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. 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.

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From Vanlife to Sticks’n’Bricks Re-entry

Hey there cats'n'kittens. Cats are on my mind a lot. Because we just got one last fall. He's still a bit of a kitten. He's cute.  And I have a point.  After a year and a half wandering the roads, Jeff and I settled down, got a quirky little studio (semi-furnished!)...
The Snugbugs Are Heading Out on the Road

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...

[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...

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?   

[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...

[local eats] Northern Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar

[local eats] Northern Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar

Visitors to Northern Comfort Bed and Breakfast have a new option for a glass of wine, freshly roasted coffee and delicious baked goods this summer.  Nothern Grounds Coffee and Wine Bar (2 West Sheridan Street, Ely, Minnesota) had its grand opening over the...


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