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  • 70+ USES FOR WOOD ASH- Practical Self Reliance
    April 20, 2020

    70+ USES FOR WOOD ASH- Practical Self Reliance

    "If you’re heating with wood, there’s always plenty of wood ash to go around.  While you may be hard-pressed to think of uses for wood ash in a modern home, historically it was used in many different creative ways.  Wood ash was a precious asset, used for food preservation, gardening, pottery, pest control, and even cosmetics."
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  • Learning Through Nature With Birds
    October 1, 2019

    Learning Through Nature With Birds

    Birds have been such a fun topic at our house lately. They have been a major part of our nature study both this week and last, and have been a source of so many fun discussions and adventures. Here is...

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  • Let’s Go For a Nature Hike
    April 13, 2019

    Let’s Go For a Nature Hike

    Ready for a hike? What should we take with us? Comfortable shoes and loose-fitting clothes suitable for the weather. Field guides to help us identify any new species of plants and animals. A small notebook and pencil for sketching things...

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  • A Month-By-Month Bird Calendar
    April 13, 2019

    A Month-By-Month Bird Calendar

    Times will vary from one part of the country to another, depending on latitude, weather patterns, and other factors. January — Build or order bluebird houses. Feed ducks or geese that winter locally. Great horned owls on nests. February — Set up...

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