This Week at The Laughing Cabin

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For the Birds

My oldest grandson Isaiah was out of school last Friday, so he blessed me by visiting with me for the day. He enjoys painting as much as I do, so …

North Georgia Living

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Dukes Creek Falls Trail

Dukes Creek Falls Trail

My daughter Melissa and I seized upon an opportunity to go on an afternoon adventure together. The bitterly cold weather we had been experiencing for weeks, here in north Georgia, …

Inside the Laughing Cabin

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The Heart of the Kitchen is… a One-Room Shack?

The story of The Laughing Cabin began in 1997 which is when my then-single husband decided to buy this property. At that time, the cabin was a one-room shack used …

Conversations from the Heart

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Bell’s Palsy: The Gift of a Crooked Smile

The Onset On July 12, 2015, I was getting dressed and ready to attend a family birthday party not knowing that my life was about to change. Three days earlier, …

DIY Crafts

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DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pot with Free Printable Pattern

With spring just around the corner, this painted terra cotta pot is the perfect DIY project. In fact, you might enjoy this one so much that you will want to …

Wildlife Adventures

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Thirty Feet to the Next Adventure

The Laughing Cabin is an interesting place and where many things happen during the course of the average day. Not only do my husband and I live at The Laughing …

View From the Front Porch

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The Day the Well Ran Dry

It was 1996, and it was a hot summer that year. It was also the year the Olympics were held in Atlanta. We had just moved to north Georgia from …

Sawdust, Paint & Clay

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bless this nest chicken sign

Bless This Nest: Custom Order

I love receiving custom orders, and this “Bless This Nest” sign was a recent request. I had first painted it about 3-4 years ago. An Etsy shopper was viewing the …