Category Archives: Family

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a very merry Christmas!

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Remember to change your batteries when you fall back this weekend!

Remember to set your clocks back an hour this Sunday.  Here is a short video I recorded for you with some simple ideas to keep your house running smoothly.

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Preparing for earthquakes and other emergencies

I’ve been thinking a lot about emergency preparation lately.  This started last week when our power was out for 3 hours.  We had no water (we live on a well, and the well pump doesn’t work without power), and our … Continue reading

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Dress in layers for Alaska outdoor fun

There are a ton of fun outdoors events coming up this month, including Winter Trails day, Fur Rondy, Ski 4 Kids and more.  You can visit my calendar at www.valesa.com/calendar for a list of events. During these outdoor events it’s … Continue reading

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Family winter fun in Anchorage, Alaska: Spotlight on the Alaska Zoo holiday lights

There are so many winter activities that are fun for the entire family in Anchorage, Alaska.  To see a list of activities, you can visit my community events calendar. This season there is a new holiday activity:  The Alaska Zoo … Continue reading

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