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The New One Minute Manager

The New One Minute Manager

The New One Minute Manager The New One Minute Manager: This book is a revised edition of the timeless business classic. First of all,  this book has been updated to help today’s readers succeed...

Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically

Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically: Plant these bulbs in late summer for an early spring display. Snowdrops are usually the first flowers to appear, brightening a dreary...

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad Mixed tomato egg and herb salad: First of all,  vegetarian dishes do not have to be boring. There are plenty of vegetables  that can be mixed together to...

Redemption's Edge

Redemption’s Edge

Redemption’s Edge Redemption’s Edge:  After losing everything, Dax seeks a fresh start as a Texas Ranger. When tragedy brings him to Montana, he meets Rachel. Rachel is a a nurse scarred by her memories...

Corn fritters for breakfast

Corn fritters for breakfast

Corn fritters for breakfast Ingredients: 20 g can of corn kernels, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives 2 green onions, finely chopped 2...

Beyond Grace's Rainbow

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow Beyond Grace’s Rainbow: When young single mother Grace Devlin is diagnosed with cancer her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant. But with her young son Jack...

Torch ginger plants are hardy

Torch ginger plants are hardy

Torch ginger plants are hardy Torch ginger plants are hardy:  First of all, torch ginger plants with flowers may reach 20 feet in height. So, due to the large height,  growing torch ginger in...

Beef stew with dumplings

Beef stew with dumplings

Beef stew with dumplings 750 g stewing beef 30 ml steak and shops spice 1 onion chopped 30 ml Oil 1 beef stock pots 250 ml red wine 750 ml hot water 4 potatoes...

The Crane Curse

The Crane Curse

The Crane Curse The Crane Curse: In Leeds Point shape shifters are common place. But are they behind the recent kidnappings and murders? Charming the Alpha When curvy Hannah Crane is startled by a...

Kalanchoe plant care

Kalanchoe plant care

Kalanchoe plant care Kalanchoe plant care:  Kalanchoe plants are thick leaved succulents that are often seen in florist shops or garden centers. Most end up as potted plants.  These pots can be displayed around...

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall:   Secrets cannot last forever in this heartfelt debut novel. It is a UK bestseller and contemporary Philomena story. In a crumbling mansion in a...

Growing Cape gooseberries

Growing Cape gooseberries

Growing Cape gooseberries Growing cape gooseberries: First of all, the Cape gooseberry is related to tomatillo, ground cherry and husk tomato. All in the genus Physalis.   Brazil is believed to be where Cape...

Pilchard and spinach bake

Pilchard and spinach bake

Pilchard and spinach bake Ingredients: 400 g can Lucky Star Pilchards in Tomato 1 bunch spinach, washed, trimmed and chopped Oil for frying 1 onion, finely chopped 112 g fat-free chunky cottage cheese Black...

The Good Life

The Good Life

The Good Life The Good Life: Between workouts, charity events, and shopping, Ann Barons keeps her days as full as her walk-in closets.  She shares an immaculate house with her CEO husband, Mike, and...

Tuna egg and cheddar bake

Tuna egg and cheddar bake

Tuna egg and cheddar bake Ingredients: 250 ml cheddar cheese, grated 15 ml fresh parsley, chopped 1 x beef stroganoff dry cook-in-sauce 3 x eggs, beaten 1 x 170g can tuna, drained 30 ml...

The Seduction of Water

The Seduction of Water

The Seduction of Water The Seduction of Water: When Iris returns home to write her mother’s biography and to also search for a missing manuscript, she discovers haunting secrets far beyond what she imagines....

Rose of Sharon makes an excellent hedge

Rose of Sharon makes an excellent hedge

Rose of Sharon makes an excellent hedge Rose of Sharon makes an excellent hedge:  An erect, deciduous shrub, the Rose of Sharon produces colorful, cup-shaped flowers in summer and fall.   Other common names...

Pasta with mushrooms spinach and cheese

Pasta with mushrooms spinach and cheese

Pasta with mushrooms spinach and cheese Ingredients: 150g frozen spinach, defrosted 800ml hot water 1 x box mince mate three cheeses flavour Box includes your pasta 15ml oil 125g button mushrooms 250ml feta cheese...

Mademoiselle Chanel

Mademoiselle Chanel

Mademoiselle Chanel Mademoiselle Chanel:  First of all,  for readers of The Paris Wife comes this vivid novel full of drama, passion, tragedy.   Also a beauty that stunningly imagines the life of iconic fashion designer Coco...

Smoked salmon potato cakes

Smoked salmon potato cakes

Smoked salmon potato cakes Ingredients: 3 x large potatoes, peeled and grated 1 x large onion, grated 45 ml cake flour 1 roasted vegetables veggie bake 2 x eggs 50 g Parmesan cheese, grated...

Lime trees are rewarding

Lime trees are rewarding

Lime trees are rewarding Lime trees are rewarding:  Limes lend a delicious tang and attractive green color to drinks, desserts and a variety of meals.  Grow your own lime trees and you will have...

The Goodbye Storm

The Goodbye Storm

The Goodbye Storm The Goodbye Storm:   Autumn Chase is painfully aware grief is a beast that will not be chased off before it is ready to leave.   When an icy road and...

Lobelia plants look lovely in hanging baskets

Lobelia plants look lovely in hanging baskets

Lobelia plants look lovely in hanging baskets Lobelia plants look lovely in hangings baskets:  The tiny clustered flowers of lobelia look lovely in hanging baskets. These flowers are most commonly blue, although they may...

The Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden The Butterfly Garden:  Sometimes we are lucky enough to get that second chance. In life and in love.  That Second Chance Series are stand-alone stories, of strong women who battle heartache and...

Chocolate cake topped with cherries and liqueur

Chocolate cake topped with cherries and liqueur

Chocolate cake topped with cherries and liqueur Bake this cake for Valentine’s Day Ingredients: 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 100 g butter, softened 100 g caster sugar 1 free-range egg 100 g self-raising flour ½...

The Paleovedic Diet

The Paleovedic Diet

The Paleovedic Diet The Paleovedic Diet:  First of all,  this is a total-body program. It  incorporates cutting edge research which includes the principles of Paleo nutrition and Ayurvedic medicine. In addition,  Dr. Akil Palanisamy,...

Catmint

Catmint

Catmint Catmint:  First of all,  this fast-growing herb,  produces lavender blooms , with green grey leaves. It grows in full sun or partial shade and is very drought tolerant. In addition, this plant is an...

Vegan pizza

Vegan pizza

Vegan pizza: Vegan pizza:  This one is a quick recipe that involves no more than mixing a few basic ingredients and patting the dough into the pan. No need to wait for the dough...

Found

Found

Found Found: Twenty-seven-year-old ICU nurse Natalie Ulster has a desire to see the world. This is just in case she dies as young as her mother had.  She needs to heal, which is compensation for...