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Front Yard Gardens • New Vegetarian • Cooking Light What to Eat • What’s a Disorganized Person to Do? • Big Ass Book of Home Décor • All Cakes Considered

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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 attachment to it, and profiles 75 front yard gardens from across North America in a variety of growing zones.

This new edition of a gardening classic provides step-by-step instructions and covers planning and design, key elements of a variety of garden styles, comprehensive list of complementary plants and instructions for removing grass, enriching the soil, planting and maintaining the garden.

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New Vegetarian

With more than 75 flavor-focused recipes, New Vegetarian by Robin Asbell takes your palate on an international tour with appetizers, soups and main dishes from Mexico to Greece; and dishes rich with flavors of India, Italy, Vietnam and Morocco. Hearty everyday comfort foods will please even the most jaded omnivore. Have fun with a variety of meaty favorites: a pate made from mushrooms, or sushi made with mango or sweet potatoes.

For new vegetarians, committed vegetarians looking for fresh ideas or meat lovers struggling to find new recipes to love, New Vegetarian offers a treasure trove of unexpected culinary combinations.
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Cooking Light What to Eat

Cooking Light What to Eat delivers the best secrets and everyday advice on how to make smart, healthy food choices for you and your family. Designed as a personal food shopping guide, What to Eat walks readers through every aisle of the supermarket—from bread to dairy, from seafood to meat, from snacks to ready-to-cook products.

With more than 550 photos, illustrations and more than 1,000 tips, this handy, compact book will help you consistently make savvy food shopping choices.
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What’s a Disorganized Person to Do?

A professional organizer comes to the rescue with empowering ideas for putting—and keeping— things in order to make home life more relaxing. Stacey Platt, author and owner of a New York-based organizing and lifestyle management firm, proves that anything and anyone can become organized with her book What’s a Disorganized Person to Do?

Platt knows each person has different organizational needs and offers multiple solutions for each room in the house.
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Big Ass Book of Home Décor

Designer, author and television personality Mark Montano launches the next book in his effusive Big Ass Book series, The Big Ass Book of Home Décor. Specializing in turning the “mundane into insane” on any budget, Montano’s creativity and exuberant personality have made him a household name in the interior design and fashion worlds.

Montano translates his mantra of “perfectly imperfect” into range of customized home makeover possibilities. From colorful walls to decorative dinnerware sets to dramatic bedrooms, this is a do-it-yourself treasure tome of design projects complete with easy to follow instructions images and personalized tips.
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All Cakes Considered

All Cakes Considered is one of the best collections of American cakes available, from the glorious cakes of author Melissa Gray’s southern family, to recipes from renowned chefs and bakers such as Dorie Greenspan, Paula Deen and Stephen Pyles. All are translated by Gray into user-friendly, step-by-step instructions.

All Cakes Considered contains more than 50 recipes for the cakes you’ve dreamed of and drooled over all your life. Cook your way through this book and learn how to bake a cake that makes people roll their eyes with pleasure.


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