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Eatable Bird Seed!

eatable bird seed

 

                                      Eatable Bird Seed

Whether you’re a bird watcher or a nature buff, you can enjoy this fun treat anytime. This healthy snack can be eaten while walking a nature trail or wrapping it in netting and placing it on child’s plate. They will certainly enjoy it. It will make a great side décor for any plate, weddings, tea time or kids plate.

This recipe is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Mix up a big bowl and separate into baggies, so it will be easy to grab when you sprint out to your outing.

Eatable Bird Seed Recipe

Use equal amounts

Mixed nuts

Raisins

Sunflower Seeds

Chocolate pieces

I’m a little bit of a history buff so it’s interesting to me to dig into the root of something.

Have you heard the statement, “That’s for the birds!”

The phrase, “that’s for the birds,” is of American origin and hasn’t been commonly used anywhere else. Sergt. Buck Erickson, of Camp Ellis, Illinois used it in an interview with The Lowell Sun. It is Army slang and used towards the end of WWII. When it comes down to it the phrase actually means something is worthless or meaningless. The root of the expression is the habit of some birds pecking at horse droppings in order to find seeds.

Now, doesn’t that make you just want to grab a bag of bird seed. Even though, I discovered the meaning, it still doesn’t keep me from enjoy this tasty treat.

Enjoy!

Brenda Scruggs

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