by Nancy Bates
What's inside? Knit unique beanies inspired by the jaw-dropping and unique landscapes from each of the 63 US National Parks. From the brightly colored pebbles of Lake McDonald in Montana's Glacier National Park to the regal granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome in California's Yosemite Valley, the US National Parks contain some of the most recognizable and iconic natural landmarks in the world. Capture the majesty each national park offers with original beanie patterns created by knitting designer and outdoor enthusiast Nancy Bates.
Home Therapy: Interior Design for Increasing Happiness, Boosting Confidence, and Creating Calm
by Anita Yokota
What is it? Therapy meets home design in this holistic, beautifully photographed guide to incorporating self-care and mental wellness into all your living spaces.
Why should I read it? Whether you're looking for better work/life balance or design solutions for your family, licensed therapist turned interior designer Anita Yokota walks you through her signature method for setting up your home to boost your mind, body, and spirit.
Featuring: beautiful photographs and practical tips, Home Therapy focuses on the four "domains" that must be addressed in each room in order to holistically improve your living experience:
by Margot Guralnick
What's inside? Low-impact living is about making thoughtful, eco-friendly choices in your home. But being sustainable doesn't have to mean sacrificing style. That's where Remodelista comes in. In this comprehensive guide, they decode the secrets to creating a home that's good for the planet-and totally livable.
Featuring: Low-impact houses and gardens; Favorite objects for everyday use; Fuss-free DIYs for household upkeep and improvement; Where to shop and how to get rid of excess; and more!
What's inside: Whether you're a total novice, a newly minted plant parent or an experienced indoor gardener, this book will help you take the next step to having a well-planted home.
Featuring: cool plant projects and styling ideas to make the most of your houseplants. This friendly guide will help you discover how to make a mounted wall garden, a kokedama and an air plant mobile. Create enviable shelf displays, terrariums and hanging plant features.
Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Forever Files by Deb PerelmanWhat it is: the tasty third cookbook from popular Smitten Kitchen blogger and Instagrammer Deb Perelman, who puts the spotlight on dozens of thoroughly tested recipes that readers will make again and again.
Recipes include: Slumped Parmesan Frittata, Bialy Babka, Essential French Onion Soup, Carrot Tarte Tatin, Cozy Chicken and Dumplings, Crispy Oven Pulled Pork, Portobello Hoagie, Strawberry Summer Stack Cake.
My Hygge Home: How to Make Home Your Happy Place by Meik WikingWhat it is: an inspiring look at making your home and life better using the Danish concept of hygge to create cozy, welcoming spaces, based on the author's research at Copenhagen's Happiness Institute.
What's inside: lovely photos and illustrations, friendly writing, and an assortment of tips, design ideas, checklists, and more.
Did you know? "Some studies suggest we spend around 90 percent of our time indoors."
Cookbooks You May Have Missed
Cheryl Day's Treasury of Southern Baking by Cheryl DayWhat's inside: Acclaimed Savannah, Georgia baker Cheryl Day delivers mouth-watering recipes that celebrate Southern baking, plus gorgeous photos, Southern baking rules, recommended tools, and fascinating history.
Chapters include: Hot Breads and Crackers, Slow Breads, Gathering Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Grits and Grains, Jams and Preserves, Basics.
Recipes include: Hush Puppies, Cornmeal Griddle Cakes, Savory Chicken Cobbler, Mushroom Hand Pies, Hello Dolly Bars, Strawberry Rhubarb Slab Pie, Pig-Pickin' Cake, Red Velvet Cupcakes.
Half Baked Harvest Every Day: Recipes for Balanced, Flexible, Feel-Good Meals by Tieghan GerardWhat it is: the latest cookbook from bestselling author and blogger Tieghan Gerard that offers 125 "healthy-ish" recipes focusing on tasty dishes using whole foods, plus tips and inspiring color photos.
Recipes include: Sheet Pan French Toast, Chai Orchard Doughnuts, Salmon Cobb Salad with Nutty Green Ranch, Pizza Pasta with Crispy Pepperoni Breadcrumbs, Spicy Shrimp Tacos, Chocolate Olive Oil Cake, Maple Oatmeal Lace Cookies.
by Kwame Onwuachi with Joshua David Stein
What's is it? A cookbook celebrating the food of the African diaspora, from Nigeria and Ethiopia to the Bronx, the Caribbean, and the American South, from the James Beard Award-winning author of Notes from a Young Black Chef
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