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Tagged With: winter

Best Blogs for Zone 4 Gardening (and colder!)

Zone 4 gardening is a tough gig. The sub-zero temperatures of winter put a big damper on what perennials will survive in your garden or orchard. Stick that Zone 4 in Alaska and you add extra long winter, sunlight ranging from 19+ hours to less than 4 per day, the occasional summer that never gets … Continue reading »

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6 Things to Do in Alaska in April

The first day of Spring may be March 21st, but spring in Alaska really starts in April. The snow and ice start melting at a rapid pace, the days are becoming longer quickly, and a few buds are starting to make their appearance. Get out and enjoy this glorious weather with these 6 things to … Continue reading »

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6 Things to Do in Alaska in March

Ah, March in Alaska. Not quite freezing cold winter, but not spring time either. It’s a month full of fresh snow, warm sunny days, and the perfect weather for getting outside for all those amazing winter sports. Check out these 6 Things to Do in Alaska in March. 6 Things to Do in Alaska in March … Continue reading »

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10 Things to Do in Alaska in February

It’s been a chilly January for the State of Alaska, and if it continues along with a “normal” Alaskan winter, February will be fairly similar. But don’t let the weather keep you inside and allow cabin fever to set in! Get out and have some fun with these 10 Things to Do in Alaska in … Continue reading »

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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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Make your own DIY Blanket Ladder

I recently discovered the concept of “hygge,” the Danish concept. Pronounced “hooga,” this doesn’t quite have an English translation, is roughly close to “coziness,” but means so much more. Hygge is “creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.” A big way to achieve this in your home is lots … Continue reading »

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8 Things to Do in Alaska in January

The holidays are over and life is getting back to normal. Even though it is still cold and dark in Alaska, that’s no reason for you to let cabin fever take over! Whether you’re an Alaska resident or just visiting, check out these 8 Things to Do in Alaska in January!     FREEzing Winter … 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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