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The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
The Fava, the Sun, and the Holy Goat: A Year On Our Farmlet
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Price: Free! Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This memoir is about two fifty-something Boomers building a small farm life in the Pacific Northwest. The main characters besides me and my husband, the Bearded One, are our 3 twenty-something kids and a few neighbors. We build a barn, an aviary, and a hoop house; acquire chickens and goats for the first time; and have numerous other rural adventures.
Ivory Staircase - Free Quilt Pattern
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Free quilt pattern for the cover of my book, Up The Ivory Staircase
Knitted Cotton Dog/ Pet Coat (Extra Large Size) With Easy Lacy Pattern Perfect for Spring or Fall ~ "The Shelby"
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Series: Adventures in Extreme Needlework ~ Knitted Pet/Dog Coats, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Knitted Cotton Dog/ Pet Coat (Extra Large Size) With Easy Lacy Pattern and Cables. Perfect for Spring or Fall. Includes several variations. This pattern is being worked out on paper and in samples. small UPDATE 10/2/2013
The Minimalist Cleaning Method
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
How to clean your home using a minimum of money, supplies and time.
Safe Beauty: Great Gifts from Your Kitchen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Gifts made with love are always better than the grab-and-go kind from the stores. The makers are gifting their time, creativity and thoughts, instead of just spending money. The giving is as much fun as the receiving...
Green Farming
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Most things tagged free, I've found, are gonna cost you. Like the green fertilizer in this piece on green farming. Well, at least you can read about it for free...
The Weekly Gardener Volume 2 January-June 2012
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Series: The Weekly Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Collected articles from theweeklygardener.com - January through June 2012. For current articles visit The Weekly Gardener blog
The Weekly Gardener Volume 1 June - December 2011
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Series: The Weekly Gardener, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Collected articles from theweeklygardener.com - June through December 2011. For current articles visit The Weekly Gardener blog
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
Matcha Green Tea Melt & Pour Soap Recipe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Learn how easy it is to make this luxurious melt and pour soap starring Matcha Green Tea. This type of soap is wonderful for all skin types and would make a great addition to any bath & body gift basket!
Sleep Mask Knitting Pattern
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Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Simple Knit Sleep Mask/Blindfold with Crochet Ties Double crochet ties that pull through loops on either side so the mask can be tied with a bow at the back or side of the head. Increasing and decreasing shapes the eye covers and provides minimal bunching at the ears and nose. Level Intermediate- knit, purl, increase, decrease, grafting, provisional cast on
Simply Flowers, Spring and Summer
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Series: Flower Photographs, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Dodo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
28 full colour flower photographs.
Adriafil Bloom Yarn Knitting Pattern F465 Stovepipe Hat
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Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Royal Yarns 202-215-2300 presents Adriafil Bloom Yarn Knitting Pattern F465 Stovepipe Hat. This pattern includes design images, sizing, yarn requirements, knitting needles, crochet hooks and other tools necessary to make this garment. All yarns and tools are available for purchase on Royal Yarns.
Housewarming Party Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Stay organized with the housewarming party timeline checklist. Get party-theme and food inspiration. Load your iPod with our party playlists. The Housewarming Party Guide covers it all, and will help you throw the best soiree on the block. After all, a housewarming party should mark the beginning of life in your new home with joy, optimism and community—not stress.
Dog Grooming - A Short History
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Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This illustrated book gives a short but detailed history of dog grooming, and the trials and tribulations of the development of show dog grooming and dog grooming in general. From the days of hand clipping and no running water, this book by award winning author Amy Fernandez, tells the story of how dog grooming has grown up.
Clean Across Canada
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Simple soap recipes for starters and sophisticates. If you have a blender and a few spare moments, you can make your own gentle, creamy soap, even better than Great-Grandma's! Your own home-made soap makes great Christmas gifts, so clean up your family and friends... Warning: Soap making is highly addictive!
Herb Gardening for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Learn to grow and enjoy the many rich and varied flavors of herbs. Herbs are an essential ingredient in many recipes. Most professional chefs use herbs to accentuate the flavor of many beef, pork, lamb, fish and many other dishes.
Simply Flowers, Spring
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Series: Flower Photographs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Dodo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
28 full colour flower photographs.