Nov. 26 & 27 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Cooking, homemaking, and family
Rediscover the art of cooking and eating communally with a beautiful, simple collection of meals for friends and family. With her dinner series Sunday Suppers, Karen Mordechai celebrates the magic of gathering, bringing together friends and strangers to connect over the acts of cooking and sharing meals. For those who yearn to connect around the table, Karens simple, seasonally driven recipes, evocative photography, and understated styling form a road map to creating community in their own kitchens and in offbeat locations. This collection of gatherings will inspire a sense of adventure and community for both the novice and experienced cook alike.
"One of YouTube's top beauty and fashion influencers offers her motivational manual on finding your passion, building confidence, and creating your own success story. After emigrating from Mexico at six years old with her family, Dulce Candy Ruiz spent her formative years in a trailer park, watching her parents work in strawberry fields. After high school, Dulce joined the military as a mechanic and was soon deployed to Iraq, fixing generators in an environment that forced this bubbly girlie-girl to blend in. Tired of wearing fatigues and no makeup for weeks on end, Dulce started filming makeup tutorials and posting them to YouTube to reclaim her femininity--and have a little fun. In just a few years, Dulce has skyrocketed into superstardom with the creation of her YouTube channel, Dulce Candy -- which now has more than two million subscribers -- becoming one of the site's top beauty and fashion influencers, transforming Dulce from a shy, self-doubting army specialist into a risk-taking businesswoman, confident role model, and beauty expert. The Sweet Life chronicles Dulce Candy's inspiring story, sharing her hard-won wisdom about finding your passion, answering opportunity when it knocks on your door, and overcoming failure. She emphasizes the importance of inner and outer beauty and being true to yourself, embracing the things that make you unique and using them to live your dreams, including practical advice on building your career ("keep your role models close but your mentors closer"), staying focused when the going gets tough ("progress, not perfection"), and balancing the personal and professional ("don't settle, settle down")" -- Provided by publisher.
A charitable call to arms, this cookbook of 120 recipes proves it is possible to prepare tasty, healthy meals on just $4 a day (the amount the US government allots to a person on food stamps).
"These pages are packed with practical techniques for dehydrating food and preparing an outdoor kitchen, plus advice on meal planning, nutrition, and the best lightweight cooking stoves and utensils. Campfire Cookbook can help you beat boring trail food and enjoy tasty and nutritious meals in the wild"--Page  of cover.
"Make your home neater and more convenient--and a better place to live! Most homes actually have plenty of storage space, but much of that space is disorganized, inconvenient and wasted. Ultimate Organizing Solutions helps you solve all of those problems with simple, ingenious projects that make the most of the space you already have. And you won't just increase your home's storage capacity; you'll also make storage quick and effortless. Whether you have 15 minutes or an entire weekend, you can create custom organizing solutions to suit any situation, indoors or out. Detailed instructions, pro advice and step-by-step photos make it easy, even for beginners"--provided from Amazon.com.
"Create beautiful soft furnishings that make your home unique. This inspirational guide shows stitch by stitch how to make beautiful pieces--from blinds and curtains to cushions and slipcovers--to revive your furniture. Learn how to choose the right materials, measure, create, and install each project. Aspirational ideas, along with clever trade secrets, ensure a professional finish every time"--Page  of cover.
You''ll discover: how home staging can change habits and emotions that will benefit your bottom line---and ultimately put a sold sign on your property. Preparing your home for sale is more than just cleaning and decluttering, learn insider home staging secrets on how to make your space feel like home to potential buyers.