Away from the frontlines of World War II, in towns and villages across Great Britain, ordinary women were playing a vital role in their country's war effort. As members of the Women's Institute, an organization with a presence in a third of Britain's villages, they ran canteens and knitted garments for troops, collected tons of rosehips and other herbs to replace medicines that couldn't be imported, and advised the government on issues ranging from evacuee housing to children's health to postwar reconstruction. But they are best known for making jam.
"Tread Carefully & Be Amazed"
2 Second Lean will flip your world right-side up. It's a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple two-second improvement. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker Paul A Akers, as he takes you on a LEAN journey that will transform every aspect your life - from your home to the office.
Jake Owens is tired of life on his parents' Montana ranch, catering to city folk who want a taste of old-fashioned country living. He enjoys life in the fast lane, with fast cars and even faster women. When he falls in with the wrong crowd and is accused of murder, a stranger's bizarre offer at a second chance might be his only hope to clear his name. Rachel Parker is highly devoted to her family. A tragedy prompts a daring move to the Oregon Territory for a fresh start in a new land.
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She'll risk anything to save her child…even the truth. It's taken nine years and a cross-country move, but Audra Valentine Wheyton has kept her secrets safe. She's created the perfect life - a husband who loves her, a daughter she adores, and a position as head writer for an award-winning daytime soap. When her husband dies suddenly, Audra returns to her hometown for the funeral and faces a community that has not forgotten her meager beginnings and a man who has never forgiven her for marrying his brother.
In this remarkable collection of BBC recordings, we hear what the people of the Home Front listened to as they lived, loved, laughed and worked through the dark days of World War Two; from the stirring speeches and air-raid sirens, to the humour and music that helped to keep them smiling through.
Exploring the downfalls of being a freelance writer, this cautionary tale explains what happens when one becomes self-employed, celebrating cubicle-free living through a brilliant comic narrative on the real-life ups and downs of a full-time writer.
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2 Second Lean will flip your world right-side up. It's a practical way to improve your life every day by making a simple 2 second improvement. Join author, business expert, radio show host, and international speaker, Paul A. Akers, as he takes you on a LEAN journey that will transform every aspect your life... from your home to the office.
Could you use a little extra cash? Do you need to make some money to pay a few bills, go on vacation or just build up some savings? Would you like to earn extra income working from home in your pajamas? Looking for part-time employment in order to help make ends meet is challenging, and working a second, or even a third job, can quickly wear a person into the ground. But sometimes you need money to make ends meet.
"Existing-Home Sales Fall for Second Straight Month" is from the September 22, 2016 Economy section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Josh Mitchell and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
Women and men remember, with disarming honesty, the experiences that unfolded for them, including chronic uncertainty, the fear of enemy invasion, the deprivations that came with rationing, and the intensity of wartime romantic relationships. Based on frank, in-depth interviews, Home reveals the reality of civilian wartime life in New Zealand during the watershed years from 1939 to 1945.
Fourteen years ago, Lorelei Parker fell in love with her best friend, Cole Williams, but instead of forever, she ended up with a broken heart. Now, if they can put their past behind them, Lorelei and Cole may find a second chance.
Bringing the United States during World War II dramatically to life, this title presents an introduction to the challenges that faced America at the start of a war long thought avoidable.
Get ready to cook a mouthwatering assortment of delicious entrees for your evening or lunchtime meal. Yes, that's right. The Essential Kitchen Series delivers a wonderful variety of recipes in one quick bundle. You'll get an assortment of eggplant recipes that can easily be made at home. Enjoy a host of recipes that will simplify meal planning, save you time, and help you enjoy something delicious every single day.
Gwenda and Douglas Brady were among the millions of British children sent to live with new families for their own safety during the Second World War, leaving behind their parents, their friends and all that felt familiar and safe. Evacuation could be a scary experience, but five-year-old Gwenda and her brother were lucky enough to be housed with a kindly schoolmaster and his wife, and soon the realities of the war felt very far away.
For many of those who lived through it, the Second World War was the most exciting, dynamic, and frightening time of their lives. This wonderful collection of contemporary letters tells their stories, from the battlefields of Europe to the bombed out back streets of London, from the conflict in the skies to the hardships of the home front.