Astrid Katy Smythe is beautiful, smart and popular. She's a straight-A student and a committed environmental activist. She's basically perfect.Hiro is the opposite of perfect. He's slouchy, rude and resentful. Despite his brains, he doesn't see the point of school.But when Astrid meets Hiro at the shopping centre where he's wrangling shopping trolleys, he doesn't recognise her because she's in disguise - as a lobster. And she doesn't set him straight.Astrid wants to change the world, Hiro wants to survive it. But ultimately both believe that the world needs to be saved from itself. Can they find enough in common to right all the wrongs between them?A romantic comedy about life and love and trying to make the planet a better place, with a little heartbreak, and a whole lot of hilarity.
This hip little guide to easy everyday environmentalism will help you green the home, garden, office, traveling, and shopping, one simple step at a time. Learn how to implement the fundamentals of 'RE' in your everyday life: REduce, REuse, and REcycle - all with eco-friendly ease. From conserving to carpooling, from CFLs to LEDs, The Little Green Handbook will provide you with all the tools and tips you need for smart and sustainable living. 160 pages, elastic band place holder.
A quick and handy guide to smart eating choices from the diet that's transforming America belly by belly. All across America, people are changing their bodies-and their lives-thanks to the Flat Belly Diet! Now, making the best choices for a flat belly in the supermarket, at home, in a restaurant, or anywhere is even easier with the Flat Belly Diet! Pocket Guide. This handy and user-friendly book provides at-a-glance information such as: - a complete 28-day meal plan featuring all-new on-the-go recipes - corresponding shopping lists specially designed to maximize your shopping dollar - lists of serving sizes and calorie counts to help you make MUFA meals you love - best meal choices at the vending machine, the airport, popular restaurants, and more - pantry staples and Flat Belly Diet-friendly brands Including 90 all-new quick meal and snack pack recipes, each tested for time and taste, and created by a registered dietitian in response to questions from real dieters, the Flat Belly Diet! Pocket Guide is both an easy introduction to the diet for those who have yet to try it and an essential companion for the thousands who already swear by it.
* Cryptography is the most effective way to achieve data securityand is essential to e-commerce activities such as online shopping,stock trading, and banking * This invaluable introduction to the basics of encryption coverseverything from the terminology used in the field to specifictechnologies to the pros and cons of different implementations * Discusses specific technologies that incorporate cryptographyin their design, such as authentication methods, wirelessencryption, e-commerce, and smart cards * Based entirely on real-world issues and situations, thematerial provides instructions for already available technologiesthat readers can put to work immediately * Expert author Chey Cobb is retired from the NRO, where she helda Top Secret security clearance, instructed employees of the CIAand NSA on computer security and helped develop the computersecurity policies used by all U.S. intelligence agencies
The Mystery Shopper's Manual is your complete guide to a successful mystery shopping career, whether you are male or female, whatever your age and wherever you live. If you are looking for a flexible, fun way to make extra money, mystery shopping may be for you! You can get paid to shop, eat in restaurants, get your hair cut, go to the movies and more and Cathy Stucker will show you how. This updated and expanded edition of the industry-favorite guide is packed with insider knowledge. Both beginning & experienced mystery shoppers will become better, more successful shoppers with the information here, including: A step-by-step plan to get started. How to avoid the scams. Get started without paying to shop. How to maximize pay and reimbursements. What to say in your reports and how to say it. How to make your mystery shopping more profitable. The information in the manual comes directly from the experts-mystery shoppers and the owners of mystery shopping companies. You'll learn how mystery shopping really works, and you'll have all the information you need to get started! You've seen the come-ons about mystery shopping. Now get the truth. This is the book that tells what mystery shopping is really like, and how you can make money as a professional shopper. I have personally trained more than 10,000 mystery shoppers, and I can help you become successful! Whether you are just getting started, or ready to take on more shopping assignments, you'll get the help you need in The Mystery Shopper's Manual. Get your copy today! Here is what's new in the 7th Edition: Every page was reviewed, and changes were made to almost every one. The content has been expanded by more than 40%. A few chapters were thrown out completely, and new ones were added. There is a new chapter on avoiding mystery shopper scams. The chapter on writing reports was expanded to include more tips and examples. There is more about shopping with smart phones and using other technology. The Quick-Start Plan was updated with additional resources. The Manual is still great for beginners looking to get started as mystery shoppers, but it also includes more advanced information. What got cut? The biggest change is that I removed the list of mystery shopping companies and instead direct you to an online list I can update regularly. Even if you have read a previous edition of The Mystery Shopper's Manual, you will find much that is new here.
For girls who care about global warming and next season´s hot looks, Green is the New Black is a must-have accessory. Does our shopping addiction contribute to climate change? What´s so special about organic cotton? Who are the real fashion victims behind $5 jeans? From green carpet glamour to ethical bling, slow and low travel to the joys of swap parties, Blanchard explains the principles of green fashion, from why it matters to how to do it, with fun facts and essential directories on every aspect of sustainable stylish living. Full of emerald-hued fashion secrets from Blanchard´s celebrity friends, Green is the New Black is smart, inspirational, and will show even the most diehard shopaholic how she can salve her desire and her conscience, and begin to pull off one of fashion´s toughest colors with ease. Ready to be eco-fabulous? If you want to change the world and your wardrobe, don´t go shopping without it!
Does it feel as if you're fighting your body to lose even one pound-or just to maintain your current weight? Respected health and wellness expert and bestselling author Jillian Michaels has been there, too. So she consulted top experts in the field of metabolism and discovered that she'd inadvertently been abusing her endocrine system for years. After 'fixing' her own metabolism, she decided to share what she learned by devising this simple, 3-phase plan that engages all the weight-loss hormones (including the friendly HGH, testosterone, DHEA; and the not-so-friendly: insulin, cortisol, and excess estrogen). In Master Your Metabolism, discover how to: &#8226; REMOVE 'anti-nutrients' from your diet &#8226; RESTORE foods that speak directly to fat-burning genes &#8226; REBALANCE energy and your hormones for effortless weight loss Michaels offers a wealth of information throughout, including: shopping lists and online shopping resources, hormone-trigger food charts, how to eat 'power nutrient' foods on a budget, smart strategies for eating out, quick and easy recipes, as well as mini-programs for addressing PMS, andropause, metabolic syndrome, PCOS, and menopause.
Join 15 of Moda's all-star designers as they take scrap quilting to the next level with imaginative, eye-catching patterns created especially for your collection of precuts. Got a stash of fanciful fabrics you can't wait to use? Or need an excuse to go shopping? Get inspired today! What's your favorite precut--fat quarters, fat eighths, 2 1/2-inch strips, Layer Cakes, or charm squares? You'll find patterns for all of them! Each designer shares 'Scraps of Wisdom,' so your stash of precut purchases can become a stroke of genius Must-make patterns from today's top designers: Jenny Doan, Carrie Nelson, Edyta Sitar, Lissa Alexander, Lynne Hagmeier, Lisa Bongean, Sherri McConnell, Amy Smart, Corey Yoder, Sherri Falls, Amy Ellis, Laura Boehnke, Jan Ragaller, Susan Ache and Lisa Calle
Renowned cardiac researcher and bestselling author Dean Ornish, M.D., has inspired millions of people to choose a healthier lifestyle and a low-fat diet. But low-fat cooking can be time-consuming and hard to fit into a busy schedule, so Dr. Ornish has found 150 wonderful ways to make it fast, delicious and fun. Everyday Cooking with Dean Ornish includes 150 easy and extraordinary recipes that are extremely low in fat and cholesterol -- and high in flavor. You'll find slimmed-down versions of comfort foods that are delicious and nutritious, from French Toast and Hashed Browns to enchiladas and lasagna, from Creamy Corn Soup and Spicy Arkansas Chili to Southwest Pizza and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. The recipes are quick to prepare, the ingredients are familiar and inexpensive and there are hundreds of smart time-saving tips on cooking, shopping and serving. Now you no longer have to choose between good food and good health.