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Photo Prompts for May

Welcome, May! Are you ready to get outdoors, enjoy the warmer weather, and take pictures? If you need inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for May.

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  1. Selfie
  2. Flowers
  3. Weather
  4. Soft
  5. Black and white
  6. Pathways
  7. Signs
  8. Mother’s Day (USA) Photo of a mom
  9. Friendship
  10. Landscape
  11. Cityscape
  12. Art
  13. Waterscape
  14. Architectural
  15. Animal
  16. Food
  17. Out your window
  18. Fashion
  19. Reflection
  20. Shadow
  21. Height
  22. Shiny
  23. Fun
  24. Sunrise or Sunset
  25. Texture
  26. Shapes
  27. Distance
  28. 3 Different
  29. 3 Alike
  30. Memorial Day (USA)
  31. Photographer’s Choice

Have a great month!

Journal Writing Prompts for May

May is here! Are you ready to start or continue writing in your journal? If you need inspiration, check out the following journal writing prompts for May.

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  1. How did last month go for you? Your family? Your community? Work? Friends?
  2. On a scale from 1-to 10 (1 being the worst, and 10 being the best), how would you rate your life right now? Why?
  3. What are 5 things you want to accomplish this month?
  4. Make a detailed list of 5 things you want to change in life. Next, write out an action plan to achieve your goals.
  5. If you were asked to write a letter of forgiveness to yourself, what would you write? Why?
  6. In your opinion, what is the definition of unconditional love? Do you have that type of love in your life right now? Are you the giver or the receiver? Go into detail.
  7. What are you good at? List 5 of your personal talents. How do you use these in your daily life?
  8. Happy Mother’s Day! Write about your mom or the motherly figure in your life.
  9. Did you do anything to celebrate Mother’s Day yesterday? What did you do?
  10. Write about your favorite childhood memory of your mom.
  11. Are you a mom? Write about becoming a mom for the first time.
  12. Make an accomplishment list. Write out a list of 10 items. Why do these stick out more than anything else in your life?
  13. Make a list of 5 things that made you smile today. Go into detail.
  14. When you feel stressed or overwhelmed, what do you do? Is this a healthy coping mechanism? What can you do differently?
  15. Write a review of a product that you love.
  16. If money was not an issue, what would you like to do? Go into detail.
  17. Who is your best friend? Write about this person.
  18. Write about your entire day from the point of view of a dog.
  19. What is your favorite song right now? Why does this song stick out above the rest?
  20. What is one thing in the news that bothers you the most? Why?
  21. What does success look like to you?
  22. How do you practice self-care? Do you need to do more to take care of yourself?
  23. Write about a perfect date.
  24. What are you hoping to accomplish in the remaining months of 2022? Make a list.
  25. What is weighing on your mind today? Can you do anything to change your thoughts?
  26. Free write for 15 minutes or more.
  27. Do you have any plans for the 3-day holiday weekend?
  28. When you were a child, did your family celebrate or recognize Memorial Day? What did you do?
  29. How did today go for you? Did everything go as planned? Why or why not?
  30. Happy Memorial Day! (USA) What does Memorial Day mean to you? How did you spend your day?
  31. Writer’s Choice.

Have a wonderful month!

Family-Friendly Activities: Earth Day

Earth Day, April 22, is today. But in reality, Earth Day should be every day! Are you looking for family-friendly activities? If you need inspiration, check out the following suggestions of family-friendly activities for Earth Day.

  1. Go Hiking: Get outdoors and go hiking. If you first starting out, research local hiking trails in your area. There are numerous trails just for beginners. The easier trails are perfect for a family outing. Remember to take the necessary equipment, start slow, and enjoy the scenery.
  2. Go for a Nature Walk: Make a list of items you hope to see in nature. Play a game to find different types of animals, leaves, rocks, insects, plants, and more.
  3. Plant Flowers: Buy seeds to plant flowers in pots or outdoors. For added fun, paint or decorate the pots before planting the seeds.
  4. Bird Feeding Station: Create a bird feeding station in your yard. Add a birdbath, birdhouses, and bird feeders to a safe area to attract birds. Make your own bird feeders with pinecones, peanut butter, and birdseed.
  5. Go Bird Watching:  If you cannot set up your own backyard bird sanctuary, find a local park to search for birds in your area.
  6. Join a Cleanup: Check out your local Earth Day community events. Sign yourself or your entire family up to volunteer. Many areas hold community cleanups, especially around rivers and streams. Joining the cleanup effort as a family helps the environment and gets everyone outdoors for the afternoon.
  7. Go for a Bike Ride: Dust off your bicycles and go for a ride.          
  8. Go on a Digital Detox: Shut down your computer and other electronic devices. Spend an hour or the entire day away from electronics.
  9. Take Photos: Grab your phone or favorite camera to photograph the world around you. Share your pictures on social media. Ask others to join you by posting pictures to celebrate Earth Day.
  10. Hug a Tree: Yes, seriously, hug a tree. Discover the different trees in your area. If the weather permits, take a picnic. Just sit and enjoy your time outdoors.
  11. Make a Video: Document nature and the environment in your area. Share on social media. Invite others to make videos, too.
  12. Make an Eco-Friendly Pledge: As a family, make a pledge or a commitment to do better for the environment. Then, create a list of ideas to help you keep your promise. A cleaner Earth is better for everyone.
  13. Watch Documentaries: Make your favorite snacks and watch documentaries about nature and the planet.

Happy Earth Day! What are you doing to protect the planet?

20 Drawing Prompts for Earth Day

Every year on April 22, millions gather to celebrate Earth Day. If the weather is not the best, focus on the beauty of the Earth through drawing. Creating art is a great way to celebrate the planet. Drawing is great for a family project. Make posters to hang in your window. Or photograph your art to share on social media.

If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for Earth Day.

  1. An Outdoor Self-Portrait
  2. Earth
  3. Trees
  4. Nature Scene
  5. Water Scene
  6. Mountains
  7. Volcano
  8. Underwater
  9. Grass
  10. Current Weather
  11. Landscape Scene
  12. Sunset or Sunrise
  13. Paths or Trails
  14. Rocks
  15. Leaves
  16. Flowers
  17. Birds
  18. Wild Animals
  19. Butterflies or other insects
  20. Don’t Pollute

20 Photo Prompts for Earth Day

Friday, April 22, 2022, is Earth Day! The yearly holiday focuses on the need to do more for the planet. Earth Day is a perfect time to get outdoors. Grab your favorite camera and document the beautiful world around you.

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If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following list of photo prompts for Earth Day.

  1. Outdoor Selfie
  2. Landscape
  3. Woods and Trees
  4. Weather
  5. Trails
  6. Flowers
  7. Birds
  8. Insects
  9. Squirrels or Bunnies
  10. Wildlife
  11. Waterscape
  12. Hills or Mountain
  13. Blades of Grass
  14. Sunrise or Sunset
  15. Frogs or Turtles
  16. Don’t Pollute
  17. Out Your Window
  18. Clouds
  19. Dusk
  20. Photographer’s Choice

30 Quotes for Earth Day

April 22, 2022, is Earth Day. The annual event focuses on protecting the planet by drawing attention to environmental issues. Are you trying to find the right words for Earth Day? If you are searching for inspiration to add to your social media posts, check out the following quotes for Earth Day.

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  1. “I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” — Mother Teresa
  2. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” —David Attenborough
  3. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne
  4. “The Earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry
  5. “If you can’t be in awe of Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” — Alex Trebek
  6. “It looks big, Earth. But there are lots of us on here (7,523,458,567 and counting) so be kind.” — Oliver Jeffers
  7. “What about naming trees?…if we have a tree in our name, we want that tree to live.” —Jane Goodall
  8. “Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now.” — Jackie Speier
  9. “Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” — Carl Sagan
  10. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the centre is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” — Blaise Pascal
  11. “Land really is the best art.” — Andy Warhol
  12. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” —Albert Einstein
  13. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
  14. “A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers but borrowed from his children.” — John James Audubon
  15. “Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. The lesson one learns from yachting or planting is the manners of Nature; patience with the delays of wind and sun, delays of the seasons, bad weather, excess or lack of water.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  16. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” —John Muir
  17. “We need the tonic of wildness—to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.” — Henry David Thoreau
  18. “The good man is the friend of all living things.” — Gandhi
  19. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods. There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society, where none intrudes by the deep sea, and music in its roar. I love not man the less, but nature more.” – Lord Byron
  20. “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” —David Attenborough
  21. “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  22. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
  23. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the Earth.” — Henry David Thoreau
  24. “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt
  25. “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together … all things connect.” — Chief Seattle
  26. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  27. “It’s Earth Day. I wonder if we can plant more trees than people for a change?” – Stanley Victor Paskavich
  28. “Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.” –Scott Peters
  29. “To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.” – Bill Nye
  30. “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson

Happy Earth Day!

46 Hashtags for Earth Day

Since 1970, Earth Day occurs yearly on April 22 to bring attention to environmental issues. If you want to bring attention to your social media platforms to highlight your efforts to protect the environment, consider using the following hashtags for Earth Day.  

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  1. #EarthDay
  2. #EarthDay2022
  3. #InvestInOurPlanet
  4. #SaveOurPlanet
  5. #SaveEarth
  6. #SaveTheEarth
  7. #LoveEarth
  8. #ProtectEarth
  9. #MotherEarth
  10. #ProtectOurPlanet
  11. #EarthDayEveryDay
  12. #EarthFocus
  13. #HappyEarthDay
  14. #ProtectOurMother
  15. #ProtectHer
  16. #ProtectMotherEarth
  17. #ActInnovateImplement
  18. #ClimateChange
  19. #ClimateAction
  20. #EcoFriendly
  21. #GoGreen
  22. #Earth
  23. #Planet
  24. #NoPlanetB
  25. #Environment
  26. #Nature
  27. #NatureLover
  28. #Sustainability
  29. #Recycle
  30. #Reuse
  31. #Reduce
  32. #Upcycle
  33. #ZeroWaste
  34. #SustainableLiving
  35. #GlobalWarming
  36. #EnvironmentallyFriendly
  37. #PlasticFree
  38. #CelebrateEarth
  39. #TreeHugger
  40. #GreatOutdoors
  41. #GoOutside
  42. #HealthyPlanetHealthyYou
  43. #GrowGardens
  44. #GrowFood
  45. #PlantTrees
  46. #OneWorld

Quick Easter Basket Ideas for Your Dog

Tomorrow is Easter! Are you ready? Are you still preparing Easter baskets? Did you remember your four-legged companion? Dogs are a valuable part of your family. Spoiling them with an Easter basket adds to the excitement of the day. If you are searching for quick Easter basket ideas for your dog, check out the following list.

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Easter Basket Ideas for Your Dog

  1. New Collar: After the long winter, is your dog’s collar looking a little worn? Consider a brightly colored collar to go with the warm months ahead.
  2. Bandana: A new, holiday-themed bandana to wear around on Easter Sunday is the perfect addition to your dog’s basket. Bandanas are an inexpensive Easter Basket filler. You may want to grab a couple extra for the upcoming summer months.
  3. Squeaky Toys or Ball: Does your dog like squeaky toys? Or is playing catch a favorite for your four-legged fur baby? Almost every department store carries a large selection of squeaky toys and balls. Grab two or three for your dog’s basket.
  4. Dog Biscuits, Treats, or Bones: What’s your dog’s favorite snack? When you are out picking up last-minute items for Easter, grab a bag of your dog’s preferred treat. If you want to go the extra step, you can always make homemade dog biscuits to place in the basket.
  5. Doggie Fashion Wear: Shirts, coats, hats, and even pajamas are all available for your dog to enjoy.
  6. New Stuffed Toy (Dog Approved): A stuffed bunny or other dog toys are a perfect addition to the Easter Basket.
  7. Photo with the Easter Bunny: Many organizations host Easter Bunny photos for pets to raise funds. Generally, the cost is low or by donation. As a pet owner, you will get a memorable photo of your dog or the two of you together with the Easter Bunny. The best part, the funds raised go to a good cause.

Whatever you decide to do for Easter, take time to cuddle and love your faithful companion. Happy Easter!

16 Quotes for Good Friday

Today, April 15th is Good Friday. Are you searching for quotes to add to your Good Friday posts on social media? Check out the following list for inspiration.

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  1. “It is the resurrection that makes Good Friday good.” – Ravi Zacharias
  2. “We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Savior’s crucifixion.” – Phillips Brooks
  3. What is good about Good Friday? Why isn’t it called Bad Friday? Because out of the appallingly bad came what was inexpressibly good. And the good trumps the bad, because though the bad was temporary, the good is eternal.” – Randy Alcorn
  4. “The highest act of love is the giving of the best gift, and, if necessary, at the greatest cost, to the least deserving. That’s what God did. At the loss of His Son’s life to the totally undeserving, God gave the best gift – the display of the glory of Christ who is the image of God.” – John Piper
  5. “No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.” – William Penn
  6. “On the eve of the cross, Jesus made his decision. He would rather go to hell for you than go to heaven without you.” – Max Lucado
  7. “Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” Fulton J. Sheen
  8. “When Good Friday comes, these are the moments in life when we feel there’s no hope. But then, Easter comes.” – Coretta Scott King
  9. “Good Friday, the day when Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus. The crucifixion and resurrection are the central events in the Christian faith. That is why Good Friday and Easter Sunday are such important days in the Christian year. The cross is the central theme of worship.” – Gordon Geddes
  10. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” – John 3:16
  11. I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ to me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.” – Mother Teresa
  12. “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” – Martin Luther
  13. “Practice mercy and forgiveness throughout as a lesson that symbolizes the love shown through his crucifixion.”- Unarine Ramaru
  14. “The cross was two pieces of dead wood; and a helpless, unresisting Man was nailed to it; yet it was mightier than the world, and triumphed, and will ever triumph over it.” – Augustus William Hare
  15. “Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  16. “We focus on Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, but we forget to pause in the stillness of the days between. Find time today to be present in that place of waiting. There is treasure to be found in the sacred peace that comes as you breathe in that place of quiet surrender. Don’t rush through the space called ‘Between.’” – Katherine J Walden

Have a Blessed Good Friday!

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