Bestselling author and time-management expert Emilie Barnes gives women the basic strategies they need to survive in today’s busy world. Realistic and practical, each chapter offers proven methods for taking the stress out of meal planning, housekeeping, finances, holiday shopping, and more. In just 15 minutes a day, readers will discover how to– whip their…


Design Ideas for Kitchens presents a range of ideas for creating an attractive, up-to-date kitchen. Homeowners will find many excellent examples of kitchens of all shapes and sizes, including the traditional U-, L-, G-shape, one-wall, and galley configurations. It discusses the rethinking of the classic work triangle and illustrates the new way kitchens are planned…


A survey of cottages reflecting a variety of southern vernacular styles showcases an array of dwellings, from charming country getaways and rustic mountain retreats to simple beachside escapes and classic Victorians, all of which evoke the timeless charm of southern living.


Songbird Carving is a unique book that can be appreciated on two levels: first, as a step-by-step set of instructions, with exquisite photographs and hand-drawn illustrations covering techniques of carving, texturing, painting and mounting of five songbird projects; second, as a work of art unto itself. The five songbird projects featured are the Black-capped Chickadee,…