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How Come I Don't Have This Job? The Coolest Career Memoirs EVER

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with automobile engineers, Automobile Industry, biographies, biography, Careers, Chocolate Industry, divers, food critics, Jobs, Librarians, libraries, marine scientists, memoirs, occupations, photographers, Underwater archaeology and wildlife photographers

Careers so awesome, it is almost a crime to get paid to do these things. Now if I could just find a book written by a professional napper.

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Fresh Titles to Inspire Spring Cleaning! And Maybe Fixing that Thing You’ve Been Meaning to Fix

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cleaning, declutter, DIY, home economics, home repair, housekeeping, life skills, minimalism, orderliness, organization ideas and storage in the home

Get your home in order ... books on cleaning, organization and home repair.

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4 Episodes to Get You Hooked on Podcasts

Posted about 1 month ago by Kelly P

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with biography, bullying, businesspeople, gardeners, hope, Humorous Fiction, podcasts, redemption, Satire, sports stories and urban agriculture

If you aren’t already a podcast listener, it can be a little daunting to look at all the podcasts available. Here are 4 great episodes from some of my favorite podcasts to get you started.

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5 Books to Inspire Your Spring Home Decor Refresh

Posted 2 months ago by Allison F

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with design, DIY, handicraft, home decorating, home furnishings, interior decoration, minimalist and remodeling

If the changing seasons have you ready to change up the decor in your home, read on for a selection of books that provide tips as well as inspiration to get you started.

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