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Woman's Day presents 70 dishes that are not only quick and easy but also nutritious and flavorful, giving new meaning to 'fast food.'
This Woman's Day book offers a wealth of easy and practical recipes that can be cooked or baked in just one pot! Just throw in the ingredients, turn on the heat and walk away while a delicious casserole or skillet prepares itself.
Celebrate! from the editors of Woman's Day offers complete menus for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter along with recipes and treats for those more lighthearted festivities like Halloween and Valentine's Day. Find everything from hors d'oeuvres and appetizers to main courses, sides and desserts. With recipes like that prove successful from the first bite to the very last, Celebrate! is your stress-free guide for complete and delicious holiday feasts.
I Love My Cat!: The All-Around Guide to Choosing, Grooming, Raising and Caring for Your Feline Friendby Editors of Woman's Day
More than half of America 's pet owners consider their pet as much a part of their family as any other member and it's a fact that caring for animals improves our emotional and physical health. This cat and kitten reference manual from the experts atWoman's Dayis divided into three sections - Cats 101, Cat Behavior and Cat Health and contains information on lifelong care for your cats, including: Â· Favorite cat names, how to choose the right breed for your lifestyle and cat myths and legends; Â· Articles and facts about unusual breeds, quirky kitty behavior and how to communicate with your cat; Â· The ins and outs of grooming, training and disciplining cats and caring for kittens; Â· Cat health and dental care, including information on common cat ailments, insurance and choosing the right vet. I Love My Cat!isthecat lovers' reference for caring for your feline friends. If you're just thinking about getting a cat or want to learn more about protecting the one you have, this reliable source will teach you everything you need to know to make kitty care affordable and easy!
Woman's Day introduces the sixth and final in a series of essential recipe books for every cook. The user-friendly cookbooks undertake one type of food for every night of the week; the weekend is for family meals. All of the recipes are easy to make and include cooking time, serving size, nutritional information, handy tips to make cooking easier, and "FYI": helpful facts that every cook should know. There might be more free time over the weekend but who wants to spend it cooking? Enjoy the time with your family and take the fuss out of your weekend meals with over 60 trusty recipes that have been triple-tested and perfected by Woman's Day. Dozens of easy, wholesome dishes are divided into two sections featuring on-the-go meals on Saturdays and Sunday's sit-down dinners. Whether you're a novice or an expert in the kitchen, there is a variety of dishes to choose from. On Saturday rustle up tasty sandwiches, burgers, salads and snacks that take no time at all. Make every Sunday a special occasion with at-home meals like roasts, casseroles, special desserts and even sides that will bring the family around the table. With a variety of ingredients, cuisines and techniques, Weekend is for Family Meals will guarantee to have the whole family gathering to gobble it up!
There's nothing cozier than coming home from a busy day to the mouthwatering smells of dinner simmering on the stove and nothing more convenient than a meal that takes minutes to put together and then cooks itself. Slow cookers make sharing home-cooked family meals every night easier than ordering pizza and this healthy recipe collection from the experts at Woman's Day will ensure those dishes are not only appealing and fuss-free but wholesome and nutritious as well. Slow cooking is not only convenient, easy and versatile but economical as well and novices and expert cooks will love these yummy dishes without worrying about the calories. This collection of over 50 recipes that have been triple tested by Woman's Day will ensure that your meals are not only nutritious and low-fat but flavorful and tasty too. Perfect for the busy cook who's short on time but values healthy home-cooked meals, all the slow cooker recipes in the book are organized by ingredient and include a variety of dishes using beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey and vegetables. Much more than just stews and soups, all of the recipes are healthy and low in fat and include cooking time, serving size and nutritional information. All you'll have to do is set the table and serve!
The economy may have stalled but life goes on. Chair legs break, pillows lose their puff, painted walls get scuffed and sheets get torn or go out of style. Real Life Decor brims with ideas for repurposing, reusing or replacing your accents and furniture to keep your home fresh and functional as well as wallet-friendly. Comprised of a collection of 100 easy, appealing projects illustrated with lively photos and simple how-tos, the book is divided into 7 sections that offer multiple approaches to dressing up walls, sewing simple soft furnishings, recycling old furniture, brightening lamps and accents, making multipurpose furnishings and storage, and sprucing up floors and ceilings. The photos include inspiring ideas that the reader can interpret and emulate as well as pretty projects they craft to the T. Sidebars with simple solutions on topics such as Displaying Your Collections, Easy Vintage Fabric Ideas, and Small Space Ideas enrich each chapter with additional tips.
Money-Wise Makeovers: Modest Remodels and Affordable Room Redos That Add Value and Improve the Quality of Your Lifeby Jean Nayar
A guide for thrifty and efficient DIY remodeling project suggestions for your home. It's easy to improve your home on a small budget!
This all-in-one guide is the ultimate resource for stress-free, budget-friendly entertaining for every special occasion. This collection of more than 250 inspiring photos and easy-to-follow instructions shows how to have a good time without breaking the bank.
Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age is the most comprehensive study of the modernizing trend of political and social thought in the Arab Middle East. Albert Hourani studies the way in which ideas about politics and society changed during the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries, in response to the expanding influence of Europe. His main attention is given to the movement of ideas in Egypt and Lebanon. He shows how two streams of thought, the one aiming to restate the social principles of Islam, and the other to justify the separation of religion from politics, flowed into each other to create the Egyptian and Arab nationalisms of the present century. The last chapter of the book surveys the main tendencies of thought in the post-war years. Since its publication in 1962, this book has been regarded as a modern classic of interpretation. It was reissued by the Cambridge University Press in 1983 and has subsequently sold over 8000 copies.
Do you ever feel like you're eating the same dishes over and over again, yet feel uninspired or don't have enough time to plan your family's meals? In The Woman's Day Everyday Cookbook, the trusty editors of Woman's Day have done the planning for you. Featuring 365 simple, never-repeating recipes organized by month, the book delivers a huge variety of delicious and healthy dishes for a different meal everyday for a whole year, many prepared in 30 minutes or less. A handy day-to-day meal planner at the beginning of every month takes the work out of organizing your family's meals. The book also spotlights seasonal ingredients for appealing and fuss-free meals, year-round. Each week features a variety of dishes and ingredients so you get the health benefits of eating a varied diet and never get bored with your dinners. Weekly grocery lists make shopping super easy and planned leftover meals get dinner on the table in minutes on busy days. And, by planning your meals, you can stay organized, know exactly what your family is eating and save money too. For decades, the Woman's Day test kitchen has been a trusted source of wholesome, time-saving recipes that appeal to cooks and diners alike. The recipes are easy-to-follow and include cooking time, serving size, nutritional information, handy tips and helpful facts to make cooking easier. So tasty and easy, you'll want to keep using this book year after year!
No matter where you live and whether you rent or own, one day you'll wake up in the morning and something will be broken. This book will come in handy to avoid panic and home repair disasters because a good reference guide is just what you need when there's a geyser in your living room. Count on this manual to tell you what to do or who to call to get the mess fixed.This useful book includes chapters on: Walls, Doors, Windows and Floors; Electricity; Appliances; Plumbing; Heat and Ventilation; Pests; Frugal Fixing and more. Each section is illustrated and explains the basics of how things operate before detailing how to fix them in a few easy steps. It also teaches you not only how to fix things yourself but also how to get someone who knows what they're doing to fix things for you and what questions to ask. This quick and informative guide can save you thousands of dollars and a lot of hassle. From unclogging drains to expelling rodents, from repairing stained carpet to fixing your dishwasher, you can depend on this book in any number of household catastrophes. Even if you can barely tell a nut from a bolt, Help! It's Broken is your quick reference guide for all home-repair solutions. Consider it a toolbox essential.
We all want beautiful homes that reflect our personal style. But the happiest homes don't just look good-they also feel good. Ideally, they support the way we live, keep us healthy and safe and enrich our net worth, too. So how do we create homes that truly make us happy? In The Happy Home Project, author Jean N ayar looks not only at the material things that contribute to the beauty and style of a house, but also explores the hidden elements and intangibles that add to its substance and soul. Brimming with beautiful photos and filled with expert advice from architects, designers, organizing experts, and contractors, the book offers easy-to-follow guidance on how to create inspiring, stylish rooms as well as practical tips on how to invest wisely in furniture and improvements that will add value to your home-and your quality of life. Focusing on comfort and harmony with nature, the book taps into the wisdom of poets, philosophers and social scientists-as well as experts of the ancient Asian building philosophies of feng shui, vastu shastra, and wabi-sabi-to reveal some of the subtler steps that anyone can take to turn to an ordinary, impersonal house into an uplifting, personal sanctuary.With helpful hints on everything from corralling clutter, picking paint and arranging furniture to refinishing floors, replacing windows and remodeling a kitchen, The Happy Home Project is a great go-to guide for home improvement projects, large and small. Whether your home needs a major makeover or just a little fine-tuning, the ideas, solutions and tips in this book will help you increase its happiness quotient-and let you live well in any dwelling and at any stage of life.
A Passionate VisionHistory professor Serena Brooks fears for her sanity. She has moved back into her ancestral Virginia home-only to be haunted by visions in which she is dressed like her great-grandmother. . . and being courted by a Confederate soldier. What's unsettling is how those long-ago images seem to feel more real each time she dreams them. . . A Dream Come TrueIn a time of age-old chivalry, Serena is engaged to a handsome Confederate officer Captain Logan Sheridan. As the fires of Civil War consume the South, a burning passion ignites between them. But Serena feels there is too much distance between them. Worse, she could lose Logan forever. . . unless she can find a way to keep their love as timeless as forever. . . 100,000 Words
"Schone tests the boundaries of romance fiction. " --The Literary TimesEven Desire Has Its Price. . . Thirty-six year old Anne Aimes is a spinster whose only attraction is her wealth. But her plain looks mask a passionate woman who yearns to know a man's intimate caresses. Michel des Anges--Michael of the Angels--is renowned for his ability to bring women to pleasure. All it will cost her is ten thousand pounds. . . Driven by vengeance, ravaged by tragedy, Michael seeks to lose himself in a woman who will demand only physical pleasure. A woman who won't suspect his own aching needs--or his true motive for accepting her terms. Unable to resist the lure of Anne's guileless desire, he plunges her into a deadly web of deception and revenge where the price of carnal ecstasy is life itself. . . Praise for Robin Schone's The Lady's Tutor"Takes the reader on a sweeping adventure into the very heart of sensuality and the nature of passion. " --RT Book Reviews "Be prepared for romantic erotica the way it should be written. . . truly captivating. " --theromancereader. com, 5 Hearts125,000 Words
Best-selling authors and veteran college writing instructors Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell believe that students learn to write best when they use their own writing as a starting point. In Writing First with Readings: Practice in Context, designed for the paragraph to essay course, Kirszner and Mandell take seriously the ideas and expressive abilities of developmental students, as well as their need to learn the rules of writing and grammar. Visual writing prompts that open every chapter get students writing immediately. By moving frequently between their own writing, writing models and instruction, and workbook-style mastery exercises, students get constant reinforcement of the skills they are learning. Thoughtful chapters on college success, research, and critical reading, along with high-interest essays, round out the text, making it the perfect introduction to college writing.
A unique supplement to one of the most important African American novels of this century. As Invisible Man chronicles the major moments of African American life during the first half of the twentieth century, this volume illuminates and contextualizes the novel with a collection of speeches, essays, folktales, historical analyses, photographs, and other cultural and historical documents.
Sam Linnifer works part-time at a London university as a translator of obscure ancient texts. He's a quiet chap with a few friends here and there, and an affection for cats. He's also immortal and the Son of Time. In fact, you might know him better as Lucifer, the Devourer of Souls or the Devil. And with all the gods in Heaven about to go to war over ownership of Earth, you're going to be extremely glad he's not exactly the person legend makes him out to be - but that he does know how to handle a flaming sword ... The elder gods have risen. The Firedancers have been called forth. The armies of Heaven and Hell are stirring. The ultimate battle has begun. To survive, Earth will need more than just sympathy for the devil... Waywalkers is the first volume in a stunning new series from teenaged sensation Catherine Webb.
Sam Linnifer returns to continue what he started in Waywalkers and rid the world of the deadly plots and schemes of the elder gods. But with Seth, Jehovah and Thor now in control of the dread Pandora Spirits Sam knows Earth's only hope may rest in his unleashing the Light. But the power bestowed upon him at birth by his father Time could have deadly consequences for Sam himself. For in unleashing the Light, Sam must touch the minds of every human on Earth. To save the world, Sam may have to destroy himself... Timekeepers is the stunning follow up to the acclaimed Waywalkers. You'll meet Firedancers in London on a rainy summer night, walk the Ways between Earth and Heaven with Buddha, hole up in a sleazy German bar with Adam, and find yourself trusting the one person you never dreamed you would. In a war between Gods, where Earth is the battle ground and humans are expendable, you'll need to have more than just sympathy for the Devil.
In 1901 the 'real' Elizabeth holidayed on the Baltic island of Rügen with just her maid, a coachman, a carriage piled with luggage, and a woman friend. From such unpromising beginnings Elizabeth weaves a captivating farrago around her encounters. There's the snobbish bishop's wife and her personable, handsome son, a dressmaker and, astonishingly, a long-lost cousin -- Charlotte -- who is trying to evade the pursuit of her husband, the maddeningly genial old professor. Here, with delightfully astringent humour, Elizabeth recounts the misadventures that befall her. And, as she immortalised her Pomeranian wilderness in the famous ELIZABETH AND HER GERMAN GARDEN, she now writes enticingly of this remote and attractive island.
First published in 1936, this is the story of Elizabeth von Arnim's extraordinary life - and her equally extraordinary dogs. From her Pomeranian idyll (celebrated in her famous first book, ELIZABETH AND HER GERMAN GARDEN), to less happy days in London following the death of her first husband; from the beautiful solitude of her Swiss mountain hideaway, to the First World War and a disastrous second marriage, the author takes us on a disarmingly witty and poignant journey of canine companionship.
A gentle romance begins innocently enough in the stalls of a London theatre where Catherine is enjoying her ninth and Christopher his thirty-sixth visit to the same play. He is a magnificent young man with flame-coloured hair. She is the sweetest little thing in a hat. There is just one complication: Christopher is twenty-five, while Catherine is just a little bit older. Flattered by the passionate attentions of youth, Catherine, with marriage and motherhood behind her, is at first circumspect, but finally succumbs to her lover's charms. The engaging humour of this autobiographical novel blunts the bitter edge of irony in the hypocrisy of 1920s society.
Beauty; beauty. What was the good of beauty, once it was over? It left nothing behind it but acid regrets, and no heart at all to start fresh.' Approaching the watershed of her fiftieth birthday, Fanny, having long ago divorced Mr Skeffington and dismissed him from her thoughts for many years, is surprised to find herself thinking of him often. While attempting to understand this invasion, she meets, through a series of coincidences and deliberate actions, all those other men whose hearts she broke. But their lives have irrevocably changed and Fanny is no longer the exquisite beauty with whom they were all once enchanted. If she is to survive, Fanny discovers, she must confront a greatly altered perception of her self. With the delicate piquancy for which she is renowned, Elizabeth von Arnim here reveals the complexities involved in the process of ageing and in re-evaluating self-worth.
Ingeborg Bullivant, the put-upon daughter of the Bishop of Redchester, suddenly becomes possessed by the demon Rebellion and takes a week's tour to Lucerne. Constantly in the company of a ponderous German pastor, she is put into a quandary when he proposes marriage. Faced with her father's wrath on her return, however, Ingeborg accepts her Herr Dremmel with simple relief. But the role of a pastor's wife in East Prussia is not as Ingeborg had imagined, for she has merely exchanged one set of rules for another ...
Named one of the Best Children's Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews! Named one of the top Children's Books of 2012 by the New York Public Library! "Add a little natural wonder to your poetry shelves. Because if we're talking about the best possible compliment to your eyes and ears alike, few have as many perks and grand moments as this. " --School Library Journal starred review "Out of a windless August night/A luna moth in ghostly light Beat softly on my window screen/Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green. She whispered secrets in my ear--/I am but a stranger here. The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I. You will not see me here tonight--/I have a thousand stars to write. " What could be better than cuddling up with your child and this book on your lap and allowing your imaginations to soar with the words and images? Lovingly selected by U. S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature. Designed for family sharing but targeted to ages 4-8, this dynamic, fresh, yet still classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf. Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more. Divided into chapters that group the poems by theme for extra resonance, the collection is a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published. A foreword from Lewis, sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes. Chapters include: Welcome to the World (birth of animal young) Big Ones (large animals--elephants, hippos, rhinos, bears) Little Ones (small animals--worms, insects) Winged Ones (birds and other flying creatures) Water Ones (aquatic animals--fish, dolphins, crabs) Strange Ones (curious creatures--armadillos, centipedes) Noisy Ones (loud animals--lions, hyenas) Quiet Ones (silent or still animals--hens, rabbits, snakes) Last Thought (a reflection on the world we share with animals)
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