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2 Minute Sand Timer, Blue
2 Minute Sand Timer, Blue
Offered by BIGFLYSPORTS
Price: $4.95
5 used & new from $2.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Works like a charm, June 18, 2012
= Durability:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
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Simple, easy to use, and does the job. No gimmicks, no gizmos and not expensive. There isn't much more to say, but Amazon is making me use more words, so there they are.


Health and the Honeybee
Health and the Honeybee
by Charles Mraz
Edition: Paperback
18 used & new from $49.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Strong sting therapy focus, June 18, 2012
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This book is short and sweet, but all about sting therapy, rather than apitherapy. So I was left wanting. It is good and thorough on that particular topic, but very narrow in scope and I was disappointed.


Original Brush Buddy 2 Minute Sand Timer for Kids | Toothbrush Timer and Teeth Care
Original Brush Buddy 2 Minute Sand Timer for Kids | Toothbrush Timer and Teeth Care

1.0 out of 5 stars Don't buy, June 18, 2012
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It's cute and should work, except that it doesn't stick to anything, unfortunately, so I'd suggest you buy a simple timer that you can put on the counter. This is a waste of money.


TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust
TurboCharged: Accelerate Your Fat Burning Metabolism, Get Lean Fast and Leave Diet and Exercise Rules in the Dust
by Tom Griesel
Edition: Paperback
Price: $15.66
30 used & new from $11.66

8 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Only for singles and retirees, March 8, 2012
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The premise is good - drink lots of water (to fill your stomach, as if you were eating), eat things separately (fruit at one meal, meat at another, vegetables at a third), don't eat grains, do 1 minut workouts throughout the day. Simple and logical, but, frankly difficult to maintain if you live in a family and actually enjoy food. The authors say this is not a calorie restricted diet, but they want you to start off on a 300-800 diet, which would incapacitate anyone who leads a life which requires reasonable energy expenditure. This is great for people who live alone and can do whatever they please, or for retireds who want to improve their health and can do cooky things with their meals. For the normal person who requires energy, can't take bathroom breaks 2x hour, and lives in society, this is very difficult to do and takes all the beauty out of eating. Drinking so much water also dilutes all the digestive juices, which means that food passes through your system undigested and you lose out on the vitamins and minerals which pass through your system.

A compromise which works well: cut out grains/carbs (other than vegetables), don't eat prepared food, walk as much as you can, drink a reasonable amount, and enjoy life.
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The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally
The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally
by Michael Bush
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $47.40
32 used & new from $40.41

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Practical, no nonsense beekeeping!, August 31, 2011
I have a whole library of beekeeping books, and must say I do follow Michael on Organic Beekeeping @ Yahoo, which is why I wanted to read his book. I loved it and it's now on loan to a fellow beekeeper (sorry Michael). Practical, no nonsense, not preachy. He tells you what he does and why his experience has lead him there. He does not preach, he does not poopoo other methods. You, the reader, choose what to do; he is just providing useful information for you to do so. I am a hobbyist, but do take my babees seriously, and think that the book is a great addition to my library as a resource. Learned a bunch of new things and got confirmation on some of the things I've been thinking and doing as well, which is reassuring. A good, sensible read, and a great resource. Yup, I loved it.


Raising Multilingual Children: Foreign Language Acquisition and Children
Raising Multilingual Children: Foreign Language Acquisition and Children
by Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $73.10
49 used & new from $9.50

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Very low value, June 19, 2007
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I am exceptionally disappointed in this book. Tokuhama's case studies are her own family and her neighbors in Switzerland, and guess what, traveling from continent to continent and living in a country with 4 languages makes being multilingual quite simple. Her and their success is very basic and self evident. Living in a single country and providing your children with the nourishment necessary to succeed as a multilingual is hard, but is NOT part of what you will get out of this book. I am also outraged by the cost of something that provides no value at all to its reader. Did I say very disappointed?


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