Free Amazon Kindle eBooks Round-Up

Here’s my weekly round-up of free Kindle ebooks on Amazon! I found many more books: for cooks,  kids, and then miscellaneous books I’m interested in {and since I am a crunchy mama…I’m calling them books for crunchy people!}

If you don’t have a kindle, but have a computer, ipad, or smart phone, head on over to download a Free Kindle App. Or you could go here and buy a Kindle ! Make sure you check the prices as they change quickly on Amazon. While everything was free when I posted, it’s highly likely that they will change!

Free Kindle Ebooks Round-up for Crunchy Mamas and Kids

NonFiction free ebook roundup fiction, nonfiction, kids, and cookbooks
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2015 Garden Seed Order – Placed!

I’m so excited to say that I’ve placed my seed order for my 2015 garden. Picking out seeds is a real treat this time of year. When the weather is so nasty that I don’t want to go outside and feed my chickens, I can browse through all of my zillions of seed catalogs and dream of warmer weather. And even though I say every year that I might never start plants from seed again, I always end up with more seeds to start.

2105 garden seed order placed! with pinetree seeds

2015 Garden Seed Order – Placed!

This year, I ordered my seed packets from Pinetree Garden Seeds. Last year, I ordered from Baker Creek, and I really love them. The year before, I ordered from Seed Savers, and I love them too. I guess I like the spread the wealth. There’s really no other rhyme or reason as to why I chose Pinetree – I just wanted to try something new. I also ordered my seed potatoes – I always order them from Seed Savers because I think they have the biggest variety of organic seed potatoes, and ordering organic seed potatoes is important to me.
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Books & Activities for Teaching – Martin Luther King Jr Day

Martin Luther King Jr Day is coming up soon and I’m interested in activities to help teach my kids the historical importance of this important day. I’ve got four kids and a variety of ability – my fifth grader is reading on a college level. My third grader is a reluctant reader who reads on grade level. My first grader can read with guidance, and my 4 year old likes to listen and create. To properly challenge all of my kids, I have to put together quite a varied list.

Books & Activities for Teaching – Martin Luther King Jr Day

Here are a few resources I found that I think all of my my kids will enjoy (obviously, not all activities are for all kids).

Books & Activities for Teaching - Martin Luther King Jr Day for preschool for fifth grade
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Passive House Update – 6 months to move in

Passive House Update - 6 months to move inAre you ready for a Passive House Update? We are 6 months to move in and I thought I’d give you a little tour of the inside and talk a bit more about what needs to happen so we can get out of this barn and start living in a house again. Because truth be told, we’re all getting a little sick of barn life.

Passive House Update – 6 months to move in

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Passive House Exterior

For the most part, the outside of the house is finished. Obviously, the garage still needs to be clad. It’s getting coreten {weathering steel} on the outside and I’m excited to see how it will look when it’s finished. But I’m not in too big of a hurry, because priority is on finishing up the inside of the house so we can move in. We also still need to complete the breezeway which will connect the house to the garage. It’s going to be a see-through glass breezeway, as far as I know, and will be the only way you can enter the house from the front.

Passive House Interior

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