Happy Wonder Wednesday 63! This time of year we seem to have lots of scrap paper, so why not up-cycle it into seed balls? Click to make your own!

Wonder Wednesday 63: Spread Seed Cheer!

  Happy Wonder Wednesday 63! This time of year we seem to have lots of scrap paper, so why not up-cycle it into seed balls? I’ve been having a blast making these with my young students, and am looking forward to making them with the older ones soon. There are so many possibilities for variations

Let nature inspire writing in all seasons! Click through to get a free nature writing activity!

Wonder Wednesday 41: Nature Writing

Since being in VA, I’ve been hanging around with my 3 year old nephew a lot. He’s gotten into dictating stories. About the scene above he dictated: “He’s a farmer because he’s just a farmer. He’s planting flowers in the snow. His farm is right there and he has animals. I think that’s all I

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August Blog-cation!

Well hello!! Feels like it’s been a while! I hope y’all enjoyed the July interview and guest post series! I did! Has anyone made plans for making space for art on an upcoming vacation, created an herbal honey infusion, or looked into becoming a backyard beekeeper? Let me know what inspired you most about the July Series in the

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Wonder Wednesday 35: Make Honey Infusions

This Wonder Wednesday, Lucretia Jones, herbalist from House of Lukaya is taking the reigns! She is sharing with us her recipe for Mint and Sage Honey! Did you read her interview yesterday? Inspiring, right?!! Are you empowered to bring herbs to a forward position in your everyday life? Missed it? That’s okay! Check it out today,

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Wonder Wednesday 34: Nature Bracelets

My nephew is in summer camp at his Montessori School and almost every day they go on a nature walk to see what seasonal discoveries mother nature is offering up. (Photo credit: Ms. Danielle) Keeping a group of 2 and 3 year olds together on a nature walk in the city is quite admirable and

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Wonder Wednesday #32: Nature Connection Treasure Hunt

The treasures that nature offers us everyday, in big and small ways, are some of life’s most precious! Concrete and abstract, when we tune in to nature’s wonders we get a life filled with treasure. That is why I created this Nature Connection Treasure Hunt for my Draw Yourself Back to Nature Blog Hop, and

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Wonder Wednesday #30: Tiny Sprout Gardens

This winter has been more than fully expressed in many places this year, so if you live somewhere that is more white than green these days, this month’s activity goes out to you! It may be monochromatic, but you have to admit, even if you are totally over snow and ice, it is really beautiful.

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Wonder Wednesday #29: Ice Catchers

With winter in full swing it’s time to use the cold to our advantage!  I had a childhood friend and her family come to visit me up here in the mountains, so we had some fun creating sun catchers out of ice – a seasonal variation on a classic theme! This is a super easy, cheap,

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Wonder Wednesday #28: No Wax Solstice Candles

You won’t believe how easy and fun it is to make your own candles to light the longest night of the year! And they make great gifts for all the other December holidays too!! No Wax Winter Solstice Candles Materials: Vegetable shortening Glass canning jars I use the jelly size. You could use any size you like, even

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Wonder Wednesday #26: Make Nature’s Kool-Aid

When I was younger I loooooved Kool-Aid. It wasn’t until college that I sadly discovered the evilness of Kool-Aid’s ingredients and gave it up. Luckily, soon after Kool-Aid and I broke up, I took a trip to Jamaica with a friend who’s father is Jamaican. They introduced me to sorrel drink. Fast forward to my twenties when I