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My Best April Fools Day Tricks

My Best April Fools Day Tricks

I LOVE a good April Fools Day Trick, I really do, as long as I’m the one playing the trick. Obviously I’m joking, did I fool you? It’s so much fun to play pranks and wait for the unsuspecting recipient to be fooled. I’m not talking mean or... read more

First Friday of Spring Friday Frenzy

Close to Home, Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like to welcome you to the FRIDAY FRENZY-where we come to share your Recipes, Craft projects, and whatever else you’ve been working on. When you link up to the Frenzy your posts will be featured on... read more

Friday Frenzy

Close to Home,  Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like to welcome you to the FRIDAY FRENZY-where we come to share your Recipes, Craft projects, and whatever else you’ve been working on. When you link up to the Frenzy your posts will be featured on... read more
Low Carb Tortillas

Low Carb Tortillas

    When you’re eating a low carb diet, whether because of diabetes or you just want to lose weight, one thing you’re probably going to have to give up is the tortilla. I know! So sad but you can do it and I can make it easier for you! I’ve... read more

Shamrock’n Friday Frenzy

So maybe I ASKED for a real winter, ok fine I did ask for a real winter but now I’m re-thinking that idea. Because winter is still hanging on. And hanging on. And yep still here. Never you mind we’re going to rock this week, spring break week, we’re... read more

March Madness Cash Giveaway!

Who wants to win some MONEY in March? We’re giving away 200 dollars on Amazon or PayPal and it’s ALL for one lucky winner. Enter below to get in the drawing. March Madness $200 Giveaway – PayPal Cash or Amazon GC! March Madness is usually associated... read more

Friday Frenzy

Winter soldiers on up here in Alaska, although it’s kind of warm today and it’s dripping, so maybe we’re turning a corner? Nope you’re right we’re not and I’m dreaming. Ah well sometimes dreams are all you’ve got! You’ve... read more

A Food FILLED Friday Frenzy

This week the Friday Frenzy is all about the food but what I REALLY want to see is what ELSE our readers and contributors are doing this week. I NEED craft inspiration is a big way. It’s the last haul for winter up here in AK and I’m feeling it. It needs... read more

a Thrifting Friday Frenzy

Close to Home, Mostly Food and Crafts, Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like to welcome you to the FRIDAY FRENZY-where we come to share your Recipes, Craft projects, and whatever else you’ve been working on. When you link up to the Frenzy your... read more

First Friday Frenzy

Welcome to the Friday Frenzy!   Close to Home, Mostly Food and Crafts, Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like to welcome you to the FRIDAY FRENZY-where we come to share your Recipes, Craft projects, and whatever else you’ve been working on. When... read more
Friday Frenzy

Friday Frenzy

Welcome to the Friday Frenzy! Close to Home, Mostly Food and Crafts, Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like to welcome you to the FRIDAY FRENZY-where we come to share your Recipes, Craft projects, and whatever else you’ve been working on. When you... read more

The New Reality

This is totally a non political post in case you’re wondering.     The new reality in our life is that our youngest son is now an active Type One Diabetic. We received the rather devastating news last week after two oral glucose tests came back with... read more

When Your Lemon Curd Fails

What’s as sad as egg whites that won’t whip? Mayonnaise that curdles? Bread that doesn’t rise? Or a cake that sags? When your triple citrus, hand stirred, home grown egg curd doesn’t set up. UGH! I made a gorgeous batch of Lemon Grapefruit... read more
Friday Frenzy A Fresh New Year

Friday Frenzy A Fresh New Year

Ahhhh a fresh new year and it’s time to share your favorite New Year’s resolutions, organizing and healthy living posts! Or share whatever you’d like!   Close to Home, Mostly Food and Crafts, Little House Big Alaska and Trampling Rose would like... read more
The +One Project

The +One Project

  So it’s the new year and I’ve done my requisite stay up late, sleep late, eat rich foods and stay in pajamas all day routine. It was glorious! I never do all of those things at once so to mingle them and wallow in them felt good! Now I’m... read more

Year End Friday Frenzy Link Up

It’s time for 2016 to go and we’re celebrating the last few days with a Best of the Best Friday Frenzy. We invite you to link up 3 of favorite or best posts of 2016! In turn we’re sharing OUR personal best posts Close to Home, Mostly Food and Crafts,... read more
Nutella Babka

Nutella Babka

Two Words: NUTELLA BABKA   Two more words: STRETCH PANTS   Nutella Babka is my NEW favorite go to recipe for that “random breakfast potluck”, that “need to send something to work”, or that “make a special breakfast dish”... read more
Holiday Friday Frenzy

Holiday Friday Frenzy

We finally got snow and it is glorious! I can’t tell you how many years in a row we’ve had a brown, dirty dusty Christmas, at least 4? Probably more. Here’s hoping it sticks around! In the meantime check out the awesome posts from last week and be... read more
Friday Frenzy

Friday Frenzy

Slow clap for the snow that finally showed up, well played winter, well played.   It’s time for the Friday Frenzy once again! Now that Thanksgiving is over, the winter holidays are in full swing! Check out this week’s highlights below! Close to Home,... read more

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