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Zero Waste CSA Week 5

Zero Waste CSA Week 5

This week our CSA gave us: two summer squash/zucchinis, eggplant, two cucumbers, three purple onions, snap peas, green beans, napa cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radishes, spring mix, and cilantro. Collin’s garden also gave us a few zucchini this week, so our recipes were very squash-heavy. Cauliflower […]

Zero Waste CSA Week 4

Zero Waste CSA Week 4

I feel like I am starting to get into a meal-planning rhythm with our CSA. I pick it up on Thursdays after work and bring it home. I spread it all out on my table (& take a photo) and with it all out in […]

Zero Waste CSA Week 3

Zero Waste CSA Week 3

I feel like I am playing “Iron Chef” every week with all of these new types of veggies, but it has been a fun challenge and I still have not wasted ANY of our CSA produce. I hope you are feeling a bit more inspired to […]

Zero Waste CSA Week 2

Zero Waste CSA Week 2

This summer we are challenging ourselves to get creative with our cooking and use as much of the vegetable as possible. See my first post here. I am hoping that this blog series serves as a bit of inspiration for you as your are cooking with fresh […]

Everything You Need to Do in Fairbanks, Alaska

Everything You Need to Do in Fairbanks, Alaska

Once I got over the initial shock of the sky never actually getting dark while I visited, I fell in love with Alaska. It took 37 hours of flying and layovers to get there from Minneapolis (see this post), but it was so worth it. […]

Zero Waste CSA Week 1

Zero Waste CSA Week 1

Last summer was the first time that we tried a local CSA (community supported agriculture) program. We had a great experience with the regular deliveries of fresh, organic vegetables. We were able to meet the farmers and visit the farm that was raising our food. […]

7 Things To Do During Your Layover in Seattle

7 Things To Do During Your Layover in Seattle

This week I was flying to Alaska from Minneapolis and I had a fifteen hour layover in Seattle. It was impossible to find a flight that was straight to Fairbanks from MSP, and most of the flights had two or three short stops. I opted […]

Airbnb Update –May 2018

Airbnb Update –May 2018

We have now lived in our home for almost ten months. To catch up, here are a few links to past posts about our house story, our airbnb rooms, why you should rent out your rooms, etc. In these ten months, we have had eight long-term […]

Weekend in San Francisco

Weekend in San Francisco

Hello friends! I just wrote a blog post titled How to Plan a Girl’s Trip (& still be friends afterwards!).  I thought that I would go ahead and share the trip that inspired that post. I recently went to San Fransisco with three of my lovely girl […]

How to Plan a Girls Trip (& still be friends afterwards!)

How to Plan a Girls Trip (& still be friends afterwards!)

How many times have you sat around with your friends, talking about the dream girls trip? When you all finally agree on a location and dates… what next? You’re about to spend a lot of time with these people, there needs to be some conversations […]