Rescued Hummingbird

This afternoon we rescued a hummingbird from the garage. The tiny bird went in while we were all busy in the backyard and some how couldn’t get out even though the doors were wide open. For almost fifteen minutes, it kept flying high hitting the ceiling and becoming distressed. It seems that these tiny birds…

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A Lovely Day in the Garden

I love Lavender so much that I finally planted a couple in my front yard, right by my kitchen and bedroom windows. It’s beautiful, evergreen and it smell wonderful too. The plant attracts lacewings, bees, butterflies, ladybugs, praying mantises and hummingbirds. Lavender is known to repel mosquitoes, flies and other unwanted insects. Some common pest…

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A Cold Winter

It’s been very cold lately in the High Desert and we are spending time enjoying the company of one another. A couple of weeks ago, we woke up to a freezing morning fog. A few days later I noticed the formation of thick clouds over the mountains, which rapidly turned into snow. It’s a breathtaking…

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Giving Cheerfully

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou Early this morning, my husband found a package on our porch which held a Humming Bird Elixir Feeder by Classic Brands™ LLC and Premium Ready to use Natural Springs Nectar® Hummingbird Food by Pennington®. The gift was left there for us by…

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