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.

{insta]

{pins}

Archives

How Much Our Van Build and Vanlife Cost

Yesterday, Jeff and I were tickled to scroll through Facebook and see that a recent photo we had taken of our Honda Odyssey set up with our canopy had been chosen as the header image in a minivan camper group that we are in on Facebook. Scrolling through...

A Tiny #Vanlife Wardrobe Capsule

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

The Snugbugs Are Heading Out on the Road

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

[local treats] Ely’s Old Fashioned Candy

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

Summer on the Farm

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

[to do] Kawishiwi Falls Hiking Trail

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

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

patty brower

Get Your VIP Pass

Get in on behind-the-scenes stories, member-only access to special offers and stories from the farm. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Get notified when the next Makers Weekend is scheduled.

Just add your email address here and we'll let you know as soon as we have the next Makers Weekend scheduled.

You have Successfully Subscribed!