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You could win this crocheted Checkers set in our giveaway this month!

Making Crocheted Games

I am completely in love with this crocheted checker set from Kelley of Kelley’s Crafty Gifts on Etsy. It’s brilliant and charming and wonderful!…

Cragmama tells us how to make a bird feeder out of an orange half.

Make a Bird Feeder from an Orange

Cragmama is this awesome mom who started the great site Craigmama because she believes outdoor adventures don’t have to end just because you have…

Astrid, owner of Chalk Scene, gives her tips for running your own DIY business.

How to Be Successful at Etsy and DIY

Astrid Laimins is the genius behind the Etsy store, Chalk Scene, featuring chalk and crayons in just about any shape imaginable. She’s fantastic, sweet…

Get tips for making your own favors and gifts.

Put Together Great Gifts and Favors

Regina and Jenna are the owners of Magic Beyond Midnight. They are pros at creating items for weddings and special events, including these great…

Make wood coasters with plans from Garden Therapy.

DIY Branch Coasters

Here’s a tree-related project from another one of my favorite bloggers, Stevie with Garden Therapy. She has tons of recipes, projects and creative ideas…

Get cake pop tips from Kay with Baked by Design.

Get Tips for Making Cake Pops

Kay with Baked By Design on Etsy understands the value of handmade and has graciously shared her method for making cake pops with us. Best…

Get tips for making your own bubble magnets from Etsy artist, Jojo.

Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Jojo Vandiver is a pro at making glass bubble magnets. She runs the Etsy store, Radiant Baubles, and her designs are really colorful and…

Create a nature collage out of things you find outside.

Create a Nature Collage

You can make a nature collage using items in your own backyard or neighborhood. This is a great way to encourage your kids to…

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Handmade Holidays Giveaway

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED! WE’LL HAVE MORE CONTESTS IN THE FUTURE. KEEP COMING BACK TO DESTINATION NATURE FOR MORE IDEAS ON GETTING KIDS…

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Experiment with Water

We can’t take credit for this video ourselves, but it’s a pretty cool experiment to do with kids. It shows just how important clean…

garlic planting

Planting Garlic

As he was twisting open a jar of minced garlic, my grandpa would claim “eating garlic puts hair on your chest.” He’d scoop out…

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

Nature of New England

New England hosts numerous iconic natural landscapes, and I was fortunate enough to visit last autumn for fall foliage season (and for a curling…

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Go on a Hike

Ken offers up some tips on what you should pack before heading out on the trail.