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Cherry Recipes from Michigan
Two more great recipes from Michigan cherry growers: Cherry Cashew Cookies, Yummy!! and Cherry Angel Dessert, Ohh La La!
Travel To Your Backyard For Bird Watching
Love to bird watch but can't get away for a birding trip? Try birding in your own backyard by becoming a participant in NestWatch, a nest monitoring database project sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Cherry Blossom Time in Traverse City
Traverse City, Michigan bills itself as the “Cherry Capital of the World.” With 75% of the world’s tart cherries, used for pies, pastries and jams, produced in the area, they have good reason to make such a claim. Read on for a great Quick 'n' Cherry Chicken recipe.
The Bluebonnets of Washington County Texas
Each spring about mid March through May, East Texas becomes a wildflower lovers dream come true. Lovely little towns such as Brenham, Chappell Hill, Independence, Bellville, and Burton, in Washington County, become the backdrop for a spectacular show of flower power.
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
A great place to view some beautiful and unusual animal species is at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glenn Rose. Located about two hours south of Dallas on US-67 in Somervell County, Glenn Rose is known as the Dinosaur Capitol of Texas.
Trinidad's Asa Wright Nature Centre
The Asa Wright Nature Centre is one of the first, and most sucessful eco-tourism stories in the world. Forty years later it continues to be a world-renowned birding and eco-tourism destination.
Hands On Art Studio is A Great Creative Getaway
Get creative at Door County's, Hands On Art Studio. Pottery, ceramics, mosaics, welding, glass arts, woodworking and more. Hands On Art Studio is a great do-it-yourself creative arts connection.
The Rare Jade Vine
Last year, while on a wonderful birding trip to Trinidad and Tobago, our group spent several days at the Asa Wright Nature Centre. We saw not only beautiful birds but rare and beautiful plants. One of the rarest was the exquisitely beautiful jade vine.
Early Spring Means Maple Syrup Season
Maple syrup season is a welcome sign of spring in colder climates. Plan a fun day out, or a maple weekend getaway, to visit a sugarhouse or sugarbush to See, and Taste, what "sugaring" or "sugarmaking" is all about. Included is a decadent recipe for Maple Cream Pie.
Winter Romance Deals in Door County
Yes, Valentine's Day is over and spring is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to steal away for a romantic winter getaway. Check out the special deals Door County, Wisconsin offers with their Nature of Romance package deals through March.
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