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Peach Faced Loved Birds

I have often shared how much I love Arizona. We have beautiful falls, amazing sunsets, and great weather 9 months out of 12. As a bird lover, though, I often regret the lack of colorful feathers in my trees and cacti. But Arizona has a growing population of peach faced love birds. They have been hanging […]

Why You Should Take Your Kiddos to a Working Farm

Many of my fondest childhood memories revolve around visiting my grandma’s house in Tennessee. She raised animals and had a huge garden and my sisters and I loved helping out by picking our dinner from the vine and keeping the animals entertained. I have  my own children now and I try to keep them in touch […]

Adorable Beggar

My kiddos and I were out braving the heat at the Phoenix Zoo yesterday. The summers are usually slow at the zoo since many of the animals will not venture out of the shade and roam their enclosures. However, the heat did not stop one cute critter. Along one of the hottest and steepest areas of the zoo, our […]

Fun Animal Photos

I love taking pictures of nature.  I recently snapped some pictures of animals at the Phoenix Zoo and the Arizona Renaissance Festival and I thought I would share a few here. I hope you find one you like. Temperamental Duck – AZ Renaissance Festival Mountain Lion Brothers – Phoenix Zoo Great Horned Owl – AZ Renaissance Festival Unemployed Sheep Dog – AZ Renaissance Festival […]