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.

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

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

Independent Dealers Vital to Customer Satisfaction

2014 Summer Conference Independent dealers of Honest Abe custom manufactured log and timber frame homes from across the United States recently attended the Honest Abe Log Homes 2014 National Dealer Conference at the company’s national headquarters and manufacturing... read more

Honest Abe Home Showcased By Homebuilder’s Association

An Honest Abe Log Home is a featured attraction in the 2014 Showcase of Newly Constructed and Remodeled Houses presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland on Aug. 23-24.   A serene view of Center Hill Lake from two spacious decks, rich... read more