My Natural Headache Miracle Workers!

(This post contains affiliate links. See full affiliate disclosure at the bottom!)    Girls, this is just so good, I have to share it with you! For the last few years, I’ve gotten a lot of headaches – some of them bordering on migraine status. They usually start in my neck, climbing upward into my…

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A Pure Harvest

Today I did a new thing. I went out to my back yard with a gallon-size plastic bucket, and I filled it with wild rose hips. Then I made rose hip juice… and eventually will make a little bit of jelly, too. It’s fascinating, and truly beautiful, in a way, to go out and harvest…

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A Delicious Recipe With Sausage and Apples and Potatoes

Sorry, y’all, but I’m not sure what else to call this yummy concoction. It doesn’t really have a name. But I promise it’s delicious. Here’s the story. I was recently put on a minimal-gluten-and-dairy diet for a while, so I was continually on the lookout for good recipes that fit this diet. My husband and…

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What I Learned in 2015

You might have read some of my “What I Learned” posts here recently. I enjoy linking up with Emily at Chatting at the Sky, reflecting back on what big and small things I’ve learned each month, and reading what others are learning in their lives, as well. This month, Emily is encouraging us to look…

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A Prayer for a Busy Day

Dear God, Today is so busy. I have a long list, a lot of distractions, and a feeling of being overwhelmed. Yet as I snatch a few minutes to pray and commit the day to You, I don’t want it to be just a box that I check off. In the midst of all the…

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December Goals

Ladies, I really hope I did better on my November goals than my October ones. Remember how I kinda crashed-and-burned on keeping any of my goals in October? That was embarrassing. Anyway, let’s review the anticipations set for November, see how it went, and then set some fresh goals! Are you with me? Here are…

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What I Learned in November

It’s time for “What I Learned” yet again! Joining Emily’s link party, I’ll share a few things I learned this month. Then you can comment and tell me what YOU learned this month! Okay? November in Juneau is kinda gross. I didn’t know this before I moved to Alaska earlier this year. Do you know…

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How We’re Planning a “Budget” Anniversary Trip

Update: This year we were able to take another trip for our 3rd anniversary! I’m updating this post with a few more tips and tricks for budget travel that we’ve picked up along the way. Enjoy!    Girls, I’m sooo excited about vacation next week with my hubby. We’re celebrating our first wedding anniversary! Down to…

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November Goals

As promised, here I am returning to take a look at my October goals and give an honest update on how I did.  Yikes. I’m a bit nervous about this! Then, after re-hashing this past month’s goals, let’s move on to setting some fresh ambitions for the coming month! Here are my October goals and how…

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What I Learned In October

October was an eventful month around here! Somehow, it’s already the end of the month, and time to link up to Emily Freeman‘s monthly “What We Learned” link party. Here we go! 1. Rather than learned, I was reminded that I am terrible at crafty projects! I should have known better, but I always come back to…

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