Pure Soapmaking

Author: Anne-Marie Faiola
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612125343
Size: 14.43 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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The pure luxury of soaps made with coconut butter, almond oil, aloe vera, oatmeal, and green tea is one of life’s little pleasures. And with the help of author Anne-Marie Faiola, it’s easy to make luscious, all-natural soaps right in your own kitchen. This collection of 32 recipes ranges from simple castile bars to intricate swirls, embeds, and marbled and layered looks. Begin with a combination of skin-nourishing oils and then add blueberry puree, dandelion-infused water, almond milk, coffee grounds, mango and avocado butters, black tea, or other delicious ingredients — and then scent your soap with pure essential oils. Step-by-step photography guides you through every stage of cold-process soapmaking.

Plastic Free

Author: Beth Terry
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781634500357
Size: 16.54 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“Guides readers toward the road less consumptive, offering practical advice and moral support while making a convincing case that individual actions . . . do matter.” —Elizabeth Royte, author, Garbage Land and Bottlemania Like many people, Beth Terry didn’t think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans, and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. In Plastic-Free, she shows you how you can too, providing personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and individual solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint. Presenting both beginner and advanced steps, Terry includes handy checklists and tables for easy reference, ways to get involved in larger community actions, and profiles of individuals—Plastic-Free Heroes—who have gone beyond personal solutions to create change on a larger scale. Fully updated for the paperback edition, Plastic-Free also includes sections on letting go of eco-guilt, strategies for coping with overwhelming problems, and ways to relate to other people who aren’t as far along on the plastic-free path. Both a practical guide and the story of a personal journey from helplessness to empowerment, Plastic-Free is a must-read for those concerned about the ongoing health and happiness of themselves, their children, and the planet.

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

Author: Ramit Sethi
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781848944886
Size: 19.62 MB
Format: PDF
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I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a practical approach delivered with a non-judgemental style based on the four pillars of personal finance – banking, saving, budgeting and investing – and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship. Witty, entertaining, wise and practical, Ramit Sethi explains how to automate your money flow - i.e. earn while sleeping, why your new best friend should be the taxman and how to beat banks and credit cards at the fee game. How do you negotiate a raise? How can you manage student loans? And can you still enjoy your daily latte and buy that iPhone? Sethi's 6-week plan shows you how: Week 1: Optimise your credit cards and learn exactly what to say to get fees waived Week 2: Set up no-fee, high-interest bank accounts that won't cost you Week 3: Open investment accounts even with a small amount of money Week 4: Figure out how much you’re spending. And then learn how to make your money go where you want it to go! Week 5: Automate your new infrastructure to make your accounts play nicely together Week 6: Why investing isn't the same as picking stocks - how to get the most out of the market with very little work.

Simple Natural Soapmaking

Author: Jan Berry
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781624144059
Size: 13.74 MB
Format: PDF
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Create Fabulous Modern Soaps The Truly Natural, Eco-Friendly Way With this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with detailed tutorials and step-by-step photographs for making traditional cold-process soap and the more modern hot-process method with a slow cooker. Jan presents 50 easy, unique soap recipes with ingredients and scents inspired by the herb garden, veggie garden, farm, forest and more. Sample soap recipes you won’t want to miss are Lavender Milk Bath Bars, Sweet Honey & Shea Layers Soap, Creamy Avocado Soap, Citrus Breeze Brine Bars, Mountain Man Beard & Body Bars and Classic Cedarwood & Coconut Milk Shave Soap. Featured resources are Jan’s handy guides to common soapmaking essential oils and their properties, oil and milk infusions with healing herbs and easy decoration techniques. The book also contains Jan’s highly anticipated natural colorants gallery showcasing more than 50 soaps that span the rainbow. Soap crafters of all levels will enjoy referencing this book for years to come. All recipes are sustainably palm-free!

The Simple Dollar

Author: Trent A. Hamm
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0132119641
Size: 12.20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Struggling with debt? Frustrated about work? Just not satisfied with life? The Simple Dollar can change your life. Trent Hamm found himself drowning in consumer debt, working in a job he couldn’t stand… and figured out how to escape that debt and build the fulfilling career he’d always dreamt about, all at the same time. Hamm shared his experiences at TheSimpleDollar.com—and built it into one of America’s top personal finance websites. Now, The Simple Dollar is a book: packed with practical tips, tools, and lessons you can use to transform your life, too. This isn’t just “another” personal finance book: it’s profoundly motivating, empowering, practical, and 100% grounded in today’s American realities. Trent Hamm will show you how to rewrite the rules, creating healthier relationships with money… and with your loved ones, too. With his help, you can get out of debt, start moving forward, and build the strong personal community that offers true happiness—no matter what happens to the economy. · Escape the plastic prison, and stop running to stand still 5 simple steps to eliminate credit card debt… and 5 more to start moving forward · Shift your life’s balance towards more positive, stronger relationships Learn how to put the golden rule to work for you · Discover the power of goals in a random world Then, learn how to overcome inertia, and transform goals into reality · Navigate the treacherous boundaries between love and money Move towards deeper communication, greater honesty, and more courage

Using Public Relations Strategies To Promote Your Nonprofit Organization

Author: Ruth Ellen Kinzey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135024253
Size: 13.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Learn how to strategically execute public relations assignments! In Using Public Relations Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit Organization, you will explore an easy-to-follow explanation on why nonprofit groups must take a more business-like approach in their communications. You will also discover instructions on how to make newsletters, annual reports, speaker's bureaus, and board selection easy yet effective. As a marketing, public relations or development professional, you will gain effective public relations tools that are within your established budget parameters. Public relations expertise is becoming extremely important to the survival of nonprofit organizations as more and more nonprofits compete for dollars. Using Public Relations Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit Organization recognizes that nonprofit professionals may wear many different hats and may have very limited public relations or marketing training. Therefore, with Using Public Relations Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit Organization, you will find that even a novice communicator will be able to perform marketing and public relations tasks in an effective, strategic manner. Some of the areas you will explore include: adopting a business strategy step-by-step guide to creating your annual report step-by-step guide to creating your nonprofit newsletter how to set up an effective speaker's bureau, strategically market your speaker's bureau, and monitor its effectiveness in generating revenue for your nonprofit organization writing speeches to promote your nonprofit organization using audiovisual aids and nonverbal communication in your speeches selecting and organizing a board of directors board of directors job description, recruiting and retention Using Public Relations Strategies to Promote Your Nonprofit Organization explains why you must take a more business like approach to public relations write nonprofit groups and assists the novice public relations specialist with executing basic PR tasks that are pertinent to an organization's profits. You will gain step-by-step guidance on steering your nonprofit organization to financial success.