Just released – Call of the Wild!

Hello Alaska history fans, let’s check out Call of the Wild! It’s been a busy few months for us, which is why my blog posts have been sporadic. As many of you know, our 4-year-old grandson, Toben, was diagnosed with leukemia in August 2016. He began aggressive treatments in September – they finished the end […]

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Alaska history curriculum coming soon!

Just a quick note to catch you all up on what’s been happening in Aunt Phil’s world, with an all new Alaska history curriculum. I’ve been in Sacramento since January hugging on grandsons Toben (4), Connor and Zach (2) and Aiden (3). Toben is now in his last month of chemo to eradicate leukemia from […]

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Get your FREE copy of Aunt Phil’s Trunk now!

Get your FREE copy of Aunt Phil’s Trunk now! If you know anyone who wants to know a little bit about the Klondike Gold Rush era, early Alaska Native life and other tantalizing tidbits about Alaska’s past, I have some great news. Aunt Phil’s Trunk Volume One eBook is FREE for a limited time from […]

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Alaska legislators traveled trails by dog teams in 1913

It took some Alaska legislators weeks to travel to Valdez, seen here, Alaska legislators traveled trails by dog teams to board ships bound for Juneau in 1913. With the transfer of power happening in Washington, D.C. last week, it seems fitting that we spotlight the history of Alaska’s political landscape back in the day. Turns […]

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New Robert Service eBook debuts!

In honor of poet Robert W. Service’s birthday this month, I am offering a Robert Service eBook, Aunt Phil’s Trunk Proudly Presents The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses as an eBook for the very first time – and it’s only $1.99! Click Here for your copy I’m also starting a new Facebook group […]

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Happy New Year Alaska history style!

Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the start of each new year for millennia. Today, most celebrations begin on Dec. 31 and last well into the early hours of Jan. 1. Some people will be sharing midnight kisses, champagne toasts and watching fireworks. Others may be glued to their television sets waiting for the […]

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Sourdough Cookery makes great Christmas gift!

Sourdough Cookery Christmas! Just wanted to remind everyone that there still is time to order autographed Alaska history books from Aunt Phil’s Trunk and have them in time for Christmas. If you order by Dec. 19, the books should be at your home by Friday, Dec. 23. And don’t forget about Aunt Phil’s Trunk Sourdough […]

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Aunt Phil wins 2 more awards!

Wow! Aunt Phil wins 2 more awards! I just learned that Volume Five in my Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series earned finalist status in the Best Books of 2016 contest and was a runner-up in the Shelf Unbound competition. My self-published series is competing with books from giants like Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Penguin […]

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Pre-holiday specials on Aunt Phil’s Website!

Just in time for the holidays – Aunt Phil is offering Pre-holiday specials for the history buffs in your life. 1) Order full five-book series for $90 and receive FREE Alaska-theme word puzzle book and FREE shipping (Save about $30). Click here for 6-BOOK SPECIAL 2) Order any two Aunt Phil books for $35 and […]

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Aunt Phil travels to Vegas to accept Literary Classics Awards!

Sorry I haven’t sent out a blog for more than a month, but I’ve been really busy. My husband and I traveled to Las Vegas the week of Oct. 12 to accept the 2016 Literary Classics International awards for Aunt Phil’s Trunk. The series captured gold for Best Nonfiction Series and Volume Five ranked gold […]

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