Books To Read This Spring And $10 Chapters Gift Card Giveaway


How will you celebrate our Mother Earth this spring? 

Below are a selection of our favorite environmentally-friendly and green books that offer earth-saving and sustainable tips that will leave readers feeling inspired and ready to save the earth one page at a time. 


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Making Vegan Meat by Mark “Sauce Stache” Thompson

 Plant-Based Recipes For Meat Lovers That’ll Have You Doing A Double-Take

Eating Healthy doesn’t have to be hard. And it certainly doesn’t have to be boring either. Foodie enthusiast, food scientist and Youtuber Mark “Saustache” is here to show you a multitude of vegan and vegetarian dishes that will satisfy your tastebuds and have your guests exclaiming, “Wait! That’s Vegan?”

Easy, Creative, Plant-Based Recipes. From mouthwatering BBQ ribs made from mushrooms to Crispy Bacon from Bananas. Learn to have fun in the kitchen and step out of your comfort zone and into a deliciously, healthier plant-based lifestyle.

Find it on Amazon or Bookshop!

 

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Secrets of Home Staging by Karen Prince

#1 New Release in Home Plans and How-to & Home!

Are you overwhelmed by the idea of home staging?Don’t know what to do or where to start? In Secrets of Home Staging, award-winning home stager, Karen Prince, guides you through the home staging process with easy home décor ideas, design tips, and advice on how to stage your home to sell.

Home staging made simple. Secrets of Home Staging isn’t just an indispensable guide for the everyday homeowner, it’s also geared to realtors and those committed to real estate investing and flipping houses. With potential home buyers pre-shopping homes online and dismissing many of them in as little as three seconds, it is essential your home is staged to look its best. Secrets of Home Staging helps you navigate the home staging process with an easy-to-follow guide.

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Natural Remedies for Your Home and Health by Laura Ascher

Natural Remedies for Your Home & Health is a guidebook for using essential oils to keep your household naturally healthy and clean. It includes simple homemade recipes for everyday purposes: skincare, haircare, cleaning, and medicine, with a few extra natural remedies along the way!

Revamp your entire home with natural, safer products. Natural Remedies for Your Home & Health contains a wealth of information about natural essential oils, what they are, how they work, and how to use them safely. In this book, find several simple recipes for clean beauty products, and even everyday cleaning products. All of these practical recipes can be used on a regular basis. Plus, discover natural health tips and learn how to make some swaps in the laundry room that will save you time and money!

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Sustainable Minimalism by Stephanie Seferian

Break the consumption cycle. Eco-minimalism is a hot-button issue right now, and for good reason. Living a life with less can be the key to saving our precious planet. We are addicted to buying and then storing things; It’s a constant cycle―one that many are longing to break. Who wants their hard-earned money to go toward something that soon ends up in a landfill?

A guide to eco-minimalism with a plan that is realistic. Manufacturing "stuff" exploits Earth's precious (and finite) resources. And then there's the harsh reality of where it all goes. Our discarded possessions ultimately head to landfills and contribute to environmental pollution, releasing greenhouse gases during breakdown and decomposition. Learn to master the easiest tasks first and build upon your successes―a practical and stress-free process. Now that’s sustainable!

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Like a Tree by Jean Shinoda Bolen

#1 New Release in Forestry, Forests & Rainforests

 

This masterful work by internationally known author and speaker Jean Shinoda Bolen provides an insightful look into the fusion of ecological issues and global gender politics.

Of trees and women. This book on the importance of trees grew out of Bolen’s experience mourning the loss of a Monterey pine that was cut down in her neighborhood. That, combined with her practice of walking among tall trees, led to her deep connection with trees and an understanding of their many complexities. From their anatomy and physiology, to trees as archetypal and sacred symbols, Bolen expertly explores the dynamics of ecological activism spiritual activism and sacred feminism. And, she invites us to join the movement to save trees.

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The Food Revolution by John Robbins

#1 Bestseller in Agriculture & Food Policy

A revolution in food-politics. When John Robbins released an early version of this book in 1987, he took the first steps in the food revolution. His insight into the harm caused by America’s eating habits was a wake-up call for many.

Making conscious food choices. It is obvious to us that what we eat affects our bodies, but what we may not realize is that what we eat also affects our world. In fact, most of the foods that are bad for us (think genetically modified products) also negatively impact our environment. By approaching our eating habits with intentionality, we benefit our own health and that of the world we live in.

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Love Earth Now by Cheryl Leutjen

Love Earth Now is your go-to guide for discovering what you can do to effect meaningful change, starting right now.

Author Cheryl Leutjen's book of planetary self-help is a deeply thoughtful, often neurotic, and sometimes comedic exploration of her own efforts to make an eco-contribution. Through personal observation, that she records in stunningly beautiful prose, Leutjen's ode to our planet is one of the most distinctive ecological books to come along in a generation. 

 

These eco-mindfulness moments provide the opportunity to reflect and discover what you can do right now that will mean more to the world than all that power and influence can buy.

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Green Homekeeping by Alice Mary Alvrez

With the gentle guidance of eco-expert, Alice Mary Alvrez, you can start with baby steps and progress to an advanced eco-warrior! Start with these inspired ideas and the 52 simple ways to reduce your waste, eat organic, and keep toxins out of your home. Inside this helpful and hopeful guide, you'll find tips for greening up all the areas of your life. Learn surprising facts about your impact on the environment and change your habits with do-it-yourself ideas.

Help our planet: Start with small changes, like turning off the tap, and work your way up to raising chickens and composting your leftover food. Whether you want to be a green rookie or an eco-master, you can help the planet every week of the year.

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The Going Green Handbook by Alice Mary Alvarez

Save money, be inspired, and go green with this helpful and easy handbook!

Inspired living for the environment: Make your footprint planet-positive. With the gentle guidance of eco-expert, Alice Mary Alvrez, you can start with baby steps and progress to living the green good life! Level up your eco-knowledge with these 52 creative ideas and easy ways to reduce your waste, eat organic, and keep toxins out of your home.

A DIY handbook for all levels: Whether you want to be a green rookie or an eco-master, you can help the planet every week of the year. The Going Green Handbook is an inspiring and instructive guide to living the handmade life by consuming less and creating more. Use little, live big!

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Guilt Free & Green by Terri Paajanen

Learn new eco-friendly, sustainable living ideas from an expert who has been successfully practicing green living on her 5 acres for the over 10 years

Green living: More than just a guide, Guilt Free & Green offers planet positive alternatives and not just the obvious ones. This inspiring how-to book teaches you with easy-to-remember ideas that actually are practical and with money-saving ideas that make you want to live green and stay there.

Sustainable living: Whether you have been an avid environmentalist for years or are just getting started, this book gives new and interesting ideas. Half the battle is changing your habits and getting your head around the idea of the change so that it actually happens. The emphasis is on improving quality of life while also making green changes.

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Vegans Save the World by Alicia Alvarez 

Plant based diet and nutrition: Millions of people have turned to a plant-based diet for the sake of both themselves and the planet. Now, tens of thousands of people have put down their knives in favor of a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss or to control blood pressure and cholesterol.

Not-so-healthy carnivore to healthy clean eating vegan:This utterly unique vegan cookbook offers over 100 easy-to-make vegan recipes and many basic woman eco-warrior and plant-powered cook recipes. Alvrez shares her green-living methods and cooking techniques as well as sage advice about food and nutrition. Eating your veggies is essential to good health, especially for families and children. Growing the organic veggies you eat is even better!

Find it on Amazon!

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2 comments:

  1. I would encourage imaginative play by having dress up clothes available. I loved doing that as a child!

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    1. Dress up is such a great way to spark adventure!

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