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A simple and easy to use guide to good manners, etiquette and grooming for children and teens. The book is written in such a way that it doesn't 'talk down' to young people. Topics include poise & confidence, positive attitude, posture, walking, sitting, social skills, shyness, voice and conversations, friendships, phone and cell phone etiquette, dining and restaurant etiquette, manners at home and in public, image makers, travel tips, image breakers, good and bad habits, personal grooming, coping with everyday life, and much more. Quizzes and reviews are available in each section. Not only for children and teens, adults will find it invaluable for improving family life. Written at the request of many parents, Be the Best You Can Be, is the next best thing to attending charm classes. If the student can't come to me, then the class can now come to the student, Robin says. This book offers practical advice for everyday living and shows why manners are important and how they guide you throughout life.
The stars? secrets to looking and feeling great during and after pregnancy from the authors of The Black Book of Hollywood Diet Secrets Hollywood moms have got it going on from Halle Berry to Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie to Katie Holmes. Now the authors of The Black Book of Hollywood Diet Secrets and The Black Book of Hollywood Beauty Secrets are here to reveal how the stars do it and how any mom can too. Kym and Cindy once again got the insider beauty secrets from A-List celebrities, asking what they did to look fantastic during pregnancy and after childbirth. The stars talk openly about weight gain, cravings, acne, thinning hair, and feeling sexy. How did they lose the baby fat? What are the best makeup and hair routines? What are the fashion do?s and don?ts? With tips from Hollywood beauties Kate Hudson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Milla Jovovich, Helena Bonham Carter, and many more, The Black Book of Hollywood Pregnancy Secrets is the ultimate guide for moms who want to look and feel fabulous.
35 recipes-all beautifully illustrated-of home-baked Cake Pops in every shape, size and color which are so much fun and easy to make. They make every party sing with delight and they are super yummy too! These bite-size cakes are a treat in every sense of the word. No-one, young or old, will be able to resist one of these great looking mini cakes. Francis van Arkel has developed stunning recipes to make, including cake balls, cake bonbons and cupcake bonbons. Includes Step by Step pictures and instructions.
Featuring 400 outstanding works that range from traditional to wildly contemporary, this superb gallery celebrates the art of the wooden box. The wonderfully wide variety of styles includes traditional jewelry and keepsake, turned, and tool boxes; miniature treasure chests; and sculptural work. Each one has been personally chosen by renowned boxmaker Tony Lydgate, and appears in an exquisite color plate; many of the boxes also come with detailed images that reveal important construction secrets. The selection includes pieces by a distinguished group of artists.
Promote your product using the most visceral form of social media-online video Learn how to create cost-effective videos, engage your customers, compel them to measurable behaviors (awareness, intent, and purchase), and sustain your brand online. Beyond Viral gives you the tools and tricks to successfully use online video to reach your business goals. Author Kevin Nalty is the only career marketer who doubles as one of the most-viewed YouTube comedians Foreword by veteran vlogger David Meerman Scott First-hand case studies of leading brands include Microsoft, Starbucks, GE, MTV, Mentos, Holiday Inn, and Fox Broadcasting Learn from the successes of top companies and startups as well as the pitfalls and mistakes many of them are making Online video has huge potential, mostly untapped. Put your business at the forefront of this important medium with the proven methods described by Beyond Viral.
Build solid applications for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod Touch, regardless of whether you have basic programming skills or years of programming experience. With this book, you'll learn how to use Apple's Cocoa framework and the Objective-C language through step-by-step tutorials, hands-on exercises, clear examples, and sound advice from a Cocoa expert. Cocoa and Objective-C: Up and Running offers just enough theory to ground you, then shows you how to use Apple's rapid development tools - Xcode and Interface Builder - to develop Cocoa applications, manage user interaction, create great UIs, and more. You'll quickly gain the experience you need to develop sophisticated Apple software, whether you're somewhat new to programming or just new to this platform. Get a quick hands-on tour of basic programming skills with the C language Learn how to use Interface Builder to quickly design and prototype your application's user interface Start using Objective-C by creating objects and learning memory management Learn about the Model-View-Controller (MVC) method of sharing data between objects Understand the Foundation value classes, Cocoa's robust API for storing common data types Become familiar with Apple's graphics frameworks, and learn how to make custom views with AppKit
Much has been written about the German submarine arm during World War II, but what was really known about the men serving in these special "ships"? This book, written by a specialist of naval history, evokes how the men were recruited and how they went through the long arduous training (this training regime started to collapse in 1941); it also covers the main training schools, the principles, tactics, team spirit and politics together with the long test periods for the submarine itself. Many other aspects are covered, such as the drive and spirit with which Admiral Doenitz inspired the men; the very direct and informal relations between the Admiral and his U-Boat commanders, the very strong bond between the commanders and their men; the different compartments and machines, the men at action stations, daily life aboard with all the inconveniences of this claustrophobic life with its various superstitions, its hygiene problems, pollution, food etc. Jean Delize is a Doctor of History, a teacher of History and Geography and a specialist of the French, British and German Navies of the first half of the 20th Century. The book is fully illustrated throughout with contemporary photographs and modern color artworks REVIEWS "A must have for readers interested in the Kreigsmarine or submarine service in WWII. contains a wealth of informative text and pictorial material."Military Trader, 08/2008
Here come the bridesmaids. in a tantalizing trio of never-before- published erotic novellas. In these steamy stories set in New Orleans, three nice-turned-naughty bridesmaids each make a wish by tossing a coin into an infamous fountain. Before the night is through, the wishes come true, the gowns come off, and the games begin. Nikita Black goes behind the closed doors of a bordello and a masked bachelorette party where anything can-and does-happen. Allyson James explores a m nage a trois as a bridesmaid is locked in a house with two men who introduce her to sensations that are out of this world. Sheri Whitefeather reveals a secret room under a French Quarter B & B where a bridesmaid's forbidden erotic dreams become a reality.
This practical guide will show you how to make your business blog different from the crowd and attractive to your target audience by implementing the features of WordPress. This book is for current users of the WordPress platform who want to get the most out of WordPress to manage business/professional blogs; it is not an introduction to WordPress and does not cover basics such as installation or creating posts and pages, configuring blog settings, etc. Readers are expected to have a WordPress blog or to be in the advanced stages of planning one. The book is aimed at managers of business/professional blogs, which broadly fall into four categories: Professional Expert Blogs? owned by individuals who blog in their area of expertise to increase their personal exposure and standing. Corporate Blogs? owned by companies that blog to reach customers and encourage closer relationships, sales, and referrals. Online News Sources / Magazines? blogs that provide content on particular topics, funded by ads. Campaign Blogs? not-for-profit blogs run by charities or "causes", designed to promote ideas or encourage certain behaviors. Non-business bloggers will also find the book useful if they want to take their WordPress skills beyond the basics.
* NEW UPDATED 2013 Edition* Wish you could turn your talent for cake baking and decorating into a profitable business? Then this is THE book for you! Written exclusively for the home baker looking to turn their talent into a business, this book covers every aspect of running a cake business from home. From setting yourself up as a proper business, the rules and regulations you?ll need to follow to legally work from your home, pricing your cakes for maximum profit, building a great website and online presence, right through to marketing yourself locally and online PLUS how to expand your business and move to a commercial kitchen when the time comes. this is THE essential business guide for any would-be cake business owner! PLUS? Top Tips from lots of successful cake business owners - discover how they launched and grew their own successful cake businesses from home. Pick up lots of? tips of the trade? and prepare to be inspired!
Written specifically to challenge readers with the powerful lives of Christians who have profoundly shaped history, these books answer today's call for positive role models and for opportunities to see how God works through the lives of those who follow Him. These exciting true stories inspire readers as they witness the amazing lives of these heroes unfold. Books 1-5 Gift Set includes: Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime, Nate Saint: On a Wing and a Prayer, Hudson Taylor: Deep in the Heart of China, Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems, Corrie ten Boom: Keep of the Angels' Den
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Lily Brewster and her brother Robert were living high on the hog in Manhattan until the Crash of '29 took the family fortune south. Abruptly penniless, they have taken up residence in their late great-uncle Horatio's upstate estate on the banks of the Hudson and are slowly getting used to small-town life. But while tearing down a dilapidated ice house on the property, Robert inadvertently stumbles upon a well-dressed, mummified human corpse, the obvious victim of foul play. And as Lily works hand-in-hand with the disarmingly attractive Chief of Police howard Walker on the local front and Robert pursues the Manhattan connection in search of their well-heeled John Doe's identity, a second dead body turns up to complicate an already complexly murderous matter - tying the Brewsters up in a knotty mess of deception and betrayal. and leaving them dangerously exposed to the watchful eyes of a killer.
What's cuter than a cupcake? A cake pop, of course! Wildly popular blogger Bakerella (aka Angie Dudley) has turned cake pops into an international sensation! Cute little cakes on a stick from decorated balls to more ambitious shapes such as baby chicks, ice cream cones, and even cupcakes these adorable creations are the perfect alternative to cake at any party or get-together. Martha Stewart loved the cupcake pops so much she had Bakerella appear on her show to demonstrate making them. Now Angie makes it easy and fun to recreate these amazing treats right at home with clear step-by-step instructions and photos of more than 40 featured projects, as well as clever tips for presentation, decorating, dipping, coloring and melting chocolate, and much more.
Set-up, run, and measure successful mobile media marketing campaigns Go Mobile is packed with tools, tips, and techniques that will help readers set-up, launch, run, and measure mobile media campaigns. This book will help readers understand the different mobile media platforms, learn how to us SMS for business, incorporate 2D and QR Codes into their campaigns, develop mobile websites and mobile apps, see case studies, and much more. Go Mobile offers practical, step-by-step guidance for implementing a mobile marketing campaign. Readers will learn how to: Use location-based marketing to get new customers and keep existing ones Integrate social media with your mobile media campaign Use mobile E-commerce to improve brand loyalty Measure the ROI of a mobile media campaign Develop mobile media business models you can use to grow revenues With these effective, efficient, and integrated mobile marketing campaigns, business owners and marketers will garner enviable response rates and watch their revenue grow more rapidly than ever before.
GORGEOUS & CREATIVE CAKE ON A STICK Packed with 50 designs and 70 color photos, this book shows how to make cake pops that are incredibly cute and amazingly delicious. Everyone loves a beautifully decorated cake. And there?s nothing more fun than food on a stick. Combine the two and you have the perfect sweet treat that?s as fun to make as it is to eat. With a wide range of exciting shapes and delightful flavors, Crazy for Cake Pops has the perfect pop for any occasion, including: ? Animals for a kid?s party? Gift-wrapped boxes for a birthday bash? Teddy bears for a baby shower? Poker chips for game night? Kettles and cups for tea time? Decorated eggs for Easter? Jack-o?Lanterns for Halloween? Snowmen for Christmas Crazy for Cake Pops teaches you the secrets for creating these mouthwatering mini desserts with professional results. The author leaves nothing to chance as she guides you step by step through baking, crumbling, shaping, frosting and decorating.
This reference provides advice and instruction for the planning and detailed design of microwave radio transmission systems. It should be useful for readers planning SDH/SONET broadband networks, backhaul for mobile radio networks such as GSM, transmission links for TETRA networks, TV and utility networks, and Wireless Local Loop networks. The author provides practical guidelines based on hands-on experience. Complex mathematics is avoided and fundamental concepts are explained in the context of real-world applications to encourage a deeper understanding of microwave radio transmission. In addition, the volume serves as a guide to frequency planning for radio networks and provides intelligence on digital radio equipment characteristics and fading in radio systems.
Kenny Sykes is on a mission. He's determined to make his mark somehow in his new town and his new school. In the meantime, he's appointed himself the secret savior of the hundreds of crickets who seem bound to commit suicide by jumping into Kenny's pool. Why he wants to save them, he's not entirely sure. But once school starts again, Cricket Man finds that there are more important things that need saving. Namely, Jodie Poindexter - beautiful junior, across-the-street neighbor, and, underneath her com-posed facade, the most troubled and secretive girl in school. Newbery Medal winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has crafted a funny and heartwarming story about how growing up is as much a choice as it is a given.
Avid biker and experienced travel writer Ann Marie Brown knows the best places to cycle in Northern California, from steep ocean-front rides to meandering, scenic trails through Sonoma and Napa. Moon Northern California Biking guides seasoned riders and beginning bikers to the best trails, paths, and roads throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Tahoe, Yosemite, and Northern California wine country. Complete with elevation charts, route maps, and options to extend or shorten each route, as well as information on bike shops, riding clubs, and bike organizations throughout the region, Moon Northern California Biking gives bicyclists the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Carrie Wilkerson offers the opportunity to live life on your terms. Want to start your workday with e-mail and coffee on the back patio? Want the flexibility of joining your fourth grader on an all-day field trip? Are you ready to take that vacation you've been planning for years? Then you have a choice to make, and The Barefoot Executive will help jump-start your transition. You'll learn: Your "why." The most important question. Why do you want to work for yourself? What type of business best suits your experience and talents. How to stay focused on your goal and avoid distractions. Where to find the support that will accelerate your success. How to link your business to the right market. Whether it's a service, a product, or your insight or expertise, you already have the raw materials necessary to transform your life. Carrie will walk you through the process of building the business you need to achieve the life you want. Her guidance is practical. No philosophical silliness, no theoretical abstractions- just concrete action steps alongside insights from fellow entrepreneurs, interactive exercises, and links to Carrie's online video coaching segments. It's the next best thing to working one-on-one with her. The Barefoot Executive will have you energized by the possibilities and embracing the extraordinary life that is well within your reach. DISCOVER what you already have to offer, how to use it to your advantage, and where to find the people who are eager to buy it. The Barefoot Executive will pull you over the hurdle of uncertainty and get you moving, planning, doing. What Others Are Saying: "Carrie Wilkerson has done a great job with this book, and she's personally helped me make tons of money with my business. I highly recommend this book!" - Chris Brogan, president, Human Business Works, and publisher of chrisbrogan.com "There has never been a better time to turn your passions into income. But just having an idea doesn't mean you're ready to order business cards just yet. Carrie Wilkerson's The Barefoot Executive walks you through the process of developing your idea, finding your audience, and setting yourself up for a lifetime of success doing the work you love for the hardest boss you'll ever have. yourself!" - Dave Ramsey, host of The Dave Ramsey Show and best-selling author of The Total Money Makeover " One of the best ways to achieve success is to learn from someone who has already done it. If you are looking to build a viable, sustainable, and lucrative business from home- or anywhere else- Carrie Wilkerson is your example, and her new book will show you the way." - Tim Sanders, author of Today We Are Rich and former CSO at Yahoo! "A lot of books can fire up an entrepreneur. But a lot of those books leave readers high and dry when it comes to practical application. Enthusiasm isn't enough. You need a plan and the tools to build with. Carrie Wilkerson's guidance provides just that. Combine that with her enthusiasm, warmth, and core values, and you have someone very real to learn from. As my dad says, 'a great book needs to cover the Why and the How.' This is a great book. I know that when Carrie advises Ziglar, Inc. on marketing ideas, we get results." - Tom Ziglar, CEO and proud son of Zig Ziglar "If you're dreaming of building a business on your terms, then you'll absolutely love Carrie Wilkerson." - Tory Johnson, CEO, Women For Hire and New York Times best-selling author
SEE the songs and stories of music as you?ve never HEARD them before An integrated textbook which traces the societal impact of music and provides wonderful listening features Music: A Social Experience presents different contexts and ways for students to think about music. Authors Steve Cornelius and Mary Natvig provide active music listening exercises and narratives that aim to promote the student's social and cultural awareness through musical knowledge. The organization of the text is aimed at introducing themes and subjects that influence the musical experience in today's world. By introducing musical elements, social factors, lively narratives and innovative activities, the student is given the tools to form a personal appreciation and understanding of the power of music. The book is paired with MySearchLab, featuring listening guides with streaming audio, short texts on special topics, and sample recordings and notation to illustrate basic concepts in music. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning -MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening- The authors bring the music to the foreground for the student, helping students listen to and analyze the music. Engage Students-Music: A Social Experience introduces students to major topics (music in war; music and worship; music and gender) as a means of introducing them to a wide variety of listening experiences. This topical approach will engage students in learning by showing them how musicians in different musical styles and from different eras addressed similar themes. Support Instructors- Supported by the best instructor resources on the market; MySearchLab, an Instructor?s Manual, and PowerPoint slides. Note: MySearchLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www. MySearchLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205245226, VP ISBN-13: 9780205245222)
Citing the adage that "those who do not study history are condemned to get it from Hollywood," popular historian Mona Sizer profiles a dozen notorious Texas outlaws and how they have been portrayed on the Silver Screen. From Pancho Villa - who was paid $25,000 by the Mutual Film Company to portray himself - to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (portrayed by Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty), Sizer separates fact from fancy in a fun, rollicking look at the bad guys of Texas Westerns. Sidebars ("How to Rob a Train," "How to Hold Up a Stagecoach," and "The Hollywood Posse") round out this delightful homage to actual and movie bandits alike.
Wemberly worried about everything. Big things. Little things. And things in between. Then it was time for school to start. And Wemberly worried even more. If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you.