Monetization My Way

Blogging, like motherhood, is very rewarding, but not a high return-on-investment gig. In the seven months since I started this blog, I’ve made about $30 from people who have purchased things on Amazon through my site (mostly my in-laws; thank you!). I’ve spent, give or take, 450 hours working on this blog directly, and at [Continue Reading...]

You’re Invited To A Few Really Cheap Virtual Parties!

Okay, some of you readers may not follow the going’s on over on Facebook. (I’d conclude from this that you are too busy gardening – good on ya! Facebook is such a time-sink.) Here’s what’s coming up. Feel free to virtually participate in any, all, or none of these events. I’ll be blogging about them [Continue Reading...]

Sneak Peak and A Solicitation For Reader Requests

Dearest Readers, I’ve been at this blogging thing for a few months now and to my unending shock, I have yet to run out of things to talk about. Just when I’m staring blankly at my computer screen, hoping for “inspiration” on Facebook or Youtube, someone makes a thoughtful comment on one of my posts, [Continue Reading...]

Northwest Edible Life Has A Facebook Page

In an effort to keep my garden obsession a tiny bit separate from the weird-things-my-kid-says obsession, I’ve given this blog it’s very own Facebook page.  Aww, it’s all grown up! So, if you’ve been enjoying the posts I’ve been putting up here, I would really appreciate it if you would “Like” Northwest Edible Life on [Continue Reading...]

New Year, New Blog, New Seed Catalogues

It’s the beginning of January and everything seems fallow and sleepy.  The garden is shivering through it’s second cold snap of the winter.  The first came just before Thanksgiving and brought us temperatures in the teens and lots of snow (lots for Seattle, mind you: some places got 5 inches).  The second we are enjoying [Continue Reading...]