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Shopaholics Unite! You know it when you find it: the perfect black dress, the welcome mat for your first home, the yellow bunny sheets for your best friend's baby shower, the laundry basket your nephew will never use in college. Whatever the mission, shopping for yourself and others marks life's milestones, celebrates your passions and expresses your individuality. And most important, shopping is just plain fun! Whether your preferred stomping ground is an antique shop or a mega mall, a bargain basement or a boutique, a flea market or Fifth Avenue, you'll be thoroughly entertained, inspired and validated by the true-life shopping adventures of like-minded people like you? People who freely admit they were Born to Shop? And who never cease to find fulfillment, enjoyment and a few great buys while doing it. Chicken Soup for the Shopper's Soul is the ultimate celebration of the ultimate pastime. Let the bargains begin!
A simple "cup of Joe" now shares the counter with a "grande triple mocha latte" and creative barristers have developed coffee service into an art form, all to the delight of coffee lovers who can't imagine life without a daily cup or two...
Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul II: Inspirational Tales of Passion, Achievement and Devotionby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marty Becker Peter Vegso Theresa Peluso Teresa Becker
You Know You're A Horse Lover When ... If you won a snazzy new sports car in the lottery you'd trade it in for a pickup truck with a towing package. Your paycheck barely covers your food bill but all your horses eat premium foods. All the other girls were designing their dream home, you were designing your dream barn. You spend far more on your riding clothes than on the rest of your wardrobe. You call the vet when a horse just looks cross-eyed but a family member has to be on their death bed before you take them to see the doctor. Your barn is cleaner than your house. You are better at braiding your horse's tail than your daughter's hair. You've stopped at more stables than museums while on vacation. You cringe at paying five bucks for lunch but don't blink at spending twenty or thirty on a riding lesson. You can't eat a carrot or apple without feeling guilty about not sharing it with your horse. Your significant other says, "It's me or the horses," and you hesitate . . . You pay more to board your horses than you do for your hotel room.
Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul: Inspirational Stories about Horses and the People Who Love Themby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marty Becker Gary Seidler Peter Vegso Theresa Peluso
From the Book Jacket You Know You're a Horse Lover When... You accessorize your hairstyle with pieces of hay. You examine every piece of rope or twine for its halter potential. You think a great vacation is spending a long weekend in front of a horse trailer by a dusty arena. You spend more money on horseshoes than on your own shoes. You always keep carrots, apples and sugar cubes in your pocket. You prefer the smell of a stable to cologne. You sleep with your boots on and count horses to fall asleep. Your laugh begins to sound like a horse whinny. Instead of giving someone directions to turn "left" or "right," you tell them to "gee" or "haw." You still have your childhood horse statues in your bedroom. Your favorite outfit is made of leather and includes whips and spurs. You talk to your horse more than you talk to your spouse. You spend more time at the feed store than the grocery store. If you can relate to any of these sentiments, this book is for you! Even if you've never been near a horse, but have always admired them from afar, you'll love these stories celebrating and honoring these noble creatures. Share a copy of Chicken . Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul with a horse-loving friend. You'll both be "whinnying" for more!
Chicken Soup for the Recovering Soul: Your Personal, Portable Support Group with Stories of Healing, Hope, Love and Resilienceby Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Gary Seidler Peter Vegso Robert J. Ackerman Theresa Peluso
CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE RECOVERING SOUL deals with such diverse subjects as eating disorders, abuse within relationships, chronic pain, and living with diabetes.
This book is filled with stories of people going out of their way to help others during tragic times. Readers will discover, firsthand, the compassion, empathy, and generosity that still exists in today's world. It is a celebration of the people in the world neighbors, friends, perfect strangers who care and make a difference in the lives of others.
Celebrating the history, culture, and passionate enjoyment of wine Are you a bona-fide wine connoisseur, investing in rare vintages--or a neophyte just learning to appreciate wine's complexity? Whether you have the quintessential wine cellar or you simply delight in an occasional glass of chardonnay with dinner, Chicken Soup for the Wine Lover's Soul will help you appreciate both the art and science behind every sublime bottle. Share the magic of discovering and enjoying wine with entertaining stories by casual wine buffs and serious aficionados. Learn the history of your favorite varietal and the artistry behind turning a field of grapes into an award-winning cabernet. Wine enthusiasts around the world share their experiences about their enjoyment of wine, its significance in their families and traditions, and the meaning and use of wine in different cultures. Your love affair with wine may be a new passion or a well-established one: either way, you'll find Chicken Soup for the Wine Lover's Soul is like the superb glass of wine--a rare treasure to be savored. So, uncork your favorite bottle and settle in to enjoy every last story about this enigmatic beverage. "If all be true that I do think, there are five reasons we should drink. Good friends, good times, or being dry, or lest we should be by and by, or any other reason why." Tom Troiano