Honest Abe Blog

Stories about Honest Log Homes, Log Cabins and Timber Frames by Honest Abe Log Homes

The Honest Abe Blog shares stories from Honest Abe Living Magazine, event schedules, company news, announcements, industry news, photos from new construction and new house plans. Also featured are recipes from our friends at Lodge Cast Iron.

Log Home Heating & Cooling

New Advancements in Heating and Cooling Technologies for Log and Timber Homes New advancements in heating and cooling will enable you breath easy while spending less on energy. Here’s a primer on the plethora of choices for your new log or timber home. Wouldn’t it be... read more

Honest Abe recently built a new model home in Crossville.

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 by Liz Engel Clark, Editor, Upper Cumberland Business Journal CUMBERLAND COUNTY – It’s a vast array of peaked rooftops, exposed timber and an expanse of porches – 1,700 square feet in all – but perhaps the most important feature in Honest Abe’s... read more

Red Quinoa with Roasted Acorn Squash

1 acorn squash (1 to 2 pounds) 1 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 c. red quinoa, rinsed under cold running water until water runs clear 2 c. water 2 T. roasted walnut oil Fine sea salt & cracked black pepper 2 green onions, chopped   Preheat the oven to 400°.  Slice... read more

The Kitchen is the Heart of a Home

By Claudia Johnson, Honest Abe Living, Sept.-Oct. 2014 The kitchen really is the heart of a home. It is far more than a location from which sustenance is distributed. A kitchen pulsates with daily activity and beats to the rhythms of life’s milestones. Because food... read more

From the President’s Desk – Log Home Kitchens

by Josh Beasley, President, Honest Abe Log Homes Honest Abe Living, Sept.-Oct. 2014 My passion for our homes was kindled within the warm atmosphere of a small country kitchen many years ago. My aunt and uncle built their Honest Abe log home in the 1980’s. Throughout... read more

2014 Inspiring Home Product and Planning Guide

Honest Abe Log Homes is proud to present the new 2014 Inspiring Home Product and Planning Guide, a 52-page booklet – now available for online viewing or download – designed to assist you as you make decisions about building your log or timber frame home. The 2014... read more