There’s something about the colors of fall that makes me happy. We have an autumn bucket list of sorts going this year: trying to check all the boxes of possible fun before the snow starts to fly (and according to the
Some photographs just beg to be taken. I found this tiny corner of happiness right outside my back door. It made my morning. “God gave us eyes to see the beauty in nature and Hearts to see the beauty in each
During our artist study of John James Audubon this fall, we learned about the invention of bird banding. Since that time the kids have been thrilled every time they spot a banded bird. It is like a personal treasure hunt.
Have you ever wondered how early Americans found honey? Did they just wander through the woods and hope to randomly stumble across a hive? Did they act like the characters of “The Bee Tree” and chase a bee through town? Nope –
Foraging for food is becoming a lost art, which is really sad because there is a lot of (expensive) food growing wild in our backyards free for the taking. Elderberries hanging heavy in bushes, greens underfoot, syrup flowing in the
As everyone knows, I am the world’s worst gardener. Seriously, it is bad. I have a total of one indoor plant that I haven’t yet managed to kill, and that is a bomb-proof Jade plant. I’ve made it shrivel multiple
Is there anything more calming and fascinating than a nature walk?
~Baby Bear by A-11 Simple summer entertainment. This cute little no-prep craft was inspired by some amazing speakers from the NH fish & game wildlife stewards program (there are similar programs in each state) who came by to speak with us about
On a different tree than in the past, but still on the same island ~ Two new bald eagle chicks this year!
The only thing better than building a fairy house, is having visitors at your new fairy house.