Tiny House, Large Lifestyle!
Tiny homes are popping up across America, captivating people with their novel approach not only to housing, but to life. Once considered little more than a charming oddity, the tiny house movement continues to gain momentum among those who thirst for a simpler, "greener," more meaningful life in the face of society's "more is better" mindset.
This book explores the philosophies behind the tiny house lifestyle, helps you determine whether it's a good fit for you, and guides you through the transition to a smaller space. For inspiration, you'll meet tiny house pioneers and hear how they built their dwellings (and their lives) in unconventional, creative and purposeful ways. They'll invite you in, show you around their cozy abodes, and share lessons they learned along the way.
Inside you'll find everything you need to design a tiny home of your own: Worksheets and exercises to help you home in on your true needs, define personal goals, and develop a tiny house layout that's just right for you. Practical strategies for cutting through clutter and paring down your possessions. Guidance through the world of building codes and zoning laws. Design tricks for making the most of every square foot, including multi-function features and ways to maximize vertical space. Tours of 11 tiny houses and the unique story behind each. Tiny House Living is about distilling life down to that which you value most...freeing yourself from clutter, mortgages and home maintenance...and, in doing so, making more room in everyday life for the really important things, like relationships, passions and community. Whether you downsize to a 400-square-foot home or simply scale back the amount of stuff you have in your current home, this book shows you how to live well with less.
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.
From the Hardcover edition.
Create the yard you've always yearned for
A beautiful landscape reflects well on your house, making it a welcome part of a neighborhood or native terrain. And it dramatically increases your home's value. Landscaping Basics For Dummies gets you started on turning the little patch of earth you call your own into a personal paradise.
Open the book and find:
Landscape designs for front, back, and side yards
How to choose and plant the right trees for your landscape
Choose and plant the right shrubs for your yard
Tips for landscaping a shady area
The biggest collection of crochet motifs. Period.
Crocheters can never get enough of granny squares--the cheerful, colorful motifs that are the basis of countless afghans, pillows, and baby blankets. The Big Book of Granny Squares is just that--the most comprehensive collection to date. Readers will enjoy 365 unique squares with swatches and step-by-step written instructions for each granny square pattern.
A lay-flat binding makes it easy for readers to check the crochet pattern while they work. Easy to use and inspirational, this is a go-to reference that crocheters will reach for again and again. Crocheters love granny squares and are sure to adore this--the biggest and best compendium of granny square patterns ever.
7 Days to Minimalist Living: A Stress-Free Guide to Declutter, Clean & Organize Your Home & Your Life
The Most Practical & Modern Guide to Living a Minimalist Lifestyle in 7 Days
Is your house overflowing with stuff that you don’t use or need? Clutter can:
• Overwhelm the senses
• Consume space
• Drain energy from our surroundings
• Cause stress and anxiety
This book will show you how to lighten up so you can walk into your home and be surrounded only by the things you love. Living in a minimalistic way means clearing the clutter from your life to focus on what’s truly important. Chances are, 75% of the things in your home are no benefit to your life at all. You’ll also find that throwing out a few garbage bags feels even better than therapy.
Why do you hold onto things? Here are just some of the reasons:
• Security—but the paradox is that the more we cling, the more frustrated and overwhelmed we feel.
• Addiction—shopping is a high and the novelty wears off.
• Approval—keeping material representations of who we are is one way we show off.
• Identity—we identify with what we own so that’s why we’re upset when something is stolen or broken.
• Obligation to others—we please others by keeping gifts and inherited things we don’t really like or need.
By letting go of possessions that no longer serves us, we can
• Let go of old beliefs
• Open ourselves up to new opportunities and relationships
• See your home, your life for what they really are
• Need less and do more
• Cultivate meaningful relationships
• Be more in tune with yourself in a meditative space
• Stop shopping as a form of therapy
• Stop wasting money
• Restore clarity
• FIND WHAT YOU REALLY VALUE
When you have inner clutter, it expands to your environment. So when you live in a clean and soothing environment, it can only benefit your inner life.
Don’t let the word minimalism scare you. Minimalistic living is not about getting rid of modern advancements and living in the stone age. It’s only about keeping things that are useful, meaningful and add value to your life. While it does not place importance on material things and lavish living, minimalism is also not about denying yourself of the things you need.
The guide is divided by different rooms and topics to make it easy and practical to refer to.
• Living Room
• Children’s Rooms
• Teen Rooms
• Computer & Technology
• Sentimental Objects
• Cards & Letters
This book also helps you
• Recognize Clutter
• Declutter, clean & organize your home room by room
• Sell your things for profit
• Shop for a minimalist wardrobe
• Get your family on board
• Declutter digital content and computer files
• Go car-free or car-lite
• Surround yourself with people who add value to your life
• Maintain your space once you’ve minimalized
Living with less is the first step to a peaceful mind. It makes space for the new to come in. Buy the book, put it into practice and welcome positive change into your life now.
Christmas stockings, ornaments, and more -- this is every crocheter's must-have holiday project book! Beginners will love Edie Eckman's useful technique tutorial, and experienced crafters will want to jump right in and start one of these 20 exciting projects. The book includes eight different stockings, festive ornaments for trees and tabletops, a tree skirt, and other decorations for the home. Each pattern includes a symbol chart and is labeled with the skill level required to complete it, so crocheters of all levels can pick the perfect project for their own holiday season.
Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes
Great for new and experienced crocheters alike, Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions. This essential book presents 10 color-coded stitch sections: Basic stitches, Fans & Shells, Bobbles & Clusters, Spike stitches, Post stitches, Mesh & Filet, Cable stitches, Tunisian stitches, and more!
Learn each stitch with written, charted, and step-by-step photo instructions that clearly explain where the yarn goes each step of the way. In addition, each stitch pattern shows a large finished swatch in actual size.
You'll enjoy the colorful and eye-catching "candy-box" sampler pages that start every section. Crochet Stitch Dictionary offers excellent useful instruction and inspiration for all crocheters.
Its durability and flexibility make it perfect for creating everyday accessories such as belts, bracelets, buckles, necklaces, dog leashes and collars, key chains, and more. As you will see in Mikkelsen's book, this rope comes in various colors, from army green to hot pink, making it easy to personalize every type of project.
In Paracord!, you'll find step-by-step instructions that take you through every project. Each step is accompanied by a photo that clearly illustrates the process. In addition to learning how to make these accessories, Mikkelsen also includes introductory chapters preparing your paracord for crafting, tying different types of knots, and caring for and cleaning your completed paracord projects.
“Origami” comes from two Japanese
words: “ori” (to fold) and kami (paper). However, it has only been called
Origami since 1880. Before 1880, the art
of paper-folding was called Orikata.
It’s impossible to pinpoint how
Origami originated. The only concrete things we know about it is that it
originated in Japan and that it is strongly connected to the best oriental
values: patience, hard work and above everything else, the search for spiritual
From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts.
Discover the secrets of color, shape, and scent the fun and easy way?
Whether you're a beginner or seasoned craftperson, this fun book offers everything you need to make beautiful, professional-looking candles and soaps at home. You get practical tips on dyeing and scenting wax, using unusual molds, adding embellishments to candles, working with soap ingredients, and even turning your hobby into a business!
Discover How To:Stock a safe & efficient work area Work with all types of wax Add color and scent to your projects Make melt-and-pour soaps Turn a hobby into a business
The bestselling, most comprehensive guide to home improvements has been revised and updated once again since it's revision in 2005. Over 10 million copies of READER’S DIGEST COMPLETE DO-IT-YOURSELF MANUAL have been sold since it's original publication in 1973. In 2005, the manual got bigger and better than ever, when The Family Handyman and Reader’s Digest joined forces and completely revised, updated, rewrote, and redesigned this home improvement classic. Now in 2014, The Family Handyman has once again updated and revised this do-it-yourself classic to make it relevant to today’s homeowners and DIYers..
Written in a style of text that addresses readers in a very accessible, conversational tone for easy, user-friendly assistance with every do-it-yourself task. All instructions and materials have been updated to address current codes (electrical, plumbing and building), and revised to indicate the very latest in materials, tools, and technology. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, this newly revised edition includes:
• Over 3,000 photos and illustrations to make complex projects and repairs easy to understand
• Twice as many storage projects that help home owners cut clutter
• New building materials that yield great-looking, long-lasting results—and low maintenance!
• New technology that lets homeowners save energy, add convenience or improve security.
• New building codes that make homes safer, more energy-efficient and trouble-free.
The book’s tried-and-true instructions provide do-it-yourself solutions to a ton of problems that could cost a fortune if you had to hire a professional. This manual is a “must-have” reference guide for every home-owning man or woman.
Criminal Crafts: From D.I.Y. to F.B.I. Outlaw Projects for Scoundrels, Cheats, and Armchair Detectives
Criminals attract an audience. People admire the sneakiness and creativity of the profession while cursing the dastardly outcomes. So why not have all of the tricks without the trade? Criminal Crafts brings together illicit behavior and artistic expression with dark humor in this do-it-yourself project book. Author Shawn Bowman focuses on original crafts and recipes themed in noir, murder, retro espionage, pulp fiction, mafia, and voodoo.
Crafters and mischief lovers alike will love this book of 30 projects revolving around notorious criminals and their activities. From John Dillinger's soap gun to Bonnie Parker's gunshot poetry journal, readers will find themselves both amused and intrigued with the devious creativity. Not to mention how impressed party guests will be when they show up to Flaming Amy cocktails and cocktail bars stashed in violin cases. And just wait until you show off your shiv cozy! From the practical to the classically kitsch, Criminal Crafts are art projects readers will love.
Some of Bowman’s notorious crafts are available online at www.criminalcrafts.etsy.com, and you can follow Criminal Crafts at www.criminalcrafts.com and via Twitter and Facebook.
Known and prized around the world in the form of the "Irish fisherman's sweater," Aran knitting originated generations ago in the chilly, windswept islands of Galway Bay. The seafaring Aran Islanders developed a distinctive method of crafting heavy wool into snug garments resistant to the stormiest weather. These clothes also happen to be extremely stylish, with distinctive, highly textured patterns of cables and ropes.
Suitable for novices to the Aran style as well as for experienced knitters, this guide offers start-to-finish advice. More than 20 patterns, illustrated by 117 close-up photographs, include:
• Traditional fisherman's sweater
• Family sweater, with round, polo, or V-neck
• Jackets and coats
• Hat, mittens, and scarf set
• Cushion covers
Traditional Aran Knitting also explains the history of the craft and the meaning behind the coded "messages" woven into the unique Aran patterns.
What skills will you need after a global catastrophe? Whether it’s the end of oil, an environmental disaster, or something entirely unforeseen, Ana Maria Spagna outlines 100 skills you’ll find indispensable for life after the apocalypse. Once the dust has settled, you’ll need to know how to barter, perform basic first aid, preserve food, cut your own hair, clean a chimney, navigate by the stars, stitch a wound, darn socks, and sharpen blades. You’ll also want to build a stable and safe community, so you’ll need to master the arts of conversation, child raising, listening, music making, and storytelling. This fascinating and entertaining book, full of quirky illustrations by artist Brian Cronin, will provoke surprise, debate, and laughter while it provides a road map to greater self-reliance and joy, whatever the future brings.
Jill Nystul started her blog, One Good Thing by Jillee, as a means to take steps forward after emerging from rehabilitation from alcohol dependence and battling a slew of equally tough issues that tested her confidence as a wife and mother. Her goal was to pursue her passion and help others along the way—one day at a time and one step at a time—by writing about one good thing each day.
It is clear that Nystul’s ability to appreciate the little things has resonated with readers everywhere. Fans have fallen in love with her crafty household endeavors, delicious recipes, and words of wisdom. One Good Life presents 75 Good Things by Jillee, fifty of which have never before been published, intertwined with Nystul’s personal story, revealed in this book for the first time. Drawing from her own experiences, Nystul shows how she has overcome tremendous hardship to finally re-embrace her faith and appreciate, each day, one good thing.
From the Hardcover edition.
These days, you can no longer just get through life without making sure that your health is in check. With all these diet programs and exercise regimens, you probably already realize that people have learned how to give the time of day to their health, because after all, health really is wealth and you won’t be able to do the things you want to do if you don’t feel good at all. This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to make sure that you get a head start on the Detox Diet, and make it work for you! This way, you’d know that you are doing the right thing – and you won’t jeopardize your own health!
The book also features more than eighty irresistibly fresh and simple gourmet recipes for all meals, occasions, and Raw Food Detox Diet levels, including:
· mouthwatering salad dressings such as Liquid Gold Elixir and Amazing Raw "Peanut" Sauce;
· sumptuous soups such as Raw Harvest Butternut and Coconut Soup;
· cleansing pasta and lasagna dishes and delicious, guilt-free pizzas;
· Thai delights such as Spring-in-Your-Step Rolls with Raw Teriyaki Sauce;
· decadent desserts such as Cheesecake Pudding and Raw Cinnamon Apple-Pear Pie; and
· Raw Ice Creams and Sherbets.
This practical, authoritative book provides valuable help for anyone who wants to improve their health and lower their need for medications. The detox diet has so many benefits. For example: boost our energy, gets rid of waste of the body, helps with weight loss, strengths our immune system, give us a healthier skin, improve our well-being, improve our breath, and make us think a lot better. The common denominator of all of these benefits is the improve it causes on our bodies. Our body is not a dispose can. Our body is a gift, a temple and we are responsible to take care of it.
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Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving Ñ with Over 100 Recipes!
Top blogger for country living, Rural Mom, shows us the (actually very easy) way to live a sustainable lifestyle without making ourselves crazy in the process.
Why does even Jennifer Aniston raise chickens in the Hollywood Hills?
Easy answer, it is extremely cool to raise you own hens. Eat the organic eggs and lie back on feather beds from your own brood.
And what about you? Author Barb Webb believes there's a farm girl in all of us and she helps you find yours!
What initially drew you to the idea of raising chickens, organic gardening and incorporating more sustainable living practices into your lifestyle? Are you interested in saving money, eating a more healthy diet, being on trend, going more “green,” or saving the planet one plant at a time?
Whatever the reason, the good new is all of the above motivators are real, tangible end-results of sustainable living.
SUSTAINABLE LIVING IS…
a) reducing your carbon footprint
b) eating organic and “living off the land”
c) living in harmony with the earth
d) using resources efficiently and investing in renewable resources
e) creating a better future for the next generation
f) protecting and nurturing our natural resources
g) eliminating waste and recycling
h) actively pursuing a balanced and simplistic lifestyle
i) spending money and resources in a frugal way
j) our economy, social structure and natural environment working in agreement for the betterment of the world
Sustainable living has many definitions and interpretations that have developed over time. In its basic definition, the Merriam Webster Dictionary defines sustainable as “able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed,” and living as “full of life or vigor.”
In a nutshell – as sustainable living agents, we are ultimately defenders, maintainers and supporter of life!
Our mission is of the utmost importance to ourselves, our environment and our future generations. Our mission is also easy. In fact, it takes less than five minutes to incorporate one sustainable living practice into your life right now but the effect of your action may have an ever-lasting positive impact for the world.
These days, everyone’s talking about compost.
Along with backyard chickeners, balcony beekeepers, rooftop farmers, and community gardeners, urban composters are part of a bumper crop of pioneers who are redefining the green space of crowded towns and cities.
You may think you need a big yard to compost. Think again. Compost City teaches you how to easily choose and care for a compost system that fits perfectly into your (tiny) space, (busy) schedule, and (multifaceted) lifestyle.
Whether you live in a cramped apartment or a sprawling town house, or you dream of composting in a shared space with a group of friends or colleagues, Compost City provides simple and effective indoor and outdoor composting options.
Packed with research, expert testimonies, and a healthy dose of humor, Compost City will help you:
Compost City serves all eco-curious citizens from casual hobbyists to staunch activists.
Put your compost cap on. Whether you compost one tea bag or whole honking barrelfuls of scraps at a time, you’re about to have a whole lot of fun.
Carpenter Spike Carlsen, his wife, and their recently blended family of five kids set out to build a cabin on the north shore of Lake Superior. Part building guide and part memoir, Cabin Lessons tells the funny, wry, and heartwarming story of their eventful journey -- from buying land on an eroding cliff to (finally) enjoying the hideaway of their dreams. Learning as they go, and learning about themselves and each other along the way, they find in the end that they’ve built a strong family as well as a sturdy cabin.
Turn your dream bedroom into a reality!
Written by popular YouTube style expert Tana Smith, DIY Bedroom Decor teaches you how to personalize your space with all your favorite looks. From an Ombre Painted Canvas and Ribbon Chandelier to Chalkboard Frames and Sequin Curtains, this guide shows you how to create the fabulous room decor crafts that you've spotted in magazines and online on your Tumblr dashboard. With just a few simple tools and Smith's guidance, you'll turn your bedroom into a super cool space your friends will envy. Every page also includes step-by-step photographs that guide you through the process, so you'll never have to worry about how your projects will come out.
Filled with easy-to-follow instructions for 50 imaginative ideas, DIY Bedroom Decor helps you transform your current space into the bedroom of your dreams!
Field Guide to Stains is divided into handy sections for easy access to information when time is of the essence: Fruits and Vegetables, Meat and Protein, Household Items, Garage and Yard, and more. Readers will learn more than just removal techniques—details include general descriptions and likely seasons, times, and areas of occurrence.
Did you know that a yogurt stain is more likely to occur in January (when New Year’s resolutions demand more healthy eating), and that correction fluid stains are more prevalent in April (when the pressure to complete your taxes on time is at a high)?
Includes more than 100 full-color photographs of stains, each one cross-referenced to its description and step-by-step removal advice. Quick-reference icons guide the reader to the most essential information in each entry. This guide has a sturdy, stain-proof exterior—making it a necessity for every cubicle, glove compartment, and college dorm.
Field Guide to Stains is a must-have for everyone about to venture out into the wild, to the kitchen, or to a night on the town!
A fabulous new book in the Spotless series, perfect for anyone who looks after babies and toddlers!
Stains, spills, poo, wee, vomit. Once you have kids, there's no avoiding mess. It's everywhere - on every surface of your home, your baby and yourself!
Here at last is the essential tool in every parent's baby-raising arsenal - the book that tells you everything you need to know for safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective ways to keep your babies and toddlers spotless. With chapters covering bathing, playtime, laundry, feeding and bedtime, Shannon Lush and Jennifer Fleming give you practical solutions on how to avoid the worst of the mess, and how to deal with it when the inevitable happens - from poo to spew and everything in between.
Ever accidentally used your thumb as a hammer cushion while partaking in a spot of DIY?
Do you become enraged at the uncontrollable bobbing of the straw in your aluminum can?
Are you yearning to find a way to make your toilet paper roll tube enhance your music listening experience?
These and dozens of other everyday dilemmas are solved with Life Hacks, your handy guide to tackling little annoyances before they turn into big problems. This fully illustrated manual covers everything from nifty cable management to ingenious cooking methods, and much, much more.
Remember: If life throws you a curveball—hack it!
In a fantastic follow-up to his national bestseller, The Butler Speaks, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and business etiquette in this small, easy-to-follow guide. Now in its third printing, The Butler Speaks has become a go-to resource on household management, manners, and personal style. With a combination of his best tips from the first book and a wealth of new information, The Pocket Butler is the perfect basic overview for anyone looking for that extra edge in business and in life.
In addition to revisiting topics such as how to present a business card, shake hands, or set a table, The Pocket Butler offers advice on e-mail and text messaging etiquette, how to set up a modern greeting line in a boardroom, foolproof menu plans for every entertaining scenario, and much more. In his signature unfussy and approachable style, Charles shows how modern manners are more important than ever before, not only for those just entering the workforce, but for all professionals at any stage in their careers.
Minimalism for Regular People
Are you tired of stuff owning your life? Do you feel your life is too cluttered to focus on the things which are important to you? Would you like to simplify your life without going crazy about it? Minimalism for Regular People: How to Simplify Your Life without Going Crazy about It was written for people who want to become minimalists, yet prefer to own more than 100 things or just one couch.
Minimalism Isn’t about Living Like a Monk
The book shares with you numerous examples on how to simplify and find balance in your life without following the dogmatic principles of extreme minimalism that are very difficult to apply for a regular person.
Here’s what you’ll learn from the book:
- how to escape the consumerist lifestyle
- why minimalism is NOT a new fad and has been with the humanity for hundreds of years
- how to achieve moderation in minimalism (I won’t tell you that you have to live with 100 things)
- a simple process to de-clutter your home without going crazy about it (it’s simple and ensures you won’t regret getting rid of your possessions)
- why acceptance is a necessary step toward a happier and simpler life
- why multi-tasking will clutter your life (and what to do about it)
- 5 currencies of minimalists (and none of them have anything to do with dollars, pounds, euros or yens)
- your greatest and least appreciated currency (all minimalists place this currency at the top of their pyramid of importance)
- 13 ways to adopt the minimalist mindset
- why buying more stuff will never lead to the true joy (and how to achieve it)
- the difference between simplification and impoverishment (most proponents of minimalism give advice that leads to impoverishment)
- how to deal with toxic relationships in your life (you don’t have to cut ties with all negative people in your life)
- how to clear your daily schedule and restore balance in your daily life
Do You Want to Live with Just 100 Things?
Who wants to live with just 100 things? Do you want to live with only the bare necessities and cuss every time you realize you only have two plates and three forks?
Life is meant to be enjoyed, and Minimalism for Regular People will teach you how to do it without unnecessary clutter (and zero extreme minimalism dogma).
P.S. All buyers will receive a free gift and access to exclusive content to help them simplify their lives.
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**** New edition fully revised and updated, including new material on the most popular questions and household problems ****
Master Basic DIY explains all the basic tasks and gives you all the information you need to undertake essential decorating and maintenance in an informed and sensible manner. It offers insight into complex options and methods, and is full of practical information and indispensable tips to enable you to quickly see the results reflected in your DIY projects.
Master Basic DIY includes:
Part one - The basics
Chapter 1: Tools
Chapter 2: Top ten DIY jobs for homeowners
Chapter 3: Sequence of work
Chapter 4: From foundations to the ground floor slab
Chapter 5: Brickwork and blockwork
Chapter 6: Roofs, roof coverings and loft conversions
Chapter 7: Home electrics
Chapter 8: Plumbing, central heating and drainage
Chapter 9: Plastering, plasterboard and partition walls
Part two - Projects
Chapter 10: Basics
Chapter 11: Outside
Chapter 12: Inside
Chapter 13: Electrical
Chapter 14: Plumbing
Chapter 15: Decorating
Minimalist design--maximum style!
In the middle of the last century, a new generation of designers sought to render furniture to its most essential forms. In doing so, they created timeless designs that defined Mid-Century Modern Style. From the sleek geometric lines of Bauhaus-inspired design to the sculptural shapes of Danish masters, this furniture captured the imagination of the era and enjoys growing popularity today.
Now for the first time, author Michael Crow has carefully detailed 29 seminal works by the era's foremost designers, including Hans Wenger, Finn Juhl and George Nelson. At their best, these spare, often sculptural designs transcend their period and are at home in a variety of settings. Each piece has been selected carefully so it can be built in an average workshop. Inside this book you'll find: More than 100 drawings with exploded views, elevations and details for projects to fit every room in your house. Practical advice on wood selection, hardware sources and contruction and finishing techniques. Two step-by-step project builds. A richly illustrated historical overview tracing the evolution of the style and exploring the designers and makers who shaped it.
Field Guide to Tools is the ultimate guide to all the gear any handyperson requires. Hardware stores, home stores, and garden stores are full of unrecognizable items—here’s how you can find out what tool is appropriate for your job and just how to go about employing it.
Descriptive pages outline the basic history and use for each tool, inventive alternate functions, and operating principles; component parts are illustrated by helpful diagrams; and more than 100 full-color photographs aid in identification while at the hardware store. Step-by-step directions walk you through the basics of using each tool properly and safely.
Don’t attempt another at-home fix-it project without Field Guide to Tools!
Why You Need to De- Junk and Downsize Your Life
Moving into a Smaller House
Downsizing Your Lifestyle
Minimalism at Your Workplace
What You Must Never Miss When Downsizing Your Life
Are you overwhelmed with what is going on in your life? Maybe you’re hearing these endless noises in your mind and you don’t know how to overcome them. Are you always busy to the extent that you can’t find time for yourself or for those closest to you? Is your home full of junk? Well, you’re not the only person having these problems.
Millions of people from around the world have so much junk in their lives. According to research by renowned institutions and scientists, most people don’t need and never use about 80% of the stuff that they own. Apart from the junk in their homes, they keep on buying and accumulating more stuff each day. If you’re interested in getting rid of these junk, you have to downsize and minimize your life.
Downsizing may involve moving to a smaller house, getting rid of some of the property that you own or changing your lifestyle. When downsizing, you have to change your daily routine and find new hobbies.
The book “Minimalism: How to De-Junk and Downsize Your Life” is equipped with strategies on how to minimize the stuff in your home, how to move to a smaller house and how to cope with less stuff. Once you read this book, you’ll also learn about what you must never miss in your home when downsizing.
This book is also designed to help all those who’re interested in downsizing and minimizing their digital files. You should therefore read this book if you want to downsize the files in your computer(s) or phone.
Your lifestyle will be completely changed once you downsize and de-junk it. This means that you might be affected emotionally or psychologically. However, you have nothing to worry about because this book is equipped with tips on how to cope with your new situation.
All those interested in joining the military should read this book because it will equip them with skills on how to downsize their life. Even if you’re not planning to join the military, you must read this book because you’ll learn important life skills on how to survive with little stuff.