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Tagged With: Christmas

A Hygge Home – Decorating for Coziness

On my DIY Blanket Ladder post, I mentioned discovering Danish hygge (pronounced hyoo-guh). It’s all things cozy, warm, happy, friendly, etc. etc. For our dark Alaskan winters, I decided I needed to turn our cabin into a hygge home. Hygge, according to Denmark, is “creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life … Continue reading »

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Rustic Cabin Christmas Gift Guide

I love that I live in a log cabin in Alaska. The only way it could get better is if I lived in an even more remote cabin in Alaska. I love the look of cabins, the décor, the coziness, the rustic-ness. all of it. If you have a cabin, want a cabin, know someone … Continue reading »

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10 Things to Do in Alaska in December

Ah, December in Alaska, when the short days get even shorter and daylight is a thing of the past for northern parts of the State. But we Alaskans don’t let that slow us down! There is still so much to do and enjoy all over the State. Check out these 10 Things to Do in … Continue reading »

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8 Things to Do in Alaska in November

Ah, November in Alaska. For most of the State, snow is on the ground and daylight is rapidly getting shorter. All of the touristy activities have been shut down since September. Avoid cabin fever and stay busy with this great list of Things to Do in Alaska in November! Things to Do in Alaska in … Continue reading »

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Alaska Fine Art and Calendar – Just in time for Christmas!

After a long quiet stint on the blog, we return with news! Our little homestead has now branched out and decided start selling Alaska! Well, Alaska Fine Art and Calendar. Alaska is such a photogenic place. It makes it easy to show off! Shortly after we were married, the hubby and I ended up moving … Continue reading »

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Merry Christmas from IdlewildAlaska

Merry Christmas from IdlewildAlaska! Hope you have a blessed day with friends and family in celebrating our Savior’s birth. Luke 2:1-20 NKJV   And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all in the world should be registered. This census first took place while Quirinius was … Continue reading »

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50+ Last Minute Christmas Ideas

Christmas is almost here! Are you ready? Did you get all your shopping done? Get all the goodies made? All the presents wrapped? Check out this round-up of Christmas posts to help you with your last minute Christmas Preparations!   Last Minute Christmas DIY Gifts Using Fat Quarters to Make Gifts 20 Amazing DIY Gifts … Continue reading »

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Christmas Cookies Without Excess Sugar

Ah, the holidays. That time of year that everyone moves up (*out) a belt notch. The hubby doesn’t like really sweet desserts, and we both enjoy the traditional holiday seasonings. You know, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, ginger…. all that good stuff. So when I volunteered to make cookies for our church’s Christmas service, I decided to … Continue reading »

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Homesteading Books Gift Guide

Whether you’re a homesteader or prepper, books are often essential. No or limited electricity? Need a fast reference about birthing a goat? Looking for a how to on knitting? Want to see how they did something in the old days? Find it all here in the Homesteading Books Gift Guide! Any of these would be … Continue reading »

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Christmas Trees and Goats

There’s a lot out there about Christmas trees and goats. Do you or do you not give your Christmas trees to your goats? You can find just about every argument on the internet, for one side or the other. And, of course, Facebook is always the center of a heated “conversation.” Just like any other animal, … Continue reading »

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