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What's in a Blog-cation Suitcase? 5 Ideas & Printable!

What’s in a Blog-cation Suitcase? 5 Ideas & Printable!

What’s a blog-cation suitcase anyway? (Feel free to substitute blog-cation with vacation or stay-cation!) It’s your bag of tricks to keep you and your crew creatively connecting with nature while out of your normal routine. Sometimes it’s easier to creatively connect with nature when you are “off”, but sometimes it can be tricky, so a suitcase

Explore the wonder of nature's color spectrum with this fun seek and find! Click through to get the full instructions, free from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Wonder Wednesday #47: Nature’s Spectrum Seek & Find

Happy Wonder Wednesday!! If you follow me on IG, you know I had a great time on my vacation, but what about you? What kind of new or familiar nature adventures are you getting in to this summer? If you share pics on Instagram, then #wingswormsandwonder, I’d love to see! I want you to be having

Welcome back Amy Parmelee sharing about her latest farm stay in Vermont! Click to get inspired for your own farm stay!

Visiting With Vermont Sheep: Guest Post by Amy Parmelee

Vermont in the summer, vacations, and sheep too? Does it get much more fun? I don’t know! Today I am happy to welcome back Amy Parmelee to share all about her latest farm stay in Vermont! You may remember last summer’s posy about her farm stay in Virginia, well she’s hooked and explored a new

Learn how the Lowline is balancing nature and technology in NYC! Click to discover more with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Underground Gardening at the Lowline

Travel always brings variables, some more exciting than others. So last week when our connecting flight in Newark home from Norway got delayed, then cancelled, then switched, then delayed again with many signs pointing to being cancelled again, we bailed on it all together and decided to instead keep the fun going and visit friends

What art tools do you bring on your travels? Click to check out my fave 5 and get a free art tool packing printable!

My 5 Fave Art Tools for Travel & a Printable for You!

Summer is a popular time for vacations, obviously, and I am actually on a flight returning from one right now! So as nature journalers and artistic nature connectors, what do you pack to creatively connect with nature while you travel? I compiled a list of my fave 5 things to bring and made a little PDF

Keep those summer garden bugs at bay, organically! Check out this guest post graphic by Angela Thomas!

Organic Gardening & Summer Bugs

Today’s Guest Post is by Angela Thomas. She made this really killer graphic that gives you all the info you need for recognizing and wrangling with those pesky summer garden bugs!! I wish you the best of luck on your adventures with summer bugs! Stay vigilant and you will get your harvests!!   What bugs

This Wonder Wednesday, I offer you the easiest gardening around, re-grow gardening! It's great to do at home, school, or in summer camp!

Wonder Wednesday 46: Re-grow Gardening

Happy Wonder Wednesday #46!! It’s been a great month seeing so much creative nature connection happening in the facilitated Draw Deeper Into Nature eCourse while watching the seasons change from spring to summer. Did you celebrate summer solstice last week? & How about all the ideas from the Summer Fun Series? I hope you’ve been enjoying

How can you shift the way you use your senses to connect more deeply with nature and creativity? Click to Ponder this and more on the Wings Worms,and Wonder blog!

Seed Swap: Listen Before Looking

This month’s seeds swap is getting pretty philosophical! I really liked this quote and the idea of listening before looking. Especially the idea of shifting the way we normally use our senses. How can we listen with our eyes? Well I’m not totally sure. We’ll have to reevaluate the way we define listening and looking

Join me on The Journey Within for a year of creative connecting!!

Summer Journey Winner!

And the Winner of this week’s Summer Journey contest is….   Congratulations and I look forward to seeing you in the Summer quarter of the Journey Within eCourse!! & Thanks to everyone for playing along! If you want, you can join the Journey Within for the summer quarter, or for the year here and have fun

It's week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we're taking a look at some fun stuff! From books to paint to a giveaway, click to check it out!

Fun Summer Stuff & a Giveaway!

It’s week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we’re taking a look at some fun stuff! I use the word stuff because it’s a mix of different fun things for which the summer slow down affords time. And sometimes on a hot lazy afternoon, pulling out a new little surprise is just

Looking for creative nature getaway for yourself? Join me August 25-28 at the Journey Within Creative Empowerment Retreat! Click and check it out here!

5 Reasons To Go On Art Retreats

Summer camp fun isn’t just for kids! Summer vacation is just as embedded in the grown ups’ life pattern as it is the kids’. “They” did, after all, condition us from early childhood to feel like we should play all summer right? As adults, since we are so grown up, we just call out summer fun

Give your kids the life enhancing gift of summer camp! Click here for some unexpected ideas!

Let’s Go Camping! 3 Summer Camp Ideas

Summer camp and summer backyard campouts were staples of my summers growing up, but it seems like I rarely hear of kids going off to sleep away camp for a couple weeks anymore. This makes me so sad because I have amazing childhood memories, still vivid in my senses to this day, of summer camp. Camp

Check out this Review of Whatever the Weather by Annie Reichmann and Dawn Suzette Smith of Mud Puddles to Meteors!

Whatever the Weather Book Review

Happy June!! This post kicks off a little summer fun series, so what better start than a summer read? Have y’all seen the new book Whatever the Weather: Science Experiments and Art Activities that Explore the Wonders of Weather by Annie Riechmann and Dawn Suzette Smith? You may recognize their names from me mentioning their Mud Puddles to

Make time for creative nature connection every Wednesday with Wings, Worms, and Wonder Wonder wednesday activities!! Click through to get your free beet painting project!

Wonder Wednesday 45: Beet Painting

Happy Wonder Wednesday #45!! This month I’ve created a PDF for you from the live beet and coffee painting live hour I did May 18! You know I love veggies and I love art, so what better combo than to paint and print with food! + this project doesn’t mess up your beets too badly so you

Click through to get ideas on why and ways to spark creativity in your life with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Creativity = More Creativity!

Use it or lose it they say! But that isn’t true in the case of creativity! No need to hoard it! There is always plenty waiting for you if you open up your sense of wonder! Creativity is awesome because really the more you use it, the more it multiplies. And if you don’t use it

Get inspired with the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Special Artist Interview Series. Click though to read the interviews!

Artist Interview Winner!!

And the winner is…… Kryste!!! Congratulations!! Your name was drawn from the group of people who commented on every post in the Artist Interview Series to win a spot in Draw Deeper Into Nature! Check your email for an email from me with details! And giant thank you so much to everyone who played along! Your

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Lisa McLoughlin

Today is the final day in the Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series. WOW! Right? What a week of inspiration! These are some seriously energized women putting stellar creative nature connection energy out into the world and I am so thankful they allowed me to interview them here on the blog for this series and

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Michelle Clever

Welcome to day 4 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Special Artist Interview Series! This week we are getting to know a little bit more about some of my favorite nature inspired artists working and creatively connecting through art everyday! So I am very happy to introduce to you to Michelle Clever, aka Daughter of the

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Jenny Kiker

Day 3 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview series. Isn’t this great so far? So inspiring!!! Today we meet tropical plant lover Jenny Kiker of Living Pattern! And today we also have our live session at 12 noon est!! I hope you will join! We’ll be chatting nature journaling and creative connection PLUS we’ll

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Tara Leaver

 It’s Day 2 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Special Artist Interview Series!!   Today we get expressive with Tara Leaver!   Tara is an artist living in England who paints gorgeous natural landscape inspired imagery. Beyond creating her own beautiful images, she also teaches others how to let their artist within loose with her many