It's been fun watching the parent robins with their nest. It is right outside of our doorway so every time we let the dogs in or out we check on it. The robins have been keeping the squirrels outside of the feeder area which is neat. They dive bomb them and chase them away right … [Read more...]
American Robin Nest – First glimpse of the hatchlings!
In mid-April there was a lot of stuff happening in our personal lives and we failed to notice that a robin family was building their nest on top of our outdoor light. By the time we noticed, it was April 25th and the nest was already finished. So, we are letting her fledge these … [Read more...]
What’s New Around the yard? Feeder & Flower updates
Spring is an exciting time of year! Every day brings new visitors to the yard and new things are sprouting up and beginning to bloom. It's my favorite time of year because everything feels dynamic and the world is full of possibility. So, here's a few updates! Here's the … [Read more...]
Mother’s Day Memories
Growing up as a kid, we did the same thing for nearly every Mother's Day weekend unless it was pouring rain or really terrible weather. We would gather our gear and travel up north to our very rustic cabin and spend the weekend hunting morel mushrooms. My mom loved to eat … [Read more...]
World Migratory Bird Day Celebration!
This has been a great week for birding. Thursday, May 4th was a full moon. Friday, May 5th we saw the first Baltimore Oriole and the first Hummingbird and the first rose-breasted grosbeak of the season. There has been more rolling in every day since and today for Migratory Bird … [Read more...]