Kids’ Craft: Easy Paper May Baskets

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Are your flowers poppin’ yet? Ours are! And it’s nearly May, which means it’s almost time to share those beautiful new blooms with friends and neighbors by leaving a May Basket on their doorknob! It’s an old tradition that’s fun to do with kids because it’s not only thoughtful and kind, but if you do… [read more]

On Nature, Gifts and Gratitude #PowerofthePeanut

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Did you hear what Mr. Peanut said? “Harnessing the power of the peanut is about accepting the gifts that nature gives us.” 

Wordless Wednesday: Honeybees!

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This is a photo of my parents’ new willow tree. But, if you look closely, there’s something else there.. It’s a swarm of honeybees! There was a time when the sight of them would have scared me out of the yard. But now that the health of some bees is in jeopardy, I’m just really… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: The Beauty Around Me

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Most days, it’s so easy to miss. I’m feeling very thankful to be on maternity leave for these first days of spring…this is the first year in a very long time that I’ve been able to dedicate a few moments to watching the beauty unfold around me. We even invited some of it inside –… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Foraging is Fun!

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The key to getting kids to eat real food? Get the whole family involved and make it fun! Check out today’s Wordless Wednesday post featuring one of our favorite ways to spend a Sunday afternoon…