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


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 […]