"Christmas isn't just a day, it's a frame of mind." - Valentine Davies
The Little Book of Christmas celebrates all things festive, from jolly traditions around the world, to merry musings from Christmas enthusiasts and inspirational tips on creating a joyful yuletide.
With goodwill to all, presents under the tree and turkey on the table, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year! Whether it snows or not, let this sweet little book get you in the festive spirit!
The perfect companion for Christmas festivities, this delightful gift of a book explores the rich history surrounding the Nativity. Filled with more than 75 entries featuring the fascinating details behind the story of the Immaculate Conception, Jesus's birth, the crèche, the Magi, and so much more, these pages illuminate the many ways the first Christmas is celebrated throughout the world. Beautifully illustrated with vibrant lithographs taken from prayer books and missals, The Little Book of the Nativity is a joyful treasure for a family to gather around year after year.
This festive follow-up to The Little Book of Saints and The Little Book of Angels explores the wonderful rituals and rich history surrounding Christmas. From the story of the nativity to the legends that have inspired beloved holiday traditions (like why Father Christmas arrives through the chimney), this collection includes Christmas customs from around the world. Beautifully illustrated with color lithographs taken from missals and prayer books, and presented in an elegant package with a padded case, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker, this joyful little book is a Christmas treasure for the whole family to gather around year after year.
This visual cornucopia of a cookbook is the guide to entertaining with effortless style. Celebrated author and food blogger Shelly Westerhausen shares the secrets to creating casually chic spreads anyone can make and everyone will enjoy (and envy). Organized by time of day, 40 contemporary arrangements are presented with gorgeous photography, easy-to-prepare recipes, suggested meat and drink pairings, and notes on preparation and presentation. Helpful advice includes tips on portioning, picking surfaces and vessels, pairing complementary textures and flavors, plus a handy chart featuring board suggestions for a variety of occasions (from holiday parties to baby showers). Platters and Boards is an inspiring housewarming or hostess gift and resource for throwing unforgettable get-togethers.
Love Your Life showcases a collection of uplifting messages that will inspire you to discover your inner happiness. Within its pages you will find 100 inspirational ideas and pieces of advice. Each of these will only take a moment to read, but if put into action, will create lasting change in the way you live. Find the time to daydream, be your own cheerleader, forget about being perfect, focus on what you are getting right, give the people you love the best of you, live boldly, choose to be happy!
A positive and inspirational package, Love Your Life combines quotes from international thought leaders and inspirational words from Domonique to teach us to integrate these ideas into our lives to help improve them day-by-day. A successful life is not always about getting or achieving more; it is also about appreciating and utilizing what you already have.