January 24, 2014

I have a love hate relationship with deer.  (Should I confess this on a nature focused blog?!)  Their ability to leap over tall buildings in a single bound enthralls me, and they can look quite majestic and beautiful as they pause in their eating to perk up their ears.  On the other hand, they can

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January 22, 2014

Every year I’m at a loss for something fun to do for School Valentines, so I usually buy a generic box off of the shelf.  The valentines that include candy are especially popular, but since I’d love it if Valentine’s Day did not become Halloween #2, I wanted to create a fun Valentine sans the

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January 19, 2014

Welcome to Science Sunday!  On Science Sunday we will explore the in-depth science behind something we talked about earlier in the week.  On Friday, we had found some Lichen growing on a fallen tree.  Were your kids able to spot any in your yard?  I also mentioned that my friend had asked me a few weeks ago

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January 17, 2014

Welcome to our inaugural I Spy Friday post!  I Spy Friday is a chance for you to head outdoors with your kids, and see if you can spot the same thing we did!  We found this beautiful patch of Lichen on a fallen tree.  Can you spot any lichen growing in your backyard?  Leave a comment if you find

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January 15, 2014

There is plenty to do outdoors even when the weather cools down.  Holden and I love to go on walks around the neighborhood, but this time, I wanted to make our exploring a bit more intentional. I created a fun nature scavenger hunt printable  (click here for PDF) to help us find different sights, sounds, and

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