A perfect place to go to learn about the past! Carillon Historical Park was founded by Colonel Edward and Edith Deeds. It is situated on 65-acres between the Great Miami River and a glacial moraine. It has 25 historical buildings and hundreds of artifacts shown… [read more]
Cooking with Kids, Create Your Own Omelet
We rarely get a “fancy” breakfast around our house, because everyone seems to grab something quick and goes on their way. This omelet recipe gives the kids a chance to slow down a little and think about what they are having for breakfast. It is… [read more]
Cooking with Kids, Apple Crisp
I bought my youngest daughter a miniature baking set for Christmas a few years ago. She uses it all the time. I would like to share the Apple Crisp recipe she makes in the 2 small ramekins she got with the set.
Homemade Hummingbird Food
Each year, about the beginning of May here in Ohio, we put out homemade hummingbird food that attracts Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds to our yard.
Feeding the Birds
Enjoy feeding the birds with your kids! We put out a variety of foods for the birds to enjoy, including: a good bird seed mixture, suet cakes, sunflower seeds (black-oil), thistle seed, fruit, and a hummingbird feeder with homemade “nectar”. We also try to give… [read more]
Bird Watching Activities for Kids
Bird watching can be a fun activity for kids! I remember when I was young, my parents helped me make a bird feeder out of a cardboard milk carton (showing my age a little). We would cut a square from the bottom of the front… [read more]