How to Identify Snakes in the Wild | Snake ID Tips

Being able to quickly identify snakes from a distance is a valuable outdoor skill that can keep you safe when you hike, camp, or participate in other outdoor activities. When I was a kid, I loved snakes and bugs and...Read More
Hummingbird cake, also known as cake that doesn’t last, Jamaican cake, never-ending cake, banana-pineapple cake, and paradise cake has been served at most church gatherings, community suppers and probably quite a few weddings and funerals in the south.

Arkansas Hummingbirds | Plus a Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Have you spotted any hummingbirds yet? Here in Arkansas hummingbirds are starting to appear at the feeders and on flowering plants. The south is known for its hospitality and its cake.  Arkansans are ready to welcome the hummingbirds with feeders...Read More
Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do that is by creating a winter bird tree. It's fun and easy to do with the whole family.

How to Create a Winter Bird Tree | How To Make Birdseed Ornaments and Pinecones

Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do that is by creating a winter bird tree. It's fun and easy to do with the whole family and your...Read More
If you are new to birdwatching, field guides are invaluable tools but can also be very overwhelming. Here are some tips on how to use a bird identification field guide. 

How To Use a Bird Identification Field Guide

Birdwatchers usually carry four tools when birdwatch - binoculars, a notebook or journal, a camera, and a field guide. If you are new to birdwatching or just starting to get more serious, field guides are invaluable tools but can also...Read More
Birdwatching is a fun and inexpensive hobby. Learn to spot and identify wild birds and keep track of your findings with my free printable Birdwatching Field Journal PDF.

Birdwatching Tips for Beginners | Printable Birdwatching Journal

I have been a lover of birds for as long as I can remember and birdwatching is a great way to connect with nature. Wild birds can be funny and curious and are a joy to watch. This post contains...Read More