DIY Bird Feeder

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This quick and easy bird feeder uses stale bread (in this case, a sourdough English muffin), nut butter (here I use Birdalicious Bark Butter ®), bird seed blend, and twisty ties! Nothing could be simpler, and your fine feathered friends will appreciate the nutritious snack!

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photos by TJ Wierenga

Step 1: Gather your ingredients!
Step 1: Gather your ingredients!
Step 2: Thread the twisty tie through the bread to use as a hanger.
Step 2: Thread the twisty tie through the bread to use as a hanger.
Step 3: Spread a thin layer of Bark Butter (or “people food” nut butter of your choice) on one side of your bread.
Step 3: Spread a thin layer of Bark Butter (or “people food” nut butter of your choice) on one side of your bread.
Step 4: Sprinkle on the bird seed and pat it down firmly so that it adheres to the nut butter.
Step 4: Sprinkle on the bird seed and pat it down firmly so that it adheres to the nut butter.
Step 5: Hang in a tree or shrub and wait for your visitors!
Step 5: Hang in a tree or shrub and wait for your visitors!

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