project big or small one must find ways to save. Save, money; save, time; or my personal favorite save something old and make it new again. This week is all about getting creative with the budget so that means we must save time, money and all the old items we can and UP-CYCLE. We have uncovered so many amazing things along ... read more

2019-05-21T15:59:05-04:00May 21st, 2019|Renovation|3 Comments

Renovation Update

Progress often measured on how we are feeling in regards to a goal we are trying to reach — deflation often felt when that goal seems out of reach. The last several weeks have been less progressive than most. We have had some set backs and some weeks where we have not even stepped through the beautiful Oak doors. But sometimes when we are ... read more

2019-05-15T13:59:31-04:00May 15th, 2019|Renovation|7 Comments

Past, Present, and Future

Built almost 200 years ago stands the historical Rowell’s Inn located in the village of Simonsville, Vermont. Rowell’s Inn has served as a stagecoach stop between the towns of Londonderry, Weston, and Chester. It included a post office, a general store, and most recently an inn which closed in 2012. The present state of the inn is very concerning to most who drive by ... read more

2019-05-03T14:30:53-04:00March 27th, 2019|Renovation|8 Comments
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