Parrot Nation

Parrots are cool. They are also one hell of a lot of work.


Saving Money-Thrifty Habits


I get a lot of requests for a "Recipe" for Chop. I don't give one. I don't have one. I don't recommend one. And here's why. I believe parrots eat seasonally in the wild. They have to, don't you think?... Continue Reading →

An Interesting Conversation With a Complete Stranger

I was doing my usual day off shenanigans. You know; laundry, washing the floor, replacing the substrate papers in the Greys' cages, messing around with throwing out paperwork and trying to make sense of what was under the kitchen sink... Continue Reading →

Bob’s Chop: The Latest “Chop Revolutionary”

Bob's Chop! Gorgeous! Robert is a bird person in a big way. What I mean by that is that he has big birds. Here is Bob's bio that he wrote and sent along to me for the post: "Robert is... Continue Reading →

Phone Books

I have risen to a challenge. My friend Irena Schulz, Founder of "Bird Lovers Only Rescue" and Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo's Caregiver made a comment a while back about how she thought that I could write about phone books and... Continue Reading →

“Teenie Weenie Beanies- The Video

I did a "quick and dirty" version of my cooked bean mix for my birds. I wanted to make them today and I had to go to the store for beans so rather than soak them overnight, I did a... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life: Dollar Stores, Egrets and Ducks: Part 1

(Mattie Returning From Her "Morning Constitutional") Even on a day off, the morning routine doesn't waver. I still have to get everyone up and get them fed. But at least I don't have to do it at 5:30 in the... Continue Reading →

Tiffins: The New “Black” in Portable Food Containers

I just got my new tiffins and man they are lookers! Purchased from "The Happy Tiffin," these tiffins are beautiful, functional and fun to use.  The blue tiffin on the top is a two-tier tiffin (5.0"L x 5.0"W x 4.8"H)... Continue Reading →

I’m Getting a Tiffin and Taking it on the Road

Have you ever heard of a "Tiffin?" I knew what they were, but until recently I didn't know what they were called. These are Tiffins: According to Wikipedia this is the definition and derivation of the word "Tiffin": Tiffin is lunch,... Continue Reading →

A Diversion From your Normal “Parrot Nation” Post

      This is a long, long post. It's not "parrot related" necessarily, but families with parrots might benefit from it. I've done research on saving money and economizing...a subject of interest these days. This post is based on... Continue Reading →

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