Ah the flower/flour pot bread, the strawberry butter, the pork chops, the meringue pies; they have all been put on hold while Patti's 1880's Settlement has been picking up the pieces and rebuilding

As the one year anniversary of the restaurant's destruction by fire approaches, construction in Grand Rivers is moving right along.

This isn't the first time Patti's has battled the elements. Here's what the restaurant and settlement looked like after the ice storm ten years ago.

Patti's 1880's Settlement/Facebook

Here's to warmer weather and warm bread with strawberry butter.