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Our very own Northern Cardinal

Our very own Northern Cardinal

I feel like we squeaked through on this one. I hadn’t seen a Northern Cardinal in so many years since I had moved to California where they have zero presence. But in central Texas they are thriving.
For awhile we had one Cardinal who we named ‘Basher’ because he …

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Our scrappy House Finch

Our scrappy House Finch

Our new bird feeder is attracting all varieties of birds better than I had expected.
This House Finch was a little skittish until I finally managed to sneak to the feeder and snap some photos.
This one includes an action shot of a Black Capped Chickadee on approach, …

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Important Nutrition Do’s and Don’t for Baby and Child

Important Nutrition Do’s and Don’t for Baby and Child

We all know it is important to read labels when grocery shopping for our babies and children. But, do you know exactly what to look-out for and why?
Theresa Kiene gives us some great advice on what to keep out of our grocery carts, and insight on some SAFE ALTERNATIVES too.
These …

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The Tufted Titmouse!

The Tufted Titmouse!

We upgraded our bird feeder this weekend to one which, without a doubt, drawn all sorts of birds. I guess I have a new hobby.  The feeder is pretty close to our window so it’s not to difficult to take nice photos of them once they get into …

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Wacom Vista slowdown

Wacom Vista slowdown

Wacom Woes! I recently installed Windows Vista and I noticed it was sluggish. So I continued with the installation of drivers and one of the first pieces of software I installed were the Wacom tablet drivers for my Intuos 3.
I immediately noticed that when I tried to resize an open …

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