Tag Archives: Anchorage Alaska winter

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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Cold weather tips for your house

We’ve had some extremely cold weather lately.  Today is the first day above 0 in Anchorage in over a week!  Here are a few good cold weather tips for your house: 1)  To keep frost off your windows, add 1/2 … Continue reading

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Keeping ice off your steps for safety

Every winter in Alaska we have a period of time where it warms up, often raining, leaving us with ice on top of snow.  This happens 3 or 4 times each winter here in Anchorage, and we are going through … Continue reading

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Protect your trees from moose

It’s getting colder here in Anchorage, and the snow is working it’s way down the mountains.  This is the time of year when more moose start coming into Anchorage looking for food.  What is their favorite winter food?  Your ornamental … Continue reading

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