Snow is quite a rare treat for us, so we have been delighted with the amount we have this time. Besides playing in it for as long as they can stand it, the boys couldn’t wait to take the yardstick out and measure our “for real” foot of snow! Today, we’re just enjoying it and […]
Gardening with WALL.E and Eve My youngest has been cultivating two little seedlings, which started out about 3 inches tall, for over a year now. He named them Wally and Eve, and he checks on them and waters them a few times each week. He was concerned about leaving them out in the snow, but […]
On our way to visit Santa, we saw a hawk on the ground beside the road and turned around to get a closer look. It was HUGE! and was holding some kind of critter down with its feet. We watched it for a minute and drove on to turn back around. When we came back, […]
We got to explore Brevard, North Carolina for the weekend, and we especially enjoyed being outdoors in the crisp air and seeing some wonders of nature! The folks over at Imagine Childhood featured our nature walk on their site, so please stop by to see more of our adventures. The mountain range is breathtakingly beautiful, and […]
All the names I know from nurse: Gardener’s garters, shepherd’s purse: Bachelor’s buttons, lady’s smock, And the lady hollyhock. Fairy places, fairy things, Fairy woods where the wild bee wings, Tiny trees for tiny dames — These must all be fairy names! Tiny woods below whose boughs Shady fairies weave a house; Tiny treetops, rose […]
Walking in the woods after a thunderstorm and before another one started.The wonderful scent of honeysuckle and wet trees. We went on a wildflower hunt. This time, we created a photographic nature journal.