Throw-Together Macaroni Salad

Now that summer is here, cold side dishes are must-have recipes. This particular one is my super-fast, very easy macaroni salad.


Simple Vanilla Cake | #SundaySupper

Welcome to Sunday Supper! This week we have a special guest joining us at the table… Katie Workman! I will be sharing with you, her Simple Vanilla Cake recipe, that you can find in her newly published, The Mom 100 Cookbook. A cookbook, that by the way, you could win a copy of! And as…

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Chocolate Mascarpone Frosting

I love making frostings that contain Mascarpone cheese. This frosting is light, and fluffy, and creamy, but not ridiculously sweet.


Angel Rocks Trail

The other day, the kiddos and I went for a hike at the Angel Rocks Trail, about an hour from Fairbanks. On the way there, we saw some moose.

Dad's Favorite Roast Beef

Dad’s Favorite Roast Beef | #SundaySupper

The day he left for his 3rd Deployment to Iraq.   In honor of Father’s Day, today the Sunday Supper group is sharing dishes in honor of the Dad’s. Whether it is their own father, or the father that lives in their home, these dishes are for them. I am sharing my husband’s favorite Roast…

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Too Cool to Cache?????? Not Girl Scout Troop 2903 | Guest Post

Too Cool to Cache?????? Not Girl Scout Troop 2903 | Guest Post

Those of you who have followed my blog for some time, may remember periodically seeing posts about geocaching, like This One. Today I am going to share with you a Guest Post from “Bloodhounded” at You can see how geocaching makes a great activity for adventurers of all ages! Enjoy! “Hello, my name is…

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The Valdez Trip

On Monday, I shared with you how my husband had gone down to Valdez for a Military Appreciation fishing trip out on the waters off the coast of Alaska. When he arrived home, I got the photos off of the camera that he took with him….the few that he took. Apparently I didn’t train him…

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Military Appreciation in Valdez, Alaska

Today, my husband is down in Valdez, Alaska. He has been there all weekend, and will be heading home soon as I type this post. He went down to Valdez with a friend and neighbor. Why? Because once a year, the fishermen and charter boats get together to say Thank You! to the military. My…

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Always Looming | #MilitaryMonday June 4, 2012

One of the things you know as an Army family, is that there is almost always a move looming ahead in your future. While we may still have a year left up here in the Last Frontier of Alaska, we know that a year from now we will be planning our next move. And a…

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