Aurora Borealis – Live!

Aurora Borealis

One of the things I miss most about Alaska besides moose in the backyard and in the freezer, the fresh air, the wilderness, the salmon, the peacefulness….okay, there are quite a few things I miss about Alaska. But one of those many things I miss about Alaska is going out and braving the cold temperatures […]

Fireweed Jelly | Preserving the Harvest #SundaySupper

Fireweed for Fireweed Jelly

This Sunday our Sunday Supper contributors are sharing ways to preserve the wonderful bounty we have this time of year. I thought I would take this opportunity to share something I made while we lived in Alaska – Fireweed Jelly. Fireweed is a beautiful wild flower that grows all over Alaska, as well as many […]

PCS 2013: Day 1 & 2–Fort Wainwright to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in Canada

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Well, today was day 2 of our trip.  I wanted to check in with you and give you a look at our trip so far. There was still ice and snow everywhere, but the weather was good and warm – practically t-shirt weather! After our first night in Tok, Alaska – we got up and […]

I will Always Love You Alaska! | #Giveaway

Alaska

In two weeks, movers will be coming to my home and packing up everything we own, loading them up on a truck, and hauling them all off to Alabama. There are so many things I’m going to miss about this place. Things like this. And this. And this! Oh, and these! And this! Over the […]

Ahhh…Spring!

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The sun is shining. The birds are tweeting. The flowers are blooming and the grass is growing. Somewhere that isn’t here. Oh and by the way, in 2 weeks I have movers coming to pack everything we own. And you see that mountain of snow covering my yard? Yeah…I have lawn ornaments under it. Somewhere.