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Norris, Melissa K.

Summary: Do you long for simpler days? Do you wish you had the time to offer your family home-grown meals? Does your heart cry for a quiet place in this fast-paced world? Blogger and homesteader Melissa K. Norris inspires with practical and easy methods to help you cook from scratch, garden, preserve your own food, and see God's fingerprints in your everyday busy life. You'll learn how to plan, plant,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2016

Norris, Melissa K.

Summary: Do you wish you could slow down and create a home you and your family love and enjoy spending time in? Melissa K. Norris, author of The Made-from-Scratch Life and voice of the Pioneering Today podcast, offers down-to-earth tips and guidance to help you learn how to...bake old-fashioned recipes (everything from biscuits to shepherd's pie) with quick, stress-free steps grow, harvest, and preserve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2017

Summary: Offers information and instructions on living a greener, more self-sufficient lifestyle, including how to build a log cabin, how to raise livestock, and how to make candles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 BAC

Kondo, Marie

Summary: Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if people properly simplify and organize their home once, they'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom a person to pick away at piles of stuff forever. Her method with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 648 KON

Oliver, Martin.

Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for completing a variety of tasks encountered in daily living.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 646.7 OLI

Rapinchuk, Becky

Summary: In Clean Mama’s Guide to a Healthy Home, Becky Rapinchuk, author of Simply Clean and creator of the popular cleaning website Clean Mama, provides a step-by-step guide to take charge of your home’s wellness with a comprehensive, all-natural cleaning system.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648.5 RAP

1 hold on 33 copies

Summary: Learn insider secrets, decorating tips and DIY solutions from your favorite HGTV stars.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Communications 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

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1 available in Magazine, Call number: 2021-03

Gehring, Abigail R.

Summary: Gehring’s books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, Gehring offers a guide to country living skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Good Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 GEH

Ricks, Marie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Keep your house clean, your family fed, and your budget balanced. With over three decades of professional organizing experience, Marie Ricks will walk you step by step to a calmer, happier life. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic like meal prepping, shopping, organizing your whole house, managing stress, and more to help you create more time in your day and more peace in your home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: CFI, an imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc. 2018

Summary: Offers smart and stylish ways to find storage space, make the most of your yard, tidy up around the house, enjoy carefree entertaining and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 648 GOO

Summary: Ree Drummond wants you to be a part of The Pioneer Woman Magazine! Each issue is full of great tips, easy recipes, fun shopping, heartfelt stories and tons of laughs. Find dozens of family-friendly recipes. Go behind the scenes at Ree's ranch. Try fun, easy decorating tricks and crafts. Meet Ree's family and friends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Communications. 2017

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5 available in Magazine, Call number: 2020-Fall
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Summary: Health, fitness, life skills, character education, relationships, technology, and language arts are all covered in this magazine for teens.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1985

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12 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: 2019/20-12/01
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Kondo, Marie

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Summary: This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2014

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648 KON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 648 KON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 648 Kondo 2014

Reid, Megan

Summary: A collection of the authors' favorite life hacks and mini-upgrades, such as craft cocktails on the cheap or tips for a perfectly planned staycation. Sometimes it takes as little as nine dollars to turn your life around. How to find simple pleasures in a pricey, wellness-obsessed world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Gift 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 REI

Summary: "More than 200 of our best ideas for kitchens, bathrooms, closets, home offices, bedrooms, kids' rooms, and more"--Cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. 2012

Boyle, Erin

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Summary: "For anyone looking to declutter, organize, and simplify, author Erin Boyle shares practical guidance and personal insights on small-space living and conscious consumption. At once pragmatic and philosophical, Simple Matters is a nod to the growing consensus that living simply and purposefully is more sustainable not only for the environment, but for our own happiness and well-being, too. Boyle...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 660 BOY

Ernst, Lisa Campbell.

Summary: Profiles a range of common household objects--from soap and scissors to keys and toilets--to explain the basic principles of how they function.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Apple Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 640 ERN

Kondo, Marie

Summary: Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if people properly simplify and organize their home once, they'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom a person to pick away at piles of stuff forever. Her method with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 648 KON

Peterson, Chris

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press, or herb-drying rack? How about a clever two-bin composter, horse-blanket washing machine, or genuine Langstroth beehive? In Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency, you'll find these projects and a couple of dozen more to help you develop and grow your self-reliant lifestyle. Where most self-sufficiency books give you pages of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2014

Storey, M. John

Summary: Just in time for the millennial back-to-basics movement--more than 150 experts share their knowledge and experience in this ultimate guide to living a more self-sufficient, satisfying life. 1,200 2-color illustrations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 640 STO

Twiddy, Robin

Summary: Let’s explore the material world! Why is a milk bottle made of plastic? Why is a sweater made of wool? What’s the best material for a slippery slide? Take a closer look at the many materials around you, and discover what your world is made of in this interesting and informative series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BookLife 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 620.11 TWI

Griffith, Nathan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cobblemead Publications 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GRI

Gwynne, Carrie

Summary: In Doing household chores, learn more about how cleaning smart can lead to a healthier life. In Keep it clean, Jake finds out what happens when a person does not keep up with chores.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 648 GWY

Jones, Steven

Summary: "Homesteading From Scratch is for people who want to do things differently--the type of people who want to eat real food, grow herbs, make cheese, raise baby animals, hunt mushrooms, pick blackberries, unschool their children, can jelly, ferment kraut, farm organically, connect to nature, live intentionally, and more. Guiding readers from desire to full-blown off-the-grid living--and everything...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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