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Disrobed: How Clothing Predicts Economic Cycles, Saves Lives, and Determines the Future
3.61
really liked it
I have a fascination for how often seemingly different things link together so when I read the description of Disrobed, a book that looks at how what ...more
Nov 2017
Nov 03, 2017
 
Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1)
3.92
really liked it
Jane isn't having a good week--fired from her library job, car breaks down, walking along the dark road mistaken for a deer and shot dead by a drunk h ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
 
The 3-Day Cleanse: Drink Fresh Juice, Eat Real Food, and Get Back into Your Skinny Jeans
3.66
liked it
I picked this book up a while back along with some other detox/cleanse books. A quick and decent resource for different cleanses with information abou ...more
Jan 12, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
One Bowl: A Guide to Eating for Body and Spirit
3.60
liked it
A little book that I picked up when looking for thoughts on eating mindfully. The author proposes that you become more aware and in touch with your fo ...more
Nov 21, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
 
Unearthed: Love, Acceptance, and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden
3.77
really liked it
I love to look at plants, I love to eat them, I don't love to work in the yard or garden other than sometimes puttering around the clay pots of herbs ...more
Jul 19, 2016
Jun 17, 2016
 
Home Herbal: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking, Brewing, and Blending Your Own Herbs
4.23
liked it
A fairly complete resource of healing herbs and plants, their properties, what health issues they solve and how to use them with recipes for both food ...more
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
 
Vegan's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Inspiration for Cooking, Eating, and Living Compassionately
4.21
really liked it
This book has been sitting on my bedside table for a couple of months now since I got it at the Borders close-out sale. In addition to going through a ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
 
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
4.04
really liked it
Review Excerpt:

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle follows the Kingsolver family as they commit to consciously eating food they have produced/raised or food fr
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Nov 20, 2013
May 31, 2008
 
The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week)
3.73
really liked it
Review Update: Having first read this book back in 2011 (and cooked the Navy Bean Soup recipe from it), I recently re-read The Feast nearby as part of ...more
May 26, 2015
Apr 01, 2011
 
Return to Beauty: Old-World Recipes for Great Radiant Skin
3.79
liked it
I have been having fun with this book, cooking up masks and scrubs from food ingredients to curb my desire to buy the fancy packaged stuff. ;-) So far ...more
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Mar 05, 2011
 
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
3.63
liked it
I stumbled across this book as I was foraging for good deals at Borders. It's a fun little read about the author's experiences homesteading and going ...more
Aug 26, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for You and Your Home
3.88
really liked it
Have had this book for awhile but just recently read through it and used some of the recipes for cleaning products for a demo at Whole Foods. Everythi ...more
Apr 19, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
Making & Using Dried Foods
3.80
really liked it
I am still getting used to the food dehydrator I purchased and bought this book based on the reviews and comments that it was a good basic guide to pr ...more
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 07, 2010
 
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
3.92
really liked it
Interesting and absorbing book based on the author's James Beard Award-Winning article in Gourmet magazine a couple of years ago. The book explores th ...more
Jun 20, 2011
May 20, 2011
 
McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container: A Container Garden of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits and Edible Flowers
4.17
really liked it
I am loving this book--it is helping me not kill my container herbs. It has a lot of different herbs and lots of great details, as well a some recipes ...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 08, 2010
 
Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source with More Than 200 Recipes for a Healthy and Sustainable You
3.95
really liked it
Great book, interesting information about the way we eat and the way we should eat and great recipes that will help me use up the items in my CSA box. ...more
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Sep 08, 2009
 
Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
4.04
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Jul 03, 2009
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.07
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Jul 03, 2009
 
The Balanced Plate: The Essential Elements of Whole Foods and Good Health
4.12
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Jul 03, 2009
 
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
3.97
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Jul 02, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables
4.03
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Apr 02, 2014
 
How to Pick a Peach
3.83
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May 31, 2008
 
Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally
3.73
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May 31, 2008
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