Nature Appreciation

Becca LOVES to be outside.  And she loves watching birds.  So this winter on a somewhat warmer day, I made a couple of bird feeders out of milk jugs and Becca helped fill them up with bird seed, and we hung them in a couple of our trees in the front yard.  We’ve checked them and refilled them a couple of times, and she’s always so happy to see that the birds have been eating the food she puts out for them.  These are super simple, basic feeders – just cut a rectangle in two sides of a paper milk carton, then cut slits a little further down, and fold down a little flap for the birds to sit on.  Poke holes in the top for your string, fill them up, and you’re ready to tie them to the tree and go!

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And along those lines of appreciating nature, I got these beautiful shots of some of our succulent plants this last week.  They are just beautiful – even ESPECIALLY in the winter cold, which turns them various shades of red and pink.  I love living in South Texas and learning how to use native plants in my flower beds!

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Author: travelwchristy

I am a work-at-home travel agent who is mom to two beautiful children, a wife to a fabulous man, and blessed beyond compare!