Category Archives: Wild Family

Making Bee Baths

What’s a bee bath 🐝? It’s a miniature version of a bird bath but  its small with rocks in it to prevent drowning!! Why a bee bath 🐝? So bees – our fabulous pollinators- can safely get a drink of clean water πŸ’¦! We took a class at Mo Dept  of Conservation were we learned all …

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Camping Activities

Simone and I had entirely too much fun Girl Scout camping this weekend!! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ As I mentioned before- we were in covered wagons… so we had A Little House On The Prairie theme. We sewed bonnets for all the girls to wear! …and bonnets for the mothers too! I bought vintage aprons and some beautiful …

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Camping in a covered wagon πŸŒΊ

Simone and I are at Girl Scout Camp!  We are staying in covered wagons… and playing a little dress up 😊

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Clover has some friends πŸ°πŸ₯πŸ₯πŸ₯πŸ₯

After losing our chickens to wild animals a few years ago, we took a break from backyard chickens. But, when I friend incubated a bunch of eggs and had extra chicks, we decided to get a few.  What started as getting two- quickly turned into four, one for each kid LOL πŸ˜‚  Shadow… Sunshine  Yoshi …

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I finally learned how to make jam!!

My friend, Theresa, and her husband taught me how to make strawberry Jam! Theresa has been my friend since the 7th grade! She introduced me to Pearl Jam πŸ˜„ and I just happened to name my firstborn son Eddie after Eddie Vedder 😍! Since we had just gone strawberry picking, her husband suggested that we …

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Clover teaΒ 

I’m not really fond of prepackaged herbal tea β˜•οΈ, I’ll make myself a cup, delight in its aroma, and then neglect it! Then I realized I liked Passion Tea over ice but I was getting tired of the same ol flavor! While I was surfing Pinterest, I found information about foraging clover to make tea. …

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A happy Mother’s Day πŸ˜Š

Happy Mother’s Day! 🌺🌸🌿🌸🌺 I’ve had such a wonderful day today!  I love my four children to the moon πŸŒ™ and back again and my husband is absolutely amazing πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜!! I got to go to a books store for over an hour and I am so excited about this book (recommended by a friend- thanks …

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Making peppermint infused coconut oil for oil pulling and why I’m wearing the same dress for a month!

Wow! Now that’s a title! LOL πŸ˜‚ I’ve been AWOL again so I figured I better interest ya’ll real fast! So, what should I talk about first? The oil pulling or the dress? The Dress… I’ve been wearing the same beautiful white dress for 9 straight days now… I mostly wear an apron over it …

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Building wooden bird houses

The other day – Eddie was inspired! First… he was inspired to eat a worm because he just read “How to eat Fried Worms” πŸ› . Thankfully – he decided NOT to eat it, and he set the worm free! Second, he was inspired to build a bird house out of wood! His new carpentry …

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Building a bird nest

We went to the Rockwood Reservation for a class on bird nests! After a fabulous presentation on the four type of nests (cavity, cup, pendulum, and platform), the kids went outside to see some actual nests! Red-shouldered hawk nest way up in the tree… And a cup nest under the porch roof… Then it was time …

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