Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife!
Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.
In just a few weeks husband-Jeff, Peppermint the basset hound and I will be heading out to live full-time in our Honda Odyssey minivan. I’m excited, scared, a bit anxious, a bit dreamy and pretty much cannot wait to hit the road! Since we decided to move into a van...read more
Hey, hey, snugbugs! Jeff and I are busily preparing for our upcoming departure on our grand #vanlife adventure in just 2 weeks. In all honesty, Jeff's been doing most of the work while I focus on client work. Since we're planning on heading out on the road, we're...read more
Big news, bad bears! Jeff, Peppermint and I are moving on from our super cool B&B gig to the next cool adventure! In just a few weeks, the Snugbugs will be living life on the road. Can we come visit? So long-term readers might remember that we headed to northern...read more
Greetings snugbugs! It's a strangely sticky night for northern Minnesota and I'm trying to settle in after a long day of innkeeping, marketing clienting, sewing and a bit of plotting. I was up at 5 to get an early grab-an-go breakfast ready for guests at our B&B,...read more
Hello Snugbug fillies and friends! Things are hopping around the Three Snugbugs Studios way up here in the cold north! Like the Starks, we are well aware winter is coming and have challenged ourselves to welcome it with open arms and a limited line release just in...read more
Since taking over as innkeepers at Northern Comfort, we've loved getting to know all of our guests. Some are long-time friends of the Inn and familiar with how things work. We also have many new guests who are experiencing a B&B for the first time. Some of our...read more
There's a fun, new candy shop in town that you should definitely include in your plans during your visit to Northern Comfort. Ely's Old Fashioned Candy is a new addition to the main drag in downtown Ely. Just steps away from one of our favorite restaurants, The Ely...read more
We love taking pictures here on the farm! If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook you'll likely see these (and more) as soon as we snap them. But it's fun to have them all in one place, too, right? ...read more
Northern Comfort B&B is located in a pocket of Minnesota that is packed full of hiking trails perfect for all ranges of skill -- from beginner to advanced. We were struck by the beautiful photos our neighbor, Sarah, took of local trail, Kawishiwi Falls this weekend...read more
So who here uses Twitter? Anyone? Anyone? I know some of you do. At least, I'm following some you. On Twitter. Like many of my blogger friends who started out a in the social media stoneage (2010) -- back in the days of Blogger, before Facebook pages and Instagram...read more
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