We decided to use the wood chips from last week's chipping to spread on our land to make some nice hiking trails - but it's a slow process!
Building our dream home is going to take us a long time, but we've been chipping away at it - literally!
We rented a Vermeer BC900XL brush chipper to see how quickly we could process our slash and log piles - can it really chip 9" logs?
This week we picked up our brand new Kubota tractor and set to work immediately to clear some fallen trees on our property.
We take to the trails across our land to clear some fallen trees, and see what discoveries we might find!
The land is ours and now the hard work starts. Our first project is to clear a road so that we can drive our truck onto the property.
Find out how we bought 40 acres of raw land in central Vermont, and how we plan to build our dream home all by ourselves!
In our search for land, we always knew to expect ups and downs, and we just had our first big disappointment.
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With a winter storm moving through the area giving us our second snowfall of the season, it's time for us to head south again - but this time without the RV.
We need a portable generator for our RV and house-build, and thought we knew what we were going to buy... until a last minute change of plan!
We look back on some of the ups, and downs, in 2021 as well as what we have planned for the year ahead - oh, and we still haven't escaped the snow!