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Say goodbye to the dining hall! Need a break from the monotony of your meal plan? Can't afford to waste money on lukewarm takeout? Well, now you can ditch the dining hall's soggy excuse for the Monday-night special thanks to this appetite-saving book packed with cheap, easy, and delicious recipes. Offering up more than 300 hassle-free dishes, this cookbook will not only satisfy your hunger but your meager bank account, too! Whether you need a morning-after greasy breakfast, a cram-session snack, or date-night entree, here you'll find ideas for everything you crave, including: Western Omelet Asian Lettuce Wraps Easy Eggplant Parmesan Simple Pepper Steak Decadent Apple Crisp Saving you from overcooked, overpriced, and dull dishes, if you have to buy a book for college, this is required reading.
Organization. Time management. Study skills. These are the three critical skills students need to perform well in school. Most students lack at least one of these skills; many lack all three. Yet without a sound understanding of this all-important learning trifecta, students are likely to fail--over and over again.In this practical hands-on guide, Thinking Caps founder Alexandra Mayzler outlines the unique approach that has made her one-of-a-kind tutoring program such a success with students, parents, and educators alike. This interactive program steps your child through these crucial three areas, providing the worksheets, exercises, and anecdotes she needs to master them in record time. The book also features stories throughout, based on case studies of real-life clients.Special emphasis is placed on helping students understand how their own personalities, behaviors, and habits affect their work. Your child will learn to identify short- and long-term goals, and come to see how good study habits can help him achieve those goals.With this book, your child can get through school with flying colors!
Chew on these one-of-a-kind conversation starters!Pass the salt? Eat your peas? You can do better than that! This book provides you with 365 ways to spark conversation and engage your youngsters while you gather around the table. Make dinnertime a lively experience the whole family looks forward to, as kids share their ideas, explore their creativity, and let you in on their wildest dreams with fun (and thought-provoking) questions like:If you could adopt a single trait from a wild animal, such as horns or a poisonous bite, what would it be?If you could invite any character from a book or movie to do something with you, who would you invite and what would you do?What would your life be like if you could be invisible?Studies show that kids who participate in regular family meals get better grades, have larger vocabularies, and are healthier than kids who don't. So grab your fork--and your imagination--because it's never too early to start a dynamic dinner routine!
The Washington MonumentThe pyramid on the $1 billThe Skull and Bones Society at Yale UniversityCommon American icons--or secret symbols? From our founding fathers to our most prestigious institutions, this is a nation built on such secret symbols, rites, and rituals. So forget the textbook version of history--and embark on a fascinating and fantastic journey of America's hidden past.This tell-all handbook is your personal guide to the secret-laden people, places, and things of our great nation, including:Sign-filled national treasures in museums from coast to coastAncient mysteries of our most familiar cities, landmarks, and parks Hotbeds of current Masonic, Kabbalistic, and Rosicrucian activityFreemason-planned architecture of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.Covert clubs, societies, and associations of the ultra-rich and powerfulFrom the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., to the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California, this book is all you need to discover the true nature of the oldest republic on Earth--past, present, and future!
Zombies are were people too! Escape routes, defense plans, survival kits. Enough is enough! Zombies have gotten a bad rap, and it's time the redeeming qualities of these brain-eating (but potentially lovable) creatures come to light. Enter 501 Things to Do with a Zombie. Inside, you'll see that the undead make the perfect sidekicks for just about anything you've got going on. Can't convince a buddy to join you in karaoke? No worries! A Zombie never suffers from stage fright! Looking to take a leisurely stroll through the local farmers' market? Zombies know the secret to picking out the freshest tomatoes. Need to negotiate a new cell-phone contract? Bring a Zombie along to get out of the two-year commitment (he can strong-arm the sales rep--that is, unless it's missing).Sure, Zombies may have rotting flesh and nasty viruses, but don't we all have our faults? Open your mind and open this book for inspired ideas on how we can all learn to get along. Monstrous fun awaits.
Your Guide to Finding Meaning in Coincidences Big and Small
"Cyber-bullying can be worse than being picked on in school. Like when a girl tries real hard to make me feel bad about myself. Doesn't she know how much that hurts?" --Tanya, 13"I don't know any girls that don't hurt other girls in some ways. Why? Because life is tough for girls." --Angela, 14"Some girls try to intimidate and threaten you on Facebook. It's their way to get attention. I just don't want to play their game." --Jennifer, 15Cliques. Snobs. Facebook stalkers. Twitter twits. Gossip. MySpace brats. Name-calling and showing off. Let's face it--the girl world is tough!Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks, 2nd Edition is your ultimate survival guide to backstabbers and bullies both in school and online. Girl guru Dr. Erika talked to more than 1,000 teen girls just like you to help you understand what makes mean chicks tick. She features smart strategies and powerful tools, such as:FYI: The real lowdown on the different types of mean chick behavior--what causes it and what you can doAwesome quizzes: Designed to help you figure out where you stand with the mean chicks and how you can make real changesFab fixes: Hey, even a cool chick like you can feel down every now and then--these are quick pick-me-ups for any bad dayCool quotes: Wit and wisdom from women who fought their battles years ago--and came out on topReal Answers: Restore kindness and courtesy at your school and onlineLoaded with helpful advice and true stories from girls who fought back against teasing and cyberbulling, Mean Chicks is the only book you need to feel strong, confident, and triumphant.
Being best buds with a great ape is basically the most awesome thing in the entire world. They're excellent wingmen. They're accomplished bargain hunters. And their impressive dexterity makes them the perfect ping-pong partners.The perks are pretty much endless.Whether you need a hand organizing an Olympic-caliber bobsled team or fancy a leisurely stroll, a Gorilla is the ideal companion for whatever it is you're game to do. And the guidance they give is the absolute tops. Gorillas know the dish on the hippest eateries around and provide financial advice that's unbelievably sound (as they hold true to a "don't spend what you don't have" policy).Everything Is Better with a Gorilla because, well, it just is.
Are your days of being wild, wicked, and wanton long gone? Have you ever really lived - and loved - that way, anyway? Or does your inner romantic only come alive when you're flipping through the pages of your favorite bodice-ripper?In Wild, Wicked, & Wanton, bestselling romance writers Christie Craig and Faye Hughes show you how to model the best and bawdy behavior of your favorite romantic heroines.From the innocent ingenues and the good girls next door to the blissfully bad bitches, you'll learn the 101 love lessons you need to: Recognize the difference between Keepers and CreepersTempt - and tame - a bad boyGet what you want - in bed and outuse your feminine intuition to decode men everywhereSettle scores and avenge lovers who've scorned youWith this one-of-a-kind, ecstasy-inducing handbook, you won't have to be a lady-in-waiting any longer. You'll learn what it takes to find, keep, and cherish Mr. Wonderful - one fabulous tryst at a time.
Accidental Adult (n.): an individual whose age indicates maturity, but whose actions indicate otherwise.Those carefree days of post-college life went away in the blink of an eye. Now you spend your money on mortgage payments and Saturdays at dance recitals. The mixtapes you blasted out of your two-door coupe went the same way as the car, traded in--for a sliding-door minivan with a complimentary Wiggles CD. If life's the ultimate road trip, it's time to stop listening to the GPS of responsible adulthood. Instead, follow the lead of reluctant grown-up Colin Sokolowski, who proves growing up doesn't necessarily mean selling out. With a little guidance, you can survive the inevitable trek to old age as an accidental adult and have some fun along the way.Part how-to advice and part how-not-to narrative, The Accidental Adult leads you along an alternate path through adulthood. You'll learn there's a time and a place to act your age (ditch the Coors Light during dinner parties), but that you don't have to lose your sense of cool (it's okay to buy those $250 reunion tour tickets--as long as your car payment's in). With it, you'll realize that just because you're older doesn't mean you have to be lamer.
Is your business struggling to stay afloat? Are you overwhelmed by the challenge of building an organization that can be a market leader? Well, now is the time to stop going in circles-find a new direction and re-imagine your company. In this hard-hitting guide, renowned international corporate consultants and professors Leo Hopf and William Welter show how to breathe new life into your firm. Using revealing case studies from Seagate to Harley-Davidson, they offer such key strategies as:Repackaging products to widen the range of your target demographic Revising your profit model to improve your margins Moving up- or down-market to attract new customers Using core competencies to enter new markets Conducting business at a different time to reach new customers You'll need to take a risk to reap the rewards. But this blueprint for growth will supply you with the confidence to start on a different path. So forget the same-old tired tactics. Instead, make things happen by making over your business! It's crucial to the livelihood of your enterprise, and Hopf and Welter give you everything you need to get it right.
A drunk giant comes charging at you in a bar.Go with a roundhouse kick, Judo hip throw, or Karate punch to bring him to the ground. Your cheapskate neighbor refuses to pay you back.The next time he's on vacation, turn on his backyard hose. By the time he returns home, his yard will be a swamp and his water bill will be through the roof. Some juiced-up meathead starts trouble at the gym.Take him down to size with an Aikido wrist twist.There's more than one way to skin a cat--or kick someone's ass. In this rough and ready field guide, you'll find 365 ways to nail the bastards who try to get you down. Written under an alias by a man who's been there, done that, and lived to deny it all, this is all you need to protect and avenge yourself against every possible threat--be it physical, emotional, psychological, financial, or otherwise. From cue balls and steel-toed boots to spiders and Krazy Glue, you'll find an amazing array of household weapons and tactics designed to put that moron in his or her place once and for all.
Giving difficult news clearly and sensitively is no easy task. However, there are ways to say the right thing at the right time. 500 Letters for Difficult Situations offers helpful templates for when you need to say something tactfully and gracefully. Inside, you'll find letters to guide you through the most challenging communications, including how to:Express sympathy for the bereavedExplain why a relationship isn't workingOffer condolences for those who are going through a divorceGive a notice of termination from employmentReprimand an employee for poor performance500 Letters for Difficult Situations ensures that you know what to say and how to say it.
Millions of us ask ourselves that very question every year. And then we ask ourselves the bigger question: Why? Is it me? Is it him? Is it That Woman? Or have we just grown apart?In Why Did He Cheat on Me?, bestselling author and infidelity expert Rona Subotnik helps you understand what drives men to be unfaithful--and what you can do about it. From the first telltale sign to rebuilding trust, marriage counselor Subotnik takes you through the sometimes painful, always challenging process of dealing with infidelity, including:The fallout from infidelityLife transitions that can prompt affairsUnspoken wants and needs that affect your relationshipThe art of forgivenessArmed with this insightful, prescriptive book, you can move forward with your life. Whether you decide to stay with your husband or not, you'll enjoy better, healthier, happier relationships--with or without him.
Sure, you've heard about detox diets--and you'd love to realize the weight loss and cleansing benefits you've been reading about. But you want to do it safely and healthfully. Now you can.With Detox for the Rest of Us, you'll learn how to use the various diets, plans, and recipes to lose weight and cleanse the system from head to toe--without compromising your health. You'll find out:Which detox plans eliminate what toxins from your bodyHow to create delicious detox meals--from almond pancakes with blueberries to vegetarian meatloaf--that taste great and aid digestionHow to choose the right detox plan for your individual body type--and your goalsWritten by noted fitness and wellness writer Carole Jacobs, Detox for the Rest of Us is all you need to detox your way to looking and feeling fabulous.
From the foreword by Maya Angelou:"[T]he joy they promise in their prose makes me glad that I and other writers have been willing to make good writing our aim, and even great writing our dream.""How do I get my book published?"Good question. Lucky for you, publishing insiders Sam Barry and Kathi Kamen Goldmark have laid out the blueprint for what you want - your book. From transforming an idea into a manuscript to finding an agent to working with an editor to marketing your book, BookPage's Author Enablers are here to assist you every step of the way. And they've brought some backup with original insight from literary superstars like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Rita Mae Brown, and more.It's everything you would ever want - and need - to know about the industry from the inside out.
Living healthier and longer is simpler than you may think--when you know your superfoods. With Supercharge with Superfoods, you learn how to derive the most positive benefits from the top twenty-five superfoods. Expert authors Delia Quigley and B.E. Horton, MS, RD, offer 365 tips on incorporating these important foods into your diet, including how to: Eat blueberries to fuel brain powerPrevent cancer with broccoliLower cholesterol with oatsMake skin look youthful with pumpkin productsEat salmon for your heartProtect eyes with spinachBoost your immune system with yogurtEmpowering and educational, this complete and concise guide is your new and improved way to look good and feel great!
In today's competitive business world, you must capture the high ground and defend it against your rivals. The secret lies in mastering the strategic arts taught by the ancient Chinese military theorist Sun Tzu. Gerald A. Michaelson's classic book breaks down Sun Tzu's lessons to help you move from manager to leader and vanquish your competition. In this fully updated edition, Steven Michaelson offers new examples drawn from companies ranging from Amazon to Toyota to Google, putting Sun Tzu at your side for today's business challenges. Here is the wisdom--tested for twenty-five centuries--that will help you seize the advantage, storm your competitors' gates, and conquer the marketplace!
"I like to say that my hourglass figure is more like an hour and a half!"--Stella, as quoted in O MagazineTo become a "muse" to Jean-Paul Gaultier, you have to be someone special, and Stella Ellis filled that role when she rocked the modeling world.
"Run, Dick, run!" Now you may be the one who wants to run--but as a parent, it's often from invasive strangers, inconsiderate parents, and well-meaning but overbearing grandparents.See Dick Bite Jane is a primer for handling every parenting pitfall--featuring true tales of "Uh-ohs!" and "Oh, nos!" from moms and dads just like you. Etiquette expert Elise Mac Adam doles out helpful, straightforward advice designed to put bullies in their place--whether those bullies are sandbox strong-arms, nasty neighbors, or your own little angel-turned-devil.A scraped knee? How simple that can be! With the help of Mac Adam (Dick and Jane, too!), you can keep the busybodies and n'er-do-wells at bay with the same confidence--it's as easy as 1, 2, 3!
As Ben Franklin said, beer is a sign that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Now beer lovers everywhere can hoist a cold one while browsing this informative guide to their favorite beverage. For each day of the year, beer expert and homebrewer Jess Lebow lists a beer, information on its history, taste, price, and where to find it. He suggests food pairings and includes trivia, brewing tips, and information about beer-related events, as well as quotations about the ease and contentment beer brings to our lives. Every state in the union is represented in this book, which unlocks the secrets of stouts, lembics, IPAs, and porters. The Beer Devotional offers you an inspirational daily guide to the joys of beer.
Stay or go? That's the question millions of women struggle with every year. If you're one of them, you know that most relationships are not all bad, or all good--and that realization can stall the decision-making process. With this book, you receive the empowering advice you need to:Weigh all the pros and cons of your relationshipUncover the real reasons you're in the relationshipDecide if these are good enough reasons to stay--or notFix what's wrong if you decide to stayPrepare an exit strategy if you decide to goCommunicate your decision to your partnerIf you've ever questioned your choice to stay with your partner, this practical guide is for you. Whether you're married and not, you'll benefit from working through your current situation and making that final decision: Should I leave him?
From the IntroductionThis book is research-based--and what the research shows is this: The real problem isn't dating, or men. The problem is that during the early stages of dating, women unknowingly make one or more fundamental mistakes that hinder their ability to date successfully and find the man of their dreams. This book will identify each of these Top 10 mistakes, and show you how to fix them. With Dr. Christie Hartman as your guide, you'll learn how to put this groundbreaking research to work for you. You'll learn that you, as a woman: Have the advantage over men in the dating worldShould make the first move with men--not wait for them to actCan detect if a guy is truly interested in you, even before you go out with him Anyone can tell you to avoid sex on the first date, or to wear a skirt, or to flirt a lot. This book gives you what you really need: the research-based strategies you need to make dating work for you--and find the happiness you deserve!
As if your HR Department didn't have enough to worry about, WTF? is holding its own office orientation. From dealing with workplace politics and romancing coworkers to climbing the success ladder or getting canned, WTF? Work shows you how to handle the daily lows of holding down a j-o-b.Whether you're sitting in the cubes or in the corner office, working the counter or bussing the tables, WTF? provides an employee handbook that's actually worth reading. It leaves the PC stuff to the professionals and instead delivers some not-safe-for-work advice for when your job has you saying, "WTF?" For even more f*#!-ing fun, visit www.WTFComedyStop.com
And Jen Klein knows motherhood. She's survived changing a soiled diaper in a truck-stop bathroom while suspending a baby in mid-air. She's witnessed the judgment of the so-called "Mommy Mafia." She's found dried applesauce on her shirt. And in her hair. And the baby's hair. And the dog's fur. Here she reveals secrets she's learned along the way about mastering the art of motherhood, from how to handle strangers who ask how much weight you've gained to (finally!) getting them on the big yellow bus--on time and with clean underwear. Inside SheKnows.com Presents: The Mommy Files you'll find: Your mom didn't know what she was doing eitherA pediatrician is your partner, not your adversaryPlaygroups are for moms more than they are for kidsJust because they can talk doesn't mean they can reasonBeing a supermom is all about asking for helpDisclosed here in a friendly, wry look at motherhood, Jen Klein takes you through each lovable (and less than enjoyable) step toward that coveted title that will be screamed at you so many times in the years to come: "Mommy!"