501 Amazing Uses for Salt, Vinegar, Baking Soda and Olive Oil

501 Amazing Uses for Salt, Vinegar, Baking Soda and Olive Oil

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501 Earth-Friendly Household Tips is a collection of easy-to-use household hints for families who want to have a greener household. Using natural ingredients that are inexpensive, non-toxic, and found in every pantry, these tips make it easy to live green! The first section, The Green Home, introduces...[more]


Pretty in Pink Origami

Pretty in Pink Origami

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Pink, pink, pink—lovers of this rosy hue are in for a treat with Pretty-in-Pink Origami. This charming boxed kit contains an illustrated instruction book featuring a dozen fabulous paper-folding projects, plus 50 sheets of origami paper in every shade of pink from the palest blush to deepest cerise...[more]


Did Jew Know

Did Jew Know

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Did Jew Know? is a collection of fun, surprising, and informative facts about Jewish life, culture, and religious practice—presented in an irreverent (but not disrespectful) voice, and an enjoyable, visually appealing package. This hilarious compendium of Jewishness offers a wealth of meaningful information...[more]


The Green Family Book of Household Solutions

The Green Family Book of Household Solutions

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The Green Family Book of Household Solutions is Shea Zukowski’s new follow-up to her best-selling household solutions titles Salt, Lemons, Vinegar, and Baking Soda and Lavender, Parsley, Peppermint, and Sage. Targeted to families who want to go green easily and efficiently, this handy guidebook offers...[more]


Starigami

Starigami

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Star shapes are among the most popular origami projects—beautiful, three-dimensional representations of the twinklers in the skies above. Perfect for ornaments, jewelry, and many other practical origami applications, they are also just fun to fold! This charming box contains a 64-page illustrated instruction...[more]


Foldable Fashion Origami Kit

Foldable Fashion Origami Kit

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Welcome to the world of paper couture—with Foldable Fashion Origami, you can create an entire fashion collection, each piece made from paper. This handy kit contains an illustrated instruction book with a dozen fabulous projects, plus 50 sheets of colorful origami paper with which to fold your creations....[more]


Lavender, Peppermint, Parsley and Sage

Lavender, Peppermint, Parsley and Sage

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Herbs are nature’s formulary—useful throughout the house and garden—offering powerful, natural, earth-friendly solutions for a vast collection of household and personal needs. This handy guide gathers hundreds of simple recipes for herb-based formulas that are safe and effective for use in every...[more]


Awesome Pancakes Kit

Awesome Pancakes Kit

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Pancakes gone wild! Multi-colored! Layered! Three-dimensional! Trompe l’oeil! Once you open the pages of Extreme Pancakes you’ll never make boring, plain round pancakes again. It all started one Saturday morning, when Emmy-nominated writer and pro juggler Michael Goudeau made pancakes for his toughest...[more]


Fun Bandz Activity Kit

Fun Bandz Activity Kit

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The most popular trend of the year, these brightly colored, shaped rubber bands have captured the imaginations of kids from age 4 to 14! This bright and eye-catching kit shows off all the fun shapes and colors, combining a lively activity book with a collection of 24 bandz. Perfect for kids 6 to 9, the...[more]


Flower and Leaf Press

Flower and Leaf Press

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Preserve the delicate beauty of flowers and leaves by pressing them—picked at their peak and pressed using this simple kit, they become gorgeous and lasting embellishments for home decorating and craft projects of all kinds. With this simple wooden flower press, complete with corrugated...[more]


Flirt Skirts

Flirt Skirts

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Designed to offer women creative, individual, unpredictable choices in fashion, the original Flirt boutique opened in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood in 2000; a second location followed in Park Slope in 2004, and the Home Ec Sewing Studio in 2007. Now the creative team behind Flirt, Seryn Potter...[more]


Picture This: Spot the Difference Movie Puzzles

Picture This: Spot the Difference Movie Puzzles

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Engage your brain and enjoy hours of fun with this collection of irresistible spot-the- difference puzzles based on your favorite films. Using fascinating images chosen from movies both classic and recent, each puzzle offers two seemingly identical photographs—but if you look closely, you’ll...[more]


The Creativity Workbook

The Creativity Workbook

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Creativity is an essential part of life. Creative thinking is important at work in generating original ideas and solving problems; it’s crucial in our personal lives for experiencing insight and creating positive change; and it’s the key to enjoying artistic expression and imaginative play. In general,...[more]


Miss Wooly's Haunted Cross Stitch

Miss Wooly's Haunted Cross Stitch

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Whether you’re throwing a Halloween party or just want to make your home spookily festive for the holiday, the twelve adorably scary designs in Miss Woolly’s Haunted Mini Cross-Stitch will get you inthe spirit (especially when stitched on the special black Aida provided). Including Miss Woolly’s...[more]


The Latest Craze

The Latest Craze

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Greed, foolishness, and outright craziness—human history is full of examples of irrational mass behavior, from the oft-cited Tulip Mania of the 1600s to the dot-“bomb” bubble of recent years, not to mention our most recent adventure in dubious mortgages. And money is not the only area in which...[more]


Be Happy

Be Happy

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No matter how bad it gets, you know one thing is true…it can always be worse. Be Happy That shares 101 upbeat, offbeat reasons (along with 101 upbeat, offbeat illustrations) to be happy that… • All beaches aren’t made of quicksand. • You respond to gravity. • You haven’t been hollowed...[more]


Jewelgami Kit

Jewelgami Kit

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Jewelgami, or the art of folding paper to make jewelry, is an easy craft that yields beautiful results. This lovely box contains everything necessary to create a wealth of gorgeous pieces, including rings, bracelets, brooches, hairpins, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and more. Inside this kit, you\'ll...[more]


Awesome Paper Planes

Awesome Paper Planes

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Prepare for takeoff! Perfect for armchair barnstormers, this high-flying kit provides all the materials you need to fold your own squadron of paper airplanes, including: • An instruction book for creating 38 sensational paper planes • 44 sheets of custom-designed paper • A handy...[more]


Design Your Own Tees

Design Your Own Tees

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From professional t-shirt designer Jennifer Cooke comes this do-it-yourself book for turning your classic tees into colorful, bold, graphic, personal statements. Many techniques, from sewing to printing to bleaching, are covered, and include: • screen printing • stamping • block printing...[more]


Double Take

Double Take

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Challenge your brain with this addictive collection of clever spot-the-difference photo puzzles. Each pair of 100 color photos in this book is seemingly identical— but upon closer inspection, you’ll begin to see the differences. The ingenious creator of these puzzles has made 6 to 12 changes in each...[more]


The Personality Workbook

The Personality Workbook

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The playful combination of diagnostic quizzes and pop psychology in Personality Workbook provides lots of interesting information about everyone’s favorite subject—themselves! Self-knowledge is not only valuable, but it is also fun to acquire. We are always looking for insight about ourselves, whether...[more]


Ooh La La--Sizzling Sex Play

Ooh La La--Sizzling Sex Play

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Everything you need to transform an evening from ho-hum to hot, including a book featuring advice on building and keeping a satisfying sex life; a deck of cards for playing a sexy game (2 piles, one of “Do This” activities, such as kiss, lick, etc. the other “Here” locations, such as lower back,...[more]


The Brainbuilder Kit

The Brainbuilder Kit

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This kit contains a workbook with hundreds of puzzles designed to improve your brain power, a set of memory flash cards, and a timer—this program of brain-building exercises is guaranteed to get your brain working at a higher level. Studies have proven that regularly challenging your brain prevents...[more]


Salt, Lemons, Vinegar and Baking Soda

Salt, Lemons, Vinegar and Baking Soda

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Salt, lemons, vinegar and baking soda are the all-you-need all-stars of the home. From personal hygiene and grooming to household cleaning and gardening, this powerful quartet has a long and storied history of usefulness that is also utterly modern and on-trend—green, cheap, and effective. Beginning...[more]


Sew Darn Cute

Sew Darn Cute

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Simple sewing techniques and quick yet stylish projects combine in this appealing book that teaches readers basic sewing skills while they create super-cute items to keep or give. Use surface embellishment techniques including appliqué and embroidery to transform plain tees or bags into pretty and unique...[more]


Miss Woolly's Mini Cross-Stitch Kit

Miss Woolly's Mini Cross-Stitch Kit

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As Miss Woolly can attest, cross-stitch is the perfect hobby for today’s no-sparetime crafter. Learn just one master stitch and you can make all the designs in this book—and create your own unique designs, too. Miss Woolly’s Mini Cross- Stitch Kit provides you with enough fabric, floss, and needles...[more]


Wallpaper Projects

Wallpaper Projects

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Wallpaper is awesome—and can do so much more than simply cover walls! In this new book by stylish DIY mavens Lauren Smith and Derek Fagerstrom, wallpaper gets an exciting makeover. Inspired by the many gorgeous papers available, both vintage and new, Lauren and Derek have come up with dozens of cool...[more]


Paper Chains & Garlands for Every Occasion

Paper Chains & Garlands for Every Occasion

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Paper chains and garlands make festive decorations for any occasion. This kit provides 6 rolls of colorful paper plus a full-color instructional book that shows readers how to fold, cut, unfold, and string both chains and garlands—also offering tips on where and how to hang your new creations. Included...[more]


Who Would Win?

Who Would Win?

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This book starts with a simple but irresistible premise: in a fictional showdown between A and B, who would kick whose ass? • Han Solo v. Indiana Jones • Beethoven v. Beatles • Advil v. aspirin • Darth Vader v. Magneto • Stalin v. Mao • Mother Teresa v. Gandhi • Tyra Banks v. Heidi...[more]


Wrapagami

Wrapagami

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Wrapagami is an ingenious and beautiful method of wrapping gifts in fabric that anyone can do. Traditional paper gift wrap is not at all earth-friendly. Wrapagami is a gorgeous, green alternative, requiring nothing more than a square of fabric. Wrapagami derives from an ancient Japanese tradition called...[more]


Your Career Is an Extreme Sport

Your Career Is an Extreme Sport

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This up-to-date career guide shows readers how to apply the principles of extreme sports, such as focus, drive, and stamina, to achieve success in their careers. Your Career Is An Extreme Sport appeals to the ambitious Gen X or Gen Y employee who is seeking an adrenaline-charged antidote to methodical,...[more]


Summer Activities

Summer Activities

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You learn a lot in one school year, but it sure can be tough to retain it. Here author Marc Tyler Nobleman serves up 200 boredom-busting activities to help you avoid forgetting. Each activity is designed to reinforce a concept that you have encountered in writing, reading, social studies, science, or...[more]


Keeping up with Baby

Keeping up with Baby

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An all-in-one kit for capturing baby’s milestones, this adorable package features a baby hand- and footprint stamp set with keepsake cards for displaying; a charming growth chart to hang on the wall; and a beautiful book in which to keep track of thoughts, events, and photos. Keeping Up with Baby is...[more]


What's the Connection?

What's the Connection?

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Affenpinscher, malamute, schipperke, and puli? They\'re all dog breeds, specifically rat terriers. From science and literature to pop culture, politics and the arts, this book illuminates the connections --somtimes trivial but always enjoyable--among at first seemingly unrelated things. Along the way,...[more]


Baby by the Numbers

Baby by the Numbers

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From birth through the first year, here is a trove of pure information. The lay-flat format presents essentials at a glance, while tabbed chapter dividers make is easy to find the section you need: --Growing Baby: Height, weight, skin, hair and teeth --Basic Baby: Eating and sleeping --Active Baby:...[more]


Noteworthy Handrafted Cards to Make in Minutes

Noteworthy Handrafted Cards to Make in Minutes

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Inside this box, you will find everything you need to create 12 fresh, modern greeting cards, including: -A full color instruction book of 64pp -12 sheets of cardstock in a variety of print and solid colors -16 multi-colored brads to help you achieve decorative effects -A selection of stickers in...[more]


From Grandma with Love

From Grandma with Love

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This timeless keepsake book is the perfect place to jot down all those stories and memories you\'ve always wanted to share with your grandkids. A die cut on the front cover allows you to present a favorite photo and whimsical artwork enlivens every page. A memory pocket in the back of the book provides...[more]


Napkin Folding for Normal People

Napkin Folding for Normal People

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Napkin Folding for Normal People: Add Easy Style to Any Meal By Lianna Krissoff Napkin folding is NOT just for geeks and grandmas – these days, it’s hip to be square, particularly when you’re throwing a party. Napkin folding is the perfect way to show off your creativity and enliven a table...[more]


Dis-missals

Dis-missals

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The love of your life turned out to be the bane of your existence, but you can’t figure out how to pull the plug? It’s time to give your intolerable job the old heave-ho, but you’re at a loss for words? This postcard book contains fill-in-the-blank DIS-missals that make it easy to express your...[more]


Kirigami Kit

Kirigami Kit

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The Kirigami Kit invites you to master the simple yet marvelous art of Japanese paper cutting. Learn the secrets of folding and cutting paper to create exquisite projects, from simple, flat cut-outs to 3-dimensional and pop-up creations. Each project is shown in a color photograph, with easy to follow,...[more]


Shaggy Chic

Shaggy Chic

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Meet twenty formerly un-fabulous pooches who have been transformed from mangy to marvelous. Here is an inspiring collection of mutt makeovers shepherded by doggy fashion stylist KoKo (with a little help from her human fashion stylist Janet Prusa). Mutt Makeovers is the ultimate fashion guide for dogs,...[more]


TearPlanes

TearPlanes

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Put your paperfolding skills to use creating your own fleet of high-flying airplanes. Author Jeff Rutzky has collected more than 25 designs of aircraft ready for flight under your own arm power, and best of all, the perfect paper for each example comes right next to the step-by-step instructions, perforated...[more]


Manga Claus

Manga Claus

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In The Blade of Kringle, a disgruntled employee, dark elven magic, and a horde of cursed toys, threaten to put an end to Christmas, just as the North Pole is getting ready for the hap-hap-happiest time of year. The only thing standing between the destruction of the workshop and the happiness of millions...[more]


Jewelgami

Jewelgami

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An Origami Assortment of Baubles, Bangles, and Beads at your Fingertips. This innovative series of origami books provides the instructions and paper necessary to fold dozens of delightful paper creations-all in one convenient book! Simply tear off each micro-perforated sheet of duo-colored origami paper...[more]


Ornagami

Ornagami

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Deck the halls, the table, the windows, and the tree with these festive folds that also make great gifts! Proving paper isn't just for wrapping presents, you can fold Angel, Holiday Wreath, Santa, Reindeer, Quickie and Fancy Trees, Stocking, Dove, Candy Cane, 8-Point Star and more!


Bugagami

Bugagami

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An Origami Infestation of Insects and Other Creepy Crawlies at your Fingertips. This innovative series of origami books provides the instructions and paper necessary to fold dozens of delightful paper creations-all in one convenient book! Simply tear off each micro-perforated sheet of duo-colored origami...[more]


Get a Hobby

Get a Hobby

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Do the fast pace and overstimulation of the daily grind leave you feeling like a pet mouse on an exercise wheel? Do you suffer from a) a caffeine addiction b) heart palpitations c) the occasional urge to leave it all behind to meditate on a mountaintop? You need to hook up, eat right, work out, just...[more]


Discover Chocolate

Discover Chocolate

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Everyone who knows you knows you’re a chocophile. You spend more money on gourmet chocolates than on clothing, and never let anything (or anyone) get in the way of your daily chocolate-tasting ritual. But did you ever consider that your chocolate obsession might be an art, akin to the appreciation...[more]


Boho Baby

Boho Baby

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Was your baby a regular at your neighborhood indy bookstore long before she learned her ABCs? Does the barista at your coffee bar automatically serve him a steamed milk with a dash of cinnamon—just the way he likes it? If he’s already attended a gallery opening, then your baby is a budding bohemian,...[more]


What's the Difference?

What's the Difference?

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Also available: * What’s the Difference? for Food-Lovers * What's the Difference? for Kids Alligator and crocodile; partly cloudy and partly sunny; Daniel Boone and Davey Crockett: could you explain the differences between each of these things? Haven't you ever wondered? In the tradition...[more]


How to Be Pope

How to Be Pope

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By Piers Marchant How to Be Pope lets the newly selected pontiff in on such crucial information as which hat and robes to wear to which event, how to choose a Papal name, and whether the Pope is entitled to a vacation. From a quick course in remedial Latin phrases to an illustrated guide to waving, this...[more]


Zoogami

Zoogami

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Create your own origami zoo that includes Grasshopper, Fox, Dog, Cat, Flapping Bird, Bat, Pig, Owl, Penguin, Peacock, Swan, Swan & Cygnet, Swimming Fish, Tropical Bird, Bear Cub, Koala, Lion, Turtle, Sit & Stand Bunny, Monkey, Leaping Frog, Elephant, Giraffe, T. rex, and more! This innovative series...[more]


Girl’s Guide to Retail Therapy, A

Girl’s Guide to Retail Therapy, A

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Every girl knows that shopping is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But did you know that it can actually improve your self-image, state-of-mind, and quality of life? In this practical, instructive guide, journalist and noted shopping maven Amy Elliott delves into the most common impulses to shop (are...[more]


Killer Cocktails

Killer Cocktails

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used to be Shake, Smash, Fizz
By David Wondrich In this exceptionally clear and succinct guide to the art of making cocktails, author and master mixologist David Wondrich shares his secrets for turning out perfect versions of classic cocktails, a slew of old drinks that should be classics, and a liberal...[more]


Art of Friendship, The

Art of Friendship, The

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The frantic pace and casual attitude of modern life have made real friendship a rare (and possibly endangered) experience. This stylish and elegant primer on making and maintaining authentic friendships throughout one’s life is the antidote: it shows how making true connections enhances one’s experience...[more]


Signing for Baby

Signing for Baby

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Babies can learn to communicate through sign language as early as 6 months. Using simple signs, babies can—and love to—tell their parents how they feel and what they need. Rather than guessing what is in the mind of a fussy infant, you could “talk” with your baby and discover when he is hungry,...[more]


Knitting for Dogs

Knitting for Dogs

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Canine fashions were so limited—until now! Knitting for Dogsis a compendium of fabulous knitwear and accessories to make for your devoted companion. From sweaters to blankets, here are 30 projects sure to please even the pickiest pup. The introduction discusses what kinds of knitwear and items are...[more]


Quirky Quilting

Quirky Quilting

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Quirky Quilting 20 Easy and Fun Projects By Tomme J. Fent Unexpected, offbeat, and definitely quirky, this book presents more than 20 fabulous quilting projects—from traditional-with-atwist quilts to quilted bags, wall-hangings, and accessories. Not Your Usual T-Shirt Quilt, Paintbox Make-up Bag, and...[more]


Babygami

Babygami

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As every new parent learns, a timeless method of comforting an infant is to wrap him or her snugly in a blanket, a technique known as swaddling. Baby-gami is a welcome new approach to swaddling that uses the folding techniques of origami combined with creative ideas from real parents to produce no-fail...[more]


Baby Massage

Baby Massage

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A is for attachment, B is for Bonding, C is for Communication (non-verbal, that is) and D is for Dads can do it, too! As studies show and parents can attest, babies respond to loving touch in thoroughly positive ways. The benefits of baby massage are by now well-known—the real question for most parents...[more]


Big Girl Knits

Big Girl Knits

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It’s time to welcome big girls to the knitting lifestyle party! Real women with curves: come together and knit. Amy R. Singer and Jillian Moreno (big girls themselves) have worked with the best designers to create a selection of patterns that suit big girls perfectly. No butt-cuppers or boobhuggers...[more]


Bake Me a Cake

Bake Me a Cake

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Used to be called Cakes for Kids
In this playful but practical guide, children’s cooking teacher Megan Brenn-White offers basic decorating techniques and step-by-step instructions for easy-to-make, kid-pleasing cakes and treats. With this, busy parents can successfully prepare cakes for every special...[more]


How to be President

How to be President

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By Stephen P. Williams How to Be President provides the newly elected President of the United States of America (that’s POTUS) with the specifics needed to get started as so-called leader of the free world, from a map of the White House (including personal quarters) to guidelines for using Airforce...[more]


Doggy Days

Doggy Days

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Are you looking for a whole new bag of tricks to share with your favorite four-legged friend? Tired of tossing the same soggy tennis ball? With Doggy Days in hand, you’ll have your pooch belting out tunes like Madogga and painting a la Doglo Picasso and Salvador Doggy. Ever wondered what’s going...[more]


Kitty Kapers

Kitty Kapers

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Is your kitty crazed from too many hours of chasing the same old ball of yarn? Looking for new ways to communicate with the furry, four-legged feline who rules the roost at your home? As the proud owner of a cat you undoubtedly know that these creates are more mysterious--and honestly, so much more rewarding...[more]


Doga

Doga

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You probably know that some of yoga's best-known positions, or asanas, were inspired by the movements of dogs: the stretches known as Downward Dog and Upward Dog. What most people do not realize is that dogs have always been natural yogis, and their tranquility of mind, ability to be in the moment, and...[more]


Knitwit

Knitwit

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At last-a book of easy knitting projects not for your grandma-hip, groovy, occasionally tongue-in-cheek knit-ables, to wear, use, and give. Bold colors, simple shapes, and lots of style-these projects are up-to-date and fun. Useful household and office items (a laptop "cozy" cover, a paperclip holder),...[more]


Modern Neurosis Handbook, The

Modern Neurosis Handbook, The

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The Modern Neurosis Handbook is a field guide, so to speak, to the minor but annoying psychological problems that could only happen in today's fast-paced, self-absorbed society. In terms that even a layperson can understand, a trained therapist reveals a compendium of common afflictions, from Cell Phone...[more]


Shots

Shots

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The shot is the character actor of the drinking world, its appearances brief but memorable. It's the ultimate knock-it-back drink, the quick pick-me-up taken standing at the bar, the classic tonic of old films, the real man's drink, the colorful college "shooter," the decadent "body shot" of the modern...[more]


Sex Toys 101

Sex Toys 101

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Is sex dirty? Only if you're doing it right." -Woody Allen Well, are you? Because if you think there's any room for improvement, The Uninhibited Guides offer advanced courses in lust and love! This series of book-workshops, taught by recognized sex educators, is designed to help you achieve the...[more]


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