Come As You Aren’t

Rating: 5 out of 5 Review: Mix things up at home…or away!!! Come As You Aren’t is a fun way to put a little spice into your relationship. You may think this involves just the bedroom, or just sex, but you would be wrong. The Who, What, and Where cards make this game playable anywhere….

Everyday Watercolor

Rating: 4 out of 5 Review: Everyday Watercolor is a great book for learning the watercolor techniques needed to create beautiful pieces of art. This book teaches you what you need to know by breaking it down into 30 easy to follow lessons. Each lesson is short enough to finish in one day, so that…

Cherry Bombe

Rating: 4 out of 5 Review: Cherry Bombe is a¬†great collection of recipes from talented female chefs from around the world. From the first glance this book will grab anyone’s attention. Each recipe is accompanied by a beautiful picture that makes you want to start cooking right away. One doesn’t need to be an expert…

Holiday Cookies

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review: Don’t let the title fool you, this book will be great year-round! Holiday Cookies doesn’t take up a lot of physical space, but it packed with 30+ cookie recipes. Also contained are recipes for various confections. My favorite recipe in the entire book is the Apple Cider Caramels. These…

Peppers of the Americas

Rating: 5 out of 5 Review: One of my favorite books of the year! Whether you are wanting to know how to dry peppers at home or identify that odd pepper at the market, this book is for you.¬†Peppers of the Americas is an encyclopedia of information on a topic few realize is so vast….

Carve A Simple Guide to Whittling

Rating: 5 out of 5 Review: A great book for those who are new to whittling. The first 34 pages are filled with techniques and information to set you up for success in your projects. After that, Carve guides you through tutorials for a dozen projects from simple to complex. Each project has multiple, beautiful…

Draw 50 Sea Creatures

Rating: 5 out of 5 Review: If you are new to drawing, this book is perfect for you! I am not an accomplished artist. Not even a decent one. But with this book I am able to confidently replicate the steps necessary to draw any of the sea creatures included. What I love about this…

DUNE

Rating: 4 out of 5 Review: I would say this book was rated 3.5, but I round it up to 4 for what it has meant to the Sci-Fi world. Herbert does a great job of creating a desolate world. The scenery is fairly easy to imagine without too much description. Unfortunately, most of the…