Will You Be My Valentine?

Will You Be My Valentine?

I’ve always been a little obsessed with Valentine’s Day. I’m not sure if it’s the candy, the flowers, the colors, the romance, or a little bit of everything. Whatever it is, Valentine’s Day is just one of those special days of the year. We all need excuses to...
Come to the Safari Retreat!

Come to the Safari Retreat!

You know those animal shows that take you on a journey through the rainforest, the ocean, the plains, and all the different topographies? I’ve always been so fascinated with them, especially the plains. Watching the elephants stampede, the tigers stalk their prey, and...
Join Us in February!

Join Us in February!

Have you ever been to one of the events at the Nome Schoolhouse? If you haven’t, you should keep an eye on the calendar and try to find one that fits your schedule in 2023. We spent a lot of time renovating and preparing the Nome Schoolhouse to become a warm,...
Naughty or Nice? Who Made the Cut This Year?

Naughty or Nice? Who Made the Cut This Year?

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays. A time for peace, rest, celebration, snow, and togetherness. It’s also a time for that list… you know the one. “He’s making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty or nice.”  While children all around the...
Black Sheep for a Black Friday

Black Sheep for a Black Friday

I hope you had a lovely and restorative Thanksgiving filled with gratitude! At Bear Creek, I certainly said a word of thanks for all the creative and industrious people in my life. Now that it’s Black Friday, we’re officially knee-deep in the holiday...
From Frosty Fingers to Warm Hearts

From Frosty Fingers to Warm Hearts

Snow is a strange thing. It’s delicate yet sometimes dangerous. It’s beautiful but also painful. It covers everything yet disappears with a bit of sun (although not as easily up here in North Dakota!). And interestingly, it’s a creative medium as...
Needle-Felting by the Fire

Needle-Felting by the Fire

It will be Christmas (or whichever winter holiday you celebrate) before you realize it! If you’re making handcrafted gifts for your loved ones, now’s the time. Thankfully, needle felting can produce beautiful, completely unique creations in a matter of...
A Historic Win For Nome Schoolhouse

A Historic Win For Nome Schoolhouse

Nome Schoolhouse has long been a fixture of our community, although it was shuttered for decades. My partner Chris Armbrust and I chose this incredible building for restoration because we believed in its mission and importance. We’re humbled to announce that the...
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