Here is an entertaining and easily referenced presentation of insider information to the world that J.K. Rowling has created in her spellbinding series of novels. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the World of Harry Potter explores all aspects of the wizarding world and explains factually in terms of their relationship to historical, literary, religious, scientific, or mythological roots.
?In-depth information on the facts behind all seven books in the Harry Potter series
?Covers all the relevant influences for the Harry Potter series, from religion and mythology to science and literature.
?Can be read from cover to cover or used as a quick-reference guide
Concise two-page lessons show you all the crucial skills and are ideal for quick reviewEach skill, chord, or technique is clearly described Concise and understandable instructions accompany each photo Detailed color photos demonstrate proper fingering technique Helpful tips provide additional guidance
Fit Pregnancy For Dummies is for you if you’re pregnant, if you’re thinking about becoming pregnant, and You want to be as fit and healthy as you can be — whatever your current fitness level — without in any way jeopardizing your health or the health of your baby. This guide gives you the straight facts on:Staying safe when you exercise Developing a plan with your health provider Choosing the right equipment Modifying your routine for each trimester Eating well for nine months and beyond
From yoga and swimming to weight training, aerobics, and much more, you’ll see how to get started with a fun, step-by-step fitness routine that will make your entire pregnancy easier to manage. Postpartum expert and prenatal fitness class instructor Catherine Cram and fitness expert Tere Stouffer Drenth give you the scoop on the activities that work best for pregnant women and how to set up a routine that works best for you. You’ll understand how a fit pregnancy helps you with delivery and postpartum shape-up. Plus, you get expert advice on activities to avoid, eating well, and staying motivated during and after your pregnancy, as well as:Dressing comfortably for your workout Warming up and stretching to increase flexibility and avoid injury Modifying your exercise routine Staying fit after giving birth Finding the time for exercise and motherhood
Complete with special tips on exercising indoors, staying motivated, getting your family hooked on fitness, and helping your child grow up healthy and fit, Fit Pregnancy For Dummies is the key to exercising safely and staying fit throughout your pregnancy and beyond!
Indoor Grilling For Dummies takes you from beginner to master griller with a dash of humor, a splash of good fun, and lots of sizzling recipes. If you’re already an indoor grill owner, you’ll find ways to perfect your technique and expand your menus. Step-by-step guidance shows you how to:Choose the right indoor grill Speak a griller’s language Clean and maintain your grill Select the best accessories Cook for better healt h and great taste! & lt;/ul>
While indoor grilling isn’t rocket science, it isn’t a cakewalk either. This easy-to-follow guide gives you tips and tricks for grilling indoors like a pro, from warming the grill and selecting the right temperature to the secret to grilling success (marinating). Plus, you get dozens of fast, delicious, hassle-free recipes for everything from sausage to fajitas, barbecued pork tenderloin to brandied turkey, and grilled mushrooms to chicken Caesar salad. You’ll also discover how to:Create tasty appetizers and to-die-for desserts Cook safely on a patio or balcony Add a boost of flavor to every dish with marinades, sauces, and rubs Buy, store, and handle meat, poultry, and seafood Choose veggies and fruits that are great for the grill Prepare for a special occasion
Featuring expert advice on reducing fat and calories in grilled foods, using grilled foods in sandwiches and wraps, and serving up a party with a meal that your guests will remember, Indoor Grilling For Dummies has all the buying and cooking tips you need to become an indoor griller extraordinaire!
Understand how a fit pregnancy helps with delivery and postpartum shape-up
From yoga and swimming to weight training and aerobics, you'll see how to get started with a fun, step-by-step fitness routine. Plus, you get expert advice on activities to avoid as well as staying motivated during and after your pregnancy.
Discover how toManage pregnancy aches and painsModify your routine for each trimesterStay fit after giving birth