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Spring, Butterflies, #EarthDay & Earth Day Link-Up


Dear Creatives, I had a post ready but, felt it wasn’t right for today. I wanted to share something more creative, along with thinking about this upcoming Earth Day which is April 22!  The birds are chirping, the sun is out & I am so happy spring has arrived! I decided to share some things I found that are spring & Earth Day related along with an Earth Day Link-Up on my site here. I hope you join in the link-up, but more about that later in the post!

*events & organizations at bottom of post


The Graphics Fairy

I have known Karen from The Graphics Fairy a few years from blog land, using her images to create things. I just love her site & angel policy! If you like making cards & crafts or mixed media art of any type, but have never visited you should sometime & tell her I sent you! To grab this freebie she has from a class she taught visit here for The Digital Collage Sheet-Spring.

I lost my butterfly bush which had been beautiful attracting many hummingbirds & butterflies. When I saw this easy project I knew it was one I am going to do. Create a homemade butterfly feeder. If you visit e-how you can find out what they like & how to make your own! Homemade Butterfly Feeder Tutorial

Theresa Huse

I want to plant a new butterfly bush to help nature’s creatures pollinate! I know not to plant it too close to a tree they need to reach out to grab the sun & not have to fight for it! You can plant a butterfly garden too! I came across how you can sign up for Free Newsletter & get $5. off your purchase! Here is where you can purchase your butterfly attracting plants from


Butterfly Garden by Insect Lore

Butterfly Garden by Insect Lore

I remember running in the fields as a kid catching butterflies of many varieties & letting them go at the end of the day. I would love to have a live butterfly garden & kit. But, mostly I would love it if we protected our Earth better so nature doesn’t change except to get healthier! Earth Day is our reminder yet, Earth day should be everyday!!

{more about Monarch Butterflies later in the post}

Earth Day Sunday April 22, 2012

Here is a CA. round up of some Earth Day events & where you can find local CA. events in your area!

Santa Barbara, CA Earth Day Festival

Get Down To Earth SLO County

Earth Day Food & Wine Festival

Ca.Recycle {to find more ways to be greener & list of Earth Day Events Statewide in CA.}


Support Our Earth Everyday!

I am partnered up with the Sierra Club! There is no better time to see how they support our environment & how you can help with just an e signature on a petition or in many other ways! I hope you can join me in supporting the Sierra Club!

Sierra Club

Sierra Club Logo
Explore, enjoy and protect the planet

Also on my list, but not until fall is to go to visit where butterflies by the thousands, of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies flock to Pismo Beach, CA. They are seeking shelter from the freezing northern winters. From late October to February, the butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees at Pismo State Beach. I missed going this year, but if you are ever in the area this is something to see so mark your Earth day calendars for visiting the Monarch Migration Locations!

Monarch {they also have a great list Monarch Butterfly Roosts in California Winter Sites from north to south in CA} {Pismo Beach, CA  Annual Calendar Of Events}

Monarch Butterflies {You Tube video-Pismo Beach & about visiting The Grove, along with seeing the Monarch Butterflies}

Monarch Butterflies Amazing Migration  {You Tube video-educational Monarch Butterfly video}

I hope you enjoy these spring ideas, freebies & Earth Day information!  I also hope you get out to enjoy the weather if you have the chance! I think that is what I will do to soak up some vitamin d, have a little meeting with nature to rejuvenate my spirit! & never forget everyday is Earth Day!!

& if you have an Earth Day post or other green post share it here in my link-up & lets help each other be a little greener while protecting Mother Earth!

What will you do to celebrate Earth Day?

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  1. says

    Thanks Theresa! (Love your name! :-))

    Enjoy your Earth Day celebrations! We are vendoring at an Earth Day celebration in our area so we are pulling a double duty – business and pleasure. My girls love it! Hoping to promote our farm products as well as our essential oils business.

    • Fawn says

      For some reason your comment went to spam:( but I found it because I occasionally skim to make sure no one gets missed! Thanks for dropping by! That is very cool that your selling essential oils! I’d love making more things like that. Do you sell them online too? I’ll drop by to see you soon. Enjoy your Earth Day too! I’ll be getting outdoors today, its suppose to be cooler & then I can finish up my Earth Day project & maybe go to a celebration. xo