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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kond艒

Language

English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>The #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestselling guide to decluttering your home and the inspiration for the hit Netflix show <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br /> Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you鈥檒l never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo鈥檚 clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).聽<br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house 鈥渟park joy鈥?(and which don鈥檛), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo鈥檚 newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home鈥攁nd the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
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.
Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter: Simplify Your Life One Minute at ...
by Erin Rooney Doland

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

January 26, 2016

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<p><strong>ALL THE ADVICE AND MOTIVATION YOU NEED TO KICK-START YOUR HOME ORGANIZING PROJECT . . . ON YOUR SCHEDULE</strong></p><p>Whether you have thirty seconds, one minute, five minutes, or fifteen minutes, this organizing daily devotional offers tips, checklists, weekend projects, quizzes, and encouragement that will help you find the time, motivation, and permission to let go of sentimental clutter, set up storage solutions, and establish routines that make sense for your life.</p><p>Filled with practical advice and small, doable projects that were created with your busy life in mind, <em>Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter </em>is a loyal resource, as well as a workbook, that you can rely on for straightforward, inspiring advice and tips you can return to time and time again.</p><p>Yes, you鈥檙e busy, but you鈥檙e never too busy to cure clutter.</p>
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing a...
by Marie Kondo

Language

English

Pages

298

Publication Date

January 05, 2016

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<b>The follow-up to the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, </i>from the star of the<i> </i>hit Netflix series <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes鈥攁nd lives鈥攁cross the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings of聽perfectly organized drawers and closets.聽She also provides advice on frequently聽asked questions, such as whether to keep聽鈥渘ecessary鈥?items that may not bring聽you joy. With guidance on specific聽categories including kitchen tools,聽cleaning supplies, hobby goods, and聽digital photos, this comprehensive聽companion is sure to spark joy in聽anyone who wants to simplify their life.
The Ultimate Prepper's Guide: How to Make Sure the End of the Wor...
by Skyhorse

Language

English

Pages

609

Publication Date

June 03, 2014

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<i>The Ultimate Preppers' Guide</i> is packed with practical approaches, step-by-step instructions, and how-to explanations for disaster and emergency preparation. Knowledge maps, flow charts, and templates provide important information at a glance and walk you through your decisions on personalizing and customizing disaster preparation for you, your family, and your business.<br /><br /><i>The Ultimate Preppers' Guide</i> is logically organized, easy to reference, and simple to understand. It provides diverse coverage of disaster prep topics, including a comprehensive look at disaster first aid and medical problems where there are no responders or hospitals immediately available. This book brings you up-to-date on emerging prep trends and technologies and examines what works and what doesn鈥檛. It explains how to prep with the budget you have and with many of the materials you already have at hand. It includes chapters on basic preparedness, communications, resource conservation, power and energy, emergency heating and cooling, water, food and nutrition, shelter, evacuation, public health, special needs, and specific hazards. This book will not just get you ready beforehand聴when a disaster happens, it will provide ideas for surviving, coping, and recovering.
Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism
by Fumio Sasaki

Language

English

Pages

260

Publication Date

April 11, 2017

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<p><strong>The best-selling phenomenon from Japan that shows us a minimalist life is a happy life.</strong></p><br /><p>Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo鈥攈e鈥檚 just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn鈥檛 absolutely need. The effects were remarkable: Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything around him. In <em>Goodbye, Things</em> Sasaki modestly shares his personal minimalist experience, offering specific tips on the minimizing process and revealing how the new minimalist movement can not only transform your space but truly enrich your life. The benefits of a minimalist life can be realized by anyone, and Sasaki鈥檚 humble vision of true happiness will open your eyes to minimalism鈥檚 potential.</p>
A Beginner's Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life a...
by , Shoshana Berger

Language

English

Pages

544

Publication Date

July 16, 2019

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<b>鈥淎 gentle, knowledgeable guide to a fate we all share鈥?(<i>The Washington Post</i>): the first and only all-encompassing action plan for the end of life. </b><br /><br />鈥淭here is nothing wrong with you for dying,鈥?hospice physician B.J. Miller and journalist and caregiver Shoshana Berger write in <i>A Beginner鈥檚 Guide to the End</i>. 鈥淥ur ultimate purpose here isn鈥檛 so much to help you die as it is to free up as much life as possible until you do.鈥?lt;br /> <br />Theirs is a clear-eyed and big-hearted action plan for approaching the end of life, written to help readers feel more in control of an experience that so often seems anything but controllable. Their book offers everything from step-by-step instructions for how to do your paperwork and navigate the healthcare system to answers to questions you might be afraid to ask your doctor, like whether or not sex is still okay when you鈥檙e sick. Get advice for how to break the news to your employer, whether to share old secrets with your family, how to face friends who might not be as empathetic as you鈥檇 hoped, and how to talk to your children about your will. (Don鈥檛 worry: if anyone gets snippy, it鈥檒l likely be their spouses, not them.) There are also lessons for survivors, like how to shut down a loved one鈥檚 social media accounts, clean out the house, and write a great eulogy.<br /> <br />An honest, surprising, and detail-oriented guide to the most universal of all experiences, <i>A Beginner鈥檚 Guide to the End</i> is 鈥渁 book that every family should have, the equivalent of Dr. Spock but for this other phase of life鈥?(<i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Dr. Abraham Verghese).
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
by Bill Bryson

Language

English

Pages

706

Publication Date

October 05, 2010

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<p>In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, the pipes, the pillows, and every item of furniture. Bryson has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive minds on the planet, and his sheer prose fluency makes聽<i>At Home</i>聽one of the most entertaining books ever written about private life.<br /><br /></p>
Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2nd Edition-Revised an...
by Susan C Pinsky

Language

English

Pages

209

Publication Date

June 01, 2012

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<p>If you鈥檙e one of the 10 million American adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), every day is a struggle to keep your home, your office, your electronics, and your calendar organized.</p><p><i>Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, 2ndEdition鈥擱evised and Updated</i> presents a simple but effective, long-term solution to get you back in control of your life. Written by professional organizer Susan Pinsky, it outlines a practical, ADHD-friendly organizing approach that emphasizes easy maintenance techniques and methods for maximum efficiency, catering to the specific needs of the ADHD population. Susan鈥檚 practical solutions address the most common organizing dilemmas among her ADHD clientele, while also drawing on her own personal experience as the mother of a child with ADHD. Color photos, useful tips, and bulleted lists make this a quick and manageable read, no matter how fleeting your attention span.</p><p>Armed with this unique, step-by-step approach to organizing, you'll receive the tools and the knowledge you need to eliminate stress from your home and lead a happier, healthier, more organized life.</p>
Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Wiring, Updated 7th Edition:...
by Editors of Cool Springs P...

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

December 01, 2017

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<b>BLACK+DECKER's聽latest edition of the bestselling home-improvement book in North America for more than a decade is completely updated to conform to 2017-2020 national electrical codes.</b><br /><br /> For more than ten years, <i>BLACK+DECKER聽The Complete Guide to Wiring</i> has been the bestselling home wiring manual in North America. Now with more than two million copies in print, this is the <b>home reference book more DIYers choose</b> than any other for many reasons.<br /><br /> As the most current wiring book on the market, you can be confident that your projects will meet<b> national writing codes</b>. You鈥檒l also spend more time on your project and less time scratching your head thanks to more than <b>800 clear color photos and over 40 diagrams</b> that show you exactly what you need to know about home electrical service;聽all the most common circuits, all the most-needed techniques, all the most essential tools and materials.<br /><br /> The information in this book has been created and <b>reviewed by professional electricians</b> under the watchful eye of the experts at BLACK+DECKER. You can find plenty of articles and videos about wiring online or in other publications, but only <i>The Complete Guide to Wiring</i> has passed the rigorous test to make it part of <i>The Best DIY Series from the Brand You Trust.</i>

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