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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog
by Dave Barry

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

April 02, 2019

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<b>Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of <i>Dave Barry Turns 40</i> now shows </b><b>how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy.</b><BR><BR>Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From “Make New Friends” (an unfortunate fail when he can’t overcome his dislike for mankind) to “Don’t Stop Having Fun” (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that performs in parades—and even Obama’s inauguration), Dave navigates his later years with good humor and grace. Lucy teaches Dave how to live in the present, how to let go of daily grievances, and how to feel good in your own skin. The lessons are drawn from Dave’s routine humiliations and stream-of-consciousness accounts of the absurdities of daily life, which will leave you heaving with laughter and recognition.<BR> <BR>Laugh-out-loud hilarious, whether he’s trying to “Pay Attention to the People You Love” (even when your brain is not listening) or deciding to “Let Go of Your Anger,” Dave Barry’s <i>Lessons From Lucy</i> is a witty and wise guide to joyous living.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kondō

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English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>The #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling guide to decluttering your home and the inspiration for the hit Netflix show <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br /> Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo’s clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). <br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
Someone To Look Up To: a dog's search for love and understanding
by Jean Gill

Language

English

Pages

162

Publication Date

November 13, 2010

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<div><b>Top Pick Award</b><b> from Litpick Student Reviews. </b><b>By IPPY and Global Ebook Award Winning author.</b><b><br /><i>'Jean Gill has captured the innermost thoughts of this magnificent animal.'</i></b> Les Ingham, <i>Pyr International </i></div><div>A dog's life in the south of France. From puppyhood, Sirius the Pyrenean Mountain Dog has been trying to understand his humans and train them with kindness.</div><div>  How this led to their divorce he has no idea. More misunderstandings take Sirius to Death Row in an animal shelter, as a so-called dangerous dog learning survival tricks from the other inmates. During the twilight barking, he is shocked to hear his brother's voice but the bitter-sweet reunion is short-lived. Doggedly, Sirius keeps the faith. <br />  One day, his human will come.</div>
The Backyard Gardener: Simple, Easy, and Beautiful Gardening with...
by Kelly Orzel

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English

Pages

257

Publication Date

April 01, 2017

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<span><span>A beautiful and simple guide to edible gardening<br /><br />The “garden to table” movement is inspiring another generation of gardeners but many of them have questions. How important is composting? Is seed saving really worth it? Focusing on sustainable, organic growing practices and plants, </span><span style="font-style:italic;">The Backyard Gardener</span><span> is a comprehensive handbook that will help get them started. <br />Kelly Orzel covers everything from soil selection to growing and harvesting. Sidebars such as “garden center survival tips” offer useful advice to help readers build their confidence and know-how. This guide also features photographs of beautiful plant bed designs, propagation techniques, and much more.</span><span style="font-style:italic;"> </span></span>
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing a...
by Marie Kondo

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English

Pages

298

Publication Date

January 05, 2016

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<b>The follow-up to the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, </i>from the star of the<i> </i>hit Netflix series <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes—and lives—across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings of perfectly organized drawers and closets. She also provides advice on frequently asked questions, such as whether to keep “necessary” items that may not bring you joy. With guidance on specific categories including kitchen tools, cleaning supplies, hobby goods, and digital photos, this comprehensive companion is sure to spark joy in anyone who wants to simplify their life.
Love the Home You Have: Simple Ways to…Embrace Your Style *Get ...
by Melissa Michaels

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

March 31, 2015

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A <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller!<br /><br />What if the house of your dreams is the home you have? Meet Melissa Michaels, creator of the popular blog <i>The Inspired Room</i> and the best contentment coach you'll ever meet. With humor and candor Melissa reveals how to transform your rooms (and your life) from plainly livable to fabulously lovable.<br /><br />Like a perfectly overstuffed chair, Melissa's encouragement beckons you to get comfortable and then get creative as you:<br /><br /><ul><br /> <li>find beauty in the ordinary</li><br /> <li>discover your style and let it shine with simple ideas</li><br /> <li>entertain possibilities and people with more gratitude and joy</li><br /> <li>gather inspiration in the 31-day Love Your Home Challenge</li><br /> <li>leap from dreamer to doer with confidence</li></ul><br />Much more than décor! This is your invitation to fall in love with the home you have and embrace the gifts of life, people, and blessings right where you are.
The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Ag...
by , Laney Salisbury

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

February 17, 2005

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<p><strong>"A stirring tale of survival, thanks to man's best friend." —<em>Seattle Times</em></strong></p><br /><p>When a deadly diphtheria epidemic swept through Nome, Alaska, in 1925, the local doctor knew that without a fresh batch of antitoxin, his patients would die. The lifesaving serum was a thousand miles away, the port was icebound, and planes couldn't fly in blizzard conditions—only the dogs could make it. The heroic dash of dog teams across the Alaskan wilderness to Nome inspired the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and immortalized Balto, the lead dog of the last team whose bronze statue still stands in New York City's Central Park. This is the greatest dog story, never fully told until now.</p>
Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room...
by Gretchen Rubin

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English

Pages

239

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<b><i>New York Times</i> Bestseller!<br /></b><br />For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. <br /><br /> The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we're then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. <br /><br /> Gretchen Rubin has found that getting control of our <i>stuff</i> makes us feel more in control of our lives. By getting rid of things we don't use, don't need, or don't love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value. <br /><br /> With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen Rubin suggests dozens of manageable steps for creating a more serene, orderly environment—one that helps us to create the lives we want.
The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goa...
by , Joanna Teplin

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER • There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home.</b><br /><br />Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently <i>and</i> look great. The mishmash of summer and winter clothes in the closet? Yep. Even the dreaded junk drawer? Consider it done. And the best news: it’s not hard to do—in fact, it's a lot of fun. <br /><br /> From the home organizers who made their orderly eye candy <i>the</i> method that everyone swears by comes Joanna and Clea’s signature approach to decluttering. <i>The Home Edit</i> walks you through paring down your belongings in every room, arranging them in a stunning and easy-to-find way (hello, labels!), and maintaining the system so you don't need another do-over in six months. When you're done, you'll not only know exactly where to find things, but you'll also love the way it looks.<br /><br /> A masterclass and look book in one, <i>The Home Edit</i> is filled with bright photographs and detailed tips, from placing plastic dishware in a drawer where little hands can reach to categorizing pantry items by color (there's nothing like a little ROYGBIV to soothe the soul). Above all, it's like having your best friends at your side to help you turn the chaos into calm.<br /><b><br />PLEASE NOTE: The paperback includes a starter set of labels for your refrigerator; the ebook and audiobook include a link to download and print the labels from a computer (you will need 8-1/2 x 11-inch clear repositionable sticker project paper, such as Avery 4397).</b><br /><b><br />Featured in <i>Glamour</i>'s 10 Books to Help You Live Your Best Life</b>
Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff
by Myquillyn Smith

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English

Pages

220

Publication Date

October 23, 2018

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<p>More Style, Less Stuff</p><p>Cozy Minimalism isn’t about going without or achieving a particular new, modern style. Nope. It’s simply a mindset that helps you get whatever style YOU LOVE with the fewest possible items.</p><p>You want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources, money, and stuff than needed. Why use more if you don't have to?</p><p>In <em>Cozy Minimalist Home</em>, accidental stylist and bestselling author Myquillyn Smith guides you step by step on making purposeful design decisions for your home. You'll have the tools to transform your home starting with what you already have, and using just enough of the right furniture and decor to create a home you're proud of in a way that honors your personal priorities, budget, and style. No more fretting when it comes to decorating your house! </p><p>In <em>Cozy Minimalist Home</em>, Myquillyn Smith helps you</p><ul><li>Realize your role as the curator of your home who makes smart, style-impacting design choices</li><li>Finally know what to focus on, and what not to worry about when it comes to your home</li><li>Discover the real secret to finding your unique style—it has nothing to do with those style quizzes</li><li>Understand how to find a sofa you won't hate tomorrow</li><li>Deconstruct each room and then re-create it step by step with a fail proof process</li><li>Create a pretty home with more style and less stuff—resulting in backwards decluttering!</li><li>Finish your home and have it looking the way you've always hoped so you can use it the way you've always dreamed </li></ul><p>After reading Myquillyn's first book, <em>The Nesting Place</em>, women everywhere were convinced that it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful and they found real contentment in their homes. But how does a content imperfectionist make actual design decisions?</p><p>Cozy Minimalist Home is the answer to that question. Written for the hands-on woman who'd rather move her own furniture than hire a designer, this is the guidance she needs to finish every room of her house. With people, priorities and purpose in mind, anyone can create a beautiful home that transcends the trends.</p><p>A pretty home is nice, but a Cozy Minimalist home goes beyond pretty and sets the stage for connection, relationship, and rest.</p>

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