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Living life up north & finding beauty throughout the seasons.

 

 

wisconsin • minnesota • michigan

Living life up north & finding beauty throughout the seasons.

 

 

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Our 2020 Garden Plans: Vegetables & Herbs

Our 2020 Garden Plans: Vegetables & Herbs

Spring is in the air which means it's time to start thinking about our garden! Two seasons ago, we built a 4 x 10 raised bed in our backyard and this year, we'll be building a second one to accommodate more vegetables and herbs! Here's what we're planning on growing...

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

When Sean lived out in Phoenix, one of his favorite restaurants, Oregano's, served something called the Big Rig Pasta. It's an insanely tasty dish of rigatoni pasta covered in a creamy, spicy, chipotle-cream sauce. Since there aren't any Oregano's locations here in...

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Miss Northerner is a Wisconsin-based travel & lifestyle blog written by Kristen Carlson. Kristen currently resides in the Northwoods and shares her outdoor adventures around the Upper Midwest.

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Our 2020 Garden Plans: Vegetables & Herbs

Our 2020 Garden Plans: Vegetables & Herbs

Spring is in the air which means it's time to start thinking about our garden! Two seasons ago, we built a 4 x 10 raised bed in our backyard and this year, we'll be building a second one to accommodate more vegetables and herbs! Here's what we're planning on growing...

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

When Sean lived out in Phoenix, one of his favorite restaurants, Oregano's, served something called the Big Rig Pasta. It's an insanely tasty dish of rigatoni pasta covered in a creamy, spicy, chipotle-cream sauce. Since there aren't any Oregano's locations here in...

About

Miss Northerner is a Wisconsin-based travel & lifestyle blog written by Kristen Carlson. Kristen currently resides in the Northwoods and shares her outdoor adventures around the Upper Midwest.

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Making Maple Syrup: A Guide for Beginners

Making Maple Syrup: A Guide for Beginners

This guide is for the hobbyist.Our second maple syrup season has come to a close here in northern Wisconsin and it was a success! Twenty-two pints of fresh Wisconsin syrup currently sit in our fridge, ready to be devoured. The process of making maple syrup from...

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

Last year, we boiled our sap over an open fire; you can see a photo of it in this blog post. The problem with this setup was that the smoke would swirl around our pots of sap, which ultimately caused our syrup to have a smokey, campfire flavor to it. Not exactly what...

Easy Fresh Baked Bread

Easy Fresh Baked Bread

I love finding super simple recipes and this one hits the mark. With only four ingredients, this no-knead bread couldn't be any easier! It's crusty on the outside and chewy on the inside, perfect for pairing with soups, Italian dishes, or even on its own! The only...

GIVEAWAY: Classic State

GIVEAWAY: Classic State

*Giveaway has ended! Winner: @tinalara3 I'm teaming up with Minnesota-based brand Classic State for another giveaway! The winner will receive one of the Wisconsin hats pictured here (you get to choose) plus all four of the Wisconsin stickers! Click on the Instagram...

These Are The Snow Pants That I Wore All Winter Long

These Are The Snow Pants That I Wore All Winter Long

Earlier this winter, I went on a hunt for a nice pair of women's snow pants. I had two main requirements: 1) they had to be warm enough for a Northwoods winter and 2) they had to be somewhat flattering. I went from store to store trying on all different brands and had...