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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

The Good Life for Less: Giving Your Family Great Meals, Good Times, and a Happy Home on a Budget

The Good Life for Less: Giving Your Family Great Meals, Good Times, and a Happy Home on a Budget - Amy Allen Clark,  Jana Murphy A lot of stuff that I'm already doing, but a good comprehensive overview. I think there are some creative suggestions, especially in terms of family activities that make it worth taking a look. Homemade onion soup mix -- sounds like a good idea. Lemon chicken in the slow cooker. homemade "rice and roni"Choosing a signature piece to bring for potlucks, holidays. The emphasis is on the piece and you can make it quickly whenever you need to -- no need to stress trying new dishes all the time. Change your frame. A picture frame matted to 8x11 opening. Change the picture out on the frame for holidays, seasons, special occasions. Homemade sidewalk paint. Homemade treasure stones.Gifts. Have a signature style -- be known for giving books, music, whatever. Using vinegar to clean, remove smell.Declutter. Repurpose spaces that aren't working for you.