Feeding a Passion

A couple of months ago, I took a short trip up California’s coast to the San Luis Obispo area. Several years ago when I was looking at places to transfer to continue my college education, I had considered transferring to Cal Poly SLO for agricultural studies. I chose a different path, but as I shared…

I Spy Bottle: Garden Life

Hello everyone! I’ve decided to theme each month’s worth of posts and this month has a small thread of gardening extending through them all. Next month, I plan to dive into connecting with ourselves, but for today, I’ll be explaining how to make an I spy bottle. There are so many different I spy bottle…

Books: 40 by 30

As I had mentioned in my last blog post, one of the things I’d like to do before I’m 30 is read 40 books. I decided I want to document each book I read in a running list that can be easily referenced whenever. For that reason, this post will have a permanent spot in…

Color Changing Sensory Bottles

Woohoo! I’m so excited to be sharing my first activity and learning related post. This one is a relatively easy DIY project that children can help with. It might be best if you handle dyeing the baby oil though. It can get a little messy. There are several how-to tutorials out there for these and…

Book Review Roundup: Children’s Edition

I am a sucker for children’s books. They’re short, quick, often colorful, easy reads that typically hold some value we can all benefit from. I made it a goal this year to read ten children’s books, which isn’t a lofty goal, but one I hoped would inspire some creativity. Whenever I pop into Barnes &…

Book Review Roundup

I have finished five books this year. For those readers out there, you might not think that’s a lot, but for me, that’s about 3-5 more than I’d typically finish in a year. I wanted to switch things up a bit and do a review roundup of what I’ve read recently, which I’m hoping to…