Gene Stratton-Porter: Author and Naturalist

Hello, adventurers! I’m finally starting to recover from our road trip to the always-spectacular Bar Harbor, Maine. While traveling the byways of my home state of Indiana, we happened upon this little gem: The Limberlost State Historic Site in Geneva, Indiana. Gene, or Geneva, Stratton-Porter’s books inspired me to look more closely at nature as… Read More Gene Stratton-Porter: Author and Naturalist

Stop and smell the roses Saturday: Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game

  Hello, adventurers! I hope you are having a fabulous weekend. I am excited because I received Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game in the mail today. I played a round with my mom, and we really enjoyed it.  The game is for kids of ALL ages four and up. The game includes small pieces. The object of… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday: Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game

Top 10 Reasons to Create Little Free Libraries in Your Community by Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
We often support schools and communities with promoting summer reading.  We want students to continue their “readerly lives” over the summer.  A few years ago, we were researching ideas to get books to students in different communities and we came across Little Free Libraries.   We immediately feel in love! …

Stop and smell the roses Saturday! 5 ways to enjoy the outdoors even more!

Learning how to identify bird songs makes a walk through nature a feast for the ears as well as the eyes. Volunteering at a public garden or park is a wonderful way to enjoy nature and give back to the community! Pick up a field guide and learn more about the flowers, trees, and other plants that grow where… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday! 5 ways to enjoy the outdoors even more!

White River Valley Antique Show

About mid-September, thousands of tractors, trucks, and horse drawn carriages rumble and roll into Elnora, Indiana, for the White River Valley Antique Show held at the Daviess County Fairgrounds. In addition to the parade of tractors and trucks, the Antique Show offers steam engines, a sawmill, horse demonstrations, threshing demonstrations, a flea market, and tons of… Read More White River Valley Antique Show