So you want to keep your kitchen counter clean but you aren't ready to toss the toaster? You want to be able to find your kids' socks but aren't looking to spend your 401(k) on clear bins? You long for a little more peace but minimalism isn't sparking joy? Decluttering expert and self-proclaimed recovering slob Dana K. White offers sustainable ideas to simplify and manage your home in Organizing for the Rest of Us.

Traditional organizing advice never worked for Dana K. White. Is it possible, she wondered, to get organized without color coding my sock drawer? As Dana let go of the need for perfection, she discovered the joy of having an organized house in the midst of everyday life.

In Organizing for the Rest of Us, Dana teaches us how to make great strides with minimal effort in organizing every room of our home. Here she offers 100 organizing tips to help us understand:

  • Why changing how we think about clutter is the first step to getting rid of it
  • The basics of organization for people who don't like to organize
  • Why you need to get a grip on laundry and dishes before getting organized
  • How living with less clutter is better for the environment, our spiritual lives, and our relationships
  • Why real-life decluttering requires fewer hours and less emotional bandwidth than we imagined

Organizing for the Rest of Us includes colorful photos, a presentation page, and a ribbon marker, making it a thoughtful gift or self-purchase for anyone:

  • Doing spring cleaning
  • Making New Year's goals
  • Downsizing their own home or their parents' home
  • Decluttering and organizing for their own peace of mind

Fans of Dana's podcast, A Slob Comes Clean, which has been downloaded 9 million times, will treasure this book as a resource. With her lighthearted approach, Dana provides bite-size workable solutions to break through every organizational struggle you have--for good!

So you want to keep your kitchen counter clean but you aren't ready to toss the toaster? You want to be able to find your kids' socks but aren't looking to spend your 401(k) on clear bins? You long for a little more peace but minimalism isn't sparking joy? Decluttering expert and self-proclaimed recovering slob Dana K. White offers sustainable ideas to simplify and manage your home in Organizing for the Rest of Us.

Traditional organizing advice never worked for Dana K. White. Is it possible, she wondered, to get organized without color coding my sock drawer? As Dana let go of the need for perfection, she discovered the joy of having an organized house in the midst of everyday life.

In Organizing for the Rest of Us, Dana teaches us how to make great strides with minimal effort in organizing every room of our home. Here she offers 100 organizing tips to help us understand:

  • Why changing how we think about clutter is the first step to getting rid of it
  • The basics of organization for people who don't like to organize
  • Why you need to get a grip on laundry and dishes before getting organized
  • How living with less clutter is better for the environment, our spiritual lives, and our relationships
  • Why real-life decluttering requires fewer hours and less emotional bandwidth than we imagined

Organizing for the Rest of Us includes colorful photos, a presentation page, and a ribbon marker, making it a thoughtful gift or self-purchase for anyone:

  • Doing spring cleaning
  • Making New Year's goals
  • Downsizing their own home or their parents' home
  • Decluttering and organizing for their own peace of mind

Fans of Dana's podcast, A Slob Comes Clean, which has been downloaded 9 million times, will treasure this book as a resource. With her lighthearted approach, Dana provides bite-size workable solutions to break through every organizational struggle you have--for good!

A super-practical guide to cleaning up your admin load and freeing up head space.

You have no idea what's for dinner tonight. You need a gift for that party next week. You still haven't consolidated your super. You're out of contract on your phone and paying who knows what. Those cupboards won't declutter themselves. The kids need a plan for the next school holidays. It's time to get the gutters cleaned. You still haven't made a will.

Sound familiar? Then this is the life admin guide you've been waiting for.

Life admin can't be eliminated but it can be minimised, automated and better shared within families.

This no-nonsense book:

  • outlines a clear system to transform your life admin into managed order
  • helps you share the mental load with others
  • gives you game-changing tools and small practical steps to follow
  • breaks down life admin into Two Minutes Too Easy, Ten Minute Time Killer or Hour of Power tasks
  • shows you the fastest ways to shop around for new providers
  • lets you focus on your major pain points or do a complete life admin makeover

Working parents Mia and Dinah have marshalled their professional expertise in innovation, finance, design thinking and operations to research best practices, trial the tech and craft the most efficient processes to optimise their own life admin. The result? No more overwhelm, way more spare time and thousands of dollars saved.

Now it's your turn.

PRAISE

'This book is life-changing. Mia and Dinah's practical, wise and clever advice will help you to start important conversations with your partner or children around the day-to-day tasks that have shackled women for centuries' Tracey Spicer, author and broadcaster

'My stress levels subsided from the opening page" Helen McCabe founder FUTURE WOMEN, and former editor-in-chief The Australian Women's Weekly

'Life Admin Hacks is for any woman who has ever felt completely squashed by the mental load of modern life. It will teach you how to streamline and conquer all the boring bits so you can get on with the actual fun of living. It's basically Mrs Beeton's Guide to Household Management for modern women, and every home needs a copy' Bron 'Maxabella' Mandile, publisher MUMLYFE

'This book flips the switch on life admin as we know it and the perpetual expectation on women to do it all. This book will streamline your life and support you to share the sometimes-crippling mental load' Tarla Lambert, WOMEN'S AGENDA

'I absolutely love this book and I think it's essential for ambitious and working women. It spells out solutions to life admin rather than just lamenting the problem ... Game changing! Mia and Dinah show you how to take small steps with big impact. They lay out the importance of sharing the load when it comes to admin as well as domestic duties. It breaks down the intersection of parenting, household duties and life admin. So many of us feel frustrated and overwhelmed at the moment. It is a must read for women' Sheree Rubinstein, founder ONE ROOF

Have you just started a hobby with the scroll saw and looking to put your creativity to work with the scrolling tool? Or are you looking for a guide to help you through the process of creating beautiful scrolling crafts? If this is you, then this book is for you

Woodworking and other operations that need the use of a saw come in a range of styles, from the most basic to the finer, more detailed cutting. Scroll saws are considered to be more detailed in their cutting operation.

A scroll saw is an electrical-powered saw used to make extremely detailed cuts in wood. If you've ever seen a piece of masterfully carved wood art, sculpture or wooden patterns that "wowed you," it was almost certainly crafted with a scroll saw.

A scroll saw is a must-have in every aspect for anyone desiring to do finer woodworking projects, whether for the sake of art or the demands of a specific job. With the scroll saw, you can undertake various projects that call for curved and intricate cuts, dovetail joints, intarsia, lettering, and so much more. Although with the scroll saw, you can birth creative ideas on wood, but without the right knowledge on where and how to start, you will be setting yourself up for failure even before starting. And this is why this book was written; to be your roadmap on this journey.

Below are a few of what you will learn in this book;

1. An in-depth exposé of the scroll saw; what it is, what it can do, and crafts you can make to earn money from.

2. Scroll sawing tips and techniques to help you be more efficient as you work

3. Tools and supplies needed to get you started 

4. Choosing the right scroll saw blade for your scrolling project

5. Safety practices to adhere to while working with the saw

6. Project ideas you can leverage to get you working on your first craft

7. Resolving common saw scrolling problems you will encounter

And so much more!

What more are you waiting for?

Let the scroll saw, your creativity, and hand perform the cutting but get this book to guide you in making awesome cuts

Get a copy of this book RIGHT NOW to get started

A complete, step-by-step manual for safely sheltering-in-place at home so you are prepared for any disaster or disease.

If a disaster forces you to shelter in place, do you think you have everything you need to safely and comfortably stay put in your home? If the answer is no, The Disaster-Ready Home will help you create a safe, well-stocked place to weather out any emergency.

Survival expert and bestselling author Creek Stewart gives you a step-by-step emergency preparedness plan to meet your food, water, heat, and sanitation needs during any disaster. Including detailed lists, photographs, and complete instructions to make the plan easy to follow, this book is the only resource you need for a disaster.

You’ll learn how to:
-Create an emergency pantry stocked with enough food for the timeframe of your choice—from two weeks to three months to a full year
-Select and store food that fits your taste, diet, and budget
-Easily rotate and use your emergency food supply, so nothing goes to waste
-Set up long-term water storage and renewable water sources
-Cook food and boil water when your kitchen appliances aren’t working
-Safely heat and light your home when the power is out
-Effectively manage sanitation issues if running water is unavailable
-And much more!

With daily headlines dominated by disease and disasters, the need to be prepared has never been more evident. This practical, field-tested guide will help you protect and provide for your family when any situation arises.
Ed Rosenthal has been teaching people how to grow marijuana for decades. Let him help you cultivate bountiful buds, and lots of them.

Ed Rosenthal’s Cannabis Grower’s Handbook is the definitive guide for all cultivators—from first-time home growers to experienced large-scale commercial cannabis operators. The Grower’s Handbook breaks down the fundamentals of marijuana cultivation and demonstrates their practical applications in gardens of any size. Learn new techniques to maximize yield and efficiency and to grow bigger, more potent resinous buds!

Cannabis Grower’s Handbook covers the newest lighting technologies such as LED and adjustable spectrum bulbs; permaculture and regenerative farming techniques; advanced drying and curing methods and strategies; comprehensive integrated pest management; and over a dozen specialized garden setups. Still deciding what to grow? This guide will help you choose among the many options from innovative breeders, which now include autoflowering plants and CBD and CBG varieties of hemp. With over 600 pages of full-color photos, this grower’s guide presents the latest science, tools, and methods to enable you to grow a cannabis garden of any size, anywhere—indoors or out.

Ed Rosenthal’s books are known for their easy-to-understand and trend-setting content and have educated millions of growers—hobbyists and professional cultivators alike consider Ed’s books their go-to guides. This fully updated edition of Ed’s groundbreaking Marijuana Grower’s Handbook comes at a time when more people than ever before can legally grow cannabis and want to know how to maximize their yields. Once again, Ed shows you how, this time drawing on the contributions and research of the pioneers and leaders in the legal cannabis industry, as well as from professors at leading horticultural schools at the University of California at Davis, Cornell University, the University of Connecticut, and Oaksterdam University.

Two new co-authors have contributed their expertise to Cannabis Grower’s Handbook: Dr. Robert Flannery holds a Ph.D. in plant biology and is the founder of Dr. Robb Farms, a licensed cannabis producer in California. Angela Bacca is an editor and journalist who has specialized in cannabis content for over ten years and edited the 2010 edition of the Marijuana Grower’s Handbook. Dr. Robb and Angela Bacca join Ed Rosenthal to bring the must-have Cannabis Grower's Handbook to a rapidly "growing" audience.

If you're in search of natural remedies for common ailments, this comprehensive guide has over 550 healing herbs to promote health and well-being.

Invite Mother Nature into your garden! Learn how to cultivate, harvest and make your own treatments with this definitive reference book for medicinal plants.


From ginger to lavender, thyme, and even the little dandelion, this book is a complete encyclopedia of herbs, plants and their healing properties. Learn about the chemistry of the plants and how they act as a medicine. Create alternative treatments for nearly 200 common health concerns in the comfort of your home.

Treat yourself with the most natural medicine and become your own herbalist. The helpful instructions are easy to follow so you can start your own medicinal garden with the best know-how. Create the ideal habitat for planting, practice careful cultivation and know the best time to harvest.

The well-thought-out format of the book means you can look up information by plant names or by ailments. There are 550 essential herbs with a beautiful photographic plant index discussing their different uses. Learn how to safely and effectively process the correct parts of the plants to encourage holistic and healthy healing.

Traditional Medicine with Modern Research

A treasure trove of information on the history of natural remedies and the many uses of plants. An essential index for any level of herbal expertise and supportive advice for beginners.

- Extensive photographic index of over 550 herbs and plants.
- Description of the plants, their active constituents and therapeutic properties.
- Advice on how to cultivate your own herb garden.
First in a new cozy mystery series from USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower!

Coming home to a run-down farm, gossipy neighbors, and a shady investor is a lot to handle... but a murderer on the loose is the final straw!

Shiloh Bellamy cashed in her big city job and 401K to return home to Michigan to save the family farm, but turning Bellamy Farms into a sustainable, organic operation—complete with a farm-to-table café—is no small feat. Especially when her new investor is found dead among the flowers just hours after the contract is signed. Everyone knows her father had a grudge against the investor, and word travels fast in a small town...

Now, Shiloh must clear her family's name and track down the real killer before her organic farm dreams wilt before her very eyes. But with her father trying to stop any progress on his land, her cousin belittling her every effort, the farmhouse falling down around her, and the whole town believing her family at fault, Shiloh's small town troubles are growing much faster than her crops. She'll have to trust her own investigation or risk all her dreams drying up before they begin.

In the farmer's market for a new cozy mystery? Farm to Trouble is:
  • Perfect for readers of Kate Carlisle, Sheila Connolly, and Eva Gates
  • For fans of small-town fiction and amateur sleuths
  • From a USA Today bestselling author comes Farm to Trouble, a fresh new cozy mystery! When Shiloh Bellamy gives up her corporate life to revamp her family farm back home in Michigan, she gets more than she bargained for. With one person dead and the whole town against her, this amateur sleuth will have to crack the case—and get the farm up and running—before her goose is cooked!

    Bestselling author and world-renowned chef Mario Batali pays homage to the American farmer-from Maine to Los Angeles-in stories, photos, and recipes.

    America -- Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers

    Mario Batali, who knows the importance of ingredients to any amazing dish, sees farmers as the rock stars of the food world. In this new book he celebrates American farmers: their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride. Batali asked his chef friends from Nashville, Tennessee, to San Francisco, to tell him who their favorite farmers were, and those farmers graciously shared their personal stories along with their top-of-the-line produce and products.

    In Seattle, Chef Matt Dillon introduces readers to Farmer Pierre Monnat, who produces fava beans and lamb. Batali then features those ingredients in such mouth-watering recipes as: Lamb Shank Sloppy Joes and Fava Bean Guacamole. In Washington, DC, Chef Jose Andres from Jaleo introduces us to Farmer Jim Crawford, who grows corn, broccoli, and strawberries Batali's accompanying dishes include: Chilled Sweet Corn Soup and Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Salsa. Other stops along the way include: Tampa; Austin; Nashville; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; New York, San Francisco; Portland, Maine; Chicago; Cleveland; Suttons Bay, Michigan; and Vail, Colorado.

    With over 100 superb recipes, this is the book that every home cook will want upon returning from the farmer's market or grocers.
    The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world.
     

    Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention. Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staff—the best in the industry—Death & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference. 

    Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world.
    From the authors of the bestselling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & CoCocktail Codex is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors’ unique “root cocktails” approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.

    JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER • WINNER OF THE TALES OF THE COCKTAIL SPIRITED AWARD® FOR BEST NEW COCKTAIL OR BARTENDING BOOK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE

    “There are only six cocktails.” So say Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co. In Cocktail Codex, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the “root recipes,” six easily identifiable (and memorizable!) templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, martini, daiquiri, sidecar, whisky highball, and flip. Once you understand the hows and whys of each “family,” you'll understand why some cocktails work and others don't, when to shake and when to stir, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you're missing ingredients, why you like the drinks you do, and what sorts of drinks you should turn to—or invent—if you want to try something new.
     
    Praise for Cocktail Codex
     
    “Learn the template, and any cocktail you can think of is within reach.”Food & Wine

    “Too bad all college textbooks weren’t this much fun.”Garden & Gun

    “A must for amateur and pro mixologists alike.”Chicago Tribune
     
    “If Dora the Explorer turned twenty-one, split herself into three people, and decided to write the Magna Carta of booze books, this would be the result. And, unlike every other book you’ll read this year, Cocktail Codex is packed with actual knowledge you can use in the real world. Please, please, can Cinema Codex be next?”—Steven Soderbergh, filmmaker
    Available on Amazon in paperback format!


    Establishing Industry Standards for Commercial and Recreational Producers.

     

    The Cannabis Botany and Marijuana Horticulture book is an educational indoor growing literature with efficient MH botanist methods and techniques using the newest and most modern ways of cultivating our favorite Naturally Medicinal cannabis plants indoors and all year round. Over 15 years of developments have been dedicated to personal consumption, medical patients and commercial growing operations only to achieve the best possible results in every category known to industry experts. All 16 chapters are a step-by-step instruction manual, EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW contained within 184 pages of actual information (7 x 10-inch format) with over 100 charts and 120 images, for all cannabis growers.


    Chapters on grow rooms & workspace, air circulation & co2 levels, timing cycles, lamps & electricity, soil & containers, perpetual rotation & yield ratio, harvesting & equipment are explained in detail to provide a professional indoor growing operation capable of producing marijuana of medical grade. All stages (or production sequences) of the cannabis plant life cycle are detailed and explained; plant biology, seeds & strains, sexing & selecting, how to create new clones, cloning rotation, cloning & 4’’ vegetation, 8’’ vegetation, darkness, pre-flowering, flowering & fructification, flush & darkroom.


    The nutrient solution chapter provides a multitude of recipes (18) for a great number of varieties, strains and required periods of maturation that can guarantee a quantity, with yields of over 1 Gram/Watt, and most importantly a Quality Product that a master grower achieves. The production schedule chapter ensures a seamless and perfect perpetual rotation cycle of each production sequence and its multiple growing rooms. This leads all plant manipulation methods to be efficient and maximize each stage of the cannabis plant life cycle. Working with laboratory grade technology and equipment appreciated by all professional cannabis growers and using a Pro-Mix HP soilless hydroponic system allows a straightforward and hassle-free indoor growing operation.


    Available on Amazon and Kindle!