Tag Archives: nature

Composting: What About When…

The biggest set back with people composting is the fear that it’ll turn gross. Yes, there’s the possibility it can get gross, but if you have a decent mix (roughly 3 browns to 1 greens… see last week’s post for … Continue reading

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Taking Days Off for Rest and Reflection

How often do you plan days off? Admittedly, I don’t plan days many days off but rather we choose days off as fun days and opportunities come up. Today is a day off for Care Bear, but for me? I’m … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Winter Nature Preserve Edition!

Wow, it’s Friday already!! We are heading into the depth of winter, but we have had surprisingly warm days still. It is during these unusually warm (think, highs in the 40’s and 50’s occasionally) that I find myself thinking of … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Sick at Home Edition!

Wow, just one person being sick in the house really takes everything off course! Little Miss has been battling a fever for a couple days, and just wants to cuddle all the time, which is not something I’m complaining about; … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Apple Orchard Edition!

In the midwest, it is pretty much a tradition in the autumn to go to an apple orchard, pick your own apples, and pay extravagant prices on things like jams, honey butter, and apple salsa. Many places have hay rides around the … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Outdoor Art Edition!

While the weather is still nice enough to enjoy the outdoors in most areas of the US, let’s focus on outdoor things to do! We will be going to an apple orchard this coming Tuesday, so next week will be … Continue reading

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Field Trip Friday: Tornado Alley Edition!

This movie looks so cool, we may have to all go as a family! I am fascinated with weather and the power it has, so Tornado Alley is right up my…. uh, alley. Plus, it is in IMAX, um, yes please! … Continue reading

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