November 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

We all know that squirrels eat acorns. We have learned that we can eat them, too. What else do you think that we can do with acorns? How about wearing them? Today, we are sharing a crafting activity of a different nature with you. Let’s make our very own acorn necklaces. They also make great […]

November 8, 2013 Calendar Entry

How did you like leaching your acorns, yesterday? What method did you choose? Did you know that it takes at least 20 years for an Oak to begin producing acorns. You can learn more interesting facts about him by turning to page 21. On the next page, you will find some pictures to label with […]

November 7, 2013 Calendar Entry

Lately when we’ve been out on nature walks, we have noticed the many signs that winter is coming. Gardens are being put to bed with a layer of compost and straw. Birds are flying south.  Squirrels are burying acorns. Acorns, how do they taste? If you have ever wondered, turn to page 30 to learn […]

November 6, 2013 Calendar Entry

Turning to page 44 of Ode to Oak, you will come across several articles about Oak. If you click on the first internet resource, you can begin learning more about the his lore and uses. How did Oak leaves become lobed? How has he been viewed throughout time?  Why can he be considered generous? What […]

November 5, 2013

We hope that you enjoyed writing down your thoughts about Oak on Friday. Are you ready to craft the first recipe of November? Today, we will begin our Oak Extracts.  Oak acts as an anti-inflammatory. Some people use him to to help them with their cold symptoms. He also helps as a gargle for sore […]

November 1, 2013

Good morning! Thanks for joining us today! We are going to explore Oak this month. Since it is the first day of November, let us take some time to think about Oak for a few minutes. Once you have an image of him in your mind, begin filling out the first part of the Herb […]