August 2012

August Organic Garden Update

August 19, 2012

What’s growing in our garden in August? I haven’t been posting as much this month as we have been tackling a bunch of projects at home. I will be sharing those projects in the next couple of weeks, but I wanted to write about the garden first. It has been a rough summer in terms […]

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UNREAL Candy Review

August 10, 2012

I am guaranteed to have a chocolate craving here and there. The problem with grabbing what is usually at the convenience store is that old mantra of “a moment on the lips is a lifetime on the hips.” Plus, as we start to learn more about the ingredients that they are putting in our foods, […]

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New domain name!

August 7, 2012

Did you notice my new domain? We are officially www.craftygardenmama.com now! If you enter that link, it will continue to bring you here to where the blog is still hosted by Blogger. A migration to a WordPress blog is in the process and I will let you know when that jump is complete. But, for […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Join Ozoshare.com

August 6, 2012

Looking for a green social media network? Want to share green news with like minded folks? Discuss issues in a constructive setting? Follow folks who are on the cutting edge of green thinking? Then Ozoshare.com is where you need to be! Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Thomas Smith (President and Co-Founder) […]

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Day #36: Holiday House Tour Tradition

August 3, 2012

Holiday House Tours Make Me Happy Photo courtesy of Ed Kennedy Homes decorated for the holidays? Yes, please!! My mom and I have a tradition of visiting holiday house tours as the winter holidays approach. I love seeing how folks deck their halls, arrange their trees and I love speaking with them about where they […]

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Day #35: Fear of Heights

August 3, 2012

What am I most afraid of? Photo courtesy of Nicki Varkevisser Definitely not a fan of heights here at Crafty Garden Mama. Watching these athletes dive off of the platforms at the Olympics makes my palms sweat. It is a fear that I have made a little progress on over the years, but it is still […]

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Day #34: Independence Day

August 3, 2012

How did we celebrate Independence Day? Photo courtesy of Cristian Ramarez With a toddler, fireworks are held way past bedtime. So, our best way to celebrate was to attend a local parade. It was the Tomato’s first ever parade and she weathered the heat like a champ. Vintage cars, multiple marching bands (including two sets […]

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