Juneau Alaska

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Alaskan Crab Cakes

Living in Alaska we have access to fresh seafood all the time. Friends will regularly drop by with half a crab or part of a fish. Last week we were given 4 king crab legs. They were already steamed so all we had to do was heat them up! My husband is the best. He

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National Sled Dog Day Today is National Sled dog day! Living in Alaska we have learned a lot about the native culture and how life has been lived here before modern technology. Sled dogs were so important before cars, boats and planes. They were important for transportation in arctic areas and  were used to haul

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This is a difficult post for me to write. Life is real, Life is tough and messy. People make mistakes all the time. I needed to know this information a while back. I hope you never have to use this. Really, having someone you love get arrested is scary. What to do When Someone You

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The time has finally arrived, I have been working on a project for over a year now and I can finally breathe a sigh of relief and say “Tada”! It’s done! Today is the day! I am finally releasing my very first ebook. I decided to sell it trough Amazon to get more exposure than

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Travel Juneau: Places to Stay Planning a trip? Coming to Juneau? Today I want to talk about places to stay while you are here. A lot of people come to Juneau on day trips from the cruise ships that dock downtown.  If you are coming on a cruise, stay tuned, I will be writing about

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Travel Juneau: The Shrine of St. Therese Little Crab and I visited the Shrine of St. Therese for the first time the other day. I had heard about it, but wasn’t sure what to expect. What a quiet, peaceful place to reconnect with nature and God.  I spent some time in South Bend, Indiana and

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Earlier this month Little Crab and I met the local homeschooling group at the Mendenhall wetlands. It was low tide and we were able to walk and walk and walk. As tides ebb and flow across the wetlands, much of the refuge alternates between a pasture and a shallow sea. Chase got a kick out of

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Today’s post is a little more on the personal side. I wanted to give you a peek into our life here in the Final Frontier. We moved to the great state of Alaska in October of 2013. We started in a two bedroom apartment that was laid out town house style. Except, the bedrooms and

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How are you celebrating Earth Day? How do teach your children about our magnificent home? Today the visitor’s center at the Mendenhall Glacier had a festival of sorts and we went to look around. There were all kinds of learning opportunities and booths. We talked to a man that had a steam box which lead to

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We moved to Juneau, Alaska in October 2013. Juneau is the capital of Alaska and the largest city in southeast Alaska. 32,000 people live here. I am writing this series entitled Life in Alaska because I had no idea what to expect before I moved up here. In general things are the same here, but