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Posted on January 3, 2022 at 11:53 AM by Genesis Gaule
Hey Master Builders: LEGO Club is on a new day! Join us on TUESDAY, January 11 at 5pm for the first 2022 build-fest. More information
The Pioneer Woman Cooks—Super Easy! by Ree Drummond
Drummond shares tips and recipes that will free you up and transform your cooking life as well! Her recipes range from effortless breakfasts to breezy skillet meals to speedy soups to ready-in-minutes Tex-Mex delights, so you'll have lots of options for any given meal. Many recipes in this cookbook call for step-saving (and sanity-saving) shortcuts that will revolutionize the time you spend making meals for your family, and all of them are utterly scrumptious! Filled with funny anecdotes, delightful asides and notes from her family about their favorite dishes, this book will help you fall in love with cooking all over again.
Fuzz by Mary Roach
When Nature Breaks the Law // Join Mary Roach on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet. What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A grizzly bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? As New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline at the crossroads of human behavior and wildlife biology.
Messy Minimalism by Rachelle Crawford and Denaye Barahona
Realistic Strategies for the Rest of Us // Minimalism doesn't always mean a perfectly curated home that is always tidy. Messy minimalism is less about perfection and more about purpose. Rachelle Crawford lays out strategies for reducing waste, curbing consumption, decluttering, and finding lots more joy in the way that best supports your family.
Fixed by Amy E. Herman
The Fine Art of Problem Solving // Herman outlines her step-by-step approach, providing a fresh set of tools to help us kick start our critical thinking skills and enable us to find solutions to some of our most intractable problems. Herman explains the artist's use of the creative process and teaches us how to analyze paintings, sculpture, mixed media, photography, and contemporary art. By learning how to look at these works more astutely, we hone our powers of perception and discover deep-seated truths about ourselves that often prevent clear-thinking and optimal decision making. Once we recognize our biases, we can overcome them and see solutions we were previously blind to. Herman's approach doesn't take an art degree -- only the willingness to open our eyes and our minds.
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