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Jul 01, 2010
| ISBN 9781594744617
May 13, 2014
| ISBN 9781594747502
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Jul 01, 2010 | ISBN 9781594744617
May 13, 2014 | ISBN 9781594747502
Revisit the home-economics textbooks of yore to get the best vintage advice on shopping, cooking, decorating, and budgeting your way to a happy, healthy household “Housekeeping is becoming more and more a matter of science, and the laurels are bound to fall to the woman who conducts her household in a business-like way.” Let the thrifty sensibility of yesteryear be your guide as you shop for the most economical foods, choose wall colors scientifically, clean with natural products, look your best without breaking the bank, and budget your way to frugal efficiency. In this amazing collection of clever wisdom and practical advice drawn from vintage home-economics textbooks, you’ll find everything you need to get back to basics and run a healthy and happy household. Home Economics covers all the categories of delightful domesticity: • Health & Hygiene • Cookery & Recipes • Manners & Etiquette • Design & Decoration • Cleaning & Safety • Gardening & Crafts Rediscover the art and science of keeping house—economically!
“From setting an elegant table to the intricacies of ironing a ruffled shirt, this primer delivers wisdom both encyclopedic and utterly charming.”—Country Living “This new book offers old wisdom.”—GateHouse News Service
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