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A Walk In The Woods! Mushrooms and Kids.

    These were some  mushrooms that we found in woods with my girls. The most unique mushroom we found was the white coral type. We found that in a stand of pines.  We were looking for oyster an other edibles but … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Salad!

So to my surprise and delight the other day my wife asked my daughter what she wanted for dinner. The usual response from five year olds consists of hot dogs, hamburgers, mac and cheese, and pasta in one shape or … Continue reading

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Trip to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    We made a day trip to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden today with the kids. Richmond is only 45  minutes away and we thought this would be a fun morning trip. Not only location, but cost are factors in … Continue reading

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Summer berries, radishes, and fun!! Top summer activities!

So summer is here and we all are ready for the warm weather. The kids will be out of school so and looking for something to do. Gardening can be a rewarding activity that occupies the kiddies for the whole … Continue reading

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TOP 10 Do’s for Hot Weather!

So this weekend we are going to get our first taste of the warm stuff of the year. The weather is going to be very warm and we need to be prepared. Getting caught out in the heat without the … Continue reading

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Mickey goes Green!

Or at least Disney is entering into the environmental realm. The launch of Earth the new feature from the land of Mouse is related to the epic television series Planet Earth. They have condensed down 16 hour added James Earl … Continue reading

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Earth Day 10 Thing To Do List!

So Earth Day is upon us and we have to think about what we are doing in the world. Making changes has to start somewhere and here seems like a good place to start. This is not just a celebration … Continue reading

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The ” Little Farm” that Could!

Starting June 19th the Discovery Museum in Richmond will have a Farming exhibit for children. The exhibit geared to spawn imaginative play in children surrounding farm activities. With the loss of more farm space in the last y ear than … Continue reading

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Flower for Spring Showers

So over the week end I went around to different locations for flowers; box stores, garden centers, nurseries, and even a farm or two. The most disappointing by far was the box store. It had flowers; if you like Asian … Continue reading

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In Trees, The life of a Treehouse.

Treehouses were where all the extra wood would disappear off to when I was a kid. We would salt away every piece we could get or hands on. Then with a fist full of nails and the hammer our mom … Continue reading

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