March

Days Are Getting Longer March is a month of returning birds, and planting indoor garden seeds. Summer is just around the corner, I can feel it. As winter’s icy grip begins to loosen in Wisconsin,...

Lakenenland Sculpture Park

Lakenenland Sculpture Park is the brainchild, and artist welding visions of Tom Lakenenland and features over 100 sculptures with additional sculptures added yearly. You can walk through the property year-round, but driving the park is...

February

Holy smokes! It is February 2023 and I have seemed to have misplaced an entire blogging year! Did you wonder where I was hiding? Last January I committed to posting monthly about the seasonal changes...

Black-capped Chickadee

The black-capped chickadee might be one of the most recognized birds next to the Red Cardinals, Blue Jays, and Robins. The fluffy little Chickadee comes freely about dwellings even in towns and cities.

Rock Island Wisconsin

Rock Island Wisconsin 912-acre island that takes two ferry rides to Rock Island Wisconsin. The first ferry leaves Gills Rock and travels to Washington Island. The second leaves Washington Island and brings you to Rock...
American Redstart Warbler

American Redstart

American Redstart The American Redstart is a warbler that can be found traveling through Wisconsin in the spring fleeting from tree to tree. The male and female have a different appearance but both have relatively...

Eastern Gray Squirrel

Eastern Gray Squirrel The Eastern gray squirrel is found mainly in mature hardwoods & deciduous forest areas but is also abundant in urban, suburban, and rural areas.  The coats of the gray squirrel are generally...

Early MeadowRue

Early MeadowRue Early Meadowrue is generally found in places that have not been disturbed by human interaction. General Information A perennial, native wildflower. The stems are a light purple color and the flowers are bell-shaped and produce yellow...

Hiking Crevice Rock

Hiking Crevice Rock The first part of this hike is a moderate 1.4-mile trail that offers beautiful views of the stone cliffs and excellent views of Sugar Creek in Turkey Run State Park in Marshall,...

Devils Punchbowl

Roadtrip!  Destination Devils Punchbowl in Menomonie, Wisconsin.  From our home in Green Bay, it is almost a four-hour drive.  The weather is nice, so why not.  My daughter has the day off and it is...

Overwintering Geraniums

Don't Throw Out Your Geraniums! Steps For Overwintering 1.) Remove each individual geranium plant from the soil and shake off dirt. 2.) Cut the greens and stems back to around 2 inches. 3.) Place all...

Lavender Lemonade

Lavender lemonade is a refreshing and aromatic beverage that combines the citrusy flavor of lemons with the floral notes of lavender. Here are simple recipes for making lavender lemonade.

Whitefish Dunes State Park

Whitefish Dunes State Park Whitefish Dunes State Park is an 863-acre park in Door County, Wisconsin that has beautiful hiking trails a Lake Michigan beach, and the highest sand dunes in Wisconsin. General Info General: State...

Manistique Michigan

Do you have a list of places that you want to visit? My husband has this obsession with trying to visit each of the casinos in Wisconsin and Michigan. We decided to visit the Manistique...