Perfect your patchwork with a visual, step-by-step guide to 21 popular quilt blocks. Learn fail-proof techniques, say goodbye to patchwork problems, and avoid common mistakes in sashings, borders, and bindings.
Author: Marilu Henner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-05-07
The comedic actress best known for her role on Taxi describes her extremely rare autobiographical memory and the ways in which it has helped her in countless scenarios, in a guide that offers advice about how to bolster memory and make it work for personal well-being. Reprint.
Give your home a fresh new look. Lexie Barnes shows you how to quickly and inexpensively personalize your living space with 50 fun, pattern-free sewing projects that are highly adaptable and visually inspiring. Dramatic before-and-after photographs demonstrate how easy it is to brighten your living room with a custom-designed slipcover or give new life to a bedroom with a colorful headboard cover, lampshade, and matching window treatments. Get sewing and transform your home into the stylish abode you’ve always craved.
Author: Sara Jane Von Trapp
Publisher: Taunton Press
Release Date: 2000
Old lawns and gardens receive a much-need makeover in this guide to refreshing even the most tired landscaping with interesting new ideas for entries, walkways, decks, lighting, and much more. Original.
Ministry Makeover examines the decline within the church, especially the United Methodist Church (UMC), and some causes for this decline. It calls for a reforming of United Methodist structure and polity by drawing more attention to the value of the bi-vocational model of ministry and a re-visitation of the Wesleyan/United Brethren view and historical perspective. This book establishes a solid theological foundation upon which to build this shift and it goes a step beyond typical ecclesiology (the study of the church) to identify Trinitarian theology as the basis for the practice of the church. In turn, this text reveals bi-vocational ministry and support of new congregations as not only a viable option, but also arguably the model towards which the church is heading. These insights will transform the church and lead to more effective church ministry with respect to resources, structure, and reach in a post-Christendom world context. Picardo uses Embrace Church (Lexington, KY) as a case study, and incorporates his experiences into this text in order to show how these implications have played out in a true bi-vocational, church-plant context.
Author: Robert Pagliarini
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 2006-10-03
Genre: Business & Economics
In six short days you can and will experience a total financial transformation! There are truckloads of investing and personal finance books available. What makes this one different? You'll learn how to develop a compelling financial vision for your life, quickly put your savings on autopilot, maximize your success by investing with a purpose, survive when disasters strike, and protect your loved ones in a way that's simple, effective, and fun. This isn't just another personal finance book—one that rehashes the same tired financial rules of thumb and glib investment advice. Financial Motivator Robert Pagliarini provides specific guidance that cuts through the "financial fog"—complex jargon and wishy-washy advice—that makes it hard for people to understand and implement positive financial changes in their lives. More than a book, The Six-Day Financial Makeover will not only show you exactly what you need to do to radically improve your finances, but it will also help you easily implement the advice . . . in just six days!
When successful millionaire businessman Ben Radford first met Rowena, he thought her frosty and uptight. But once Rowena started designing his garden, he was determined to discover why she'd put up such steely barriers—by taking them down, layer by layer…. Discovering the beautiful, sensual woman underneath was a revelation! It was just as he hoped; he would help her overcome the past and then he would move on. After all, his divorce had taught him that he couldn't offer more than a temporary affair. But Rowena had come along way from mousy wimp she'd once been. She decided that she could help Ben believe in love again: she'd give him the makeover of a lifetime!
Author: G. Michael Saunders
Release Date: 2011-12
How is your marriage? Is it everything you hoped it would be? Is it the happy, successful, fulfilling relationship that God promises it will be in His Holy Scriptures? If we are honest, no matter how good our marriages are, we have to admit that marriage did not live up to our expectations. The good news truth though, is that our marriages can be everything that God promises and that truth is based on these very promises of God. There are things we need to know, understand and act on in order for God's promises to come true in our lives and that is what this book is about - helping you to know how to take your marriage and make it all that God promises your marriage can be in His Word.
Girls will love creating crafts for their rooms that reflect their style and personality with these fun-to-make decorations. Using low-cost or no-cost materials, girls can make over their rooms and create colorful getaways!
THE ICEMAN COMETH… Hotel mogul Eben Spencer had learned long ago to keep his eye on the ball and his emotions under wraps. And where had this philosophy got him so far? In business, to the pinnacle of success. And in his personal life, it had brought him one beloved, if unhappy, little girl, and one shattered marriage. And he was not about to embark on another one anytime soon…. But then he met Sage Benedetto. The bewitching nature girl was everything Eben was not—warm, emotional, open—and everything he’d never dreamed he’d want. But lately he was having very different dreams….
Author: Edward F. Droge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2005-09-07
Have you ever wished you could give your mind an upgrade, just as you can give one to your computer, car, kitchen, or wardrobe? Or that you could remember all-important phone numbers or shopping lists without fumbling with multiple slips of paper? Or speed-read or do lightning-fast everyday math calculations? Or that you could be a Renaissance man or woman and dazzle your friends at dinner with your mastery of dates and facts, artists and albums, presidents and policies? Now there is a way to give yourself this intellectual attention and improvement: With Your Intelligence Makeover you'll enjoy a makeover that is more than just skin deep. With this book's three-week master plan, you'll learn the skills you need to nip and tuck your own knowledge -- you'll double or triple your reading speed and dramatically improve your memory. Then you'll have access to a wide body of information to kick it up a notch and rise to a higher intellectual plane. Whether you want to start a new career, complete your education, brush up your cultural literacy, increase your knowledge of a favorite subject, or simply chat up friends, family, and associates with a fascinating array of anecdotes, you can use the easy-to-learn secrets of education specialist Dr. Edward F. Droge, Jr., to launch new chapters in your own life. A former New York City police officer who went to Yale in his thirties as an undergraduate and then on to Harvard to earn a master's and a doctorate, Dr. Droge reveals the "Super Tools," which he developed to fuel his own success, to help you create your unique, personalized makeover plan. Take the entertaining self-assessment quizzes to find the areas in which you need to brush up and then use the Super Tools to immerse yourself in virtually any subject. Filled with mind-expanding sidebars and a vast reservoir of resources for learning in multiple subject areas (including History, Literature, Grammar, Math, Art, Science, Sports, Music, and much more), Your Intelligence Makeover promises to put you on the right track to tapping the limitless power of your intelligence for satisfaction and gain.
Professional editor and author Elizabeth Lyon offers aspiring novelists the guidance and instruction they need to write and edit well-crafted and compelling stories that will stand out from the competition and attract the attention of agents and publishers, including: - Stand-out style techniques, from accessing an authentic voice to applying techniques of "wordsmithing" that transform prose - How to rewrite characterization for dimensionality, a universal need, and theme - Adjustment suggestions to match the prose style and structure of specific genres - Correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style - Strategies to strengthen story beginnings and endings - Methods for increasing plot stakes, creating movement, and adjusting pace for maximum suspense
Author: Bob Greene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Genre: Health & Fitness
From Bob Greene, bestselling author of Get With the Program!, comes a comprehensive, innovative twelve-week plan for transforming your body inside and out. With Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover, you'll achieve maximum results in a minimum amount of time! Knowing that great health and fitness begin with the right state of mind, Greene addresses the important emotional issues behind poor exercise and eating patterns and provides the motivational tools needed to achieve your fitness goals, as well as develop practical and beneficial habits for lasting results. You'll be inspired and moved by reading the compelling true-life success stories of real people who have taken the challenge and who have changed their bodies -- and lives -- in ways they never dreamed possible! Whether you're struggling to lose that last ten pounds or searching for a radical weight-loss solution, the twelve-week makeover challenge is the answer to your fitness goals. After committing to the program, you'll find illustrated step-by-step workout guides for all fitness levels, combining progressive cardiovascular and intensive strength training exercises designed to revitalize your metabolism and get noticeable results fast. Each of the accelerated workouts has been created to energize and invigorate your body and mind while you have fun and trim down in the process! In addition, Greene takes a fresh approach to the question of diets by providing key nutritional guidelines that work in conjunction with any healthy eating plan, and he explains many of the popular diets on the market today to help you choose the one that's right for you. Finally, there is helpful advice on making the transition back to your everyday life: how to avoid regaining the weight you've lost, and how to maintain healthy exercise and eating habits for life. While many books leave you wondering what to do next, Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover offers enthusiastic and informative hands-on advice and tips beyond eating and exercise, and teaches you how to make your own happiness and well-being the foundation of an active and healthy life.