Free Amazon Kindle eBooks & Andriod Apps 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 Ebook

NonFiction free ebook roundup

Non Fiction

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10 Ways to Stay Young #PoisewithSAM

I wrote about my experience with Poise Microliner as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #PoisewithSAM

10 Ways to Stay Young #PoisewithSAM

As I’ve mentioned before, I turned 40 this past April. The number 40 is a big one and definitely a little scary to think about. But in reality, 40 is not old {unless maybe you’re 20}. Old seems to be an attitude and not necessarily connected to a number. I’ve  seen 80 year olds bounce down the hall delighted about life – and 20 year olds who scowl every time I see them. I certainly hope I am the bouncing 80 year old, still enjoying life and feeling young. Here is how I hope to make that happen!
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The Lazy Person’s Guide to Canning Crushed Tomatoes


The Lazy Person’s Guide to Canning Crushed Tomatoes

In past years, I have had tomatoes coming out of my ears and have to find an easy way to can the bounty from my garden. I love canning crushed tomatoes primarily for Taco Soup, but these tomatoes are also a great base for all kinds of sauces. Taco Soup is one of my go-to recipes for busy fall nights.  Canning tomatoes can be such a pain in the butt, though.

When I first started canning tomatoes, it was a long and drawn out process. First, I washed all the tomatoes and cut off the blossom end and stem end. Then I blanched the tomatoes in boiling water and removed the skin. Then I removed the seeds (and half the tomato). Then I boiled what was left. And finally, I canned the crushed tomatoes in my water-bath canner. I thought I was supposed to do all of this because I was directed to in the Blue Book Guide to Conserving. Does the process sound familiar to you?
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What can you Make Besides Eggplant Parmesan? – 12 Delicious Eggplant Recipes

What can you Make Besides Eggplant Parmesan - 12 Delicious Eggplant Recipes

I’ve got two gorgeous eggplants straight from my garden in my fridge with more on the way. And I don’t even like to cook eggplant all that much. I’ve made and enjoyed eggplant parmesan before, but what the heck else can you make with eggplant, I wondered. So I went on a Pinterest search today and came up with a dozen, absolutely delicious {and beautiful} ideas.

I tried to find a mix of dairy free recipes since I announced yesterday that we’ll be going dairy free for a while starting in August. While some of these recipes are dairy free, others aren’t. Regardless, they all sound absolutely fabulous and I know what I’m making for dinner tonight!

beyond eggplant parmesan - eggplant recipes
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