Urban Dayhiking: Squak Valley Park North

Urban Dayhiking: Squak Valley Park North

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A few years ago, work started on an area along a local road, Issaquah-Hobart Road, that winds through the Issaquah Alps, here in Washington. I had noticed and watched as the trails were put in, but there wasn’t parking. Yesterday, as we were driving the boys to see the salmon running at the Issaquah Fish […]

Dehydrating 101: Zucchini Gummy Candy

Dehydrating 101: Zucchini Gummy Candy

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Zucchini Gummy Candy? Oh yes. Don’t be afraid – and be sure to not let anyone know what you made them out of – till after they have tried them. This recipe was inspired by a post on Common Sense Home. I figured if I could score a free bloated zucchini, even the better. And […]

New Page on Dehydrating 101

New Page on Dehydrating 101

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We added a new page on Dehydrating 101, on Sun-Dried Tomatoes today – Enjoy!

Cold and Bitter at Sunrise

Cold and Bitter at Sunrise

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Yesterday I took a family friend up to Mount Rainier for a hike at Sunrise. The weather wasn’t slated to be good, but Kelly was OK with it. She is from the East Coast so doesn’t get out here very often. There is something to be said for 44° at 6400 feet on September 2nd. […]