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Hiking the Chilkoot Trail – Preparation

Total honesty here. At 5’4″ and not too long ago hitting the 202 mark on the scale, I’m out of shape. It’s something I’ve wanted to change (like so many of us) for quite sometime, but the motivation has been lacking. A couple weeks ago, my cousin mentioned a dream of hiking the Chilkoot Trail, … Continue reading »

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28 Ways to Make Money on the Homestead

It seems these days, no matter how off the grid or self-sufficient you are, you still need money. While the hubby and I still have full time jobs, we dream of the day that we will be more self-sufficient and be able to work for ourselves only. As a start, we do what we can … 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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7 Romantic Alaskan Getaways

Sometimes life gets a bit stressful and you just need to get away for a bit. Stay-cations are a great way to relax and reset. Not only is this a great list for Alaskans to get out and see more of their great State, but its great for those visiting from far away too! Check out … Continue reading »

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Boating Around Whittier Alaska

As many of you know, the hubby and I bought a boat.  A beautiful (even though it’s used!) 24′ Bayliner currently christened the “Sea Weasel.” Sea weasel is an Alaskan nickname for sea otters. We took it out of Whittier Alaska for the first time this last weekend. We did a lot of exploring and just … Continue reading »

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30 Free Summer Activities in Alaska

Who doesn’t like free? A trip to Alaska from another country or the Lower 48 can get expensive fast. So I’ve put together a list of 30 Free Summer Activities in Alaska! Tourist season is traditionally May 15 to September 15. A lot of things that are closed for the winter in Alaska are open … Continue reading »

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Springtime in Alaska

The hubby and I took a drive north the other day. It was a gorgeous day and we found snow! Ya know, typical springtime in Alaska. 🙂 Our drive took us up past the Matanuska Glacier (about an hour north of the city of Palmer). In the summer, you can actually walk right out onto … Continue reading »

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A Night at The Johnson House Cabin

I got to stay at the most beautiful place last night. The Johnson House Cabin. Waking up to a glorious red sunrise over the glacier, isn’t that everyone’s dream vacation? The Cabin is a perfect getaway for a single person or a couple. (Can you say dream honeymoon spot?) This is off-the-grid, Alaskan “glamping” at it’s … Continue reading »

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When Alaska Makes You Run For Cover

The Last Frontier has it’s way of keeping you on your toes. From one day to the next, Alaska can throw any sort of life or death situation at you. These are just a few examples of when Alaska makes you run for cover. Wildlife Even people who live in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or other largely populated … Continue reading »

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Blogs from Alaska

Alaska is such an amazing place. I know, I’m probably a bit biased, but I know a lot of people who would agree with me. I recently decided to go on a hunt for other blogs from Alaska. I found quite a few! I thought many of you would like to see more of my … Continue reading »

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