Moose in the Morning

Moose in the Morning

Last week I shared some photos of a moose in our back yard. Well, the very next day, there was not only a moose out there, but a moose with her yearling baby bull. When I woke up, I looked out the window and there they were, bedded down by the crab apple trees.  

2012–The Year in Review

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It has been quite a year! I’d like to take a moment and look back at all the highlights from throughout 2012. January In January, we went on a road trip, the farthest west we have been in Alaska. We literally drove to the end of the road in the little village of Manley Hot […]

Sausage Gravy

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Biscuits and Gravy is a favorite dish around here – and made more often for “Breakfast for Dinner” than for actual breakfast! Here is how to make this simple partner for your biscuits.

I’m a Glutton for Punishment

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Since we moved to Alaska, I seriously have given up the idea of EVER getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis. In the summer you don’t want to sleep because it is light all the time. In the cooler months you don’t want to sleep because you have things like this making an […]

Harvesting a Moose

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Just a gentle reminder…harvesting an animal is not pretty business. If you are weak-stomached, or don’t know where meat comes from, this is your final warning to skip this post. ~ end public service announcement ~

Opening Day of Moose Season

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Over the weekend, my husband and sons and I, headed out to Fort Greely…around a hundred miles south of where we live, to go on a hunting trip. It was opening day of the general season for moose here in Alaska. We saw lots of them, too!