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This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles 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 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
You have what it takes Did you ever wonder what you can do with all of those LEGO bricks after you have created the project they came with Now with The LEGO Ideas Book you can take what you already have and make something new The book is divided into six themed chapters transportation buildings space kingdoms adventure and useful makes each with basic templates of key models and spreads to inspire you to create your own Hints and tips from Master Builders can help you turn your classic car into a race car or add a bridge to your castle Don t be concerned if you haven t got all the bricks you need this book also shows how to simplify details making this a great user-friendly guide for any building ability Featuring all-new LEGO building projects tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations inspirational builds and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders The LEGO Ideas Book will keep kids of all ages creating for hours
Ree Drummond accidental country girl award-winning blogger Food Network personality and 1 New York Times bestselling author presents The Pioneer Woman Cooks A Year of Holidays a fantastic collection of recipes photos and homespun humor to help you celebrate all through the year Ree shows you how to ring in your favorite holidays with inspired menus for breakfasts brunches lunches dinners parties deliveries and feasts accompanied by fun instructions and hundreds of her signature step-by-step photos Filled with creative and flavorful ideas for intimate dinners group gatherings and family meals The Pioneer Woman Cooks A Year of Holidays includes dozens of mouthwatering dishes with nineteen recipes for Thanksgiving alone helping home cooks create a variety of delights Whip up a Resolution Smoothie on New Year s Day Whiskey BBQ Sliders and Dr Pepper Cupcakes for The Big Game Glazed Ham for Easter Watermelon Sangria for a sizzling Fourth of July cookout and perfect Popcorn Balls on Halloween For Christmas Ree includes special homemade treats including Caramel Apple Rolls Christmas Rum Cake and a selection of smile-inducing cookies perfect for Christmas deliveries to family and friends Enjoy holidays all year round Pioneer Woman style
Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady s and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the South Brock cooks dishes that are ingredient-driven and reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Appalachia and his adopted hometown of Charleston The recipes include all the comfort food think food to eat at home and high-end restaurant food fancier dishes when there s more time to cook for which he has become so well-known Brock s interpretation of Southern favorites like Pickled Shrimp Hoppin John and Chocolate Alabama Stack Cake sit alongside recipes for Crispy Pig Ear Lettuce Wraps Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder with Tomato Gravy and Baked Sea Island Red Peas This is a very personal book with headnotes that explain Brock s background and give context to his food and essays in which he shares his admiration for the purveyors and ingredients he cherishes
One of the most influential admired and innovative women of our time fashion designer philanthropist wife mother and grandmother Diane von Furstenberg offers a book about becoming the woman she wanted to be Diane von Furstenberg started out with a suitcase full of jersey dresses and an idea of who she wanted to be in her words the kind of woman who is independent and who doesn t rely on a man to pay her bills She has since become that woman establishing herself as a global brand and a major force in the fashion industry all the while raising a family and maintaining my children are my greatest creation In The Woman I Wanted to Be von Furstenberg reflects on her extraordinary life from childhood in Brussels to her days as a young jet-set princess to creating the dress that came to symbolize independence and power for an entire generation of women With remarkable honesty and wisdom von Furstenberg mines the rich territory of what it means to be a woman She opens up about her family and career overcoming cancer building a global brand and devoting herself to empowering other women writing I want every woman to know that she can be the woman she wants to be
Inspired by Garden Gun magazine s popular Good Dog column a rich collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions penned by some of today s top writers including Jon Meacham Roy Blount Jr Dominique Browning and P J O Rourke When Garden Gun magazine debuted a column aptly named Good Dog it quickly became one of the publication s most popular features in print Now Editor-in-Chief David DiBennedetto proud owner of a Boykin spaniel and the editors of G G have gathered the most memorable stories as well as original pieces in this collection of essays written by some of most notable dog owners in literature and journalism Good Dog offers memorable beautifully written stories of dog ownership companionship friendship and kinship From the troublemakers who can t be fenced in to the lifelong companions who won t leave our sides this poignant anthology showcases man s best friend through all of his most endearing and sometimes maddening attributes By turns inspirational and humorous just like the dogs we love Good Dog is a must-have collection for dog lovers everywhere
A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing this book contains more than 600 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments and aromatherapy
With beguiling recipes and sumptuous photography A Kitchen in France transports readers to the French countryside and marks the debut of a captivating new voice in cooking When Mimi Thorisson and her family moved from Paris to a small town in out-of-the-way M doc she did not quite know what was in store for them She found wonderful ingredients from local farmers and the neighboring woods and most important time to cook Her cookbook chronicles the family s seasonal meals and life in an old farmhouse all photographed by her husband Oddur Mimi s convivial recipes such as Roast Chicken with Herbs and Cr me Fra che C pe and Parsley Tartlets Winter Vegetable Cocotte Apple Tart with Orange Flower Water and Salted Butter Cr me Caramel will bring the warmth of rural France into your home
In the flawless style of Deborah Needleman s Domino comes the interior design book of the decade from HGTV star virtual sensation and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson Ever wondered how to transform your laundry room from drab to fab Your kitchen from prison to paradise Your bedroom from boring to beautiful Now you can in this comprehensive interior design tome by design maven extraordinaire Sarah Richardson Within these beautiful full-color pages and photographs Sarah walks you through each room in your home from the master bedroom to the kids rooms to the kitchen the bathroom and everywhere in between showing you how to turn a house into a home Sarah style Featuring full-page design spreads with stunning attention to detail Sarah Style is a cache of creative unique ideas for transforming your living spaces You can make your dream home a reality and the inspiration and complete know-how is right here in this premier source for all things interior design
Kids everywhere discovering the wonder and joy found in simple needle and thread And while sewing offers lots of benefits for children it nurtures creativity cognitive ability coordination and confidence and is a skill they ll use their whole lives kids know that it s just plain fun Authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle teach a sewing camp in Tennessee that has earned praise from delighted children and parents When families clamored for more Plumley and Lisle launched a blog sewingschool blogspot com to rave reviews Now they ve channeled the best of their children s sewing projects into this lively how-to sew book for ages five and up Featuring 21 inspired projects for young sewers Sewing School allows kids to create fabric masterpieces with minimal supervision All projects have been kid-tested most can be made using simple hand stitches and all can be embellished with personal touches To further inspire young crafters the book is full of photos and quotes from real boys and girls who have participated in the authors sewing camp Projects include items that children can hug pillows doll blanket hold wallet tote drawstring pouch give as gifts coasters glasses case pot holder and wear sleep mask hat cuffs Each project... features step-by-step instructions written at a second-grade reading level a close-up photo of every step and a photo of the finished project The book includes full-sized cutout patterns and instructions for how grown-ups can help more