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4 Reference Books Everyone Should Read


No matter what you're doing in life, there's always a book out there to help you. It might be HTML for Dummies or How to Bake a Cake, but it's there. Sure, you can ask Google, but the best tips may be the ones that haven't quite made it to the first page of the search engine giant's results. Which is why classic reference books can be so amazing. We've compiled a list of 4 types of reference books that everyone should read for both entertainment and educational purposes!


1) Beginner's Kitchen Guides

It may seem difficult to have the perfect kitchen, but with the right tips and tricks it can be done. Having the best meals and the most organized kitchen is about more than the right holiday decorations or the perfect pancake recipe, and beginner's kitchen guides and cookbooks will show you how! From culinary tips to cleaning secrets, these books will help you have an efficient kitchen in no time at all!

2) Survival Guides

Not to be too extreme here, but you never know when you might find yourself in the midst of, say, Armageddon, and you need to know how to survive. It's actually far more likely that you'll get lost hiking or find yourself stranded while camping in the desert. Either way, it's always best to be prepared, whether you're the outdoorsy type or not. It's fun to learn what types of plants and fungi are edible, which are deadly, and which contain medicinal properties. Fun and interesting survival books are all about helping you survive, no matter what the situation.


3) Home Remedies Books and Sets

There are definitely occasions for modern medicine, but with a large family, running off to the doctor every other day because of a cold, flu, headache, or small cut is no cheap task. Instead, learn how to cure yourself and your family with home remedies and tips. There's a book for every ailment, from how to sleep better to treating arthritis pain. Now you can save the doctor's trips for the more serious illnesses.

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4) Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Guides

These types of books are especially useful for those who work on computers, and anyone who has tried to organize their family's budget. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are simple to use, but there are thousands of hidden secrets to really get the most out of these programs, especially with spreadsheets. Grab a guidebook and you can learn how to create formulas and tables that make organization and budgeting a breeze!

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Grab these types of self-help books and add them to your collection and you'll have all the information you could possibly need for daily life, survival, and fun! The Lakeside Collection has everything you need to create a happy home. From kitchen, dining, and bathroom decor, to fun books and kids' toys, shop here for what you need today!