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Everything we do has an impact on the world around us--from the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. And to take the best care of the earth--and ourselves--it's important to make smart choices. With The Everything® Kids' Environment Book, you'll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You'll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world. Learn how to "go green" and to: Find new uses for recycled grocery bags Create your own greenhouse Make acid rain--safely!--to see how it affect plants Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals Make your own compost pile Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees Test your sensitivity to noise Whether you are in the classroom, surfing the Internet, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start today--so our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!
"The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book" is filled with over 50 science experiments that bend the rules of time, space and logic so far, they appear to be magical.Kids can conduct these experiments safely in the home, unlocking the mysteries of experiments that: you can create using common food items; will help you explore the "magic" of heating and cooling; you can conduct in your front or back garden; have to do with the senses and human body; probe physical processes and changes; and, delve into chemical and biological processes and changes.Packed with 30 "magical" science-related puzzles and over 50 experiments that are sure to get kids excited about chemistry, science and physics, "The Everything Kids' Magical Science Experiments Book" is the perfect tool for anyone who is awed by the magic of science.
Even if you don't know your swizzles from your shooters, you'll be mixing cocktails like a pro in no time with The Everything Bartender's Book, 2nd Edition. Designed for mixologists of every skill level, this behind-the-bar hand' boasts more than 700 recipes for shots, cordials, and punches along with classic, mixed, coffee and hot, blended, and nonalcoholic drinks. You'll also learn how to: Master bartending basics; Choose and use glassware, mixers, and tools; Deal with unruly imbibers; Cure nasty hangovers; Wow 'em with bar tricks and jokes; The history of the cocktail: A brief history of wine, champagne, beer and all the liquors. Completely revised, updated, and reorganized for easy reference, The Everything Bartender's Book, 2nd Edition reveals the secrets that every great bartender knows. So don your bartender's apron with confidence and say, "The bar is open!"
The Everything Family Guide to the Disneyland Resort, California Adventure, Universal Studios, and the Anaheim Areaby Betsy Malloy
If your idea of the perfect vacation involves sunny days, thrilling rides, and movie magic, The Everything Family Guide to the Disneyland Resort, California Adventure, Universal Studios, and the Anaheim Area, 2nd Edition will help you make the most of your trip out West. Containing the most up-to-date, accurate information, this family-focused travel guide contains everything you need to plan the perfect Southern Californian getaway.Inside are useful ratings for all the rides, shows, and attractions for each member of your family, allowing you to plan the perfect itinerary for your trip. The guide also includes a full hotel/motel resource guide, along with rated restaurant listings and the inside scoop on all the latest additions to the popular parks and attractions, including:California AdventureLegoLandMagic Kingdom ParkSeaWorld San DiegoSix Flags Magic MountainThe San Diego ZooUniversal Studios HollywoodThe Everything Family Guide to the Disneyland Resort, California Adventure, Universal Studios, and the Anaheim Area, 2nd Edition is the perfect resource for families planning the vacation of a lifetime!
Orlando is the place for the ultimate family vacation, and The Everything Family Guide to the Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, and Greater Orlando, 5th Edition is the only book you need to have the trip of a lifetime. This completely revised and updated fifth edition highlights the latest changes and additions at all the Orlando parks, from the addition of Captain Jack Sparrow in Walt Disney World's The Pirates of the Caribbean to the latest rides and shows at Universal Studios and Sea World, and more!Author Cheryl Charming, a long-time resident of Orlando, provides an insider's view of the parks and the surrounding area. This jam-packed guide includes a fully updated hotel/motel resource guide, along with rated restaurant listings and a system that rates all the rides, shows, and attractions for each member of your family. You'll find authoritative, up-to-date information on:Area water parksDisney's parks and cruisesSea World and Discovery CoveUniversal Studios Orlando ResortKennedy Space CenterUpdated for all your vacation needs, this bestselling guide ensures that you and your families will have the most magical trip yet!
The Everything Family Guide to Coastal Florida is your perfect guide to the rest of Florida-from the panhandle to the Gulf Coast and from Key West to Jacksonville. Filled with family-friendly advice on the best restaurants and hotels for every budget, this book is an extensive resource for activities and sports, shopping and spas, and, especially, Florida's beautiful beaches. Inside you'll find up-to-date listings for: Miami/Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Cocoa Beach, Jacksonville, The Florida Keys/Key West, The Everglades, Sarasota, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Panama City, and Pensacola. Loaded with tips and ideas for exploring, water sports, and beach fun, The Everything Family Guide to Coastal Florida is all you need to plan a Florida vacation the whole family will enjoy!
Foreclosures are on the rise and that's good news for you as an investor-if you know what you're doing. Whether you're looking for a home of your own or an investment property, you'll get expert advice on how to: Find the best properties-and learn which ones are good investments; Negotiate with sellers; Avoid costly mistakes; Get creative ideas on financing purchases; Resell properties for a healthy profit. This insider's guide helps you to avoid common pitfalls, spend your money wisely, and figure out if the foreclosure market is really for you. You can make money in this growing market-all you need is a little hard work, courage, and The Everything Guide to Foreclosures! George Sheldon is the author of twenty-one books. In addition to writing, Mr. Sheldon works as a marketing and sales consultant, book publisher, and writing instructor. He is an active member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) and he lives in Lancaster, PA. Lorraine K. Rufe has been a licensed real estate agent for nearly forty years. Ms. Rufe specializes in selling HUD and VA foreclosures, averaging 100 successful sales annually. She serves as a HUD property management broker and is the recipient of the HUD Sales Achievement Award. She lives in Coopersburg, PA.
With more and more women waiting to start a family, it's encouraging to know that you can have a healthy pregnancy over 35-and into your 40s-if you make well-informed choices about your prenatal care. Whether you're considering parenting for the first time or starting over, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 covers the physical, emotional, and social implications of a 35+ pregnancy to help ensure the healthiest and happiest nine months-and beyond.Packed with expert advice, plus helpful tips from moms just like you, this reassuring guide shows you how to:Improve your chances of getting pregnant after 35-including fertility treatment optionsSelect the best care options-whether with a doctor or midwifeIncorporate vitamins, proper nutrition, and exercise into your lifestyleWeigh the benefits and risks of prenatal testingUnderstand the changes happening to your bodyPrepare for labor, delivery, and recoveryAssess financial and career considerationsAnd, most importantly, welcome a new baby into your life!With its supportive, straightforward approach, The Everything Guide to Pregnancy over 35 is the one book you need to dispel the rumors, understand the risks, and enjoy the rewards of this exciting time!
If you have OCD, or suspect that you do, take heart-you're not alone. More than 5 million people suffer from the disease in the United States and there are a number of treatment options available. With The Everything Health Guide to OCD, you'll learn to cope with a variety of behaviors, including:Excessive touching; Hording; Compulsive handwashing; Disturbing thoughts; Germ-phobia; and Repetitive checking. From coping strategies to medical treatments, this reassuring guide gives you everything you need to keep your cool when anxiety attacks.
Are you tired of battling joint pain, stiffness, and soreness? With The Everything Health Guide to Arthritis, you'll learn to manage your pain and enjoy being more active.Carol Eustice, who has lived with arthritis for more than thirty years, gives you the strength and knowledge you need to:Work with your doctor to manage painExplore alternative treatment optionsStay healthy and active with proper dietProtect your jointsUse exercise to improve range of motion.With this helpful guide, you're just steps away from moving easier, feeling better, and improving your quality of life.
Do you enjoy cooking for others? Is your buffet table a work of art? Are your parties the best in the neighborhood? Then catering may be a great career for you! It's all here-from getting licenses and choosing the perfect name to developing menus and getting the word out. Seasoned food expert and caterer Joyce Weinberg covers all aspects of the catering business and shares her secrets to success with you, including how to: Choose a specialty-fancy fundraisers, company and family picnics, or romantic weddings; Learn the ropes before you start your business; Create a marketing plan that gets your company noticed by all the right people; Find clients and generate repeat customers. The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Catering Business is all you need to make your passion your profession!
If your stomach is in knots over tying the knot, rest easy! The Everything Weddings on a Budget Book, 2nd Edition shows you surefire ways to save money without compromising your dream. This essential guide gives you creative tips on how to: Set a budget and stick to it; Find gowns and tuxes that suit both you and your wallet; Snap up a great photographer without overpaying; Make easy and exquisite do-it-yourself invitations, flowers, and cakes; Use the foolproof budget worksheets in this book to help you get to the altar without breaking the bank! With the expert advice in this guide, you'll enjoy your special day-and still have a nest egg to start your new life together.
Bring love into your life and keep it there with The Everything Love Spells Book. This pocket guide contains more than 75 spells to help you rev up your romance. There's a spell for every lover's lament: Can't get over that last love? Do the Breaking the Chains Spell and he's gone for good! Need to attract that special someone? The Enhancement Spell will make anyone irresistible! Bored in the bedroom? All you need to stoke the flames is the Tantric Lovemaking Spell! Whether you're an experienced spellcaster or dabbling in magick for the first time, watch love flourish with these and many other spells. Nudge that special someone along and add passion and erotic excitement to your existing relationships. True love is just a spell away!
Do you love throwing parties? Are you the most organized person you know? Can you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, event planning could be your perfect career choice! Seasoned event planner Jennifer Mancuso helps you to get started and succeed in this exciting field.This book's insider tips and step-by-step guidance will teach you how to:Tailor events to each client - from a corporate dinner to an intimate weddingMarket and network to keep business comingHire vendors that your client will loveBuild a great reputation in your area and beyondWhether you've recently earned a hospitality degree or are simply looking for a fun career change, The Everything Guide to Being an Event Planner will help you break out of the routine and start a new, creative endeavor-one celebration at a time!
If counting calories makes you cringe, this easy-to-use cookbook is just what you need! Mix and match recipes to effortlessly map out your meals for a day, a week, or a month. Based on a 1,200-calorie-a-day diet, The Everything Calorie Counting Cookbook features 300 mouth-watering recipes for every occasion, from super suppers to sensible snacks, including:Banana Chocolate Chip Pancake WrapHoney and Cheese Stuffed FigsCreamy Potato SoupBeef FondueChili-Crusted Sea ScallopsChicken and Green Bean CasseroleSpicy Ranch Chicken WrapChocolate Chip Peanut Butter PieReward your taste buds while you count calories. You can have it all - and eat it, too!
Are you living in a cramped quarters with no space to breathe? Do you feel overwhelmed by all that clutter? Would you prefer to do it yourself than pay a professional organizer? Get ready to add order to your home-one room at a time! With The Everything Organize Your Home Book, 2nd Edition, you'll learn how to: Set up a home office anywhere; Maximize closet and shelf space; Discover alternative storage ideas; Sell what you no longer need or want; Combat kid and toy clutter; Organize the garage, attic, car, and outdoor areas. This fully revised and updated second edition proves that you can live large in even the smallest of spaces-by making every square inch count!
Sure you've read your medical books, washed and folded all those cute baby clothes, and maybe even put the crib together, but are you ready? Are you really ready for the life-changing event about to arrive? Relax, The Everything Get Ready for Baby Book, 2nd Edition is here to get you through it all! Inside you'll find tips on: Baby safety (Lock those cabinets and plug those outlets!); Choosing a pediatrician (More difficult than choosing your mate); Baby names (We have to name her too?); Sleep for the baby and you (Ah, sleep, the long-lost friend); Activities for baby (What do I do with him?). With tried-and-true answers and ideas to help even the most shell-shocked parent, this guide will be the survival handbook for your new exciting life-with baby!
If you think you can't indulge your love of sweets because you must limit your sugar intake, think again. The Everything Sugar-Free Cookbook contains 300 scrumptious recipes that are fun to make, including: New York-Style Cheesecake, Banana Brownies, Orange Mousse with Blueberries, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, Family Ice Cream, Strawberry-Stuffed French Toast, and Sweet Tea Sauce. Whether you want to start the day off with a healthy breakfast or treat yourself to a decadent midnight snack, this cookbook has all you need to lead a sugar-free lifestyle. Each recipe has complete nutritional information so you can plan well-rounded meals. Get ready to enjoy la dolce vita without the sugar!
Each year in America, more than one million people suffer from heart attacks caused by high cholesterol - and half a million die from related heart disease. Don't become a statistic - take control of your health now! The Everything Low Cholesterol Cookbook provides everything from information on how to create a sensible diet and fitness plan to practical tips for improving your overall well-being. This comprehensive, authoritative guide edited by Sandra K. Nissenberg, M.S., R.D., provides you with all the information you need to lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of a heart attack.Features timely, reliable information on:The differences between "good" and "bad" cholesterolThe effects of high cholesterol and artery blockageSuggestions to improve your overall healthNutrition and exercise tips to keep you fit and wellUp-to-date government cholesterol guidelinesAlso including more than seventy-five heart-healthy recipes for the whole family, The Everything Low Cholesterol Cookbook provides you with all the up-to-the-minute information to keep you informed and healthy.
Longing for love? Searching for success? Hunting for ways to make your wishes become reality? You have the power to make your desires come to life! The Everything Spells and Charms Book, 2nd Edition gives you the tools you need to tap into your inner magickal power.Are you:Languishing in lover's limbo? Use the Spell to Enhance a Relationship.Caught in a career slump? Cast the Spell to Get Recognized.Drowning in bills? Use the Goodbye Debt Spell.Feeling powerless? Try the Spell for Strengthening Self-Worth.This handy guide helps you understand the cycles of nature, discover the mysteries of magick, and unleash the power and passion within!
When you work, take care of a family, and maintain a home, you need practical ways to make every dollar count. The Everything Budgeting Book, 2nd Edition can help you use your money wisely today and prepare for the future at the same time!This step-by-step guide will help you to:Assess and improve your spending patternsFind ways to save on everyday expensesUse worksheets to keep your finances in orderPrepare for unexpected events and plan for the futureWhether you're saving for a house, a child's education, or a new car, this essential guide can help you meet your financial goals. Before long, you will be able to balance your checkbook, avoid pre-payday panic, and still have money for the things you really want. So embrace your budget-and start enjoying the wealth you never knew you had!
Good grammar enhances the impression you make on people the minute you open your mouth or put pen to paper. If you've struggled to master grammar and style, look no further than this straightforward and entertaining guide. The Everything Grammar and Style Book, 2nd Edition is packed with easy-to-follow guidelines for effective writing, from proper word choice and punctuation to paragraph organization and editing techniques. You'll learn how to write crystal-clear e-mails, professional-sounding letters, articulate term papers, and more. This book shows you how to: Master difficult punctuation; Revise until your writing shines; Write clearly and concisely; Correct commonly misspelled and misused words; Practice your new skills with Checkpoint exercises at the end of each chapter; Find the best Web sites for spelling rules, style help, and interactive quizzes. The perfect desk reference, this book has all the ingredients you need to conquer your fear of grammar and to become a great communicator!
Creamy soups, pizza, ice cream . . . if you think your lactose intolerance keeps you from enjoying your favorite foods, think again! With The Everything Lactose-Free Cookbook, you can indulge in worry-free meals and desserts any time you want. This unique cookbook is your one-stop reference for whipping up more than 300 delicious low-lactose recipes, including:New York Style Cheesecake; Grilled Salmon with Creamy Tarragon Sauce; Passion Fruit Smoothie; Tofu Lasagna; Creamy Apricot Mousse; Veggie Omelet. These delightful new recipes offer the same textures and tastes as your old favorites. Packed with useful tips and information, this one-of-a-kind cookbook will satisfy your every craving-without upsetting your stomach!
Worried about your financial future? Living paycheck to paycheck? Find it hard to save money? The Everything Personal Finance Book in Your 20s and 30s Book, 2nd Edition makes saving for the future easy. This updated edition provides step-by-step instructions on how to:Budget scarce funds; Recover from credit card debt; Pay off student loans; Plan for large purchases; Build an emergency fund. You'll also find information on affordable insurance protection, the most useful (and free) online personal finance resources and tools, and how to use tax breaks to help pay for education. With this easy-to-use guide, you'll learn how to manage, save, and invest wisely-starting today! Debby Fowles was the About.com Guide for Financial Planning. She had more than twenty years of accounting and business experience and is the author of the first edition of The Everything Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s Book.
A resume is like the first thirty seconds of a blind date-one with a prospective employer. That's all the time you have to get a hiring authority's attention and-hopefully-an interview. A bad resume will absolutely eliminate you from the competition.Building a strong resume is the single most important step in landing a new job. The Everything Resume Book, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for crafting a resume that will highlight your skills and experience to get you the job you want. This hands-on guide offers helpful hints on format and presentation and includes the most up-to-date guidelines for using the Internet in your job search.This completely revised and updated edition includes new information on:Job boardsand the best Web resources for job seekersUsing resumes as a personal brandThe advantages and disadvantages of video resumesSocial networking sites in the job searchGeneration gap issues relating to resumesResume blogsBursting with more than 100 sample resumes for a wide range of professions, this guide contains the information you need to command a prospective employer's attention and score that all-important interview.