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The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything
by Martha Stewart

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

January 01, 2019

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<b>Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert鈥攖ogether <b>i</b>n one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations</b><br /><br /> Martha Stewart is America鈥檚 go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many worlds upon which she鈥檚 built her domestic empire, she can advise on everything from creating a cutting garden and setting the table to playing classic lawn games or building a campfire. Whether it鈥檚 organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, or any number of other life skills, these are the time-tested, Martha-approved strategies for frequent challenges and basic how-to knowledge that everyone should have at the ready. Also included are plenty of solutions for the not-so-common conundrums, such as how to transport a decorated cake, bathe a cat, or fold an American flag. With hundreds of expert tips and useful insights in an easy-to-follow format, this is the manual you need to learn how to do everything鈥攖he Martha way.
The Peaceful Season: a novel (Book 3)
by Melanie Lageschulte

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<b>In the little town of Prosper, the holidays are merry and bright!</b> <br /><br />As a reflective hush falls over the harvested fields surrounding her farm, Melinda packs away her memories of city life and turns her thoughts toward Thanksgiving and Christmas. She鈥檚 not only home for the holidays, but truly home at last.<br /><br />She has a list of projects that will make the season perfect, and she鈥檚 checked it more than twice: Insulate her acreage and animals against the coming winter, fill her farmhouse with festive decorations, and plan the perfect menu for her family鈥檚 Christmas dinner. And her calendar is full off the farm, too. Melinda can鈥檛 wait to use her marketing smarts to upgrade Prosper鈥檚 charming holiday festival, and bake holiday cookies with her neighbors.<br /><br />But when a mysterious visitor arrives, she is reminded there is more to the holidays than elaborate celebrations and expensive decorations. As Christmas draws near, can she set her lofty expectations aside and focus on the true spirit of the season?<br />
Dot Journaling-A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Plann...
by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

Language

English

Pages

241

Publication Date

July 31, 2017

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<b>Organize your life, record what matters, and get stuff done!</b><br /><br /> What the heck is a dot journal? It鈥檚 a planner, to-do list, <i>and</i> diary for every aspect of your life: work, home, relationships, hobbies, <i>everything</i>.<br /><br /> Early adopter Rachel Wilkerson Miller explains how to make a dot journal work for <i>you</i>鈥攚hether you find the picture-perfect examples on Pinterest inspiring or, well, intimidating. You decide how simple or elaborate your journal will be, and what goes in there:<br /> 聽<ul><li><b>Lists </b>of your to-dos, to-don鈥檛s, and more</li><li><b>Symbols </b>that will make those lists efficient and effective</li><li><b>Spreads </b>to plan your day, week, month, or year</li><li><b>Trackers </b>for your habits and goals (think health, money, travel)</li><li><b>Accouterments聽</b>such as washi tape, book darts, and more!</li></ul>
The Heart to Start: Stop Procrastinating & Start Creating
by David Kadavy

Language

English

Pages

140

Publication Date

December 03, 2017

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<p><strong>It鈥檚 a terrible feeling.</strong></p><p>To know you have a gift for the world.</p><p>But to be utterly paralyzed every time you try to discover what that gift is.</p><p><strong><em>Enough with the aspiration procrastination. Get the heart to start!</em></strong></p><br /><p>In <em>The Heart to Start</em>, blogger, podcaster, and award-winning designer David Kadavy takes you on his journey from Nebraska-based cubicle dweller to jet-setting bestselling author, showing you how to stop procrastinating, and start creating.</p><p>The original and battle-tested tactics in <em>The Heart to Start</em> eliminate fear in your present self, so you can finally become your future self:</p><ul><li><strong>Tap into the innate power of curiosity.</strong> Find the fuel to propel you through resistance.</li><li><strong>Catch yourself 鈥淚nflating The Investment.鈥?lt;/strong> Prevent self-destructive time sucks and find the time to follow your art, even if you feel like you have no time at all.</li><li><strong>Bust through 鈥淭he Linear Work Distortion.鈥?lt;/strong> Inspire action that harnesses your natural creative style.</li><li><strong>Supercharge your progress with 鈥淢otivational Judo.鈥?lt;/strong> Lay perfectionism on its back while propelling your projects forward.</li></ul><br /><p>Inspiring stories weave these techniques into your memory. From Maya Angelou to Seth Godin. From J. K. Rowling to Steven Pressfield. You'll hear from a Hollywood screenwriter, a chef, and even a creator of a hit board game.<p><p>Whether you鈥檙e writing a novel, starting a business, or picking up a paintbrush for the first time in years, <em>The Heart to Start</em> will upgrade your mental operating system with unforgettable tactics for ending procrastination before it starts, so you can make your creative dreams a reality.</p><p><strong><em>Take your first step and click the buy button. Download</em> The Heart to Start<em>, and unlock your inner creative genius today!</em></strong></p>
Tear Down and Die: Book #1 in the Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery Serie...
by Joanna Campbell Slan

Language

English

Pages

362

Publication Date

October 16, 2019

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<h2>She began a journey of self-discovery. She never expected to uncover an old boyfriend and a dead body鈥?lt;/h2><p>Stuart, Florida. With her parents deceased and her son away at college, Cara Mia Delgatto longs to reinvent herself. And a sentimental purchase of a fixer-upper in a small, coastal town seems ideal for a new business selling repurposed relics. But when she trips over a corpse at her rundown building, she flips from renovator to prime suspect.</p><p>Desperate to clear her name, it shocks Cara to discover that her property once housed a multi-million dollar art collection鈥攕tolen after the original owner鈥檚 death. And when her first love shows up and tugs at her heartstrings, her whirlwind life upgrades to a hurricane. With accusations of murder and theft looming, she鈥檚 running out of redos鈥?lt;/p><p>Can Cara crack the case and rebuild her reputation, or will her desire to upcycle treasures send her to jail?</p><p><i>Tear Down and Die</i> is the charming first novel in the Cara Mia Delgatto traditional mystery series. If you like cozy reads, witty heroines, former flames reconnecting, and Florida鈥檚 beautiful Treasure Coast, you鈥檒l adore Joanna Campbell Slan鈥檚 captivating tale.</p><h2><u> Buy <i>Tear Down and Die</i> and relive the joy of a second chance at life and love today!</u></h2>
Hand Sewing Magic:Essential Know-How for Hand Stitching--*10 Easy...
by Lynn Krawczyk

Language

English

Pages

144

Publication Date

December 04, 2018

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<b><i>Hand Sewing Magic聽</i>is an essential reference to all things stitching, featuring how-tos for dozens of stitches, from the basics for sewing and mending to stunning embroidered embellishment.</b><br /><br /><i>Hand Sewing Magic</i> is a modern, all-in-one guide for hand stitchers of all levels of skill and experience, and for all applications. In this unique guide book you will: <ul><li><b>Get an in-depth overview of essential tools and materials, </b>including thread, needles, fabric, and other key supplies.</li><li><b>Explore a comprehensive </b><b>visual dictionary of 35 stitches plus dozens of variations</b>, from basic mending to stylish decorative embellishment to unique art stitching.</li><li><b>Discover key techniques</b>, from starting and ending threads to the right way to use聽an embroidery hoop, from stitching curved shapes to color shading, and more.</li><li>Learn <b>essential tips and tricks</b> from influential and innovative stitchers, including Joanne Sharpe, Allison Aller, and Catherine Redford.</li><li><b>10 simple and stunning projects</b> show unique ways to use stitches and techniques.聽</li></ul>With <i>Hand Sewing Magic</i>, you鈥檒l make the most of your hand stitching and give all your projects a beautiful handmade look.
Mastering Color Knitting
by Melissa Leapman

Language

English

Pages

176

Publication Date

July 13, 2011

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One of the reasons knitting and colorwork master Melissa Leapman first learned to knit was her wish to make one special project鈥攁 sweater using Fair Isle technique. Now, for the first time, she brings her passion for advanced color knitting to knitters who want to knit with any and every color of yarn they can wrap around their needles. <br />聽<br />Conquer classic stranded knitting, 鈥渄raw鈥?images in yarn using intarsia, and make two projects in one with reversible double knitting. Leapman鈥檚 clear instruction proves that knitting with multiple colors may appear more complex, but it doesn鈥檛 have to be difficult. She includes the quickest, easiest, and most intuitive methods for each technique, using knowledge honed over years of color knitting workshops with knitters from across the country.<br />聽<br />Once you鈥檝e learned the basics, practice your new skills by creating projects for yourself, your friends, and everyone on your gift list. Each chapter includes a handful of sample projects to get you started, a Designer Workshop that teaches you important concepts in every designer鈥檚 toolbox, and a pattern treasury of unique patterns to apply to projects of your own creation鈥攎ore than 50 patterns and 12 projects in all. <br />聽<br />Throughout, Leapman鈥檚 helpful collection of how-tos, diagrams, tips, and hints (including a refresher course in color theory to help you choose the perfect color combinations) makes <i>Mastering Color Knitting</i> the book you鈥檒l turn to for information and inspiration time and time again.
The New Color Mixing Companion:Explore and Create Fresh and Vibra...
by Josie Lewis

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

December 04, 2018

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<b><i>The New Color Mixing Companion聽</i>is a聽modern, hands-on guide to working with color featuring聽approachable projects that each explore a different aspect of color mixing.</b><br /><br /> In <i>The New Color Mixing Companion</i>, artist and popular Instagrammer Josie Lewis (@josielewisart) offers easy lessons and exercises on聽how to mix color and create exciting palettes.<br /><br /> This comprehensive guide starts with a crash course in <b>essential terminology </b>and <b>visual vocabulary</b>,聽then聽shows you how to go聽beyond the wheel and basic theory with <b>hands-on projects</b> that illustrate and illuminate a variety of <b>color elements and techniques</b>. The materials used鈥攊ncluding watercolor and acrylic paints,聽and found or purchased collage聽papers鈥攁re accessible, inexpensive, and readily available. Plus, this art guide includes聽<b>easy-to-use templates</b> featured in many of the projects; their modern geometric layouts yield stunning color arrangements.<br /><br /> With <i>The New Color Mixing Companion,</i> artists, crafters, and designers of all skill levels will聽learn to take color in a whole new direction!
To Knit or Not to Knit: Helpful and Humorous Hints for the Passio...
by Elvira Woodruff

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

July 15, 2014

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<i>To Knit or Not to Knit</i> is a unique Dear Abby/mini-knitting essay collection, offering humorous tales of triumph and terror on the needles, with a witty nod to the famous and infamous throughout history.<br /><br />As Mrs. Wicks happily quotes everyone from William Shakespeare to Beatrix Potter, she adds her own wit<i> and wisdom to answer a variety of questions on knitting ranging from, Is there a quick fix for dropped stitches? to My boyfriend says my passion for knitting is stronger than my passion for him鈥攚hat should I do?</i><br /><br />A number of Mrs. Wicks鈥?own patterns are sprinkled throughout, along with her sound advice for stitches dropped and love gone wrong. Ever the optimist, she advises her readers to pick up their needles, dust off their hearts, and cast on without looking back.<br /><br />Knitter and non-knitters alike will enjoy this literary look at life lessons offered through a wooly lens, from Pablo Narudo鈥檚 poem 鈥淥de to My Socks鈥?(hand knit of course), to Ogden Nash鈥檚 witty words on the frustration of being married to a knitter,<br /><i>To Knit or Not to Knit</i> is a quirky, enjoyable read, making it the perfect gift for the passionate knitter and thoughtful reader alike.
The Complete Joy of Homebrewing: Fully Revised and Updated
by Charlie Papazian

Language

English

Pages

496

Publication Date

October 21, 2014

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<p>The homebrewer's bible鈥攅verything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish, including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, and more鈥攆rom the master of homebrewing</p><p><em>The Complete Joy of Homebrewing</em> is the essential guide to understanding and making a full range of beer styles, including ales, lagers, stouts, pilseners, dubbels, tripels, and homerun specialty beers and meads. Everything to get started is here: the basics of building a home brewery, world-class proven recipes, easy-to-follow brewing instructions, and the latest insights in the art and science of brewing. Master brewer Charlie Papazian also explains the history and lore of beer, reveals the technology behind brewing, and shares countless tips on how to create your own original ales and lagers.</p><p>This completely revised and updated edition includes:</p><ul> <li> An expanded and updated Beer Styles and Homebrew Recipe Formulation chart with easy-to-understand descriptions of key flavor and aroma characters</li> <li> Ingredient information for fifty-three beer styles</li> <li> A list of more than seventy-five beer types describing strength, hop aroma, bitterness, flavor, color, sweetness, and alcohol percentage</li> <li> Expanded chart on sixty-eight hop varieties, descriptions, and uses</li> <li> Eighty brand-new and revised favorite beer and mead recipes</li> <li> Beer kit tips</li> <li> Key information about using and understanding hops</li> <li> Revealing reasons why homebrew is the best . . . and much more!</li></ul><p>Paired with the newly revised <em>Homebrewer's Companion, Second Edition</em>, this book will transform you from beginning brewer to homebrewing expert.</p>

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