• May 4, 2019

    What Basic Hand Tools And Supplies Do I ...

    You Can Do A Lot With A Little. It doesn’t take much to get started. Firstly, we need just a few basic hand tools and lots of back and elbow...
  • April 29, 2019

    Planning Your Garden Quickstart Guide

                          First Things To Think About. After you’ve chosen a suitable location for your garden (please see my previous po...
  • April 25, 2019

    Location! Location! Location! Picking A ...

    Getting Started On The Right Foot Spring is here! And soon it’ll be time to get growing! And perhaps, like me, you have already set out some pla...
  • January 9, 2019

    Learning to Draw in Winter’s Color...

    I have a book about nature journaling, full of enticing examples of hand-written notes, illustrated by simple, charming line drawings delicately accen...
  • December 12, 2018

    Wild Tundra Blueberry Jam

    Gathering the blues… Growing up above the Arctic Circle in rural Alaska, blueberries were the only treat we needed and it was the only dessert w...

What Basic Hand Tools And Supplies Do I Need To Start A Garden?

You Can Do A Lot With A Little. It doesn’t take much to get started. Firstly, we need just a few basic hand tools and lots of back and elbow…

Planning Your Garden Quickstart Guide

                      First Things To Think About. After you’ve chosen a suitable location for your garden (please see my previous post…

Location! Location! Location! Picking A Spot To Start A Garden.

Getting Started On The Right Foot Spring is here! And soon it’ll be time to get growing! And perhaps, like me, you have already set out some plants. But wait!…

Learning to Draw in Winter’s Colors

I have a book about nature journaling, full of enticing examples of hand-written notes, illustrated by simple, charming line drawings delicately accented with watercolors. The idea of keeping a nature…

Wild Tundra Blueberry Jam

Gathering the blues… Growing up above the Arctic Circle in rural Alaska, blueberries were the only treat we needed and it was the only dessert we wanted. We’d have them…

Raspberry Muffins – A Battle for Berries

  Fresh Alaskan berries are a hot commodity in my house, and if you don’t squirrel away your portion of the berries as soon as you get home from picking…

A Family Tradition in the Kitchen

Family Gatherings There is nothing better than a family gathering where food is shared, stories are told, and traditions are passed down. Holidays seem to be a good time for…

Tofu and Kale Scramble: Part of a Simple Life

Choices to be Made: An Introduction Fast friendly author Julie Montagu, the Flexi Foodie, has several amazing books about superfoods. Superfoods Superfast features 100 energizing recipes to make in 20…

Red Cabbage Kraut Brightens a Winter Plate

When winter gets dark and the vegetables sitting on the supermarket shelf seem somewhat sad, sauerkraut is a beautiful and healthy addition to your plate.  In Anchorage, you can buy…