Stacy

Stacy is a gardener, birder, and naturalist, and the author of nearly 10 books, including The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book, The Secret Lives of Animals, Project Garden, and 101 Plants You Can't Kill.

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Make Your Own Slime

It’s a great time of year to make slime! I’m going into my daughter’s class this week to make slime with all the kids,…

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Pesto for the Winter

As the season’s first frost advisories are being issued in the northern states, it’s time to take a final look at the garden. Lots…

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Peanut Butter Fudge Pops

Popsicles are the perfect summer treat. If you invest in an inexpensive popsicle mold, you can save a lot of money instead of stopping…

Campfire Muffins and Cherry Pies

We saw the idea for campfire muffins on the Great American Backyard Campout’s Get Ready page. (Look under Camping Recipes.) We loved this idea…what…

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Cilantro Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes are surprisingly good for you. They have great potassium, vitamin A and beta-carotene. Just because you’re making fries out of them doesn’t…

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Going On A Winter Hike

Don’t let a little snow keep you for going on a winter hike. Dig out the snowshoes or the cross-country skis and hit the…

Nature Art Giveaway

We have a great new giveaway going on right now! We were perusing Etsy recently and started noticing all the great nature art available…

After they're frozen, cut the balloons off and use your new creations to decorate your backyard!

Balloon Ice Art

We saw a cool project on Pinterest for making gorgeous round ice art using balloons and food coloring. We were so impressed, so I…

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Forcing Bulbs

One of life’s simple pleasures is upcyling. Saving something from the landfill is a noble effort. Repurposing things from your house or items you…

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Cathy’s Animal Garden

Cathy’s Animal Garden: Enter at Your Own Risk is a 32-page picture book from Elva Resa Publishing, perfect for kids 2-8. ABOUT THE BOOK…

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We Love Nature!

We Love Nature!: A Keepsake Journal for Families Who Love to Explore the Outdoors is a 144-page book/journal from Roost Books to be released…