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.
Seriously, this is what I love about Alaska. How many places can you look out your window or back door and see these?
Today we had a fantastic day. The weather held around 0 degrees, and we headed southeast about an hour to Birch Lake. I have to say, I don’t know that I would make a good Ice Road Trucker – it’s a little unnerving driving on a frozen lake…though it was beautiful!
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…
This time of year is a special time for families, friends and loved ones to gather together. For some, it is the only time each year that they get to do this. They come together, laugh, share, remember, cry and hold on to memories of past years and holidays gone by. Part of the mission…
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.
This stew is the perfect dish to keep your tummy warm and filled on a cold Alaskan (or anywhere) winter evening.
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…
This week, our Sunday Supper crew is sharing a FAN-tastic array of goodies for Football Season…whether you are at the game or in your living room! I am sharing with you Moose Chili.
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 ~