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Travel statistics say that baby boomers travel more than any other age group in America--and that an ever increasing number of them are looking for ways to spend their leisure time in substantial, meaningful ways. One especially fast-growing area of interest is the "experience-driven" or "wellness" vacation, a proactive approach based on the idea that true recreation involves positive engagement: acquiring a new skill or volunteering to share your own expertise; exercising your intellect or extending yourself in some creative, physical, or spiritual way. In response to such aspirations, this timely book showcases a broad range of the most life-enriching getaways in the U. S. , Canada, and Mexico, with something for every taste and every interest. Here are programs dedicated to kayaking lessons, mountain biking, yoga instruction, and more. Perhaps you'd prefer to spend an arts and crafts holiday focused on a creative activity like cooking, painting, or woodworking. Imagine studying French in a Maine village, learning about nutrition at a historic North Carolina spa, or helping rebuild the devastated communities of the Gulf Coast. Weave a Navajo rug; make a film in New York; learn to surf in Mexico; or choose any of scores of other possibilities. Elegantly designed and packed with attractive and fun descriptions, detailed travel information, lists of unique activities, and special sidebars, this unusual resource tells you all you need to know to ensure that your next vacation won't just be time off--it will be time well spent.
YOUR FAVORITE BAKED GOODS--AS DELICOIUS AS EVER Packed with cruelty-free cookies, cakes and pastries rich in flavor, The 100 Best Vegan Baking Recipes provides everything novice bakers and seasoned chefs need to go vegan with an indulgent flair, including: *Easy-to-make recipes *Classic baking tips and tricks *Creamy frostings, icings and toppings *Simple substitutions for eggs and dairy The 100 Best Vegan Baking Recipes features mouthwatering takes on traditional treats as well as the author's own delectable creations: *Boston Cream Pie *The Ultimate Brownies *Mixed Berry Pie *French Toast Muffins *Baked Chocolate-Glazed Donuts *Pain Au Chocolat *Baklava Bread *Strawberry Lemonade Cheese Pie *Sweet Cream Apple Streudel *Black Forest Cake *Herbed Pizza Dough *Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies
Easy Meatless Dishes for Everyday MealsThis irresistible little book presents 100 essential vegetarian recipes-easy, delicious, wonderfully adaptable dishes that you're guaranteed to love, from Green and White Lasagna to Indonesian Vegetable Stew. Updating dishes from the author's classic, award-winning 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes, it's a must-have kitchen companion, whether you enjoy meatless meals occasionally or you are a devoted vegetarian.
Travel industry experts report that more and more people are combining vacations with volunteer work--the growing phenomenon called "voluntourism." Professionals predict this will be a key growth area for years to come; the voluntourists themselves find it a rewarding activity, good for body and soul. And nobody provides such a fun, inviting overview of the possibilities as savvy travel writer Pam Grout in the latest title in our 100 Best Vacations series. With its elegant two-color design, playful cover, and winningly positive goal, it's a travel guide with heart, inexpensive yet inspiring--an ideal gift book for people who care to share. From building houses in Appalachia to saving sea turtles in Costa Rica to teaching English in Thailand, this book is a rich resource of ways to use your skills to help out the world and reap some lasting benefits yourself. Like its two predecessors, it includes an engagingly descriptive menu of choices for tastes and talents of all kinds, along with detailed specifics to turn good intentions into satisfying reality. Throughout, sidebars describe nearby places to visit, little-known facts, and more, providing depth and variety, while a comprehensive resource listing gives additional information about the different organizations offering volunteer vacations.
The author of the North American destination-centered 100 Best Vacations to Enrich Your Life (2007) aims to shake up travelers' preconceptions about other countries and themselves, by detailing the why's and how's of such vacations as learning to belly dance in Turkey, test-driving a fantasy career as a chef in culinary hotspots, or assembling wheelchairs for land mine victims in Cambodia. Chapters on arts & crafts getaways, volunteer vacations, learning retreats, and wellness escapes include a resource or two. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
This beautifully illustrated children's Bible storybook focuses on 100 Bible Heroes. A follow-up of the best-selling book 100 Bible Stories, 100 Bible Songs, this book is designed to help children remember and learn more about their favorite Biblical heroes and their life stories. This book contains two full-length CDs filled with over three hours of popular sing-along music produced by award-winning producer Stephen Elkins. 100 Bible Heroes, 100 Bible Songs is a wonderful way for children to read, sing, and learn about their favorite Bible heroes.
An Inspiring Approach to Reading From "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" to "Ramona the Pest to Wringer," here are 100 great books guaranteed to stir the imagination, spark conversation, and lead the way to adventure. In "100 Books for Girls to Grow On," Shireen Dodson, author of the acclaimed "The Mother-Daughter Book Club," offers a selection of both new and classic titles. Each book has been handpicked because it is a joy to read, because it inspires mother-daughter dialogue, and because it encourages creativity beyond the book experience. Included are brief plot summaries for each book, as well as thought-provoking discussion questions, inspired field trip ideas, fun crafts and activities, and biographies of the authors. Let books become a springboard for encouraging your daughter's imagination. Ideas inside include: Design and draw colorful dresses like Wanda Petronski, heroine of Eleanore Estes' "The Hundred Dresses. " Take your cue from "Harriet the Spy" and create your own stories from overheard snippets of conversation. While reading "Caddie Woodlawn," pull out a map and trace Caddie's mother's journey from Boston to the Wisconsin frontier. You don't need to form a book club to use and enjoy "100 Books for Girls to Grow On. " Shireen Dodson offers stimulating ideas that will spark your daughter's creativity and nurture a love for books.
The scholarly discipline of Bullshit Studies has blossomed in the last several years, fertilized by a number of critical works on the subject and the growing importance of the issue across a wide range of professions. Now, best-selling author and lifelong practitioner Stanley Bing enters the field with a comprehensive look at the many attractive jobs now available to those who are serious about their bullshit and prepared to dedicate their working life to it. What, Bing inquires, do a feng shui consultant, new media executive, wine steward, department store greeter, and Vice President of the United States have in common? What, too, are the actual duties performed by a McKinsey consultant? Other than sitting around making people nervous? Could that possibly be his core function? Likewise, what does an aromatherapist actually do, per se? Sniff things and rub them on people, for big fragrant bucks? Is that all? The answer in all cases is "Yes." They all have bullshit jobs. These few, of course, are just the beginning. Across the length and breadth of this shrinking globe, skillful bullshit artists have secured pleasant, lucrative employment, and are enjoying themselves more than you are. In virtually every occupation, from Advertising to Yoga Franchising, lucky individuals who "work" in these coveted positions enjoy the best lives imaginable -- they are paid well, they rarely break a sweat, and their professions are highly respected, because nobody really knows what they do. At once funny, useful, and tolerably philosophical, this groundbreaking work takes a close look at 100 bullshit jobs -- the money they bring with them, the actual tasks and activities involved (if any), and famous and successful examples of each position, who will provide the neophyte with inspiration. Most crucially, Bing goes on to offer what others so far have not--a clear, concise strategy to help job-seekers at every level reach for that brass ring, knowing full well that it may be attached to the nose of a bull.
Slay the snack monster with the 100-Calorie snack cookbook!Snack attacks can happen when you least expect them . . . or at around the same time every day. Be prepared for the call of the craving with the 100-Calorie Snack Cookbook.Here are more than 200 satisfying and wholesome alternatives to those overpriced 100-calorie packages of cookies or chips. For example, did you know that for 100 calories, you could have your choice of three plums, five apricots, twelve spicy almonds, three graham crackers, or two cups of arugula? You can satisfy your craving for salty, creamy, cheesy, or crunchy with quick and easy recipes including:Turkey SlidersPasta ChipsChocolate MatchsticksSalted CaramelsCappuccino GranitaPineapple Fro-Yo
This personal growth diet companion encourages dieters--no matter what diet plan they are on--to stick to it by giving them the tools to address the issues behind their eating habits and to make the right choices.Going on a diet is easy, staying on a diet is hard and it is the consistent, long-term lifestyle change that results in real success. This book is not a diet but a diet companion. There are 100 short lessons that provide coping skills, behavioral tools, and personal growth ideas that serve as a companion and encourager and give dieters the daily strength to stick with their resolution. Spangle tackles the emotional and psychological issues of weight loss, which is missing from most diet plans. They tell you what to eat. 100 Days of Weight Loss gives you the personal tools to make the right choices.
BE SUCCESSFUL WITH ANY DIET PLAN Do you start a diet, then quit because you keep slipping up? Have you lost weight, then gained it back-many times? Most people average just three to four weeks on their diet before they fall off the wagon. But with 700 Days of Weight Loss, you'll never have to be a diet dropout again! DAILY MOTIVATORS MAKE IT EASY TO STAY COMMITTED Using concepts from her nationally acclaimed book Life Is Hard, Food Is Easy, weight-loss expert Linda Spangle offers simple daily motivators that will keep you committed to your program for a minimum of 100 days. That's enough time to learn a new set of skills and completely change your weight-loss pattern-forever. This book works with any diet or maintenance plan to help you Stop emotional eating and get control over food Stay motivated all the way to your goal Learn instant tools that work in every food situation Receive consistent support from other people Make sense of meal portions, food triggers, and much more
Kids can read, sing, and learn while they spend time with God!In 100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs children can read a devotion, sing a beloved song, and say a prayer all while learning and spending time with God. Perfect for before school, bedtime, or anytime, these short devotions will be fun for kids and help parents grow their children's faith.With bright illustrations, great music, and powerful messages, kids will have fun while they learn to walk with God and apply the message of the Bible to their everyday lives.
100 Dogs Who Made a Difference If you don't believe that one dog has the power to alter civilization, then you've obviously never heard of Peritas (p. 166), the dog who saved Alexander the Great from being trampled by an elephant. Or Biche (p. 57), the Italian Greyhound who started a war between France and Russia. Or Urian (p. 74), the dog who bit Pope Clement VII and finalized England's break with the Catholic church. Or Peps and Fips (p. 96), the dogs who helped Richard Wagner compose his operas. These are just five of the 100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization, and this book honors their extraordinary contributions to science, history, art, government, religion, and more. You'll meet a dog who ran for president of France (p. 79) and a dog who saved a movie studio (p. 115). You'll meet dogs who have inspired great works of literature (p. 92) and who were awarded medals for their wartime service (p. 158). You'll even meet a dog who became a real-estate mogul (p. 141). These beautifully illustrated true stories are a tribute to the intelligence, bravery, and loving nature of dogs all over the world.From the Hardcover edition.
Part how-to, part scrapbook, this parenting guide helps turn the grueling task of learning to read into an everyday pleasure. Taking into account a family's busy schedule, these activities and suggestions make reading fun whenever and wherever--turning short car trips and even breakfasts into opportunities to read. Parents are encouraged to create a reader-friendly environment at home by setting aside space for a reading comfort zone and time for a family reading group, and incorporating professional storytelling tips that make each read-aloud experience one no child wants to miss. Scrapbook and journal space transforms this parenting tool into a cherished keepsake by allowing parents to track their child's progress, record favorite books, and note accomplishments.
100 FACTS ABOUT PANDAS, chronicles for the very first time the amazing social, cultural and natural history of the panda. Startling panda facts, including: That the otherwise slow moving Panda can outrun a cheetah when moving backwards That panda fur, when woven into a fabric, is bulletproof Eleanor, the drumming panda, briefly replaced Ringo Starr in The Beatles Pandas were frequently used as background extras in classic black and white films That all panda cubs or 'cubinetts' as they are called, are born female and will only turn male if given a fright in their first 48 hours Your knowledge of Pandas is about to get 100 Facts more knowledgeable
Tilapia, catfish, whitefish, trout, smelt, walleye, perch and more all feature an array of unique textures, flavors and culinary challenges.To the rescue comes Henry Sinkus with a mouth-watering, diverse collection of recipes.He has tested, tasted, and sometimes improved upon this classic and contemporary compilation with special emphasis on "fast and foolproof."
An extensive volume that provides information about pay, outlook, education, and skills needed to obtain some of the most promising jobs in the world of work.
Renew your love of our most favorite verses from God's Word.100 Favorite Bible Verses is a compilation of 100 beloved verses, each accompanied by a short life application gleaned from many top authors. These pages are beautifully designed with an elegant botanical theme, making this book perfect for displaying in your home. This is a wonderful gift or self-purchase for most any occasion for enjoying the uplifting messages of God's Word.
What better way to bless a mother and child than with uplifting, comforting thoughts from God's Word? This collection offers 100 Bible verses from the International Children's Bible® and New King James Version®, each accompanied with a reflective writing. Fifty verses encourage mom during both her sweetest and her most challenging moments and 50 verses plant God's words in the heart of her precious child. Motherhood--there are no days more delightful, more difficult, or more in need of a dose of inspiration and guidance from God.
A hundred years ago, any soapbox orator who called for women's suffrage, laws protecting the environment, an end to lynching, or a federal minimum wage was considered a utopian dreamer or a dangerous socialist. Now we take these ideas for granted- because the radical ideas of one generation are often the common sense of the next. We all stand on the shoulders of earlier generations of radicals and reformers who challenged the status quo of their day. Unfortunately, most Americans know little of this progressive history. It isn't taught in most high schools. You can't find it on the major television networks. In popular media, the most persistent interpreter of America's radical past is Glenn Beck, who teaches viewers a wildly inaccurate history of unions, civil rights, and the American Left. The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century, a colorful and witty history of the most influential progressive leaders of the twentieth century and beyond, is the perfect antidote.
For anyone preparing to step into a leadership role--be it a corporate CEO, business team leader, church deacon, or head of a household--this unique collection of quotes from 100 great leaders of armies, social movements, political revolutions, fashion revolutions, businesses, and nations is sure to inspire. From Abraham Lincoln to Martin Luther King, Jr., from Napoleon to Coco Chanel, readers will encounter such inspiring words to lead by as: "It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself." (Eleanor Roosevelt); "You do not lead by hitting people over the head--that's assault, not leadership." (Dwight D. Eisenhower); and "What you cannot enforce, do not command." (Sophocles). The essential and eloquently expressed principles in this book will motivate readers to lead with passion and compassion and teach them how to identify and achieve what is best for the group.
This country and its people are made of the same hardy stuff that makes our game and our league. The Grey Cup has helped unite our country for 100 years now. And it has revealed us, built our pride and our sense of Canadianness in annual tributes to effort, sweat and toil. But what does 100 years of history and cultural relevance add up to? When we Canadians look at the Grey Cup, we see far more than a gleaming football trophy; we see a reflection of ourselves. After its first years as an amateur challenge cup, the Grey Cup would go on to be awarded to the best football team in Canada, with Western challengers traveling back east to fall at the hands of the more established Toronto teams. That is, until a group of frustrated Winnipeggers paid an enormous sum during the Depression to buy up star players and bring the cup west for the first time. Following this, the games became about the pride of the country, East versus West, the national identity fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully by bestselling author Stephen Brunt. From the birth of the modern CFL in 1958, through the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, attempted USA expansion, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 Grey Cups has it all: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen photographs, and unprecedented access to the CFL archives. It is a must-have for all fans of this national tradition
Anyone who has ever been to a Fourth of July party, a backyard barbeque, or any red-blooded carnivore will tell you that great grilling is truly a talent. While over 82 percent of U.S. households light up their grill each year, great grilling takes time, practice, creativity, trial and error - or it can be distilled down into one master volume of best grilling recipes written by two dynamos that Bon Appétit has dubbed "the king and queen of grilling." For the folks that want the top recipes and mastery attainable for even the home cook, Cheryl and Bill Jamison lay the groundwork and roll out only the "best of" in 100 Grilling Recipes You Can't Live Without. This backyard essential delivers championship recipes with the Jamison's signature lively wit that reinvigorates the endless utility of this popular cooking technique. Grilling is the meat-lover's cooking method of choice. The heart of the Jamisons' book consists of five big chapters on meats and fish: Steaks, Chops, and Ribs; Blazing Burgers and Haute Dogs; Spit-Roasted (Rotisserie) Poultry and Meat; Chicken, Duck, and Quail; and Fish and Shellfish. A chapter on Fajitas, Tacos, and other Southwestern classics adds to the already substantial main-course selections. The chapter of Vegetable Mains and Sides reveals the glory of fire-kissed produce, and smaller chapters on grilled pizzas and grilled desserts round out the package. You could wander through hundreds of recipes in cookbooks or on the Web in search of the best in grilling tips and recipes, or you could turn to the authorities who have built a commanding reputation in the subject area with over two decades of travel, research, recipe-testing, and writing. Winners of no less than five cookbook awards from the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Cheryl and Bill Jamison have the chops to offer up a rock-solid compilation of the one hundred best grilling recipes--enough for a lifetime of enjoyment.
Here are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history's most important moments-headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks at stories from the Great Western Crosses the Atlantic in 1838 and Abraham Lincoln Assassinated in 1865, through Wall Street Crashes in 1929 and Hitler Sweeps to Power in 1933, to King Elvis Dead in 1977, Obama Wins Presidency in 2008, and Bin Laden Shot Dead in 2011. Headlines That Changed the World is an ideal book to dip into and discover newspaper headlines that shaped our past. Whether it was news of the Kennedy assassination or the fact that man had finally made it to the moon, these headlines and the history behind them will fascinate history buffs and casual readers alike.
Did you know that herbal green tea can boost your immune system and that a prune and blackberry smoothie can help get rid of toxins? From almonds to apples and parsnip to pineapple, discover the nutritious drinks ingredients that will make a real difference to your health. Whether you are feeling tired, under the weather or in need of a pick-me-up, any one of these health-boosting drinks will act as an instant tonic. Discover 100 fantastic drinks to satisfy, invigorate, warm, refresh, calm and rejuvenate. There couldn't be a quicker or more delicious way to supply all your essential nutrients and rejuvenate mind and body.
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