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Noticing Nature – May

May brings so many things to notice in nature. Flowers, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds - well, everything! It is hard for me to nail down a topic for this month, because there are just too many choices! One thing I've noticed while writing this series is how often things outside are always changing. It's really… Continue reading Noticing Nature – May

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Noticing Nature – April

There are so many awesome things to take notice of this month, and I've found some creative ideas that anyone - especially teens will love! All of us are finding ourselves at home more than ever these days. I do miss weekend dining out, but other than that I like to be home most days.… Continue reading Noticing Nature – April

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The Ultimate Treasure Hunt-Geocaching

Noticing Nature - March This is a special edition of Noticing Nature! In a time of social distancing, practically everything is closed, and people are going stir crazy - I've got the perfect outdoor activity that can meet all the requirements for everyone's new normal. Would you believe there are millions of treasures hidden all… Continue reading The Ultimate Treasure Hunt-Geocaching

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10 Things You Need for A Day Hike with Teens

The purpose of the Noticing Nature series to spark interest and provide simple activities to be enjoyed by teens. Originally posted 01/20/2020. Updated 01/14/2024 A new hiking challenge has just begun for me this year! I plan to hike 365 miles in 2024 - I'm glad it's a leap year, as I'm sure I'll need… Continue reading 10 Things You Need for A Day Hike with Teens

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Noticing Nature – December

What are you noticing this month? With all the business of the season, it's difficult to stop and take notice. Take just a few minutes, and I'm positive you will notice something! I have been guilty myself this month of not enjoying as much time outside as I'd like to. I have noticed that the… Continue reading Noticing Nature – December

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Noticing Nature – November

Are you starting to notice? There are many changes happening in my neck of the woods in November. This month, it's all about LEAVES! This post may contain affiliate links. They cost nothing extra to you, and helps me with blogging and art supply expenses. Looking out my backdoor, many changes are currently taking place… Continue reading Noticing Nature – November

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Noticing Nature – October

It's amazing what you start to notice when you have a gentle reminder to be looking! This is the second post in my new series, Noticing Nature. If you didn't get a chance to read the first one, check it out here for the backstory. Standing in the checkout line at the grocery store, I… Continue reading Noticing Nature – October