Welcome to the Lake
The Builder and the Blogger
Welcome to the Northwoods Oasis. We’re Randy and Dana – residential developer and writer/blogger. We’ve been building and setting up homes since 1998. Our latest adventure is a woods & water lifestyle in a small-town lake community. Pull up a camp chair, grab a cold one and stay awhile!
Relax… You’re on Lake Time
Imagine a place where the air is fresh, the water is clear and the locals are friendly. That place is the Northwoods Oasis – in beautiful northwestern Wisconsin.
Come along as we share homestyle living in this natural woods & water paradise.
Read our latest blog posts.
Whether you’re attending a dinner party or a weekend getaway, these thoughtful gifts are sure to make your host or hostess doubly happy you came.
Tired of your garden plants being eaten by deer? Here are 13 of the best deer resistant shade plants for your Midwest perennial garden.
When it comes to keeping insect pests at bay, there are plenty of natural options to choose from. We’ve given just a few!
From Instagram captions to wall art to t-shirts, we all want quotes about lake living. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 101+ lake life quotes you’ll love.
Whether you’re decorating a brand-new lake home or giving an old one a fresh look, these eight simple tips will help you create a cozy and inviting lake home that you can enjoy all year long.
Packing for a lake trip can be overwhelming, but with some organization and planning, it can be easy.
In this article, we’re highlighting some of the best gardening tools for seniors today. Safe, smart and ergonomic, these tools get the job done.
Composting is a fantastic way to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your trash bill. It’s also great for your garden! If you’ve never composted before, you probably have questions. Where do you start? What can you compost? Never fear, we’re here to help. In this article, we’ll give you all the composting…
We’ve rounded up the 10 best-selling air fryer dehydrator combos on the market, so you can choose just the right fit.