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Backyard Nature Fun: Thankfulness Walk

Creating last year’s Thankfulness Tree helped get us all in the mood for the holidays. This year, I thought it might be fun to head outside with our cameras and capture images of things we are thankful for. This was especially fun since we’re currently in Yosemite, where everything looks and feels a little … Continue Reading

Fall Nature & Play

Los Angeles Fall Fun

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NHMLA Spider Pavilion

Welcome to “Field Trip Friday” where I share an idea for a fun outing in nature. The setting is specific, but the advice is intended for use wherever you might call home. The Plan Surprise The Big Explorer with … Continue Reading

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Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, located at beach level on the Santa Monica Pier, is all about education and conservation. This pint-sized aquarium is operated by the environmental organization Heal the Bay and is … Continue Reading