Monthly Archives: September 2013

Quick Little Projects

Quick little projects are so good for the soul … instant gratification … A cheery new curtain for the kitchen: A close up of the fabric: Then I knitted this sweet little hedgehog for Mom! I used The Purl Bee’s pattern … Continue reading

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Myriah’s Tours the Ice Caves

Neka and I played trail guide and took Myriah out to the ice caves so that she too could experience this Alaskan phenomenon! I took these pictures without a flash in order to appropriately capture the glacial blue color, any … Continue reading

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Homemade Clif Bars

This summer I rediscovered how much I liked Clif Bars.  They are perfect for long runs through the mountains … portable, easy to digest with quick release simple sugars, flavorful, no high fructose corn syrup, some protein and fiber … … Continue reading

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Raw Brownies

Raw Brownies!  (Inspiration and recipe from dear friends Emily & Aaron Routon) 1 cup dates 1 cups nuts (almonds, walnuts, peanuts) 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp coconut oil (I needed this to hold everything … Continue reading

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Mendenhall Ice Caves

Lee and I hiked West Glacier Trail to check out the ice caves that are melting out into the Mendenhall Glacier.  Neka of course accompanied us as the ever-faithful trail dog!  I have been hearing a lot about them and … Continue reading

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Spicy Pickles!

Dill pickles with a little heat from jalapenos and a little sweet from mini peppers … throw in fresh dill and carrot slices … saying a prayer that it tastes as good as the expectations we have for set for these … Continue reading

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