Category Archives: Hobbies & Home

Creative Haven Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Creative Haven Coloring Books) Download

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Creative Haven Dream Doodles - A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Creative Haven Coloring Books)

Twenty-eight intricate images offer a mind-expanding coloring experience. But there’s more here than meets the eye ― look closely to find the bumblebees, teacups, mushrooms, and other surprising figures hidden amid the wild, swirling designs. Answers are included and illustrations are printed on one side of perforated pages for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Dream Doodles with a Hidden Picture Twist and other Creative Haven® coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment.

August 23, 2015

Simply Color: Blue: A Crayon Box for Quilters Download

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Simply Color - Blue - A Crayon Box for Quilters

Open up a crayon box of color inspiration with this simply irresistible collection of sweet books. Each book in the series is an exploration of an individual color. Simply COLOR: GREEN, Simply COLOR: BLUE, and Simply COLOR: PURPLE are exceptional pattern and color inspiration books for the confident beginner to intermediate sewist. You will love the books’ interplay of colorful fabrics and blending colors. Following a pattern is only a small piece of what goes into creating these 6 gorgeous patchwork projects in each book. Once you understand the fundamentals of color theory and successful color combinations, you will confidently piece together green’s fresh hues, blue’s cool tints, and purple’s royal tones. With the entire collection you can simply reach for the book highlighting the color inspiration of your day and put your sewing pedal to the metal.

August 21, 2015

101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!: The Entertainment Solution for Parents, Relatives & Babysitters! Download

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101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! - The Entertainment Solution for Parents, Relatives & Babysitters!

Easy, Creative and Fun Things to Keep Your Children Entertained and Happy

Never again will you hear the all-too-common call of, “I’m bored!” with this kid-pleaser for many ages.

Whether your kid is 3, 5 or 12 years old, there are hundreds of fun, educational and engaging things to do in this book. When they ask to watch television, you’ll have the perfect solution. 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! has time-tested, exciting activities to keep your children laughing and learning for the whole day, every day.

Holly Homer and Rachel Miller are the women behind the wildly popular site KidsActivitiesBlog.com, which gets more than 2 million hits a month and has more than 71,000 fans on Facebook and 100,000 followers on Pinterest.

One-of-a-kind activities–never before seen on the blog–range from making edible play dough and homemade sidewalk chalk to playing shoebox pinball and creating a balance beam obstacle course. And with outdoor and indoor activities and tips for adjusting according to your child’s age, this book will provide hours and hours of never-ending fun with your family.
This parenting life raft is also the perfect way to make sure caregivers are spending quality-time with your little ones.

 

August 20, 2015

Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life Download

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Elements of Style - Designing a Home & a Life

From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style.

Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home can be an outlet of personal expression and an exercise in self-discovery. Drawing on her ten years of experience in the interior design industry, Erin combines honest design advice and gorgeous professional photographs and illustrations with personal essays about the lessons she has learned while designing her own home and her own life—the first being: none of our homes or lives is perfect. Like a funny best friend, she reveals the disasters she confronted in her own kitchen renovation, her struggles with anorexia, her epic fight with her husband over a Lucite table, and her secrets for starting a successful blog.

Organized by rooms in the house, Elements of Style invites readers into Erin’s own home as well as homes she has designed for clients. Fresh, modern, and colorful, it is brimming glamour and style as well as advice on practical matters from choosing kitchen counter materials to dressing a bed with pillows, picking a sofa, and decorating a nursery without cartoon characters. You’ll also find a charming foreword by Erin’s husband, Andrew, and an extensive Resource and Shopping Guide that provides an indispensable a roadmap for anyone embarking on their first serious home decorating adventure. With Erin’s help, you can finally make your house your home.

August 18, 2015

Design Mom: How to Live with Kids: A Room-by-Room Guide Download

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Design Mom - How to Live with Kids - A Room-by-Room Guide

New York Times best seller
Ever since Gabrielle Stanley Blair became a parent, she’s believed that a thoughtfully designed home is one of the greatest gifts we can give our families, and that the objects and decor we choose to surround ourselves with tell our family’s story. In this, her first book, Blair offers a room-by-room guide to keeping things sane, organized, creative, and stylish. She provides advice on getting the most out of even the smallest spaces; simple fixes that make it easy for little ones to help out around the house; ingenious storage solutions for the never-ending stream of kid stuff; rainy-day DIY projects; and much, much more.

August 15, 2015

Straw Bale Gardens Complete Download

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Straw Bale Gardens Complete

IMAGINE YOURSELF HEALTHIER THAN YOU EVER THOUGHT POSSIBLE.
IT STARTS WITH FOOD.

It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever—and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig’s powerful 30-day nutritional reset.
Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food—accompanied by stunning improvements in sleep, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. More significant, many people have reported the “magical” elimination of a variety of symptoms, diseases, and conditions in just 30 days.

 

  • diabetes
  • high cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • obesity
  • acne
  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • chronic fatigue
  • asthma
  • sinus infections
  • allergies
  • migraines
  • acid reflux
  • Crohns
  • celiac disease
  • IBS
  • bipolar disorder
  • depression
  • Lyme disease
  • endometriosis
  • PCOS
  • autism
  • fibromyalgia
  • ADHD
  • hypothyroidism
  • arthritis
  • multiple sclerosis

 
Now, Dallas and Melissa detail not just the “how” of the Whole30, but also the “why,” summarizing the science in a simple, accessible manner. It Starts With Food reveals how specific foods may be having negative effects on how you look, feel, and live—in ways that you’d never associate with your diet. More important, they outline their lifelong strategy for eating Good Food in one clear and detailed action plan designed to help you create a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, calm systemic inflammation, and put an end to unhealthy cravings, habits, and relationships with food.
Infused with the Hartwigs’ signature wit, tough love, and common sense, It Starts With Food is based on the latest scientific research and real-life experience, and includes testimonials, a detailed shopping guide, a meal-planning template, a Meal Map with creative, delicious recipes, and much more.

August 13, 2015