Pumpkin Chia Seed Muffins

I’m so excited to publish my very first recipe post! I’ve been reading and admiring other bloggers’ baking how-to posts for years now and am finally giving it a go. As I wrote a couple days ago, this weekend is all about slowing down and taking care of myself. Earlier today, I put on some beautiful […]

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Akutaq for Snack

t’s here! Friday is finally here! And what better way to kick it off than with a little akutaq? Akutaq (a-goo-duk), also known as Eskimo ice cream, is a classic Yupik dessert. I first heard about it from a student during the first week of school. One of my kindergarteners asked me, “Have you ever tried […]

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MY FIRST WEEK IN NEWHALEN

Let me preface this post by saying that pictures and words cannot communicate the splendor of this place. I am so blown away by the sheer beauty of rural Alaska. I’ve never seen anything like it. I am so remote and so far-removed from anything I’ve ever known. There are hundreds of miles between me […]

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