Opening the Cabin and Spring Clean-up in 15 steps

Opening the Cabin and Spring Clean-up in 15 steps

As Spring rolls around Lake House Livin’s thinking about summer fun at the lake house. But there’s a little work to be done before we can play! It’s time to make our plan for opening the cabin and spring clean-up so everything’s ‘ship shape’ by Memorial Day!  Here’s our 15 step checklist to make these  efforts go smoothly.

Common Invasive Species Examples in U.S. Lakes

Common Invasive Species Examples in U.S. Lakes

If you’re a current lake homeowner or are planning to buy a home by a lake, you should be aware of what common Invasive species examples threaten our lakes.  An aquatic invasive species (AIS) is a plant, fish, crustacean, mollusk, or algae that doesn’t naturally occur in US waters. The United States National Park Service has identified about 250 non-native aquatic species from other continents that are now present in our lakes and rivers.

His Only Wife: A Book Review

His Only Wife: A Book Review

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is about a Ghanaian young woman caught in an unimaginable coming-of-age story. () Afi finds herself in a fairytale marriage that her relatives are counting on for their collective wellbeing. Initially, Afi simply wants to be the wife she thought she’d been recruited for by Eli’s family. But soon the stakes become much higher as she reckons with her own self-worth, the security of her son and the state of her dubious marriage.

Septic Tank Systems and 6 Signs Your Septic System is in Trouble

Septic Tank Systems and 6 Signs Your Septic System is in Trouble

Whether you’ve had your Lake House for years or you’re a new owner, you probably take your septic tank for granted. Most conventional septic systems work just fine with routine inspections every 2 to 3 years and a septic tank pumping from time to time. Typically, if we don’t notice a problem (smells, back-ups, or wet spots in the yard) we assume our septic system is working just fine. This isn’t a safe assumption and it’s time to pay some attention to our septic tanks!

6 Great Fiction Reads for Relaxation

6 Great Fiction Reads for Relaxation

Looking for your next fiction read? These are 6 of our all time faves to read for relaxation. Whether it’s the beach, the patio, the porch or your living room with the fireplace roaring, you can all find the perfect place to read for relaxation!