Treat Yourself

Treat Yourself Author Jennifer Steinhauer
ISBN-10 9780385345217
Year 2014-06-03
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Re-create the lunch-box delights that made you the envy of other kids with seventy recipes for all-natural, homemade versions of your favorite childhood treats. If you grew up on corner-store treats, memory lane is paved with Ho Hos, Yodels, Oreos, and Ring Dings. And while your taste buds may have grown up a bit, chances are you still crave these classic flavors. After much obsessing and experimentation, Jennifer Steinhauer has cracked the code for 70 iconic treats to re-create in your own kitchen. There are cookies with a perfect crunchy base for cream filling, snack cakes with frosting so thick you can peel it off all at once, candies dipped in chocolate and dusted with sugar, and ice cream pops so juicy that they drip down your arm. A self-taught baker, Jennifer had no interest in complicated techniques or chemical gunk, just easy hacks that break down and remaster these throwback snacks. So go ahead—treat yourself to your own homemade version of these favorites: • Samoas, Pecan Sandies, Chips Ahoy!, and other classic cookies • Nutter Butters, Mint Milanos, Oatmeal Creme Pies, and other sweet sandwich cookies • Twinkies, Drake’s Coffee Cakes, Devil Dogs, and other snack cakes • Fig Newtons, Lemon Mini-Pies, Strawberry Pop-Tarts, and other fruity, filled treats • Soft Pretzels, Pizza Pockets, Funyuns, and other salty, savory snacks • Cracker Jacks, Goo Goo Clusters, Candy Dots, and other candy favorites • Orange Creamsicles, Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Pops, Nutty Buddies, and other frozen treats From the Trade Paperback edition.

Why Don t Students Like School

Why Don t Students Like School Author Daniel T. Willingham
ISBN-10 0470730455
Year 2009-06-10
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn. It reveals-the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building knowledge and creating lasting learning experiences. Nine, easy-to-understand principles with clear applications for the classroom Includes surprising findings, such as that intelligence is malleable, and that you cannot develop "thinking skills" without facts How an understanding of the brain's workings can help teachers hone their teaching skills "Mr. Willingham's answers apply just as well outside the classroom. Corporate trainers, marketers and, not least, parents -anyone who cares about how we learn-should find his book valuable reading." —Wall Street Journal

Kindle Buffet

Kindle Buffet Author
ISBN-10 9781936560134
Year 2012
Pages
Language en
Publisher Stephen Weber
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Free books, all you can eat. You may never have to pay for a book again! Many popular books are offered completely free of charge during brief promotional periods. If you manage to find and download a book while it's offered free, it's yours to keep forever. Its a great way to sample a new genre, or perhaps discover an author you had not noticed before. The free promotions usually last only a few days, but there is a new crop every day. You will be amazed at the wealth of great books usually there are several hundred freebies in virtually every category of fiction and nonfiction, every day of the year. This book will introduce you to KindleBuffet.com, a showcase for the best free Kindle books, plus a multitude of other avenues toward great free content.

Instinctive Parenting

Instinctive Parenting Author Ada Calhoun
ISBN-10 1439165734
Year 2010-03-16
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Abandon your insecurities. Trust your instincts. Enjoy raising a happy, considerate child. SMART CHILDREARING SENSE FROM THE FOUNDING EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF BABBLE.COM What’s the right way to parent? Any playground or online message board will supply as many opinions as there are adults. Every subject—from sleep training to time-outs to pacifiers—has its supporters and detractors, and every viewpoint can be backed up by a truckload of research and statistics. It’s enough to reduce any new parent to tears, but you can end the madness. Ada Calhoun—a young mother as well as the founding editor-in-chief of Babble .com—provides a complete and completely reassuring guide that will calm your fears and make those precious early years a source of joy. Her simple yet profound advice: find what works for you and your family and ditch the anxiety and judgment. Despite what other parenting books—and other parents—might have you believe, there is no universal “best.” Whether you start solids at four months or eight, whether you co-sleep or Ferberize, whether Junior’s mac ’n’ cheese is Day-Glo orange or 100 percent organic is not nearly as important as providing the few absolute essentials (love, food, shelter) while teaching your little one how to be a kind, responsible human being. With its compelling mixture of entertaining, hilarious firsthand accounts and refreshing common sense, Instinctive Parenting will show you how to do that—and even show you how to retain your sanity, your friends, your sense of humor, and your personal life in the process.

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation Author Jane Straus
ISBN-10 0966722183
Year 2006
Pages 110
Language en
Publisher Bare Bones Training & Consulting Company
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A user-friendly reference guide plus workbook containing the most important rules of English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and writing numbers that people need every day. Full of helpful, real-world examples, exercises, tests, and answers. Perfect for business professionals, professors, teachers, students, and home schooling families, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is used in hundreds of universities, high schools, middle schools and corporations through the United States as well as in developing nations. Take an online quiz, get editing help, order the book, join the Q&A club, read Jane Straus's articles, or register for her monthly newsletter.

Fix It and Forget It Baking with Your Slow Cooker

Fix It and Forget It Baking with Your Slow Cooker Author Phyllis Good
ISBN-10 9781680991055
Year 2016-02-02
Pages 344
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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You knew that slow cookers make delicious soups and stews, but did you know that they also make soft and chewy cookies, gooey bars, fluffy cakes, and moist breads? The beloved Fix-It and Forget-It series has sold nearly eleven million copies, giving home cooks around the world exactly what they crave—recipes for delicious, satisfying meals that anyone can make with simple ingredients and minimal preparation time. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Phyllis Good presents a collection that gives cooks an unexpected treat—fabulous baked goods! Featuring 150 new, mouthwatering recipes—all carefully tested—this will be the go-to book for bake sales, last-minute guests, holiday baking, and everyday treats! Fix-It and Forget-It Baking with Your Slow Cooker is a big, full-color, useful cookbook that, in addition to recipes, offers tips and tricks for baking with your slow cooker, FAQs, suggestions for substituting common allergen ingredients, and more. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

She s Come Undone

She s Come Undone Author Wally Lamb
ISBN-10 9781471105340
Year 2012-12-11
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the chocolate, crisps and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up. In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably loveable, Dolores is as poignantly real as our own imperfections.

Classic Snacks Made from Scratch

Classic Snacks Made from Scratch Author Casey Barber
ISBN-10 9781612431215
Year 2013
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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Provides instructions for preparing chemical-free, hand-crafted versions of favorite snack foods, including chocolate imitation Oreos, salty home-cooked potato chips, and fluffy do-it-yourself Twinkies.

Real Snacks

Real Snacks Author Lara Ferroni
ISBN-10 9781570618383
Year 2012-10-30
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Sasquatch Books
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Make wholeseome homemade Twinkies, Ding-Dongs, Doritos, and Cheez-Its, all with gluten-free and vegan variations! Here are 70 recipes for everyone's favorite childhood snacks with whole grains and natural sweeteners, so you can make low-sugar treats the whole family will love. Full of wonderful flavors and nutrients not artificial colors and preservatives, this collection of nostalgic childhood treats that satisfy your junk food cravings, but without all the junk. Real Snacks includes recipes for: Twinkies Ding Dongs Hostess cupcakes Pop Tarts Animal Crackers Oreos Nilla Wafers Sugar Wafers Fig Newtons Pepperidge Farms Milano cookies Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies Drumsticks and more! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Cosby

Cosby Author Mark Whitaker
ISBN-10 9781451697995
Year 2014-09-16
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty of his closest friends and associates, it is a frank, fun and fascinating account of his life and historic legacy. Far from the gentle worlds of his routines or TV shows, Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother. With novelistic detail, award winning journalist Mark Whitaker tells the story of how, after dropping out of high school, Cosby turned his life around by joining the Navy, talking his way into college, and seizing his first breaks as a stand-up comedian. Published on the 30th anniversary of The Cosby Show, the book reveals the behind-the-scenes story of that groundbreaking sitcom as well as Cosby’s bestselling albums, breakout role on I Spy, and pioneering place in children’s TV. But it also deals with professional setbacks and personal dramas, from an affair that sparked public scandal to the murder of his only son, and the private influence of his wife of fifty years, Camille Cosby. Whitaker explores the roots of Cosby’s controversial stands on race, as well as “the Cosby effect” that helped pave the way for a black president. For any fan of Bill Cosby’s work, and any student of American television, comedy, or social history, Cosby: His Life and Times is an essential read.

Children s Quick and Easy Cookbook

Children s Quick and Easy Cookbook Author Angela Wilkes
ISBN-10 0756618142
Year 2006
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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A vibrant cookbook contains more than one hundred simple recipes for everything from scrambled eggs to delicious pastries, all presented with full-color, step-by-step illustrations, introducing children to the joys of cooking and eating healthy foods. Reprint.

We Are All Welcome Here

We Are All Welcome Here Author Elizabeth Berg
ISBN-10 0345500067
Year 2007-04-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Ballantine Books
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Elizabeth Berg, bestselling author of The Art of Mending and The Year of Pleasures, has a rare talent for revealing her characters’ hearts and minds in a manner that makes us empathize completely. Her new novel, We Are All Welcome Here, features three women, each struggling against overwhelming odds for her own kind of freedom. It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis’s birth, tensions are mounting over civil-rights demonstrations occurring ever more frequently–and violently–across the state. But in Paige Dunn’s small, ramshackle house, there are more immediate concerns. Challenged by the effects of the polio she contracted during her last month of pregnancy, Paige is nonetheless determined to live as normal a life as possible and to raise her daughter, Diana, in the way she sees fit–with the support of her tough-talking black caregiver, Peacie. Diana is trying in her own fashion to live a normal life. As a fourteen-year-old, she wants to make money for clothes and magazines, to slough off the authority of her mother and Peacie, to figure out the puzzle that is boys, and to escape the oppressiveness she sees everywhere in her small town. What she can never escape, however, is the way her life is markedly different from others’. Nor can she escape her ongoing responsibility to assist in caring for her mother. Paige Dunn is attractive, charming, intelligent, and lively, but her needs are great–and relentless. As the summer unfolds, hate and adversity will visit this modest home. Despite the difficulties thrust upon them, each of the women will find her own path to independence, understanding, and peace. And Diana’s mother, so mightily compromised, will end up giving her daughter an extraordinary gift few parents could match. From the Hardcover edition.

What to Do When You Worry Too Much

What to Do When You Worry Too Much Author Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 1439599947
Year 2009-02-13
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher
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"Teaches school-age children cognitive-behavioral techniques to reduce and overcome anxiety, fears, and worry, through writing and drawing activities and self-help exercises and strategies. Includes introduction for parents"--Provided by publisher.

Betty Crocker s Cookie Book

Betty Crocker s Cookie Book Author Betty Crocker
ISBN-10 0028626036
Year 1998-01-01
Pages 322
Language en
Publisher Betty Crocker
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Collects recipes for over 250 types of cookies, including rolled, drop, molded, bar, and special holiday and party cookies.