What s a Hostess to Do

What s a Hostess to Do Author Susan Spungen
ISBN-10 9781579655440
Release 2013-05-15
Pages 288
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In What's a Hostess to Do?, entertaining expert Susan Spungen explains everything you need to know to host a party effortlessly and with elegance. Susan shows the hostess how to make it look easy--whether the occasion is an informal brunch, a sit-down dinner, a buffet for a crowd, or an impromptu birthday celebration. It's all arranged in 313 easy-to-digest entries that take readers through every aspect of entertaining. The tips are time-saving ("Ten Great Assembled Dessets"), money-saving ("In Praise of Cheap Wine"), energy-saving ("Ten Jobs to Delegate"), and face-saving ("How to Handle Uninvited Guests"), plus there are 121 recipes to make entertaining easier than ever berfore. With helpful illustrations and full-color photographs, What's a Hostess to Do? is a stylish and instructive guide filled with expert advice from a party-throwing pro.



What Would Betty Do

What Would Betty Do Author Paul Bradley
ISBN-10 143918867X
Release 2009-11-24
Pages 176
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Betty Bowers is a better Christian than you! In a world of reflected glory and shameless name-dropping, no one can touch America's most puritanical pundit, Betty Bowers. Betty is so close to Jesus, He's given her His loaves and fish recipe. And only Betty knows how many shopping days there are until the Apocalypse. As she is fond of saying: "If God created me in His image, I have more than returned the compliment!" In Prada and in prayer, Betty has devoted her life to bringing people the Good News: They are going straight to Hell. Thousands have aspired to emulate her joie d'apres vivre by logging on to her popular website, bettybowers.com. But only now, with What Would Betty Do? does she finally reveal her spiritual survival secrets. You'll discover how, come Judgment Day, to be whisked through the 10 Sins or Less express line. But first, you will have to learn how to vote (for God's Own Party, the Republicans), whom to hate (Lie-berals and other non-Baptists), and what to throw (a soirée -- and then a few stones!). "After all," warns Betty, "if Heaven is just going to involve running into all the people you avoided on Earth, what would be the point?" Unchic? Unsaved? Wavering faith? Wandering hands? A pair of $650 Manolo Blahnik pumps that won't go with anything? No problem! Just ask yourself -- What would Betty do?



What Do You Say When

What Do You Say When      Author Florence Isaacs
ISBN-10 9780307453686
Release 2009-05-05
Pages 160
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Have you ever walked alone into a room of chattering people and felt nervous? Is the idea of attending a wedding or job interview where you won't know many people intimidating? The art of conversation is a necessary skill for navigating life’s social and business occasions, and with practice you can develop the ability to easily talk to people. What Do You Say When ... is a smart, useful tool that helps you assess all situations and approach people with confidence. When you can chat easily and know the right things to say, you not only feel more relaxed, but also make others feel comfortable. What Do You Say When ... provides a complete guide to conversation in a variety of circumstances. It teaches the basics, plus helpful rules that work anywhere and with anyone—at cocktail parties, dinners, charity benefits, job interviews, conferences and conventions, dates, and even at family reunions and other gatherings. Also covered are can’t-fail conversation openers and strategies for expanding conversation and getting to know casual social or business contacts better. You’ll learn how to find appropriate words for difficult times, such as a friend’s divorce, illness, or job loss, or when someone’s loved one has died. Included, too, are tips on teaching your children to converse politely. Filled with examples, ideas, and practical advice, What Do You Say When ... helps you master one of life’s most essential skills. From the Hardcover edition.



What Would George Do

What Would George Do Author Nan Marshall
ISBN-10 9781455618606
Release 2015-08-19
Pages 128
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This book takes a refreshing look at our everyday world and gives some helpful tips using George Washington's words of wisdom. Use this etiquette guide to avoid those social blunders of today's times. The appendix features a guide noting lesser-known precepts of refinement written by sixteenth-century Jesuits that Washington himself memorized.



What Would Mary Berry Do

What Would Mary Berry Do Author Claire Sandy
ISBN-10 9781447253518
Release 2014-07-31
Pages 576
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Marie Dunwoody doesn't want for much in life. She has a lovely husband, three wonderful children, and a business of her own. But her cupcakes are crap. Her meringues are runny and her biscuits rock-hard. She cannot bake for toffee. Or, for that matter, make toffee. Marie can't ignore the disappointed looks any more, or continue to be shamed by neighbour and nemesis, Lucy Gray. Lucy whips up perfect profiteroles with one hand, while ironing her bed sheets with the other. Marie's had enough: this is the year it all changes. She vows to follow - to the letter - recipes from the Queen of Baking, and at all times ask, 'What would Mary Berry do?' Husband Robert has noticed that his boss takes crumb structure as seriously as budget cuts and with redundancies on the horizon, he too puts on a pinny. Twins Rose and Iris are happy to eat all the half-baked mistakes that come their way, but big brother Angus is more distant than usual, as if something is troubling him. And there is no one as nosey as a matching pair of nine-year-old girls . . . Marie starts to realise that the wise words of Mary Berry can help her with more than just a Victoria Sponge. But can Robert save the wobbling soufflé that is his career? And is Lucy's sweet demeanour hiding something secretly sour? This is a delicious feast of a funny novel, perfect for fans of Jenny Colgan and Allison Pearson. **This is a work of fiction, in no way endorsed by Mary Berry, and where neither Mary Berry herself nor her recipes feature.**



The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 1840225572
Release 2007
Pages 1280
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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the tragedies of "Hamlet," "King Lear," "Othello," and "Macbeth" as well as history plays and the comedies such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "As You Like It." This volume presents his plays in the chronological order in which they were written.



And What Do You Do

And What Do You Do Author Sarah Long
ISBN-10 9781409067764
Release 2010-07-28
Pages 352
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Shopping, Shoes and Champagne. It's all work, work, work -Laura has it all. A gorgeous husband, two beautiful children and an idyllic lady-of-leisure Parisian lifestyle. She spends her mornings sharing croissants and a grand cr-me with her friends, her afternoons in the Louvre and her evenings attending sophisticated soirees. It's the perfect life, isn't it? But hard as Laura's trying to enjoy her perfect life, it just doesn't seem to feel as perfect as it should. It's hard to stretch 'meeting for coffee' to last the entire morning, the Scandinavian au pair is driving her to distraction, her husband's hardly ever in their beautiful home, and Parisian society doesn't exactly embrace the femme inactive. So when her husband embarks on an affair with the irritatingly petite Flavia, Laura decides it's time to review her life -



Mental Models

Mental Models Author Indi Young
ISBN-10 1933820195
Release 2008-02-01
Pages 299
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There is no single methodology for creating the perfect product—but you can increase your odds. One of the best ways is to understand users' reasons for doing things. Mental Models gives you the tools to help you grasp, and design for, those reasons. Adaptive Path co-founder Indi Young has written a roll-up-your-sleeves book for designers, managers, and anyone else interested in making design strategic, and successful.



The Hostess

The Hostess Author Michelle F. Santos
ISBN-10 9781491873786
Release 2015-01-13
Pages 300
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Nicci has given up on being a successful musician and is now the hostess of the Savoy, in Harlem, circa 1920’s. Men are returning from war. Prohibition causes her to turn her club into a speakeasy. What’s a club without sex, love, murder and the mob? Nicci can’t stay away from excitement . Her second diary reveals her version of the Depression and Prohibition when her club becomes home to vampire killers, faeries, and more vampires. Nicci continues to pass for white. How long can she carry this secret without anyone knowing? Eventually, it will catch up with her.



Health Psychology

Health Psychology Author Feuerstein Michael
ISBN-10 9781489905628
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 512
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Although it has been assumed since early recorded history that psycho logical factors influence health and illness, it has only been within the past few years that a group of investigators and clinicians with a shared interest in the application of psychological principles and techniques to health and illness has existed. Over this same period of time, a number of multi-author books on the topic of health psychology and an associ ated field, behavioral medicine, have been published. Although these books are major resources for the investigator and the clinician in the field, it is often difficult for students, both undergraduate and graduate, to learn the basics of health psychology from such books. Thus, Health Psychology: A Psychobiological Perspective was written to provide such basics. The need for such a textbook in health psychology became appar ent to the first author when he was searching for reading material for an undergraduate course in health psychology at McGill University. This book grew out of the course in health psychology, and its structure represents the course content. The purpose of the book is to present the theoretical, empirical, and clinical aspects of the rapidly developing field of health psychology. Data from a number of subdisciplines within psychology and the behav ioral and health-related sciences are integrated throughout each chapter in an effort to provide a balanced perspective. Health Psychology explores the development of the field and its research methodologies, theoretical models, and intervention possibilities.



Bangkok A Z on the cheap

Bangkok A Z   on the cheap Author Paul Williams
ISBN-10 9786162220081
Release 2017-03-09
Pages 82
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An A-Z look at Bangkok, based on a six month jaunt, with helpful information on getting the right accommodation, travel tips, eating and drinking haunts, plus much more, and doing it all on a budget. I have also covered my experiences on visa runs, taking in a world cup, experiencing a military coup, and how to get a visa for a partner, plus other snippets on life in Bangkok. I hope this book will give prospective long stayers to Bangkok an insight to living there, whether it is with a partner, working, or just holidaying, with some helpful tips and advice that will make your trip a success.



What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew Author Daniel Pool
ISBN-10 9781439144800
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 416
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A “delightful reader’s companion” (The New York Times) to the great nineteenth-century British novels of Austen, Dickens, Trollope, the Brontës, and more, this lively guide clarifies the sometimes bizarre maze of rules and customs that governed life in Victorian England. For anyone who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell “Tally Ho!” at a fox hunt, or how one landed in “debtor’s prison,” this book serves as an indispensable historical and literary resource. Author Daniel Pool provides countless intriguing details (did you know that the “plums” in Christmas plum pudding were actually raisins?) on the Church of England, sex, Parliament, dinner parties, country house visiting, and a host of other aspects of nineteenth-century English life—both “upstairs” and “downstairs. An illuminating glossary gives at a glance the meaning and significance of terms ranging from “ague” to “wainscoting,” the specifics of the currency system, and a lively host of other details and curiosities of the day.



The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare with a Glossary

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare  with a Glossary Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B251135
Release 1858
Pages 1124
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare with a Glossary has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare with a Glossary also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare with a Glossary book for free.



The Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House

The Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House Author Laura Lee Hope
ISBN-10 9781421811628
Release 2005-09-20
Pages 180
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - "Goodness, I've been careful so long I'm afraid it will grow on me," Mollie Billette, sometimes known as "Billy," retorted, a determined set to her pretty chin. "Someway, I've got to get it out of my system." The automobile, a big seven-passenger car, belonged to Mollie, and the four Outdoor Girls, having secured a half-holiday from their work at the Hostess House, were out for recreation. As may have been gathered, Mollie was driving. Amy Blackwell, fearful of an accident, was in the seat beside her, while Grace Ford and Betty Nelson, their beloved Little Captain, occupied the tonneau and amused themselves by laughing at Amy's fears.



English the American Way A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U S with Embedded Audio MP3

English the American Way  A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U S   with Embedded Audio   MP3 Author Sheila MacKechnie Murtha
ISBN-10 9780738684741
Release 2015-01-04
Pages 288
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REA’s English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U.S. with Embedded Audio & Mp3 Download Helps English Language Learners Improve Their Skills A fun guide to everything American for the English language learner! Authored by seasoned ESL instructors, this handy guidebook is perfect for people who already have a good grasp of English, but want to improve how they speak the language as it is spoken in the United States. Written in a lighthearted and easy-to-follow style, this book is a great resource for people of all ages and all nationalities. Each unit introduces commonly used phrases, vocabulary, and verbs, and offers sample dialogs to illustrate everyday American life. Sentence completions, quizzes, tips, and illustrations make learning fun. Individual units cover topics essential to the mosaic of American life: making friends, basic skills, driving, dining out, dealing with money, home life, emergency situations, doctor visits, handling a job interview, and more. To improve your pronunciation, listen to the embedded audio that accompanies this e-book or download the Mp3. The audio contains all the dialogues and pronunciation pointers found in the book so you can listen along and practice your speaking skills as you read. The dialogues are read by native speakers and are a great way to work on accent reduction. If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to improve your English language skills, this is the book for you!



Nut Egg and Dairy Free Sweets for Birthdays

Nut  Egg  and Dairy Free Sweets for Birthdays Author Lori Sandler
ISBN-10 9781429959568
Release 2011-09-06
Pages 32
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Previously published as part of THE DIVVIES BAKERY COOKBOOK. This mini cookbook is filled with an assortment of delicious recipes from Lori Sandler of DIVVIES BAKERY that are not only perfect for birthday parties and sharing with friends but also are free of the four major food allergens – peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and eggs (all vegan!). What ingredients are left out have been replaced by double dollops of the good and the gooey – like chocolate, oatmeal, and molasses, – making the confections not only safe to eat, but absolutely delicious for everyone, even those without food allergies. Divvies, an irresistible "fun-foods" company devoted to baking safe-to-eat, tasty treats for people with life-threatening food allergies, has been featured on Good Morning America and The Martha Stewart Show, as well as in the New York Times, New York Post, Gourmet Magazine, Vogue, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Daily Candy, and Urban Baby. All of their products are made in a dedicated facility where no nuts, eggs, milk, or ingredients that may have been exposed to these allergens are allowed in the door.



Chicken School

Chicken School Author Jeremy Strong
ISBN-10 9780141916712
Release 2007-01-04
Pages 160
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'I liked playing trains with my dad when I was seven or eight. But I'm eleven now. Where's the excitement . . . Where's my life?!' Tim's family is the Most Boring Family In The World and he's fed up. He wants fun! Thrills! Adventure! And school's just as boring too. But one day a phantom message about Tim appears and everything changes. Who is the day-glo scribbler – and what's so special about chickens anyway?