In Behind the Clutter, lifestyle coach, business consultant, and professional organizer June Saruwatari opens both her home and her heart as she shares her simple but transformational approach to living a clutter-free life. In this part spiritual memoir, part self-help book, Saruwatari vulnerably and relentlessly examines her own internal and external "stuff" - beliefs, thoughts, feelings, relationships, time, objects, and physical spaces - through her unique lens of "truth, love, meaning, and purpose." As she reveals the ups and downs of her journey, June models for readers how to connect the dots between their own internal and external clutter, realize they are already a masterpiece that simply got cluttered up along the way, and fearlessly and effortlessly tackle their own internal and external stuff. As they complete the detailed but doable exercises at the end of each chapter, readers will emerge with their own personalized guidebook to "live life as art", curating all the stuff of life based on their personal TruthLoveMeaningPurpose and creating the life they love.
From the pages of The Simple Things -- the ground-breaking UK home and lifestyle magazine dedicated to taking the time to live well -- comes a lavishly illustrated collection that will help you slow down, enjoy what you have and make the most of where you live.
This 256-page celebration of British-style home life presents readers with novel household ideas, simple entertaining and Do-It-Yourself advice, as well as scrumptious and hearty recipes and the best ways in which to share the bounty with friends and family.
Best of The Simple Things is divided into four chapters: Food and Drink, Entertaining, Home and Garden, and Household DIY -- each inspiring readers with new and vibrant ideas to transform everyday living. A bounty of examples showcases the creativity of Britain's traditional and modern creators and cooks.
Those who like to grow their own vegetables, visit local markets, rummage for vintage finds and decorate their living space will feel right at home in this celebration of making, upcycling, growing, cooking, escaping and relaxing, all presented in the magazine fresh and colorful design.
The Simple Things is a monthly UK-based home and lifestyle magazine dedicated to taking the time to live well.
In this completely revised and updated classic, Matson describes in lively detail all the elements of firelight--beginning with an explanation of the lighting system he developed from his Vermont home.
- The romantic history and modern molding of candlepower
- Traditional kerosene lamps
- The versatile Aladdin
- Liquid propane (LP) gas lights
- Kerosene and gas pressure lanterns (the Coleman)
- Incandescent mantle safety
- The Return of Firelight from glass-fronted hearths and stoves
In addition, Matson shows how to select, assemble, install, and safely maintain these non-electric sources of light. This guide will be indispensable for vacation homes, camps, boats, RVs, independent homesteads--and anywhere in a blackout.
An enlightening compendium of the best times of day, week, month, and life to do a variety of things -- from the serious (money, marriage) to the mundane (taking a nap, walking your dog) -- to save time and money in tough economic times.
Have you ever wanted to know the best day of the week to buy groceries or go out to dinner?
Have you ever wondered about the best time of day to ask someone out on a date--or for a raise?
Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon tells you the best time--of the day, of the week, of the month or of the year--to do almost anything. Do you know:
- The best time of day to be operated on?
- The best month to buy an iPod?
- The best day of the week to avoid lines at the Louvre?
- The best day of the month to make an offer on a house?
Get more for your money, maximize your time, take better care of your health and be savvier about your career--all by doing certain things at the right time.
Remember: Timing is everything
A nuts and bolts guide to your second home.
"Cabin Companion" has pages to include all the information your cabin sitter or guests will need to have for an enjoyable and safe visit--and leave you with peace of mind. With blank pages that allow you to fill in emergency numbers, rules of the house, utility checklists and locations, and phone numbers of repair people, it is an incredible resource for those with a second home. Not sure where to ski, fish, or hike? No problem--"Cabin Companion" has all this information and more in a unique rustic package that looks great on the coffee table but is as useful as the kitchen sink
Larry Bleidner is the author of "The L&L Beancounter's Catalog: Survival Gear for Your Career" and the coauthor of "I'll Never Have Sex With You Again Tales from the Delivery Room." He has also written for Comedy Central, Playboy, and Forbes. He lives in Los Angeles.
Woodshop tools are a major investment -- and keeping them in good running order is essential. In Care and Repair of Shop Machines, veteran woodworker John White shows you how to assemble, tune, maintain and repair the machines that you count on. Throughout the book, Whites approach is practical, straight-forward, and effective.
White includes chapters on tune-up, the jointer, the table saw, the thickness planer, the drill press, the bandsaw, the router table and the miter saw. This is the first book youll reach for when your machines arent performing, and its the book you need to keep them running at their best.
Care and Repair of Shop Machines gives you:
- complete guidance on assembling, tuning, maintaining and repairing all major shop machines
- low-tech solutions and alternatives to expensive set up tools and jigs
- clear, concise troubleshooting information geared to help you solve common tool problems
- some excellent jigs to improve tool performance
It has been over 60 years since the last guide to the care of church linens and textiles was published and despite being used to a greater or lesser degree in every parish church, popular knowledge of their proper use and care is diminishing.This welcome and straightforward guide provides practical advice with helpful illustrations on the use and care of all church linen and textiles. Part One explains the use, care and repair of all the main items of linen used at the altar, including textile coverings, frontals, pulpit and lectern falls. Part Two describes the use of vestments and garments, how and when they are worn, and their proper storage and care. Part Three offers a complete guide to cleaning fabrics, natural and synthetic; what to wash and what to dry clean, and how to remove common spills and stains such as candle wax and flower pollen. Part Four offers a directory of sources and advice on the storage and disposal of church textiles.