Parenting

Philadelphia Orchestra Holiday & Family Music

December 12, 2013

  Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. The Philadelphia Orchestra is a wonderful way to introduce your children to a diverse range of music. Their family programs run throughout the school year calendar and they have a number of holiday programs this month too. I have been looking forward to […]

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Elmo’s Learning Adventure

October 11, 2013

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and contains affiliate links that help Crafty Garden Mama to grow. TV Free Friday returns today with a review of the Elmo’s Learning Adventure program. We have been doing a lot of reading with Tomato of series that feature some of my childhood favorite characters. She knows all of […]

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20 Fall Activities for Kids with Winter Squash

October 2, 2013

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links that help Crafty Garden Mama to grow. I don’t know about you, but seeing this display of squash at Whole Foods sent my teacher brain running with ideas for Fall Activities for Kids. Math, science, writing, reading, and art ideas started churning as we grabbed a little bit […]

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Summer 2013: When I Chose Not to Do It All

August 25, 2013

I would have to say that the summer of 2013 was one in which I was neither crafty nor in the garden very much. But, I definitely had on my mama hat 24/7. We navigated potty training this summer, took some great overnight trips to the beach and D.C., and worked a lot on finding […]

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Philadelphia Welcomes Cloth

August 7, 2013

Disclosure: I was provided with a gift bag highlighting shops in the East Passyunk area of Philadelphia as a guest of Cloth. All opinions and cloth diapering geekery are mine. Back in June, Philadelphia added another great new green living store to its roster. Opening on East Passyunk Ave, Cloth is the store I was […]

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Summer Art Fun: How to Create a Sharpie Tie-Dye T-Shirt

August 2, 2013

I’m so excited to have a guest post from my good friend, Barb, today. For those of you who swing by for TV Free Friday, you will love to see her Sharpie Tie-Dye T-Shirt craft today. Enjoy! Hi! This is Barb from A Life in Balance, mom of 5 kids and encourager of creativity. Many […]

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History’s Alive in Haddonfield, New Jersey

July 12, 2013

Disclosure: I was treated to special tour to see the history and downtown of Haddonfield and received a gift bag. My impression of the town and opinions are my own. The Philadelphia area is rich with history on both sides of the Delaware River. Visiting historical towns is a great way to get outdoors and […]

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Balance: Chestnut Hill

June 3, 2013

Disclosure: I was provided with a complimentary class pass in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own. Balance. It’s a word that I have been trying to embrace a lot lately. I have been taking on a lot lately and have felt off kilter. So, when the opportunity to head over to Chestnut […]

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National Train Day: TV Free Friday

May 10, 2013

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which help grow Crafty Garden Mama. Did you know that this Saturday is National Train Day? Yesterday, I was pleased to bring you news about National Public Gardens Day and now we have even more reasons to get out of the house with the little ones this weekend. This […]

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Sesame Place Opening Day: TV Free Friday

April 26, 2013

Disclosure: As part of the Sunny Day blogger program, we have been provided with complimentary tickets to Sesame Place. My excitement over reliving childhood memories is completely my own. All images are courtesy of Sesame Place. Some of Tomato’s favorite characters from books happen to live at Sesame Place. I remember going to Sesame Place […]

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