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BACKYARD HARVEST
Backyard Harvest by Jo Whittingham takes you through all the states of growing, picking, storing and preserving fruits and vegetables. Each chapter contains four sections that provide instructions on what to eat, plant …

Book Reviews May 2011 Book Reviews May 2011

FRESH FLOWER ARRANGING
If you’ve ever ogled a bouquet of flowers at the supermarket and wondered how to display them once you’ve brought them home, then Fresh Flower Arranging is for you. This book offers …

Book Reviews Apr 2011 Book Reviews Apr 2011

GROW PLANTS IN POTS
Grow Plants in Pots is an essential guide to growing plants in small spaces —indoors or out. Packed with fascinating facts and practical tips, Grow Plants in Pots, provides expert cultivation advice …

The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill

AUTHOR LINDA BAUER COMPILES RECIPES FROM PRESIDENTS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
In classrooms across America, enthusiastic teachers try to make history come alive. Over Foreman grills and Bunsen burners they fry up an old favorite of George …

Book Reviews Mar 2011 Book Reviews Mar 2011

Houston Classic Mexican Recipes
Erin Hicks Miller’s new book, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, features more than 60 recipes from some of the most beloved Mexican food restaurants in Houston. Award-winning chefs have opened their kitchens and …

Book Reviews Feb 2011 Book Reviews Feb 2011

SEWING SCHOOL

Sewing School is a fun, kid-tested how-to-sew book for ages 5 and up, featuring 21 step-by-step projects to inspire young sewers to create useful, modern objects with minimal adult supervision.
Authors Amie Petronis Plumley …

Book Reviews Jan 2011 Book Reviews Jan 2011

FRANK FONTANA’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS OF DESIGN
With Frank Fontana’s Dirty Little Secrets of Design, interior designing on a budget will no longer be a reason to stress out or lose your sense of style. …

Book Reviews Dec 2010 Book Reviews Dec 2010

Farm Chicks Christmas
In The Farm Chicks Christmas, Serena Thompson, Country Living contributing editor, shows you how to add special touches to make your celebrations merry and bright.
From handcrafted decorations, to vintage collectibles, to homemade treats, …

Book Reviews Nov 2011 Book Reviews Nov 2011

The Carb Lovers Diet: Eat What You Love, Get Slim for Life features the step-by-step 7-day Carb Lovers Kickstart Plan, which was developed by registered dieticians on the Health staff and in clinical practice. Testing …

Book Reviews Oct 2010 Book Reviews Oct 2010

Put ’em Up
Put ’em Up by Sherri Brooks Vinton moves canning out of grandma’s kitchen and into the 21st century with recipes for Szechuan Beans, Sweet Pepper Jam and Berry Bourbon. With detailed information for …

Book Reviews Sep 2010 Book Reviews Sep 2010

Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy
Transform your arms into your hottest accessory with the book Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy: The 5-Step Plan to Sleek, Strong, and Sculpted Arms.
Author and nutrition-and-fitness-coach-to-the-stars JJ Virgin’s simple, …

Book Reviews Aug 2010 Book Reviews Aug 2010

If He’s Not the One, Who Is?
In this wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee break-up book, women will get the jolt needed to move on and find their real Mr. Right. By first examining the mistakes of past failed relationships …

Book Reviews Jul 2010 Book Reviews Jul 2010

Front Yard Gardens
Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, Second Edition is an inspiring treasure-trove of ideas to start and grow a fabulous front yard. Author Liz Primeau explores the history of lawn and our …

Book Reviews Jun 2010 Book Reviews Jun 2010

Raw Energy
It’s time to rescue snacks from the realm of empty-calorie packaged junk food and transform everyday pick-me-ups into healthful, satisfying mini meals. Raw Energy author Stephanie Tourles’s 125 recipes for trail mixes, parfaits, energy …