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Thyroid Treatment
The Women’s Guide to Thyroid Health is an indispensable workbook designed to provide the tools needed to take charge of your health and identify thyroid imbalance.
Author Kathryn R. Simpson, MS, uses a personal approach because thyroid problems affect every woman differently. Evaluate symptoms with a doctor and use that information to create a personal treatment plan.
This book will help the reader interpret test results, understand hormone therapy medication options and discover simple nutrition and lifestyle strategies that can keep one looking and feeling well.
Scrumptious Sauces
500 Best Sauces, Salad Dressings, Marinades & More is the definitive encyclopedia of all things sauces and dressings. Author George Cleary covers everything from white and red sauces, marinades and rubs, to butters and spreads, and dessert sauces.
Cleary’s easy, homemade sauces and dressings can be whipped up in minutes and “dress up” any meal.
Reliable Roses
In the complete, valuable well-indexed and well-referenced Right Rose, Right Place, Peter Schneider describes more than 350 reliable roses that have proven to be outstanding performers in his Ohio garden.
Deciding where conditions may be very different from where you live, Right Rose, Right Place will help the reader recognize other great ideas in the gardens of your rose-growing neighbors and in nearby arboreta, horticultural parks and botanical gardens.
The book also offers answers to common questions and problems faced in growing roses.
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Busy Bees
Bees: Nature’s Little Wonders by Candace Savage invites readers to take a new look at creatures that are both familiar and wondrously odd. Bees considers the diversity and biology of bees, including their peculiar sociosexual arrangements, quirky relationships with flowers, and startling mental abilities.
The book also addresses the mysterious syndrome known as colony collapse disorder and identifies opportunities for the conservation of pollinators.
Enriched with cultural sidebars and stunning images, Bees is a must-read for conservationists, gardeners and anyone who cares about the world around them.
Pruning Techniques
The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers by George E. Brown and revised and expanded by Tony Kirkham recommends the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners.
This unique encyclopedic treatment details the best pruning methods for more than 450 genera of trees, shrubs, conifers and woody climbers. The A-Z format covers several thousand species, yet remains a manageable, easy-to-use and practical reference. Kirkham clearly explains the reasons behind pruning techniques as well as how to apply them.
Makeup Secrets
In makeup expert Kit Spencer’s book, Pro Makeup, she shows women how to achieve the same flawless look they would get from a makeup artist.
Clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions show readers all the tricks they need to look polished every day. Enhanced by hundreds of photos, the book is jam-packed with invaluable advice on skin care, makeup kit basics, how to apply makeup for any occasion, choosing the best products, age-appropriate makeup and much more.
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