This Wonder Wednesday 64 activity completes the Winter Solstice Adventure series! Click to head out into the trees to brew your own evergreen solstice tea!

Wonder Wednesday 64: Evergreen Solstice Tea!

  Did you check out yesterday’s post for 7 ways to celebrate the Winter Solstice? Well, today’s Wonder Wednesday 64 activity completes the Solstice Adventure series!  This month we head out into the trees to make evergreen tea! I love all kinds of tea as much as I love chocolate, so I am especially excited

How will you keep nature and creativity in front of the holiday rush? Click to discover 4 November nature art challenges to keep you creatively connecting!

A Little Art and A Little Nature Everyday: 4 Challenges

  It’s the last day of October, and starting tomorrow life will shift into full speed holiday mode. When this time of year hits, time for nature and art can be a great release from the rush. And when we think we don’t have the time is when we need it more! I planned to offer you an art challenge of

Tiny little acts that can make big differences in our lives. Check out this seed swap for idea for spreading little acts of love!

A Little Love Goes a Long Way

  I saw this quote recently and I thought what a perfect reminder. As we come off a month of devastating natural disasters, years of unsettling politics, and look to an unpredictable future, a little love is never too little.   A kind word to a stranger here, a small bit of help there, a

How do you hear nature's soul whispers? Learn more about connecting in this week's inspiring guest post by Bindi Shah!

Nature is My Soul: A Guest Post with Bindi Shah

  This week we have an inspiring guest post by the amazing Bindi Shah. She is a good friend of mine who brings a wave of much needed peace into the world. A meditation teacher, coach, and all around super person, a few moments with Bindi will lighten your heart and brighten your day. And

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Seed Swap: Salubrious Birdsongs

  This great quote on birdsongs is from the book by Florence Williams, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.   This book is really one of the best I’ve read in quite a while – especially on the human need for nature topic. I can’t recommend it enough to

Pressed: An Herbarium Inspired Art Journal is perfect for your next creative nature adventure! Pick, press, paste, and pen flora with your sketches!

Summer Flower Pressing Fun is Here! Pressed Release & Giveaway Today!

  I'm so excited to announce that my newest book - Pressed: An Herbarium Inspired Art Journal - releases today!!! This book really inspires me. Pressed flowers have always been a part of my nature journaling practice - even before I knew I had a nature journaling practice! And the fact that I was able

Is lavender inspiring your creative connections? Click to check out 5 ways to bring the joys of lavender to everyday life with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Celebrate Lavender in 5 Fun Ways!

  Just hearing the word lavender evokes a sense of relaxation. From the image of purple and green waves blowing in a Provençal breeze, to the smell of a bubble bath, to the taste explosion of so many teas and sweets flavored with the flowers, very few people don’t love this gentle and also powerful herb.   (Photo

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Hygge Happiness

The dark night of winter solstice is just around the corner! Do you have any traditions for celebrating, or maybe you want to start one! Winter solstice is a great excuse to slow things down (at least for a day) and really take time to connect with nature’s wonders.   Winter solstice is the night of

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Environments of Beauty

Beauty in our lives is incredibly important. I believe this to be true both as an artist, and as a Montessorian. When we’re surrounded by environments of beauty we feel happy, confident, and empowered. We feel in control and like we make (or can make) a positive difference. The idea of the empowerment that beauty brings to