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Shape your way in the world and overcome any challenge! Living on your own for the very first time can be exciting yet nerve-wracking--you'll search for roommates, interview for jobs, manage finances, and form relationships. But adjusting to this new life can seem especially difficult when you're on the Autism Spectrum. Drawing on her experiences, Lynne Soraya, one of ThAutcast.com's Most Inspiring Autistic People and author of Psychology Today's Asperger's Diary, will provide you with valuable advice as she guides you through each step of your transition into adulthood. These real-life strategies will help you cope with the feelings brought on by this change as well as deal with common challenges, like: Budgeting and handling bills. Finding the right residence and/or roommates. Discovering a career path that complements your talents. Interacting with coworkers and clients. Building relationships with friends and potential partners. With Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum, you will gain the confidence, support, and guidance you need to finally experience life on your own.
Your ten-week plan to avoid the onset of diabetes! A diagnosis of pre-diabetes is certainly a wakeup call, but it is not a life sentence of daily medication and having to live without your favorite foods. Managing pre-diabetes is about common sense and moderation, not deprivation. The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, 2nd Edition can help you find ways to alter your lifestyle and avoid type 2 diabetes. Inside, you'll find helpful tips on lifestyle changes, along with recipes for delicious, healthy meals your whole family will love, like: Buttermilk pancakes Rich and creamy sausage-potato soup Soy and ginger flank steak Grilled haddock with peach-mango salsa Walnut chicken with plum sauce Kasha-stuffed red peppers Cranberry pecan biscotti Chocolate cheesecake mousse This trusted resource also includes a ten-week plan to help you see results immediately. Certified Diabetes Educator Gretchen Scalpi also provides you with techniques for helping children with pre-diabetes gain control of their health. With this expert guide, you can recognize unhealthy behaviors and eating habits--and stop diabetes in its tracks!
From hive to home! From the satisfying taste of fresh honey butter to the blissful aroma of a beeswax candle, Honey Crafting celebrates everything the hive has to offer. Inside, you'll find a variety of sweet crafts for around the home, including Molded Beeswax Ornaments, Oatmeal and Honey Scrub Bar, Honey Gorgonzola Toasts, and Cocoa Lavender Lip Balm. Whether you're interested in creating delicious meals that highlight honey's robust taste, developing all-natural beauty products, or preparing home remedies that will soothe any ailment, this book makes it easy for anyone to savor the simple pleasures that come from harvesting the golden nectar. With step-by-step instructions and plenty of buzz-worthy wisdom, Honey Crafting will help you sweeten up your day with all the goodness that honeybees bring.
Raw food recipes and medicines for everyday life! Inspired by author Annelie Whitfield's time in the lush jungles of Costa Rica, this cookbook explores the wonderful tastes and unique benefits of using raw foods in everyday cooking. Her flavorful raw food recipes and remedies are filled with vibrant and all-natural ingredients that promote whole body wellness and increase energy levels. From healing teas and tinctures to nourishing dinners and beverages, you will feast upon the simplicity of recipes, like: Gingered watermelon juice Pineapple and cucumber gazpacho Wild green salad and citrus tahini dressing Mango, avocado, and tomato burritos Almond crunch cookies Filled with beautiful full-color photographs, Annelie's Raw Food Power shows you that you don't have to sacrifice taste to benefit from this healthy, plant-based lifestyle.
After being humiliated by her fiancee, Sophie Franklyn has decided that getting involved with work colleagues and men in general isn't for her. Now her focus is going to be on her career and her recent promotion. That is until at a New Year's Eve masquerade ball, she meets a man who tempts her to question her choices. Alex Scavoni is extremely dedicated to his job--so dedicated that his first marriage crumbled under the pressure of his dedication. Now he's happily single, with a new job he's excited to start. When he meets a masked Sophie at the ball, she fires desires in him he thought long dead. He spends a wonderful night with her, but wakes up alone. The next time the two meet, it's in the high-pressure world of emergency room medicine, where they must work side by side. While they deal with the stresses of the emergency ward, they endeavor to keep their feelings for each other on a professional level. When the desire that pushed them together that one night flares to life again, can they ignore them, or will their one night together have consequences neither of them planned on? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Isabelle Lockwood was a duchess, until her husband of only a few months wrongfully divorced her for adultery. Since then she's been a pariah, living in anonymous exile to escape the prying eyes and wagging tongues of the town. More than anything, Isabelle longs for a family of her own, and so has to marry again. But society is ruthlessly unforgiving. To clear her name, Isabelle must face down her past - and the man who broke her heart and ruined her completely. Marshall Lockwood, Duke of Monthwaite, was blindsided by his young bride's infidelity. After the divorce Marshall licked his wounds, throwing himself into his botanical studies to forget his disastrous marriage. Now his former wife is back in Town, as beautiful and enticing as he remembers. As the Season throws them together again, Marshall can't shake the feeling that Isabelle might not be the adulteress he took her for.Sensuality Level: Sensual
When Olivia Doyle's father dies under suspicious circumstances, rather than inheriting a family fortune, she inherits a new identity. She learns they were placed in the Federal Witness Security Program when she was five years old. Her father was involved in an art forgery ring and testified against the mob. Brought up not to trust anyone, Olivia has a difficult time relying on U.S. Marshal Ethan Ryder to protect her, and to keep her secret. She fears her father may have continued his life of crime through her art gallery. She has little choice but to depend on Ethan when she realizes someone is now after her. Olivia's search for the truth leads her and Ethan across country to a family and past she doesn't remember.At the age of ten, Ethan witnessed a brutal murder. He vowed when he grew up, he'd protect people in danger. Protecting Olivia is difficult when she won't trust him. He soon realizes his desire to protect her goes beyond doing his job, but if his judgment becomes clouded by emotions, her safety could be jeopardized.Can Ethan and Olivia learn to trust each other when they uncover secrets that will change their lives forever?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
When a series of failed relationships and business ventures has Monica Jackson doubting her self-worth, she turns to spell casting to attract positive energy and the opportunities needed to achieve her goals. But can Monica's belief in spells restore her belief in herself?Monica creates a spell to find her soul mate, and one to ensure the success of her new romantic event planning company, Enhance Your Romance. Monica is confident she has found her niche until divorce lawyer Reed Walker opens a practice next door to her office. The anti-marriage slogan plastered on his office window and his down-on-love clients quickly prove detrimental to Monica's business. When his arrival appears to trigger a string of bad luck, Monica fears one of her spells sent negative energy into the universe and it has returned to her threefold. Although Reed is beyond sexy, and she admires his self-confidence, she'll do whatever it takes to get the universe back on her side, and Reed out of her life. No way is she losing another business.Reed finds himself attracted to Monica's beauty and her optimism. His job and his parents' divorce have made him a pessimist, especially when it comes to love. However, he soon finds that Monica's pro-love attitude is rubbing off on him, causing him to lose his edge. If Reed doesn't distance himself from Monica, he'll likely destroy his reputation as a pit bull divorce lawyer.Can Monica and Reed look past what they might be losing to realize the love they have found?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Barb Carico's life is all about business. Now that her best friend has tied the knot with her high school sweetheart and Barb's new partner, she's busier than ever. Managing Jesse Sullivan's career and public persona can be a handful. Add in an aging mother who goes through home health nurses like candy, Barb's hanging on the edge.Her one salvation? Hunter Martin, prodigal son of Martin Family Dairy and, hopefully, Jesse's next sponsor. A promise his father had already made before Hunter took over the public relations department. After his brother's death, Hunter's become an instant dad to his seven-year-old niece. More responsibility. For Hunter, the rodeo weekend with Barb is the perfect excuse to relax.When their dinner turns into drinks and then a quick trip to a Vegas wedding chapel, both Barb and Hunter agree their nuptials were a mistake. A mistake they consummated the next evening. As soon as they're home, the marriage will be annulled. That's what they both want. Or at least what they tell themselves.Upon their return, Hunter finds that distant relatives are suing him for custody of his niece. The only way for him to keep custody is to design a life that matches the promise of a perfect family. For that, he needs Barb to stay married to him. Hunter would give her anything to go along with the charade.Barb doesn't know anything about being a wife or mother but she needs one favor. A favor she'll trade her lifestyle, independence, and even risk her heart to make come true.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Kathryn Delroy thinks the management training session she's been asked to attend will be a dream come true. The excitement hits a new level when an old family friend, Thomas Ryan, shows up as well.When the training ends, their passion for each other finds them stranded in a cabin in the Alaskan mountains - a cabin that belongs to a wanted fugitive. When they discover documents that identify illegal activities, they panic and report what they've found to the FBI.Kathryn and Thomas end up on a dash for their lives, protected by federal agents. The man believed to be chasing them is contracted to manipulate political and financial agendas through physical violence - and death. Cross-country travels and high-stakes mountain adventures are only part of the trials they face as they attempt to build a relationship and stay alive.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
The life as Cat once knew has disappeared forever, bringing terror, blood, and death in its place. Until one man accepts the heritage he has forsaken and comes after her, making her his in every way.In order to fulfill destiny and obligation in saving their world, Dante has to walk straight into hell and unleash Cat's soul and passion.Together, they race through the darkness of hell, unleashing the light to save their love and race.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Flattered by the attentions of Nick, the cutest guy in school, seventeen-year-old Grace Warren, captain of the math team, lets down her guard and gets pregnant the night she loses her virginity. Hopeful that Nick will drop to one knee and propose when she breaks the baby news to him, Grace is heartbroken - Nick wants nothing to do with her. Her best friend, Jennifer, thinks she should get an abortion, but Grace is certain that her morally upright parents will insist that she keep the baby. After she comes clean to her super-religious, strait-laced parents, they surprise her by insisting that she terminate the pregnancy to avoid humiliating the family. But when she sees the fetus on the ultrasound, she decides she can't get rid of it. Deciding to save the tiny life growing inside of her, Grace must face the consequences of being that girl - the good girl who got knocked up.
True stories that put the, er, "fun" back into funerals! The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but with Funerals to Die For you can unearth the rich--and often, dark--history of funeral rites. From getting a portrait painted with a loved one's ashes to purchasing a safety coffin complete with bells and breathing tubes, this book takes you on a whirlwind tour of funeral customs and trivia from all over the globe. Inside, you'll find more than 100 unbelievable traditions, practices, and facts, such as: The remains of a loved one can be launched into deep space for only $1,000. In Taiwan, strippers are hired to entertain funeral guests throughout the ceremony. Undertakers for the Tongan royal family weren't allowed to use their hands for 100 days after preparing a king's body. In the late 1800s, New Englanders would gulp down a cocktail of water and their family member's ashes in order to keep them from returning as vampires. Whether you fear being buried alive or just have a morbid curiosity of the other side, Funerals to Die For examines what may happen when another person dies.
Everything® cookbooks are a popular choice for home cooks looking for fresh, original recipes that only taste you've spent all day in the kitchen. And now we've collected fifty of our most delicious and healthiest Paleolithic recipes. Here's all you need to get started making satisfying dishes the way nature intended, from Breakfast Salad to Fried Avocado.
Everything® cookbooks are a popular choice for home cooks looking for fresh, original recipes that only taste you've spent all day in the kitchen. But now we've collected fifty of our most delicious and healthiest recipes designed especially for college students. Here's all you need to get started making wholesome, healthy recipes like Tuna Burgers to Risotto with Winter Squash, and avoid the dreaded freshman fifteen!
Get ready for the best years of your life! College Survival: Roommates and Dorm Life contains everything you need to know about living with a new person. With advice from the realities of dorm life, making contact with your roommate, settling disputes, and the importance of keeping a clean room, you'll have a great first semester-and maybe even a life-long friendship!
Get ready for the best years of your life!College Survival - Getting Ready for College contains everything you need to know about preparing for the next few years. With advice from deciding what to bring to your dorm room to the pitfalls of credit cards to the thrills of living on your own for the first time, you'll be big man (or woman) on campus in no time.
Tired of the same old routine? It's time to spice things up! The Secrets of Great Sex: Sexual Positions explores many popular sexual positions designed to stimulate both of you and add variety to your sex life. With creative and exciting ways to vary your routine, you'll never want it to end.
Don't skimp on the foreplay! The results may surprise you. The Secrets of Great Sex: Foreplay explains the importance of foreplay for lasting romance, and tips and tricks to make it enjoyable for everyone. With creative ways to enhance intimacy, you'll never want it to end.
You speak it everyday, but have you ever really thought about language? Where it originates? What its evolutionary purpose is? The Very Lazy Intellectual: Modern Languages teaches you the history and etymology of the world's most common languages. With information on everything from American Sign Language to Russian, you'll be an armchair linguist in no time.
Can't recall anything about the ancient world? Unsure of the difference between Cronus and Saturn? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: The Classics immerses you in the culture of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. With information on everything from architecture to mythology, you'll have everything you need to be a modern-day Cicero in no time.
Is your musical knowledge limited to the Top 40? Have trouble telling the difference between Mozart and Beethoven? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Music introduces you to both the world's most influential musicians and the origins of every style of music. With information on everyone from Bach to Nirvana and styles from classical to punk, you'll be jamming in no time.
Did you sleep through Intro to Philosophy? Does Plato leave you in the dark? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Philosophy introduces you to both the major thinkers and the fundamentals of philosophical thought. With information on everyone from Socrates to Sartre, and theories from Epicureanism to Empiricism, you'll have everything you need to solve your existential crises in no time.
Some heroes are born and some are forged by events.Marisa's best friend Carolyn is killed by a train, but then Carolyn's husband claims she committed suicide. Proving he's wrong will be a heroic feat. EMT Nick Stark seems a natural for the job.Yet the truths Marisa and Nick uncover spark unexpected danger. Does the secret of Marisa's parentage tie in with Carolyn's death? And is Marisa prepared to face the truth in order to identify whoever now wants her dead?Sensuality Level: Sensual
The biggest story of reporter Valerie Daniels's career could be the one that kills her. A part-time news reporter, Valerie is determined to prove her twin brother is not responsible for the rash of suspicious fires in Benton Falls, despite all the evidence that leads undercover investigator Adam Michaels to believe he's caught his arsonist - Valerie's brother.Adam Michaels relies on the facts when he is working a case but on this one, his instincts, and his heart, tell him there is more behind this story. And there's a lot more he wants to know about Valerie Daniels, a woman who makes no bones about the fact she doesn't like him - or what he's doing to her brother.Arson turns to murder and sparks fly between Adam and Valerie. But the real arsonist has his own ideas about the heat between these two. To defeat the killer and his deadly trap, they must learn to trust each other.Sensuality Level: Sensual
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