A new year is fast approaching. For many of us, this is often a time for setting intentions and making changes in our lives. Maybe you want to make more home cooked meals or get rid of clutter. Have you been wanting to visit local museums and attractions around the Bay Area? Or maybe you want life to feel a bit less complicated. OPL can help!
These are cookbooks with fairly simple recipes for people with busy lives.
Build-a-bowl : whole grain + vegetable + protein + sauce = meal / Nicki Sizemore
Bosh! : simple recipes, amazing food, all plants / Henry Firth & Ian Theasby
Ottolenghi simple : a cookbook / Yotam Ottolenghi, with Tara Wigley and Esme Howarth ; photographs by Jonathan Lovekin
De-Cluttering and Simple(r) Living
Want to lighten your load? Here are some books that can help.
The book of hygge : the Danish art of comfort, coziness, and connection / Louisa Thomsen Brits
The abundance of less : lessons in simple living from rural Japan / Andy Couturier
Simple rules : how to thrive in a complex world / Donald Sull and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt
Meet the Frugalwoods : achieving financial independence through simple living / Elizabeth Willard Thames
Exploring Local Museums and Attractions
If you're interested in visting local museums check out Discover and Go for free passes. Your Oakland Public Library card will take you on adventures throughout the Bay Area and beyond! The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, The Oakland Zoo, Habitot Children's Museum and The Lawrence Hall of Science are just a few of the many options available.
Looking for new authors to read in the new year? Want to start your own business? Whatever your intentions for the new year, OPL is here to help.