A week ago, we turned the lights off, locked the door and tried to not feel too guilty about leaving our shop for a full week. We headed in a new direction...the Lower Rio Grande Valley, visiting South Padre Island, as well as, further stops West. New sights and new sounds were just the refresh we needed, plus time to recenter as a family.
The world is so big and so small, just the same. Truly, though, after a fun-filled week of discovery and relaxation, our Nest was a welcomed site!
Places we enjoyed:
If you liked my Mother's Day tour of the shop, you'll love this walk thru (from our Walkthru Wednesday series) where I show you my picks for Papa!
I still consider myself a novice, but I really want to share what I've learned so far. All butterflies need our help, the more we over develop and the less we plant native and diverse plants, we will continue to chip away at their evolutionary fiber. So, I'm kicking around something for the fall; something to blend gardening info specific to butterflies and information on how to raise them, including monarchs. Let me know if you are in?!
For now, I want to leave you with a few great resources that I found super helpful: