Summer is winding down, so we have to enjoy every second that we have left of it. The Fireweed says so!
Archives for August 2011
With apple, carrot, pineapple and more, these fantastic breakfast muffins will get you started on your day.
As many of you know, our unit is in the midst of a deployment. Well, last night, us Cav Wives got together to celebrate that we are somewhere around Half Way through it. And it involved an army of chickens! It also involved lots of socializing! And maybe a smidgen of “spirits” The lovely hostess […]
Yesterday I was at the store, and looked up to see something that we see periodically up here. It is called a Solar Halo. It is a rainbow that encircles the sun like a halo. It is so neat to see this, and I can’t ever remember seeing these before moving to Alaska. I’m sure […]
Last week, I went blueberry-picking with a fellow army wife and her kids. Can you ask for a more beautiful place to spend some time? Her dog Pluto. I have never in my life, seen a dog that eats berries! Well, Pluto ate berries alright! If you set your bucket down, he would sneak some […]
Yesterday, the kiddos and I went to the Tanana Valley State Fair. It is the fair here in Fairbanks, Alaska. Check out this blue ribbon winning carrot! Is it a carrot or an octopus? Here they were weighing in monstrously large heads of cabbage! This is the biggest one at the time we were there. […]