“Almost everything will work if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” ––Anne Lamott
With the constant barrage of news feeds, notifications, and social media demanding our attention almost every minute of our day, it has become critical for us to take a digital break and unplug. Stepping away from our screens, however, is proving to be increasingly more difficult in today’s constant, hyperconnected, technological world. How can we mindfully connect to the present moment and allow ourselves to fully enter into the here and now?
Dive into the insightful words of writers, thinkers, and seekers who grapple with the way media shapes our consciousness.
One of the world’s most iconic and beloved beers, Guinness is famous for bringing people together for good times over a couple of pints of its distinctive, award-winning brew. Unique in its velvety finish and bold, rich flavor perfectly balanced between bitter and sweet, Guinness beer has long been used by home cooks as either the secret ingredient or the perfectly paired beverage to a variety of dishes and drinks. Now this reputation for excellence in cooking is going from under the radar to official with this definitive cookbook.
From a savory Braised Short Rib recipe to a Creamy Mint Cocktail to a homey Chocolate Potato Cake, this comprehensive book includes over sixty recipes for dishes that feature or pair with the stouts and lagers of the Guinness brewery.
From the cascading waterfalls of Yosemite to the unique geothermal features of Yellowstone, the U.S. national parks are among the most breathtaking destinations in the world. Founded to preserve such natural beauty for posterity, the national parks represent one of America’s crowning achievements and international treasures.
The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading national park photographer, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country. Timed to coincide with the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, this lavish volume reveals the grandeur and history of the parks and looks toward what the next 100 years will bring.
Yeasted, fried, baked, glazed, and sprinkled, doughnuts are enjoyed in all different shapes and sizes. Learn how easy making doughnuts at home is in this all-inclusive guide from the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen. Inside these pages, you'll find recipes for basic doughs and glazes, mouthwatering recipes for classic and innovative doughnuts, tips and tricks for frying and baking doughnuts, and much more.
Recipes include: Funfetti Doughnuts, Apple Fritters, Maple-Bacon Doughnuts, S'mores Doughnuts, Vanilla and Chocolate Old-Fashioned Doughnuts, Peppermint Bark Chocolate Doughnuts, Savory Cheesy-Jalapeño Doughnuts, and more.
For first time doughnut makers to the moderately skilled, and those who want access to a diverse combination of recipes that everyone will love, The Doughnut Cookbook is for you.
The Art of the National Parks: Coloring Book features poster-sized and stylized line-art renderings from the popular “Fifty-Nine Parks print series.” Using a contemporary take on the famous W.P.A. posters of the 1930s, each coloring image is an original rendition of the artist’s unique perspective on a park, resulting in one-of-a-kind illustrative tributes to the majesty of each national park.
Art includes all 63 US National Parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone, Zion, Rocky Mountain, Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, Cuyahoga Valley, Acadia, Olympic, and Joshua Tree. Each poster contains a full-color image of the park at the back of the book to provide inspiration and direction for your choice of colors to use.
ART OF THE NATIONAL PARKS is a beautiful art book that displays the unique beauty of each U.S. National Park, as captured by the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series
Fifty-Nine Parks collaborated with some of the world’s foremost contemporary artists and designers to create original posters that celebrate the unique beauty of the U.S. National Park system. The wildly popular poster art that resulted is now available as a collection for the first time in this gorgeous art book.
A contemporary take on the W.P.A. posters of the 1930s, each poster is a unique and original reflection of the talent and perspective of the contemporary artist who created it, resulting in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the majesty of the national parks.
Featuring more than 200 tips for making the most of your little home, Small Space Style is the must-have, incredibly inspirational guide for living large in compact quarters. Join small space lifestyle expert Whitney Leigh Morris as she demonstrates how to keep clutter to a minimum, craft double duty layouts, personalize chic storage, go vertical when surfaces are limited, DIY clever custom built-ins, and even entertain a crowd within confined square footage.
With chapters centered around the essentials—living, sleeping, eating, and bathing—Small Space Style features real-life examples from Whitney’s own delightful and sophisticated cottage in Venice Beach, California, as well as home tours of some of her favorite tiny houses, micro apartments, and beautiful, efficient small spaces.
This self-care card deck provides the guidance and space you need to recognize and amplify self-care in your life, no matter what the day brings.
]Featuring original illustrations and packaged in a keepsake box, this motivational card deck will help you cultivate a daily self-care practice you can carry with you throughout your life. Practicing self-care is proven to be a powerful tool in maintaining your mental and physical health. With instructions for self-care rituals, such as creating a sleep schedule and a bedtime routine, this deck guides you on your self-care journey.
This card deck is intended for anyone who aspires to foster personal growth and discover the life-changing benefits of self-care and offers positive inspiration for any occasion.
Each deluxe card deck includes:
64 unique cards featuring gratitude quotes, prompts, and more
Cooks of every skill level will find inspiration for easy, healthy meals in Salad of the Day, a calendar-style cookbook offering 365 enticing salads for any season, occasion, or mood. Vibrant, fresh, and versatile, salads make a fantastic meal or side dish any day of the year. Capture the essence of spring with a pasta salad featuring sugar snap peas and slender asparagus. Savor the flavors of summer with juicy ripe tomatoes and sweet corn kernels tossed with piquant blue cheese. In autumn, enjoy a warm wild mushroom salad dressed in bacon vinaigrette. During the winter, pair bright citrus fruits with skirt steak and peppery arugula. Each recipe includes dressing recommendations, and helpful notes offer serving and substitution ideas.
This cookbook from Williams-Sonoma minimizes hands-on time while maximizing flavor in 120 main dish recipes for the slow cooker.
Slow cooker recipes are a boon to the busy cook, but many call for long ingredient lists and complex preparation steps that just aren't realistic for cooks on the go. In this new take on slow cooking, the recipes are developed with hectic schedules in mind, with streamlined ingredient lists and a minimum of recipe steps. Each recipe is a one-pot dish or a main course that can be easily augmented by a simple salad or side dish.
In addition to the over 120 delicious recipes, there are tips for choosing a slow cooker, how to build flavor into your dishes, how to Stock your freezer and fridge, and tips for busy cooks on how to get weeknight dinners on the table.
Get to know your grandmother and her life story in a whole new way: 150 engaging questions—some silly, some serious, all genuine—encourage grandkids of all ages to share in conversations with their beloved grandparent. Questions are inclusive and meant to appeal to a wide range of grandmothers and grandkids. This special box set includes a blank notebook for jotting down notes, memories, and new questions to ask.
Conversation starters include:
● Tell me how you first learned you were going to become a grandmother. How did you feel?
● What has surprised you most about the twenty-first century?
● What nicknames have you had throughout your life?
● Were you ever bullied? What did you do?
● Tell me a story from a favorite family gathering.
● Tell me something about yourself that most people don’t notice.
● What is something that never fails to cheer you up?
Get to know your grandfather in a whole new way: 150 engaging questions—some silly, some serious, all genuine—encourage grandkids of all ages to approach conversations with their beloved grandparent in a fresh new way. Questions are inclusive and meant to appeal to a wide range of grandfathers and grandkids, and come in an illustrated box set that includes a blank notebook for jotting down notes, memories, and new questions to ask.
Conversation starters include:
● What about being a grandfather has surprised you?
● What is your all-time favorite meal?
● Are you good at keeping secrets? Why or why not?
● Who was your childhood best friend and how did you meet?
● What scared you when you were my age?
● What traits do you see in me that remind you of yourself?
In this inspiring cookbook, you’ll find everything you need to create delicious dinners featuring pizza for family and friends.
Discover more than 50 recipes for fantastic pizzas, from classic favorites to new flavor combinations, plus easy side dishes, salads, clever tips and more. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly recipes for weeknight meals or menus for weekend parties, this helpful guide offers an arsenal of great ideas for pizza lovers everywhere.
This tempting collection of 365 recipes offers a one-pot meal for each day of the year. From January to December, you'll find fresh inspiration and a seasonal dish to satisfy any craving or suit any occasion.
From slow-cooked stews and quick stir-frys to paellas and pilafs, the spectacular array of dishes in this cookbook will serve you through the seasons. No matter what you are in the mood for; comforting casseroles, braised meats, creamy chowders, frittatas and risottos, hearty pot pies, cheesy gratins, baked pastas, or spicy gumbos, curries and tagines; you'll find an enticing meal that can be made or presented all in one vessel.
This visually-driven cookbook features fabulous mocktails to satisfy any taste, occasion, or season. The 80+ drinks are based on fruits, herbs, spices, syrups—fresh ingredients and bright flavors like ginger, citrus, turmeric, berries, hibiscus, persimmon, coconut, mint, and matcha—and span refreshing options like coolers, spritzes, and juices to warming punches, toddies, and teas.
Learn the building blocks of crafting a perfect drink, from the essential tools—including the shakers and strainers found in any home bar—and unique and customizable made-from-scratch simple syrups, shrubs, purees, sugars, and salts. A visual guide to mocktail necessities distills the key components to choose from to build a stellar drink: the base; some sweetness; fruits & vegetables; fresh herbs & flowers; acid; dried spices & flowers; teas & coffee; garnishes, and ice.
Manifesting is the practice of thinking aspirational thoughts with the purpose of making them real. By cultivating the experience of what you want and believing it is possible, you can achieve it. However, manifesting your dreams doesn’t happen overnight. It requires patience, persistence, and your active participation.
Manifesting: A Day and Night Reflection Journal is a conscious tool to help you identify and build habits of manifesting anything you want to bring into your life. Designed as a 90-day support system, each daily spread includes a morning practice for reflecting on what you want to manifest, how it makes you feel, and the actions you can take to make it happen; and an evening practice to reflect on the process and to express gratitude for what you have received along your journey.
John Wayne: The Official Cocktail Book- Andre Darlington
Based on the iconic and beloved actor John Wayne, this collection of satisfying drinks takes cocktail enthusiasts on a trip through some of John Wayne’s most memorable characters, films and extraordinary life. This unique book includes seventy recipes for delicious, handcrafted cocktails and a selection of tasteful bar bites to pair with the beverages.
With drinks inspired by characters such as Rooster Cogburn, Big Jake McCandles, and Davy Crockett, John Wayne: The Official Cocktail Book includes step-by-step instructions, tips on how to craft the perfect cocktail, and beautiful full-color photography. This book is an essential addition to every fan’s bar cart or bookshelf.
This solution-driven cookbook features more than 60 nourishing, family-friendly meals—from pot pies and gumbo to chicken wings and fried rice—designed specifically for the versatile Instant Pot. Discover how quickly and effortlessly you can streamline meal prep and produce protein-rich dishes, savory strews, and comfort-food favorites the whole family will enjoy. This go-to collection also includes a selection of everyday basics, from stocks and beans to grains and rice, plus expert tips and tricks for using the Instant Pot to simplify dinnertime.
When the tornado strikes, when the solar flares blaze, when the zombies rise . . . what are you going to do? So many possible disasters, so little time to prepare. The end could be coming any day now, and you’ve got to be ready for the everyday threats such as an earthquake or hurricane, as well as those “well I didn’t see that coming” eventualities like a meteor strike or a killer virus. This all-purpose, A to Z, best-selling guide lays out the survival situations we’re all likely to face . . . and a few you really probably won’t. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift!
Pamper yourself at home with these easy-to-do, all-natural treatments for facials and skin treatments for every skin type. From flax seeds to coconut oil, from grapefruit to lavender, these DIY spa recipes provide a little bit of affordable indulgence to enjoy anywhere, any time.
Stephanie Gerber, the founder and editor of the natural beauty haven Hello Glow, walks you through simple, accessible recipes that you truly can do yourself. Hello Gorgeous features rejuvenating masks, exfoliating scrubs, refreshing creams, and so much more in a beautifully photographed and gorgeously designed book.
This book forges an accessible path to self-discovery and truth; one that can apply to a small herb garden on the windowsill just as well as it would to a Buddhist Zen garden. Growing Consciousness will outline simple practices and explorations into the spiritual qualities of gardening and how one can marry spiritual growth and plant-based consumption to cultivate a more conscious and satisfying existence.
In today’s busy and stress-inducing world, optimism can sometimes feel impossibly out of reach. This gratitude card deck provides the guidance and space you need to recognize and amplify positivity in your life, no matter what the day brings.
Featuring original illustrations and packaged in a keepsake box, this motivational card deck will help you cultivate a daily gratitude practice you can carry with you throughout your life. Acknowledging and fostering gratitude is powerful mindfulness exercise, scientifically proven to benefit mental and physical health and overall well-being.
This gratitude card deck is intended for anyone who aspires to foster personal growth and discover the life-changing effects of thankfulness and offers positive inspiration for any occasion.
Each deluxe card deck includes:
64 unique cards featuring gratitude quotes, prompts, and more -