Description: Twelve prompted letters offer an immediate way for grandparents to give the gift of a lifetime to their grandchild of any age. When favorite memories and words of wisdom are sealed with the included stickers and postdated for future opening, this paper time capsule becomes a priceless heirloom for generations to cherish.
Description: With a beautiful golden package and a broad range of fortune-telling, this brilliant little gift book is an eye-catching guide to understanding the future for anyone curious about what fate has in store for them. Behind the golden cover and gold page edges, it dives into the meaning of names, zodiac signs, and birthdays, unveils the significance behind friendships, color choices, and love interests, and provides fun and entertaining predictions for everything, from career to self-fulfillment, romance, and health. A companion to the bestselling Fortune-Telling series, The Golden Book of Fortune-Telling invites amateur astrologists, fortune-tellers, and mystics to uncover what is foretold and attract good fortune wherever they go.
Description: Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, gift-worthy tribute.
By Heidi Gibson, With Nate Pollak, Photographs by Antonis Achilleos
Size: 7 1/2 x 9 in
Page Count: 176
Description: Melted cheese between slices of toasted bread—the ultimate in comfort food. This mouthwatering cookbook features 39 grilled cheese recipes created by Heidi Gibson, winner of seven grilled cheese championships and the co-owner (with husband Nate) of the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen in San Francisco. The classic Mousetrap is dripping with three kinds of cheese. The Piglet wows with its thinly sliced ham and sharp cheddar. And grilled cheese makes a great breakfast—just add an egg! With 40 additional recipes for great accompaniments and side dishes—including hearty soups, many varieties of mac & cheese, spicy pickles, and tangy spreads—plus tips on choosing the best bread and cheese and techniques for grilling each sandwich at just the right temperature, anyone can create the perfect grilled cheese sandwich.
Description: ltimate Appetizer Ideabook is a cook's gold mine. Chock-a-block with updated classics, modern-day favorites, and totally unique recipes for hosts of all skill levels, every single preparation is photographed so party planners can envision their array of treats. The 225 recipes cover everything from dips, spreads, and one-bite nibbles to heartier fare requiring a fork or a spoon as well as a section of little sweets perfect for an all-dessert soiree. Whether hosts want to add snazzy new offerings to their repertoire, establish a set of quick recipes for impromptu gatherings, or just learn to make basic appetizers, this chunky, distinctively packaged little volume makes an exceptional pair with our bestselling Ultimate Bar Book.
Description: In Infused Booze, Kathy Kordalis teaches you how to create delicious flavored spirits to enhance your cocktails and brighten up any home bar.
It's so simple to infuse your own spirits – all that's required is a glass bottle, your spirit of choice, some added flavors, and a little imagination and time. If you need your booze to be ready in a flash, Same-Day Bacon Bourbon is here to save the day (and blow your mind!). Savor the decadent Salted Caramel Vodka, or take summer refreshment to the next level with Cucumber Gin. Make your own Quick Limoncello for the perfect digestif or spice up your parties with Jalapeño Tequila.
With a flavored beverage to suit any occasion, Infused Booze is full of ideas to boost your spirits.
Description: The best dads are like the best coaches: they motivate, support, mentor, encourage, and guide. In this perfect-for-gifting book, parenting expert and author of Dad's Playbook (almost 100,000 copies sold) Tom Limbert gathers inspiration from some of the biggest names in sports about the lessons they learned from their dads in order to triumph and thrive. Reflections from the likes of Stephen Curry, Natalie Coughlin, Tom Brady, and others are gathered into chapters about values that are powerful on and off the field, such as discipline, enthusiasm, and commitment. Packaged as a handsome hardcover, this motivating and entertaining book is the perfect way to show any father or father-to-be that they are the world's Most Valuable Dad.
Description: Dogs know how to talk to us—they do it all the time. A pair of raised ears or a wagging tail can speak volumes to those in the know. In this heartfelt ode to the furriest of family members, dog lovers get the chance to say something back, sharing personal letters penned to their beloved companions. With gorgeous accompanying photographs by Robin Layton, this collection of letters and portraits features a wide range of dogs and their owners, including everyday people with remarkable stories as well as celebrities like Hilary Duff, Tony Bennett, and Oprah Winfrey alongside their pooches. Throughout, these tales of perseverance, love, and loyalty celebrate the deep and devoted friendships that humans share with their pups.
Description: From the creators of Happiness Is . . . (more than 125,000 copies in print!) comes a smile-worthy gift book to show dads how much we care—on Father's Day, their birthday, or any other day of the year. Each book features 200 reasons to treasure those only-with-Dad moments, from getting much-needed advice to learning a new recipe, building a tree fort, taking a long walk together, sharing inside jokes, or just getting a big hug. Featuring the brand's signature sweet illustrations and friendly tone, these books celebrate all the personal moments, big and small, that we love to share with Dad.
Description: From wet noses to fuzzy paws, babies and toddlers will love learning the parts of the body from the adorable dogs and puppies in Heads & Tails. With lively images from the lens of expert animal photographer Carli Davidson, this sturdy book is perfect for the very youngest readers—and fun for the whole family.
Description: This handmade journal features colorful and intricate designs by Amrita Sen. Delicate multicolored embroidery and screen printing on the cover provide a luxurious texture, while 120 lined pages of quality recycled cotton paper make this journal as practical as it is lovely. Made in India
Description: From the lens of expert animal photographer and New York Times bestselling author Carli Davidson, an adorable cast of canine characters star in this doggone delightful tribute to everyone's favorite idioms, from "working like a dog" to "the dog days of summer." These endearing and hilarious images are sure to make any animal enthusiast smile in "two shakes of a dog's tail!"
Description: Brew is the most comprehensive, easy-to- follow guide to home brewing on the market. Making good beer at home is easy, and oh so cheap. Brew takes the novice beer-enthusiast by the hand and talks you through the process. You don't need to go out and buy loads of equipment; with a plastic bucket or two, you can make great craft beer and customize it to your own tastes. From American, European, and British beer, through to specialty beers, sours, lagers, and lambics, James Morton guides the reader with step-by-step photographs and comprehensive instructions on getting started, bottling, and storing, key ingredient types, and troubleshooting tips. Every taste and skill level is catered for.
Description: From the creative duo behind the bestselling Me Without You and Happiness Is... comes How to Be a Cat, a lighthearted illustrated guide to living life as a feline. Distinctive artwork and quirky captions confirm what we already know: cats actually rule the household. Ranging from simple truisms ("Look cute enough to attract cuddles") to perceptive observations ("Consider life a never-ending belly rub"), this charming book is a must-have gift for anyone who shares their life with a feline friend (or vice versa).
Description: There's a new cat in town! This feisty sibling of the international bestseller I Could Pee on This will be making its own sensational mark in the cat-poetry world. I Could Pee on This, Too explores fresh feline emotions and philosophical musings through cats' own poetry, such as "Welcome New Cat," "Sleeping My Life Away," and "You Also Live Here." Any cat lover who's longed for a deeper look into the enigmatic world of their cats will fall whiskers over paws for this well-versed follow-up.
Description: This book of 12 fold-and-mail letters invites mothers to capture the fleeting memories of their babies' first years. Each letter bears a prompt for moms to reflect on their hopes and dreams for their little ones. The letters can be postdated, sealed up, and gifted for the years to come. In the future, their children get to break the seals to receive the greatest gift imaginable: a tangible expression of their mother's love. This heirloom-quality keepsake makes a priceless gift for the expectant or the more experienced mother.
Introduction by Sebastian Kaufmann, Edited by Alexandra Redgrave, Edited by Jessica Hundley
Description: A trusty companion for the slow and thoughtful home and the inner utilitarian in us all, The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster and Master Other Simple Pleasures allows you to experience the singular satisfaction of doing it yourself. Each project, whether caring for cast iron or planting with the seasons, is supplemented with expert tips to inspire and empower. Organized into five sections—Kitchen, Outdoors, Home, Gardening, and Grooming—the comprehensive guide features detailed instructions and original artwork for tasks both simple, such as brewing the perfect cup of coffee, and exploratory, such as fording a stream and reading the sky. Accompanying the how-tos are tried-and-true products selected from the Kaufmann Mercantile store that not only help one get the job done but are also a joy to use.
As editors Alexandra Redgrave and Jessica Hundley describe in the introduction, "This book began out of a curiosity for how we grow, build, and craft the world around us. We discovered that there's an art to a simple task done well - it calls for consideration and creativity, the rolling up of sleeves, and the digging into of details. It means getting messy, and, perhaps, messing up. In our world of modern convenience, doing it yourself is immensely rewarding. And so, consider the book in your hands as a starting point. We hope you, like us, find inspiration in these pages to experiment, to investigate, to create, and to enlighten your everyday."
Description: Internet sensation Grumpy Cat’s epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone, the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world. Featuring brand new as well as classic photos, and including grump-inspiring activities and games, Grumpy Cat delivers unmatched, hilarious grumpiness that puts any bad mood in perspective.
Description: A dog’s the best friend any boy or girl could have. And, as this canine companion to the New York Times bestselling book I Could Pee on This reveals, they can give cats some competition as the best poet in the house. “I Dropped a Ball,” and “Can You Smell That?” are just some of the verses that will have kids grinning. The poems are illustrated with color photographs of the dog poets doing what they do best.
Description: Now beginners, experts, and teachers alike can make rejuvenating meditations part of daily life with this beautifully illustrated deck of fifty yoga poses and meditations. Each easy-to-use card gives detailed instructions, benefits, and an affirmation. If you're short on time, you can pick just a single card, or for a more guided experience, follow one of the sequences provided. Create an exercise routine that focuses on your specific needs. In the park or at the office, these portable cards are perfect for stress relief, promoting strength and energy, and relaxation--anytime, anywhere.
Description: This is THE new happiness book. From Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling, famed illustrators and New York Times bestselling authors of Me Without You, this adorable gift book illustrates 500 things to be happy about. Happiness is . . . an unexpected bouquet, watching the sea, fixing something, a good high five, and so much more! The charming, make-you-smile illustrations hit just the right note—not too sappy, not too sweet—and remind us that there are dozens of things to be happy about every day. A universally appealing gift for birthdays, graduations, holidays, or a little pick-me-up, this cheerful collection is sure to be a hit year after year!
Description: Just when we all thought things couldn't get any cuter, from the author of the New York Times bestselling I Could Pee on This comes I Knead My Mommy, a book of confessional poems about the triumphs, trials, and daily discoveries of being a kitten. From climbing walls to claiming hearts, these little cats bare all in such instant classics as "And Then You Said 'No'" "Ode to a Lizard I Didn't Know Is Also a Pet in This House and I Will Save You." With adorable photos of the poetic prodigies throughout this volume gives readers a glimpse into their confused and curious feline minds as they encounter the world around them.
Description: Whether you’re giving thanks or comforting a friend in need, saying a little prayer instills a spiritof joy and brings peace of mind. For people of all faiths seeking to enrich their prayer life, this keepsake journal is filled with practical tips, inspiring quotes and prayers, and plenty of space to record insights and reflections.
From the Cambridge Women's Pornography Cooperative, Photographs by Susan Anderson
Size: 6 x 6 in
Description: Prepare to enter a fantasy world. A world where clothes get folded just so, delicious dinners await, and flatulence is just not that funny. Give the fairer sex what they really want—beautiful PG photos of hunky men cooking, listening, asking for directions, accompanied by steamy captions: "I love a clean house!" or "As long as I have two legs to walk on, you'll never take out the trash." Now this is porn that will leave women begging for more!