You’re standing in your cozy rustic kitchen admiring the warm glow that only aged wood cabinets and a natural fireplace can emit, and the smell of pine trees surrounds your senses. You drop into your favorite plaid covered chair, resting your stocking feet close to the open flame of the wood-burning stove just close enough to warm your cold toes. The logs in the fire seem to pop to the tune of the kettle boiling on your huge cooking stove.
Were you there for just a moment? Escaping the hectic fast-paced city life and dreaming of what a quiet country life would be like. In this article we are not talking about a country kitchen where toile fabric covers every corner and ceramic roosters perch on your window sills and countertops.