Archive for the 'Log Home Living' Category

Year End Summary

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

We finished 2011 with some highs and some lows.
Highs - We’ve had more satisfied customers this year than ever before. We will finish the year with 42 groups or families having stayed with us. Overall, based upon days, we had a 55% occupancy rate. Our months of July and November […]

Texting at the Weston House with Teenagers

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

“This is the worst thing in the world that you can do to a teenager!!!!”, said the 17 year old grand daughter of one of our guests when she discovered that there was no cell phone reception at our house a couple of weeks ago. This week, we have 4 teenagers and a single […]

The Superbowl Ad on HomeAway

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Home Away from Home advertised on the Superbowl and all heck is breaking loose. The secret is out, and people have been “flocking” to vacation rentals, ours included. Of course, at our place you can really see sheep, cows and horses. You can check us out at or on VRB).com/233794 or […]

Drawers Not Good for Toilet Paper

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

So we cleaned today after guests left the Weston House. Every now and then we find something gross (usually compliments of the people) such as 3 days worth of dirty dishes, or poopy diapers (people with toddlers are the worst!). But now and then we find something funny - which is usually compliments […]

Merry Christmas from the Farm

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Merry Christmas to all, and may all of your neighborhoods be as cool as ours!
The little town closest to us - Bladensburg is a wonderful little town this time of year. We have our own Christmas parade. We also put up Christmas decorations on all the light posts on the main roads in […]

Ellouise’s latest antics

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Yes, the good news is we still have Ellouise. The bad news is Ella still thinks she’s a dog! Frank recently went through a rotation of the rest of the sheep flock into the yard. I thought surely Ella would decide she liked the sheep, they were a lot like her, and […]

Uh Oh, City Folk

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Well, here’s a touchy subject….. We had our first refusal to stay this month. We had some people come out who had business in Columbus. After their drive up from the south, probably around a 10 hour drive, they arrived at our doorstep, and didn’t “feel welcome”. Giving us reasons […]

The snow and the birds

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

It’s been wild here the last 2 days. It started snowing yesterday morning about 8:30, and has been snowing since. This morning when we went out - Frank to plow, and me to help shovel walkways, there was about 12 inches, and I think we’ve gotten about 3 more today. It’s absolutely […]

Happy Birthday, Little Neighbor

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Just wishing a happy 3rd birthday to one of my neighbors! We’re hoping the birthday party at the Weston House is a huge success for the family, and they find it comfy, cozy and a nice place to celebrate birthdays. The neighbor celebrating the birthday night not even notice, but that’s ok. […]

Our first hunting season comes to an end

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Wow - I can’t believe how long it’s been since I wrote last - I just haven’t had a lot of time. We are in our second to last week of hunting season. I’d say our first season was a resounding success. We had hunters from all over the east coast […]