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Tagged With: Alaska

25 Gifts for Tough Homesteading Ladies

I’ll be the first to tell you I’m not a fan of pink, painting my nails, makeup, cutesy knick-knacks, or chick flicks. So when I look at those “best Christmas gifts for women” lists, there really isn’t much on them I’d actually want to receive for Christmas. I’m just not a girly-girl. I’d rather have … Continue reading »

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7 Things to Do in Alaska in October

It’s been getting chilly fast! Time to prep the homestead for winter and when we have time, check out these 7 things to do in Alaska in October! Just because it’s chilly and the official “tourist season” is over, doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do! Things to Do in Alaska in October Holiday Shopping in … Continue reading »

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5 Things to Do in Alaska in September

Fall in Alaska. It’s a glorious time of year. The weather is cooler. The leaves are turning amazing colors. The weather is usually amazing- cool, but still warm enough to get outside and enjoy the outdoors before winter comes. Check out these 5 great Things to Do in Alaska in September. Things to Do in … Continue reading »

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Hiking Chilkoot Pass – Our Journey

So our adventure of hiking Chilkoot Pass is over and we’ve finally recovered. It was such and amazing hike! I wanted to tell you about it and share some pics, but I took so many, I only shared a few here and the rest are on the Facebook page! I’ve shared it a couple times on … Continue reading »

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6 Things to Do in Alaska in August

August is when Alaskan summers are at their best. These days are usually full of sunshine and warmer than the rest of the year. While I can’t promise August will always be like that, I can share these amazing 7 things to do in Alaska in August. Things to Do in Alaska in August Blueberries … Continue reading »

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Foraging in Alaska – Berry Picking

Summertime in Alaska means berries. Lots and lots of berries. From one end to the other, Alaska is covered in wild berries, both edible and not. Be sure you’re set for a busy summer of foraging in Alaska for wild berries. Foraging in Alaska – Equipment While berry picking can be done with no more … Continue reading »

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7 Things to Do in Alaska in July

Ah, Alaska in July. Summer is in full swing and there’s lots to do all over the State. Be sure to take advantage of our short summers and head outside and enjoy! Check out these 7 Things to Do in Alaska in July! Things to Do in Alaska in July Mountain Race in Seward It … Continue reading »

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How to have a Lazy Garden in a Cold Climate

I’ll be totally honest with you. My garden is lousy this year. I may be an Alaskan Master Gardener, but with no time to do anything in the garden, there just isn’t much happening with it this year. A good garden can so often be something that is completely out of your hands, so I’ve … Continue reading »

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Are Chickens Vegetarians?

Anyone who has owned chickens for a decent amount of time will tell you that they are most definitely NOT vegetarians. Meat or fish scraps, mice, and bugs are all considered tasty treats by chickens. Protein is a must for chickens, especially during the annual molt. It’s usually pretty easy to tell when your flock … Continue reading »

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8 Things to Do in Alaska in June

Ah, June, when it’s finally summer in Alaska. June tends to be either one of our best weather months or our rainiest. You never really know from year to year, but it’s still great to get out and play! With Solstice on June 20, the State has daylight ranging from 17 to 24 hours a … Continue reading »

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