No Free Buetterfly Seeds for Us :(


Update on the butterfly seed offer:

Mine came back return to sender.

If you already wasted the stamp, I am sorry.

If for some reason, the address works for you please let me know.

The winter sown seed offer came back within 5 days!

Check for other freebies in the category on the right.

Sorry again, folks.

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Published in: on March 20, 2009 at 11:59 am  Leave a Comment  

Freebie Days: Free Tomato Seeds — Yippee!


Oh! I am so glad you dropped by today.

This is my favorite freebie. I have been waiting for this one.

Today is the beginning of Cambell’s “Help Grow Your Soup” campaign.

So, follow the link below. Grab a can of soup, fill in the stamped numbers from the can and get your free tomato seeds.

You can find growing and care instructions right there on the site.

While you’re there, click the little button to encourage Cambell’s to donate to FFA.

In this year of backed up seed orders, I would do this ASAP, because once they run out, they’re out. And you, dear reader, are left without free tomato seeds.

Hurry! Click the link below. Go. Go. Go!

Cambell’s Grow Your Own Soup Tomato Seeds

Poke around the freebies category on the right for more free seed offers.

Or join me later this evening for

A Ton of Gardening, A Tiny Space: Vegetables for the 6″pot

(Neighbor Nancy ties her apron, adorns her black wellies and heads out to check maple sap lines, gleeful that she doesn’t need a jacket )

Freebie Days — Free Sunflower Seeds


Okay, grab the kids and ship ’em outside to count pollinators, A.K.A. bees.

No interested kids? Do it yourself.

You can help the count bees and receive free sunflower seeds. If you garden, you know just how important the bees are. This great educational project is super simple and reward you with free sunflower seeds for your garden. Hey, and you are helping an important cause. Very cool!

If your an educator, you could nicely tie this in to a biology or math unit. Don’t forget that spiral pattern that the sunflower seeds make in the flower head are Fibonacci numbers.

What’s a Fibonacci number? One of the beautiful ways to find pure math in nature. Look it up.

Click below to learn how to:

Join the Bee Hunt and get your free sunflower seeds.

Who is gonna eat what you grow at your house?

Here it will be a battle of chickens, rabbits and the “peanut.”

Freebie Days –Living the Country Life


Good afternoon! What a lovely day. The bees are buzzing around the maple buds and the sap is flowing.

Join me for a cup of coffee and a muffin. I want to show you what came in the mail today.

It’s a magazine called “Living the Country Life: Ideas and Inspirations for Your Place in the Country.” The best part… it’s free.

Now I don’t mean free … like they send you one and then charge you for a year.

I mean free. Sign up. No credit card. I signed up last Spring and the thing still keeps coming free.

Here are April’s cover articles:

Cooking with herbs (the Mustard- Rosemary Grilled Lamb looks delicious! )

Get greener grass

Cool Mules

Your prettiest perennials

Similar in content to Grit or Hobby Farm Home just thinner.

It is published by the RFD TV channel, which may or may not be available through your satellite provider.

I love to thumb my way through a magazine now and then, especially when it arrives in my mailbox for free.

Click here to get your subscription to: Living the Country Life

Check out the other goodies available in the freebie category over there on the right.

Come back tonight and we’ll chat about the envelope trick or tomorrow for another freebie and a tutorial on making your own soup stock.

( Neighbor Nancy reties her apron and heads into the kitchen to catch up on her baking )

Freebie Days– Afterschool Kit for Tweens


Well, hi there. Got another goody for you.

This one is for parents, grandparents, educators and home schoolers. And who in that category couldn’t use a little help now and then?

Here is what these giveaway folks have to say for themselves:

“Developed for use with youth in grades 6 – 9, the Afterschool Kit contains six units that examine key aspects of the decision-making process:

  • Decision-Making Skills
  • Consequences
  • Refusal Skills
  • Values
  • Conflict
  • Responsibility

Each unit includes activities and games, a wall poster for display, and parental handouts to help adolescents continue to develop good decision-making skills.

Click here to get your free After School Kit.

Freebie Days– Authentic Oregon Trail Sourdough Starter


Well, hi!

Thanks for stopping by. I was just about to do some baking, but we can visit for a minute.

Why don’t you head on over to grab your free sourdough starter. Preserved by generations of the Griffith family, this little freebie brings a history lesson to life.

All you need to do is send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) to the address on the site.

Yes, well, I’m a little afraid to try it, too. But if we never reach beyond our comfort zones, how will we ever learn?

So…

Once you get your starter, join me back here for the:

Learn-a-New-Skill Challenge — Sourdough

We will have our adventure together. I look forward to sharing successes and failures. Join the fun.

Click here for Carl Griffith’s FREE 1847 Oregon Trail Sourdough Starter

Stop by later for tonight’s waiting-for-payday recipe.

And don’t forget to look in the freebie category on the right for more goodies.

Did you send for your free butterfly garden seeds, or winter sown seeds?

Or did you read a free e-book?

Freebie Days — Free Winter Sown Seeds


Well, hi everyone.

Not all of us are in the growing season yet. If you live where it is chilly, perhaps an adventure in winter sown seeds will bring Spring to you.

Another S.A.S.E. ( self addressed stamped envelope) and you are on your way.

Don’t forget to check out this not-for-profit’s web site for all the great information.

So, go ahead, get a jump on the garden.

Click here for free winter sown seeds.

Now, if I could just get my hands on a printer…

Freebie Days — Happy Free e-Book Week!


Well, how wonderful that you have joined me today.

If you need books as much as air, your in good company here.

It is Free e-Book Week. Yippee!

Grab a cup of coffee and pull a book from the e-bookshelf.

Happy reading, fellow bibliophiles.

Click here to choose your free e-books.

Some one pass me a cookie, please.

Freebie Days — Free Butterfly Garden Seeds


Hi there,

I’m glad you stopped by today.

For the next several days, I will be offering links to some nifty little freebies especially, for gardeners, parents, and educators.

So, grab a cup of coffee and join in the fun.

Today, I will show you how to get free butterfly garden seeds. And what better way to lure the children into the garden?

Click here for free butterfly garden seeds

Don’t ya just love a giveaway?

Here have a Lemon Spritz cookie. They’re still warm.

Don’t forget to come back tomorrow for our next freebie.