Author: Mary Berry
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2017-10-05
Genre: House & Home
One of the Guardian's TOP TEN BOOKS to gift. 'It's practical AND beautiful . . . an ideal gift' Graham Norton, BBC Radio 2 Britain's best-loved cook and national treasure Mary Berry lets readers in on her very own household secrets . . . A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide that shares her greatest tips on how to care for your home. 'This book is a collection of skills I've learned for running a home. Gleaned from years of practical experience, along with all the hints that friends and family have imparted to me, I hope it will be a helping hand' - Mary Berry Inside you'll find . . . A KITCHEN KNOW-HOW for the heart of your home - Freezer tips - Organize your food - CLEANING & CONFIGURING YOUR HOME - Create cleaning products from store cupboard items - LAUNDRY & WARDROBE WISDOM - Banish moths from your home for good - Remove stains from every kind of fabric - get green fingered with GARDENING & FLOWERS - Bring greenery into your home even without a garden - Create beautiful flower arrangements - And finally master the art of HOSTING & ADDING THE EXTRA TOUCHES for sparkling parties at home. Easy to use, practical and gorgeously illustrated, Mary's Household Tips & Tricks covers everything from Mary's golden rules for baking to her favourite flowers for each season, from how to polish silver to whether tea should be poured before or after milk. With secrets for accomplishing the most challenging home-keeping tasks with ease, Mary's wonderfully simple book will help turn any house into a home. 'The Queen of British baking has whipped up a recipe for home happiness' The Independent 'A domestic goddess' The Daily Telegraph
Author: Mary Jo Disler
Publisher: Lyra House Music Publications
Release Date: 1994
Guitar Quickstarts presents the fundamentals of playing chords and reading music and tablature. The easy-to-understand method was developed over 20 years of teaching highly successful college classes for beginners. Chapters include fretboard layout, songs, and charts; counting, strumming and fingerstyle techniques, tuning and "playing by ear."
History and hermits. Museums and murals. Graveyards and churches and plenty of cheesesteak. These are the secrets of Philadelphia. They reveal a city of curious contradiction, one with a rich history dating back to 1682 but also with an eye on the future. Come for the Liberty Bell, but stay for the secrets uncovered in Secret Philadelphia: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure. Journey to the places you've never heard of and back to those old haunts you thought you knew, but never like this. Discover where you can . . . Enter through a gate full of artistic hands, Peruse art between arrivals and departures, Throw a penny on a Founding Father's grave (and learn why you should), Sample a sandwich on both sides of the street, Learn how 19th-century surgeries were performed, Explore the cell where Al Capone paid his debt to society, Discover the cave of the first doomsday cult, Come face to face with the bird that inspired two famous authors, Follow the footsteps of famous boxers both real and fictional, Encounter the real heroes of the Revolution, Greet neighbors in the oldest neighborhood in the country, Roam through dinosaurs and walk away with a butterfly, See slides of Einstein's brain... From the festive fantasy of the Mummers to the disturbing reality of the Mütter, Philadelphia is a city with stories to tell. Uncover your own favorites in the pages of Secret Philadelphia.
The popular guide that makes organizing a breeze. In today's fast-paced, complex society, it's crucial to find ways to increase productivity, simplify, and stay sane. The fifth edition of this highly successful guide emphasizes how organization helps people survive tough times, assists them with life's challenges, and can lead to a happier, more peaceful life. New in this edition are: green organizing; getting things done in the electronic age; and loads of new products that help people organize. - Offers up-to-date information, a reading appendix, and new resources - Fifth edition with an expanded focus on simple living, a popular topic even before the recession, plus green organizing and organizing in the electronic age - Timeless themes of saving money and reducing stress - Download a sample chapter
Author: Stacy M. DeBroff
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2005-06-21
A guide for parents on how to become effective advocates for school-age children covers such topics as responding appropriately to poor grades, fostering a productive relationship with a teacher, and avoiding homework problems.
Release Date: 1964
Publishes refereed scholarship in history and related disciplines from initial Old World-New World contacts to the early nineteenth century and beyond. Its articles, notes and documents, and reviews range from British North America and the United States to Europe, West Africa, the Caribbean, and the Spanish American borderlands. Forums and topical issues address topics of active interest in the field.