Nature Lovers: Squirrel Visiting at the Cabin

Ever since I put up the squirrel feeder, I have been popular in the neighborhood.

Squirrel Enjoying the Feeder, (c) Debra Roinestad, The Comfy Cabin, 2022

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View White Squirrel, Doe, Raven, Cardinal Trail Camera Here

Wishing everyone a lovely day!

Kind Regards,
Debra Roinestad 🌿

My Amazon Favorites

Comfortable Fashion for Spring/Summer 2022

Since the weather fluctuates between hot and cold in the mountains of South Carolina, I need a casual, comfortable, and cozy wardrobe. So far, these are my favorite finds from Amazon.

Summer Boho Embroidery Mexican Bohemian Shirt (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

You can purchase this Boho Top here.

Here is another Boho top that I own and love. ❤️ 👍

Loving my new slides. 🥰 They are super comfy and perfect for indoor and outdoor. Plus, they match the azaleas. 🌺😂

Tommy Hilfiger Women’s Hahna Slide Sandal, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

You can order them here.

And finally, a cute Easter top or just for the weekend to hang-around!

You can order the blouse here.

KIRUNDO Women’s Summer Plaid Tops Short Sleeve V Neck Blouses Shirt  (c) Debra Roinestad, 2022

Setting-Up Trail Cameras In The Woods

The back of our woods belongs to bears that hibernate and start poking around for food and adventure during the Spring. I wanted to set up some new trail cameras to catch some of the action. I gathered up my hiking equipment and had a fun yet, grueling two-hour hike through the woods behind our cabin. The trail was once a logging road…I’m guessing back in the 1800s. Now it is overgrown with trees and mountain laurel. It winds through steep rolling hills. I wore my sturdiest boots since snake season had just arrived. The woods are mature, but you can still see signs of an old farm including rusty strands of barbed wire and the remnants of a shed.

We researched and decided on the Visionner 4.0 WiFi 830 Trail Camera, though there are many other excellent trail cameras out there. The camera has a function that captures high-quality images and videos with night vision. The images can download directly to an app on your cellphone if you are within 60 feet of the camera.

App. for the Visionner 4.0 WiFi 830 Trail Camera. (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

Read more about the trail camera here.

Video of the Bears Visiting Us Last Year

Black Bear and Cubs. (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
Hiking Trail, (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

The trees in this area are covered in a blanket of moss. It was challenging to find the right tree with the correct thickness to hold the cameras steady. Trail cameras need to wrap securely around the tree trunk with velcro straps. We encountered a small brown snake and an adorable ‘spiny lizard.’


Read more about the lizard here.

There were bear tracks along the area during our hike. So, I’m hopeful we will get some footage! I’m excited to share the trail camera images with you.

Warm Regards,
Debra & Kurt Roinestad

Guest Bedroom Makeover Ideas

The guest bedroom space was small and had a large bed that felt cluttered and uncomfortable. First, I purchased a smaller-sized bed from Ashley Furniture. Second, I wanted to go for a design that was a combination of playful and rustic. Since I love butterflies, I began researching stock art to decorate the walls on the internet. So far, I am pleased with the results. Here is a link where you can download butterfly illustrations for free

Click here

The rest of the decor came from Amazon. Links are listed below. ☺️

Warm Regards,
Debra Roinestad

Guest Bedroom (c) Debra Roinestad, The Comfy Cabin, 2022

My Favorite Amazon Items

Life Magazine, 1922 by Vintage Lavoie. 14×19-Inch Canvas Wall Art

Cabin Lights At Night

Solar Garden Lights (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

I just love these twinkle lights at night. It gets very dark here in the woods so these lights add a little comfort and enjoyment. You can brighten your home with these lights too. I listed them below this page or click on the link here. Plus, other lovely garden lights that I have used to decorate around the cabin.

Solar Garden Lights (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022
Solar Garden Lights (c) The Comfy Cabin, 2022

My Favorite Amazon Finds