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Download and read online Baby Bargains in PDF and EPUB America's best-selling and best-loved guide to baby gear is back with an updated and revised edition! Yes, a baby book that actually answers the big question about having a baby: How am I going to afford all this? With the average cost of a baby topping $7000 for just the first year alone, new parents need creative solutions and innovative ideas to navigate the consumer maze that confronts all parents-to-be. Baby Bargains is the answer! Inside, you'll discover: * NAME BRAND REVIEWS of car seats, bedding, strollers ,high chairs, diapers and more! * Dozens of safety tips to affordably baby proof your home. * FIVE wastes of money with baby clothes and the best outlet bargains. * NINE tips to saving money on cribs, plus in-depth reviews of crib brands. * THE TRUTH ABOUT STROLLERS--and which brands work best in the real world. * The SEVEN MOST RIDICULOUS BABY PRODUCTS. * DETAILED CHARTS that compare brands of cribs, strollers, car seats and more! This new 12th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: The latest model strollers and car seats, all reviewed and rated. Detailed crib reviews with in-depth brand comparisons. Top picks for dozens of items, from high chairs to infant car seats. Expanded coverage of baby carriers with best picks.
Download and read online The Killer Whale Who Changed the World in PDF and EPUB The fascinating and heartbreaking account of the first publicly exhibited captive killer whale — a story that forever changed the way we see orcas and sparked the movement to save them Killer whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer whale was captured off the west coast of North America and displayed to the public in 1964. Moby Doll — as the whale became known — was an instant celebrity, drawing 20,000 visitors on the one and only day he was exhibited. He died within a few months, but his famous gentleness sparked a worldwide crusade that transformed how people understood and appreciated orcas. Because of Moby Doll, we stopped fearing “killers” and grew to love and respect “orcas.”
Download and read online Season of the Sandstorms in PDF and EPUB The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about the way that they live. From camel rides and oases to ancient writings and dangerous sandstorms, here’s another Magic Tree House filled with all the mystery, history, magic, and old-fashioned adventure that kids love to read about. Formerly numbered as Magic Tree House #34, the title of this book is now Magic Tree House Merlin Mission #6: Season of the Sandstorms. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com!
Download and read online The Official Outlander Coloring Book in PDF and EPUB The perfect gift for fans of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels and the Starz original series, this spectacular coloring book features forty-five all-new illustrations! THE WORLD OF OUTLANDER AWAITS From the lush green of the Scottish Highlands to the military red of a British soldier's coat or the vibrant hues of a tartan kilt, the colorful world of Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser is now yours to explore. Featuring gorgeous natural landscapes, detailed drawings of Claire's medicinal herbs, depictions of the books' most beloved scenes and characters, and intricately rendered clothing, weapons, and armor straight out of eighteenth-century Scotland, these exquisite black-and-white images--from renowned illustrators Juan AlarcÃ³n, Yvonne Gilbert, Craig Phillips, Jon Proctor, Tomislav TomiÄ‡, and Rebecca Zomchek--are designed to dazzle and inspire. Fans of the series, as well as lovers of history and art, can party like it's 1743.
Download and read online The Kid Friendly ADHD Autism Cookbook Updated and Revised in PDF and EPUB A guide to cooking for children with ADHD and autism features recipes for gluten-, casein-, and milk-free meals and provides information on food sensitivities versus food allergies, getting rid of junk food, and pleasing picky eaters.
Download and read online Butterflies and All Things Sweet in PDF and EPUB Bonnae Gokson’s book Butterflies and All Things Sweet opens a window into the inspiration and ideas behind her extraordinary cake designs. Unique in the world, these cakes encapsulate the creative vision of the woman who made her name working with luxury brands including Chanel, Giorgio Armani, W Hotels and Ritz Carlton. Butterflies and All Things Sweet is not a cookbook, but a visual feast, exploring the ingredients, ideas and inspiration behind the works of edible art through lush photography shot on location in Hong Kong—the home of Bonnae Gokson’s cafes and restaurants—and internationally. The ruffles of a petticoat. The petals of a delicate peony. Rolls and rolls of satin ribbons in a dozen shades of red. The startling purple hue of taro at the market. The juicy citrus cells of a pomelo, the jewel-like seeds of a pomegranate. Fragrant ripe raspberries at the height of their perfection. The gold luster of a butterfly’s wing, glimpsed and then gone. “When there’s a lot going on, it is the simple things in life that are the most powerful,” she says. Bonnae Gokson’s Hong Kong cafes and restaurants include Ms B’s Cakery, SEVVA and C’est La B. Bonnae Gokson’s privileged upbringing exposed her to fine dining, grand entertaining and extensive international travel, and these influences shaped her destiny as the Hong Kong style icon she is today. Yet it is her quest for authenticity and joy that drives her creativity, resulting in cakes that taste as extraordinary as they look. “A little flour, a little sugar, a little butter and the power of the imagination: that’s what it takes,” she says. From pure raw ingredients to the last bite, when all that remains is a few crumbs on a hand-painted porcelain plate, each cake is a celebration of all that is sweet and transient in life itself. Bonnae Gokson’s Hong Kong cafes and restaurants include Ms B’s Cakery, SEVVA and C’est La B.
Download and read online All Time Favorite Sheet Cakes Slab Pies in PDF and EPUB Long before the current renaissance, these sturdy desserts were a staple at Midwestern holidays, southern family reunions, and potlucks everywhere: slab pies, generous fruit concoctions made in a baking sheet, topped with a traditional pie crust or a crunchy crumble; or delicious shareable sheet cakes loaded up with frosting. Now, these American originals are flourishing everywhere from hip locales like Brooklyn neighborhood potlucks to church suppers, and why not? A sheet cake has way more icing per bite than a layer cake; a slab pie, way more crust and fruit filling, giving more deliciousness in each bite. Inside you'll find over 100 recipes for such old favorites and new favorites as Chocolate Chip Cake with Pecan Caramel Frosting, Coconut Sheet Cake, Lemonade Cake with Lemon Whipped Cream, Cherry Pie with Pecan Crunch, Peanut Butter and Vanilla Pie, and the king of all pop-tarts, a Giant Jam Tart Pie, all easy to make, fun to serve, and wonderful to eat.
Download and read online Extreme Double Knitting in PDF and EPUB Post-Quinn puts a conversational, accessible spin on a complex technique. His expert guidance, combined with a variety of attractive, well-written patterns, will introduce knitters to this fascinating technique.
Download and read online The Twinkies Cookbook in PDF and EPUB "The official Twinkies cookbook, with sweet and savory recipes from fans showcasing the many ingenious ways to cook with Twinkies"--Provided by publisher.
Download and read online The Star Wars Party Book in PDF and EPUB Presents entertaining ideas for hosting a Star Wars theme party. Includes food recipes, craft projects, and games.
Download and read online Born Again Vintage in PDF and EPUB Fashion designer Bridgett Artise believes in second chances—a philosophy that extends all the way to her clothing line, B. Artise Originals. Fashion gave her a second chance at happiness and success, and, in turn, she gives vintage garments that have lost their luster another chance at being fashionable. Mixing contemporary clothing with the best elements of a vintage piece—like the collar of a funky fifties housedress or the pockets of a seventies-style jacket—and piecing them back together in a whole new way, she creates one-of-a-kind garments that are both trend setting and timeless. An old-fashioned ruffled shirt with terrific buttons, plus an inexpensive tank top, can become a unique top. A poodle skirt and that so-last-year’s knee-length cardigan sweater can be turned into anything from a mini-poncho to a structured tube top. With fashions for every season, Born-Again Vintage contains patterns for: •Pants that pair perfectly with winter boots and a sweater dress that’s sexy and simple •A cropped jacket + sweater corset that are perfect for a flirty spring fling •Dresses + bags to keep summer easy and breezy •Pretty-in-a-blink dresses + accessories for a big night out Born-Again Vintage updates the trends of fashion eras gone by and brings the unparalleled quality of vintage into a new age. Complete with a vintage shopping guide, handy style tips, and ideas for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again Vintage is a must-have for vintage shoppers and sewers alike.
Download and read online And the Mountains Echoed in PDF and EPUB An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. Following its characters and the ramifications of their lives and choices and loves around the globe—from Kabul to Paris to San Francisco to the Greek island of Tinos—the story expands gradually outward, becoming more emotionally complex and powerful with each turning page.
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