Learn how the human-canine connection can be built and made stronger.
“The best way to appreciate all we have in life is to always look towards our dogs and cue off of them for finding target odor and the funner things in life.”
Canine Detection is a relative new hobby and sport. This book will explain what it is and, with the use of stroytelling, author Suzanne Catalano writes about her experiences with learning, practicing, and competing in the Canine Performance Sport, Scent/Nose Work. She explains the history behind this new sport, the national organizations that sanction it, what nose work is, what the dogs are searching for, and more. She also gives information about the competitive aspect by sharing her own trial competition experiences.
But it doesn’t stop there. Suzanne also demonstrates how the bond, the human-canine connection, can be built by using as an example the relationship she has with her amazing dog, Winnie.
In this book, you’ll discover:
What nose work is
How to better understand (and love) dogs
A way to form an even stronger relationship
The pleasures in life with a happier dog
About faith and the personal transformation Suzanne has experienced doing Nose Work.
And lot’s more
“Nothing can heal our souls, bring us joy, and help us find our way in life better than the smiling face of a dog and her nose.”
Get A Little Dog’s Adventures in a Big Dog’s World today!
Meet Suzanne J Catalano
Suzanne J Catalano has traveled across the country with her dog, Winnie, learning, practicing and competing in the K9 Performance Sport; Nose Work. In a short time, Suzanne and Winnie have earned many competitive titles and are currently trialing at the Elite and Detective levels.
Suzanne’s stories are now filled with insight and inspiration as she shares what she has learned doing Nose Work. In her book, A Little Dog’s Adventures in a Big Dog’s World, Suzanne demonstrates the remarkably deep connection she now has with her dog and is passing on her philosophy with examples of doing Nose Work Winnie’s way.
Suzanne (D’Ambrogi) Catalano, a Sonoma County, CA native where she lived her whole life, has recently picked up and moved to the Sonoran desert in Tucson, AZ.
“I have been a Redwood Tree all my life. It’s time to be a Saguaro.”—S.Catalano
Your kids will love learning how to draw cool stuff with the following easy-to-follow step-by-step illustrations and tutorials. The simple steps in this drawing book will show you and your kids how to draw optical illusions, 3-dimensional letters that pop out of the page, 3d cartooning effects, and cool things that will blow your mind.
Meet Rachel Goldstein
Rachel has been in love with drawing and art ever since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She was never good at it until she realized a better way to draw. Rachel figured out that when she found simple geometric shapes, alphabet letters, and numbers in what she was trying to draw, she could actually draw things much more accurately. She still draws this way as an adult. Rachel has been teaching kids how to draw for almost ten years now on her site, drawinghowtodraw.com, and her drawing techniques really work! With her no-tears strategy, learning how to draw is fun for children as young as 5 years old, but also for adults and teens.
Welcome to the Agrihood, Housing, Shopping, and Gardening for a Farm-to-Table Lifestyle, has something for everyone—new homebuyers, city-dwellers, and retirees. Award-winning author Anna DeSimone explains all the ways that sustainably sourced, locally grown food is healthier, preserves farmland, and lowers your carbon footprint.
LIVE IN AGRIHOOD, an eco-friendly, healthy-lifestyle community centered around a professionally managed farm. Discover why agrihoods are winning awards across the nation for “best places to live.” You can have a beautiful, sustainably built home with the latest energy conservation features, and yet be surrounded by pastoral landscapes and natural habitat. This book takes you through a virtual tour of agrihoods, known for amenities such as charter K-12 schools, clubhouses, fitness centers, boating, golf, horseback riding, swimming, walking, hiking, and biking trails. Best of all, many are surprisingly close to major cities and metro areas.
ORGANIC ROOFTOP FARMS are the newest trend in multifamily housing, where tenants can take the elevator to shop for fresh food, or perhaps dine at the on-site café where meals are prepared with food from the chef’s garden. Many apartment complexes are incorporating community gardens into the landscape or offering individual raised-bed gardens for tenants to grow their own produce.
GROW YOUR OWN ORGANIC FOOD on your porch, balcony, or in your backyard with helpful tips, planting guides, and valuable resources about sustainable, chemical-free, and environmentally friendly growing methods. This book teaches the basics of organic certification, food safety, biodiversity, beekeeping, soil testing, composting, and local laws. With infographics and clear commentary, readers will understand how sustainable agriculture helps the environment, and how far food travels. You might be inspired to start planting microgreens indoors after learning about aeroponics, hydroponics, and aquaponics.
SHOP FROM THE FARMER YOU KNOW and learn the story behind your food. This book illustrates the “harvest season,” and describes the scope of food products and pick-your-own options at “on-farm” markets. You’ll learn about “food hubs,” mission-based organizations dedicated to sustainable agriculture, fair trade, social, and environmental causes. Food hubs bring together local farmers, fisheries, ranchers, and artisans. By enrolling in a season-long “farm share” program known as “Community-Supported Agriculture” your family can enjoy fresh, healthy food and connect with the people who plant, manage and harvest your food.
Contents: •The Local Food Sensation •Say Hello to Your Farmer •Urban Agriculture •Agrihoods •Backyard Farming •Community-Supported Agriculture (CSAs) •On-Farm Markets •Food Hubs
BOOK INCLUDES A NATIONAL DIRECTORY OF AGRIHOODS AND LISTS OVER 2,200 RESOURCES TO BUY FRESH, LOCALLY GROWN FOOD. Listings include farm’s website address (direct links on ebooks).
A cold case heats up when the handsome detective, Frank Fontana, asks for Jessica Huntington’s help. Who killed his cousin Kelly? Does Jessica want to know the truth about her high school friend’s tragic death?
??? Can She Handle What Digging Into The Past Might Reveal?
Jessica hopes Bernadette’s right as she races headlong into Kelly’s troubled past. Believed to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Palm Springs, the investigation into Kelly’s death had quickly grown cold. Now more than a decade later, a lowlife meth addict claims to have witnessed her death and swears: “It weren’t no accident! It was on purpose.”
??? Searching For Answers
Why would anyone have done such a thing to the 19-year-old, auburn-haired beauty with a voice like an angel and a streak of wild? Join Jessica and her friends as they try to figure out whodunit and why!
??? Jessica Huntington is back in her second mystery by USA Today bestselling author, Anna Celeste Burke.
“A twisted tale of intrigue kept me up late at night to finish this book. This mystery will lead your thoughts in different directions while trying to guess the author’s intent and solve it in your mind. Jessica Huntington is a clever lady that doesn’t suffer fools lightly and she surrounds herself with interesting friends that keep the story moving. Add the setting of Palm Desert and you will want to join her as the story unfolds. I enjoyed the read very much.”
Miriam Webster’s a woman with a few secrets—can she keep them after she and her spirited Dalmatian, Domino, find a body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff?
When Miriam Webster moves into the Seaview Cottages active adult community, the last thing she expects is to find a body on the bluffs nearby. The mystery takes a quick detour when Miriam and her friends return to Fitzgerald’s Bluff with the Deputy Sheriff. The dead woman’s gone, but not for long. Where the body turns up is only one of the surprising twists the mystery takes for Miriam and her friends.
>>>Tracking Down the Killer
Convinced that the local deputy isn’t up to the task of finding a killer on the loose, Miriam and her gang of Grand Old Lady Detectives [G.O.L.D.] set out to discover the truth about a body on Fitzgerald’s Bluff.
>>>Can they solve the mystery without becoming the killer’s next victim?
To find out, grab your copy of book 1 in this new cozy mystery series by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Anna Celeste Burke. Recipes included.
*****Voted one of the 50 Self-published books worth reading, 2015!***** We should all have a Bernadette in our lives… Set in California and Mexico in the 1960s this tale evokes a simpler, more innocent time and place. A story of love, loss, and resilience in the face of a haunting mystery. What readers are saying about Love a Foot Above the Ground 5***** “If you believe in love, please read this book and you will be enlightened by the power of everlasting love….Five stars to this one!” 5***** “This is a stunningly rich saga played out in the culture of Mexico’s Baja California, as a young girl learns the lessons of life, love, jealousy and betrayal. Against the odds, she ultimately finds peace and happiness, but not in any way you might expect from the intricacies of this fine saga.” 5***** “The writing style is fabulously romantic and mysterious and the scenery brilliantly described. By the end of the book I felt as though the people and places involved were actually real.” 5***** “The book was so powerful and a completely fascinating read.”
You Woke Up Worthy is a 21 day guided workbook and journaling experience for women who struggle with feeling worthy of their big dreams. It’s designed to help you let go of shame and self-judgment, re-connect to your higher self, create a daily self-love practice, get clear on your purpose and big dreams, and start living your best life now rather than someday. As women we are bombarded with messages on a daily basis that undermine our awesomeness. We are told we must buy this special cream or weight loss shake, and then we’ll be enough. We are told we must get the guy, have a high-flying career, and be the perfect mothers without letting a single shoe drop. The truth is we are all worthy and enough, just the way we are. There’s nothing we must do to prove our worthiness. There’s nothing we must do to earn it, either. This workbook will help you discover that truth within yourself so you can wake up and start living your best life instead of everyone else’s. Over the course of 21 days, Britny guides you through daily journaling prompts and self-love exercises to help you not only love yourself more but also completely transform your life so that it aligns with the woman you actually are rather than the woman everyone else expects you to be. Are you ready?
Declutter your home and have a little fun in the process. A clean home is the key ingredient to a happy and organized lifestyle.
Do me a favor: close your eyes and imagine a pristine house filled with organized cabinets, clean bathrooms, and an immaculate kitchen. The very thought of this house probably conjures up one of those amazing houses you see on TV where it goes from shack to palace in what seems like a matter of hours! Now, I want you to imagine that house is yours! Ok, so I can’t give you the HGTV house of your dreams. But I can help put you in your journey to decluttering your home and improving your life.
Decluttering is both an art and a science. The good news is that you’ve come to the right place.
• Why is decluttering important? Improve efficiency, increase space, save money…the list goes on. • How to get ready…organize, start small, start now! • How to get started. Storage? Dispsoal? Cleaning supplies? We’ve got it covered. • Get motivated…stay motivated • Beating procrastination: Face your fears. Don’t overwhelm yourself. Stay positive!
Take action! Download this book and start the journey today.
A lot of people go through life acquiring things. These range from clothing, books, toys, collections of interest to vehicles and antiques. These things, when gathered over the years could become more of clutter than collections. The reason is simple. There is only so much you can make use of in one lifetime.
Most times, many of these items are acquired during moments of impulsive buying or when the urge to splurge beckons. The sad thing about acquiring stuff that you would never use, is the fact that they would spend years and decades gathering dust in your rooms, garage and basement while someone out there needs them but cannot afford them. It is not uncommon to see someone who had acquired stuff over the years, wanting to unclutter their space. They wake up one day and come to the glaring realization that the items which they had spent a greater part of their lives acquiring has never given them permanent satisfaction, a sense of purpose or lasting fulfilment.
Actually, rather than bring joy, clutter brings lot of distraction with it.
So when these people realize this, they begin to pursue the minimalist lifestyle. Unfortunately, most people do not know where to start or how to decide what should go and what should stay. This is understandable because they had been used to buying a lot of new stuff without getting rid of the old ones.
Living a minimalist lifestyle might not be exciting, but it is freeing. Minimalism frees an individual from the shackles of materialism and the strong grip of consumerism. Imagine a garage that has only your car and a couple of boxes in it. Imagine your basement having more space without you falling over things while trying to navigate it in the dark. Imagine an airy living room and bedroom without the musty smell of clothes that are never worn and books that nobody bothers to read.
You see how beautiful it would be to live like that?
If you are worried about how to go about being a minimalist, worry no more. This book will teach all you need to know about freeing up your living quarters and having next to no unnecessary properties creeping in on your personal space. Every chapter is packed with lot of lessons which every collector and aspiring minimalist should know. From the origin of clutter and its effects to decluttering your space, this book opens your eyes to a world better than the one you are used to. A world where material possessions do not matter as much as time spent seeing the world or staying with loved ones. Eight chapters in all, each one walks you through the escape and freedom that a minimalist life gives.
Couple of things you will learn
Evolution and the clutter culture
The effects of clutter on an individual’s health and overal wellbeing
Does your child, tween, or teen love super cute baby animals, boys, girls, and cartoon characters? Well this is called Kawaii / Chibi style and it is a part of the whole Manga/Anime craze. This book will teach them in an easy way how to draw 25 cute Chibi boys and girls wearing animal onesie costumes / pajamas. And as a plus, most of these Chibi characters are cuddling with their supercute Kawaii stuffed animals and pets. This book will teach your child how to draw, step by step, with the easiest approach possible…by using alphabet letters, numbers, symbols, and other simple shapes. Each tutorial makes learning how to draw Chibis as simple as possible. Kids will learn how to draw cute Chibi characters wearing all sorts of adorable costumes (onesies) such as a cat, dog, dragon, dinosaur, unicorn, raccoon, bear, panda, monkey, lion, bunny, duck, dolphin, tiger, frog, giraffe, and more. Easy Peasy. Chibi characters are known for their huge expressive eyes, larger heads, and smaller proportions (baby-like). The Kawaii critters that are part of many of the drawings are easy to doodle and are part of what makes this style so much fun to learn how to draw. Drawing Chibis is a perfect stepping stone for aspiring Manga / Anime artists. Rachel has been teaching kids how to draw for almost ten years now, and this drawing technique really works! With this no-tears strategy, learning how to draw is fun for children as young as 5 years old, but also works for adults and teens. Cartooning is fun for kids, but even more fun when it comes easy to them. This book does just that…makes drawing fun and easy for kids. This book will turn your child into the artist that he or she wants to be.
Each cute Chibi drawing lesson is a step by step process. Each tutorial is broken down into the simplest of steps that can be followed by most children. Your child doesn’t need to know how to read or write letters to follow these drawing lessons. In fact, even young children can enjoy this book. The only thing your child needs is time and interest. This book is for both boys and girls, and is good for kids of most age ranges, but is best for kids aged 9-12 – but if your kids are 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, etc, they will all have fun trying these drawing tutorials out. Have fun drawing the day away! Let the Chibi / Kawaii drawing and doodling start now!
Just an FYI. This book teaches your child how to draw Chibi / Kawaii characters, animals, and things that we created. It does NOT teach your child how to make up their own Chibi / Kawaii characters.