Kim And Kayla Woodhouse, Stories Of Faith, Perserverance And Joy.

Archive for January, 2014

ALL THINGS HIDDEN – Contest and Giveaway!

I’m SO excited!!!

Not only did I have the opportunity to write a book with one of the most amazing ladies on the planet, but it’s now AVAILABLE in both print, and digital forms! Woohoo!

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Tracie Peterson and I had a blast writing ALL THINGS HIDDEN. It takes place in 1935 Alaska during the time when FDR sent 203 families to the Mat-Su Valley to “settle” a colony. These were families from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, who had hit horrific times during the Great Depression and a time of devastating drought. But they were in for a wild ride. Alaska isn’t an easy place to carve out an existence in just a few short months before winter sets in!

The historical facts and people that we laced through the story have already enamored many readers, and we are hoping it will do the same for all of you. It’s got a …


Sourdough Favs and other Alaska fun…

Sourdough recipes and fun for the release of All Things Hidden


*Keep Checking back and Tracie and Kim will keep adding to this fun link*


I’m going to start with my “Fast” Sourdough Bread recipe and then move into my family’s favorite :)


1 cup sourdough starter

2 1/2 tsp yeast

1 1/2 cups warm water

1/2 tsp. salt

6 cups organic bread flour

2 Tb. sugar

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 egg white mixed with 2 Tb. water

Proof your yeast in the 1 & 1/2 cups of warm water (not too hot or you will kill your yeast) – then pour your sourdough starter into a large mixing bowl, add the yeast/water mixture, add 4 cups of flour, sugar and salt. Mix well. Place in a buttered bowl and turn to coat all sides of the dough ball. Let rise in a slightly warm …