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Cabin Comforts: Keep the Party Going

Blog Cabin 2013 party items

Today begins the Cabin Comforts vote for party products. Please vote up to ten times per day for entertaining items and then enter once per day for your chance to win a gift set identical to the one we present to the winner of Blog Cabin 2013.

  • Posted at 10:35 am on May 5, 2013
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526 Comments

  1. I can see they used some of that reclaimed lumber in the Island ? area.;)<3

    MaryPA on May 7, 2013 at 8:39 pm
  2. Good night the blog cabin is at rest. Be back in the morning sleep tight!;)<3

    MaryPA on May 8, 2013 at 12:24 am
  3. Another beautiful day at the Blog Cabin B)B)<3

    Saw a fisherman in his boat doing a little fishing this morning.<3;) I'll be back;)

    MaryPA on May 8, 2013 at 7:55 am
  4. Morning all! A beautiful sunrise at the cabin these morning. I'm going to try and see the cabin tonight, hopefully I'll get to enjoy what everyone else is enjoying! Have a wonderful day everyone.^_^B)

    WE-Z on May 8, 2013 at 8:29 am
  5. Good Morning Everyone!! I hope everyone is doing well! I'm going to try to watch the cabin work and do a little blogging but, it's coming to the end of my classes, which means for me a little extra work. I LOVE this cabin and I don't want to miss a thing, but if I want to graduate in June, I need to concentrate on the homework….just a little more….

    TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 8:49 am
    • Good morning Tisha! Good luck on your finals.

      JudyInMich on May 8, 2013 at 8:52 am
    • Thank you!!

      TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 9:31 am
    • Congratulations on graduation in June! What field did you study? My DD graduates in May. We are very excited for her! She's our graphic designer!

      Trish on May 8, 2013 at 9:06 am
    • My field of study is Residential Planning. with Interior Design. Where did your DD attend school? There are so many wonderful schools out there for this…I, myself, am attending the Art Institute of Pittsburgh/online division.

      TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 9:33 am
    • Keep up the good work Tisha. You have gone tooooo far to not do well now. I know the feeling ,although many years ago. I had gone back after many years and am so thankful that I did. Now I would just love to enjoy the new Blog Cabin and relax. ;) <3 Whoever wins will have a wonderful place thanks to DIY and the entire Crew of people that made this possible. Get back to us , when you finish, Trisha. We will be here and enjoying each day. best to all ;) <3

      Nan on May 8, 2013 at 10:08 am
    • Thank you, Nan. It has been quite a journey! It's a career change for me…I was in nursing prior to this. Keep blogging so that I can keep up!!

      Tisha

      TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 10:49 am
    • Will do ! and the very best to you Tisha.;)<3

      Nan on May 8, 2013 at 10:59 am
    • Good luck on finals Tisha! Maybe we should have a party when you're done! ;-)

      karenlin91 on May 8, 2013 at 10:06 am
    • Thank you, Karenlin. I think a party is a great idea!!! I know that when this is finally over, I'll need one!!! LOL… :)

      Tisha

      TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 10:50 am
  6. Looks like work is beginning on the landscape. Wish I had time to watch throughout the day. We sure are enjoying the nice temps here the past few days.

    peachdoc on May 8, 2013 at 10:06 am
  7. Good Morning Everyone, I know it's midweek but I thought you would enjoy some Fresh homemade Apple Fritters this Morning…On the go snack for Anyone who just needs "a pick me up". ^_^

    A few observations this morning—
    1) Looks as though they are getting ready to install the front porch steps.
    2) So I think that would mean, they aren't going to cover the underneath part of the porch???
    3) I thought I saw the top cable is broken on far right end facing porch.
    4) Mr. Eastman has a lot of responsibility and has to be serious, but I would like to see him Smile every once
    in a while just to let Us know he is enjoying this Great place and journey he has taken on..He should be Proud!!.
    5) Everyone who has joined this wonderful project is doing an Outstanding job and should be so Proud!

    Just some My Thoughts:p^_^ Have a Good Day!B)<3

    Jennie/Florida on May 8, 2013 at 10:27 am
    • Just some of my thoughts

      Jennie/Florida on May 8, 2013 at 10:34 am
    • These are some great thoughts! I hadn't noticed the broken cable–I've been working on homework–I also agree with you, these wonderful people that have been a part of restoring "our" Cabin have done an outstanding job and deserve to be recognized.

      Thanks for the Apple Fritters!!! Just what I needed to help me along the way… <3

      TishaStanley on May 8, 2013 at 10:53 am
    • Good any time Jennie ! ;) You always make my mouth water with your choices. Wouldn't it be great if the winner has a get together and the bloggers could attend ? Everyone could bring their speciality ! ! Some of us live too far away but would be there in spirit ! ;) <3 What a time would be had. There I go again, Dreaming. Well, I had better do some things that need to be done today.. Have to come back to the "real world" once in a while. Bye for now- best to all ;) <3

      Nan on May 8, 2013 at 11:11 am
    • Love apple fritters…….I'm there Jennie!

      karenlin91 on May 8, 2013 at 12:45 pm
  8. I just checked Chris's twitter, and Matt Blashaw is having a travel day, on his way to the blog cabin!!!!!!

    karenlin91 on May 8, 2013 at 12:46 pm
    • Thank you karenlin, it looks like they are getting ready for him. Or Jason. Spreading out dirt and something gray.

      vicki_in_Utah on May 8, 2013 at 1:52 pm
  9. Hi guys! I hope everyone is having a great afternoon. I have been trying to watch on the cam but it hasn't been cooperating too well. :S Guess we all have it busy, busy, busy! haha It does look like they are doing a lot of things in the yard today. Seems they are working on the paragoda and going to be putting down some rocks down and making some platforms. Hopefully we will be able to see the firepit and things start to take shape as well. It is getting so exciting being able to watch them again!!! wooohooo Much Love!! <3<3

    Rebecca on May 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm
  10. So far what I can see is steps on the west side by the mud room, and 21a being put down between the posts under the pecan trees.

    540sam on May 8, 2013 at 2:21 pm
    • Are you talking about the gravel, or whatever that is?

      karenlin91 on May 8, 2013 at 3:36 pm
    • Yes it is a compact able base, usually used to pave or concrete over, but not always. But you can get 100% compactability from it.

      540sam on May 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm

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