Quick & Easy Chocolate Treats alaskahealer.com

Quick & Easy Chocolate Treats

I look forward to the holidays every year, then when they arrive I’m reminded about how much there is to get done; wrapping, buying presents, meal planning and making holiday treats. Lots and lots of holiday treats. Back in the beginning, I did a cookie exchanges and made holiday plates every everyone and spent hours making…

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Traveler Tips: Jet Lag

Everyone always talks about the dreaded jet lag and how horrible it is so I was really worried on my trip to Germany that I’d be a Zombie and miss out on some of the fun. So I packed up my arsenal of essential oils and hit the plane with a plan to sleep over…

Fall Flavors

After two and a half amazing weeks in Germany I arrived home to see the leaves on my lilac bush an amazing burst of reds, yellows and oranges, announcing that Fall has arrived. There is just something warm and comfortable about Fall that brings to mind scents of cinnamon, clove and apples. Warm fires and…

Essential Quilting Tips alaskahealer.com

Essential Quilting Tips

With Fall comes the pitter patter of little feet… presser feet that is! After a long beautiful summer the days start to get rainy in Southeast Alaska and that is when my friends and I pull out our sewing machines and start quilting. We have these wonderful quilt retreats out at a remote waterfront lodge and…

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Essentially Cooking with Lemon

Let’s have fun cooking with Lemon! This morning was just a downpour, and by the afternoon as I was typing away a little bit of sun popped over my shoulder and it made me think of the John Denver song, ‘Sunshine on my shoulder makes me happy’. I love that soft buttery color and it…

Cedar Mothers Little Helper alaskahealer.com

Cedar… Mother’s Little Helper

With school starting it is simply a matter of time before one of us gets that dreaded call that we have go get our child and deal with those dreaded head lice. While my youngest just graduated, we had our share of experiences with those nasty little buggers. It is a huge task, especially when…

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Oils and Dragons do Mix

I always had a lot of pets growing up so it is one of my weaknesses to say ‘no’ to my girls when they want a new pet. Even if it has scales, scurries and resembles mythical beasts from fairy tales. So when my Zoe came home announced she had to have a Bearded Dragon…