Butterfly Flutterby

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms {The Blog}. Did you know that DFW is on the migration path for monarch butterflies as they go between Canada and Mexico? Every fall the city of Grapevine hosts an event not only to celebrate these majestic insects but to facilitate their journey. My family attended the Butterfly Flutterby today and […]

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Camp Mama: Astronomy

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   We saved the final frontier for the final week of summer as a perfect lead-up to the solar eclipse. I’ve been feeling melancholy about summer ending soon but I’m grateful I can look back at so many great memories. As a result we squeezed in as many crafts […]

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Camp Mama: Economics

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   I think the biggest Camp Mama surprise for me last year was the popularity of Economics Week. Really? Economics? It does make sense, if you think about it, it was all about “money, money, money, money.” Naturally my rabid capitalists were all over it. (Note: don’t play Monopoly […]

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Camp Mama: Art

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   I’ve had “Art is an Imperative” as a mantra floating through my mind lately, ever since I realized that I had been craving art. There’s a full blog post devoted to it that I will hopefully write at some point, but in the meantime I’ve been feeding this […]

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Camp Mama: Japan

Crossposted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Japan week was one of the first Camp Mama themes that came together in my planning sessions, so I was very excited when it finally arrived! Of course, as with every week, it didn’t go exactly according to plan. More than the others, however, it was a week […]

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