October 2012

Tuesday Greens #7: Hello, Sandy!

October 29, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday Greens #7! Welcome to week #7 of Tuesday Greens! I am once again co-hosting with Yolanda from PB&J. It’s our first week up on WordPress here at Crafty Garden Mama and Hurricane Sandy is barreling down on the East Coast. I figured I’d get the linky up for those who have power […]

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It’s WordPress Time!

October 28, 2012

In anticipation of the pending storm in the Northeast, I am getting the blog switched over to WordPress before the power goes out. It may take a little while for all www.craftygardenmama.com links to time up to the WP site. But, bear with me. Some design changes will be forthcoming too! I realized that I […]

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TV Free Friday Shall Return

October 19, 2012

I am taking this week off from TV Free Friday.  Photo courtesy of Sean McGrath I am in the midst of migrating the blog from Blogger to WordPress, and will be taking the week off from posting to redesign and spend some time with  my new friend, HTML. I will return the week of Halloween […]

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Why Labeling GMOs is the Ethical Thing to Do

October 18, 2012

Welcome to the October 2012 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Ethical Shopping Choices This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. This month our members have written posts about how they make purchasing choices. —– We are less […]

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You Can Buy Happiness (and It’s Cheap) Book Review

October 17, 2012

One of the things that we are continuing to work towards in our house is simplicity. We are often decluttering, becoming paperless and trying to live a simpler and lower impact life. So, when I was offered a copy of a book about simplifying and discovering happiness, I leapt at the chance to read about […]

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Tuesday Greens #6: Fall Blueberry Planting

October 16, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday Greens #6! Welcome to week #6 of Tuesday Greens! I am once again co-hosting with Yolanda from PB&J. This week, we had a warm day when I was able to plant the two blueberry bushes that we bought at the Burpee Garden tour. I paired one with the semi-alive front bush in […]

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TV Free Friday: Yoga

October 12, 2012

One of my favorite things to do with the Tomato is to explore Philadelphia and try new things together. Photo courtesy of TD Bank So, when my Philly Social Media Moms group was invited by TD Bank to try a yoga class at Dhyana Yoga, I was happy to sign up. That’s me up there […]

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Tuesday Greens #5: Before the First Frost

October 9, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday Greens #5!  Welcome to week #5 of Tuesday Greens! I am once again co-hosting with Yolanda from PB&J. Our weather went from balmy to freezing seemingly instantly this weekend. I don’t like when we have to transfer directly from using the central air conditioning to the heat right away. So, in the […]

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TV Free Friday: Pete the Cat

October 5, 2012

As I continue with TV Free Friday posts, I’ll be featuring some of our favorite books with which we curl up and read with the Tomato.  One of our favorite new series is Pete the Cat by Erik Litman and James Dean. Currently, we have the first three books and the newest in the series, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: #PhotoADayAGL

October 3, 2012

If you are on Instagram, my friend, Steph from A Grande Life, is running #PhotoADayAGL with a different theme each day. Check out her post here, to get the list for each day’s image. Here is my “In my cup” image from Day #2. Love me some pumpkins spice! If you want to follow me […]

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