Oak & Acorn: White Pine Tea for Winter Days

White Pine Tea

It’s been getting really cold in Western MA the past couple of weeks! And now with a fresh layer of snow on the ground, it’s time to bundle the kids up, eat some nice hot meals with the family, and cozy on up with lots and lots of hot tea. Ye,t while we tend to spend so much time indoors during the cold winter months, there is nothing like talking a walk outside with the cold crisp air… followed by a warm cup of tea!

Even though it’s cold outside, it’s easy to make winter walks really fun for kids. Last week, my six-year old daughter and I went for a walk down by the Mill River. One of the things that we do these adventures is to think of something that might be on our walk and to see if we can spot it. That can include spotting a old bird nest high in a tree, animal tracks in the snow, a brave little Chickadee and so many other great finds. Read the rest of this entry »

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