Red Oak Trees | Earth Day Plantings

Red Oak Trees | Earth Day Plantings

Happy Friday my friends. I long for sunny warm weekends in the spring and the next couple days are looking pretty good. I may even attempt to start freshening up the deck tomorrow.  The past couple of weeks we have been working on getting the garden beds together and in honor of Earth Day we decided to add two red oak trees to the yard. We picked red oak trees because they are said to be fast growers and fairly tolerant of different soil variations. Plus they turn beautiful vibrant colors in the fall... ...from yellow-brown to bright Continue reading

Earth Day Tasty Treats {Cake, Cupcakes, & Krispie Treats}

Earth Day Tasty Treats {Cake, Cupcakes, & Krispie Treats}

With Earth Day right around the corner I thought I would make some tasty treats to Celebrate this special day. ~Earth Cake~ Make you favorite cake batter and divide. {I used a gluten free mix for my little guy} Tint equal amounts of batter green and blue. {Select brand Food Coloring is all natural, organic and gluten free; other gluten free brands that I know of are Spice Island and Durkee} Scoop spoonfuls of each color batter into your pan. I used half of a Sports Ball Wilton pan for the globe shape, however you could easily use Continue reading