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]
Gardening with Kids: Let Them Help with the Harvest
My kids love to help me harvest all the fruits and vegetables we plant in our gardens and orchard. While picking, it is hard to fill a basket. It is so tempting for them to pop a juicy, delicious raspberry, blackberry, or strawberry into their mouths.