I don’t know everything about Monarch butterflies far from it, nor do I pretend I do, although each day I continue to learn through my teachings, experience, & from people that share their stories first hand with me. We are here to grow and learn together. I don’t think anyone really wants to listen to … Continue reading MAGIC HAPPENS
Can Oamaru become Monarch Capital of New Zealand?
After 6 months of taking a winter break from school talks my first 24hrs back at work, I spoke to over 400 children and adults within 7 sessions! What a buzz meeting so many cool people that are collectively boosting the monarch population as a community. Last night's talk was everything I could have wished … Continue reading Can Oamaru become Monarch Capital of New Zealand?
Be curious…… be YOU
It started with curiosity watching the life cycle of a Monarch butterfly with my young pre schoolers, the spark inside me ignited and my passion grew organically. I enjoyed taking photos of nature, whilst fully in the moment. I loved all the colourful flowers in my garden, also wildlife which were easy to capture on … Continue reading Be curious…… be YOU
How Raising Monarch Butterflies promotes healthy Well-being
How many of you would love to go on a retreat each year that promotes well-being, inner peace, and gain new knowledge? Well, how about creating a beautiful garden with bright colourful flowers, and of course, you have plenty of Swan Plants for the caterpillars... that would do as much to your positive well-being as … Continue reading How Raising Monarch Butterflies promotes healthy Well-being
Purchase my book here
I'm stoked to inform you all, that my book is now available to purchase worldwide on Amazon. This is great news, saving international shipping costs. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0473414554?pf_rd_p=2d1ab404-3b11-4c97-b3db-48081e145e35&pf_rd_r=E1GPDWD8TZ3TEDDFG34Q This step-by-step guide on the wonderful life cycle of a monarch butterfly comes with heaps of fun facts and everything you need to know on how to create an … Continue reading Purchase my book here
Elephants and Monarchs
Today 12th August is world Elephant day, dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world's elephants. What better way to dress the Elephant up with some Monarch wings and celebrate such an awesome creature that seems to have graced this Earth for many years. World Elephant day is created each year to bring awareness … Continue reading Elephants and Monarchs
Monarchs are the doorway to nature
There is much debate as to why I support a non-native butterfly. Instead of focusing on native butterflies rather than a butterfly that arrived in New Zealand by its own free will. From my experience and witnessing other people raising Monarchs, I believe Monarchs are the doorway to the world of magic within nature and to … Continue reading Monarchs are the doorway to nature
CommUNITY Monarch Butterfly Talks
Less than 2 weeks after the horrific attacks here in Christchurch The Butterfly Musketeers visited the beautiful children at Linwood Ave School. Linwood Ave School is about a minute away from the Mosque where our beloved brothers were shot in a cowardly act whilst praying. We wanted to give back to the commUNITY, so straight … Continue reading CommUNITY Monarch Butterfly Talks
Below are the many links to all the magazines, TV, and radio that The Butterfly Musketeers have featured in over the last few years. It's always so nice to read, my heart is full looking back at them all knowing the awareness of the Monarch Butterfly is spreading and inspiring so many people to help … Continue reading Media Clippings