Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century Household
Quirk Books, 2010 - House & Home - 175 pages
"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!
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Review: Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century HouseholdUser Review - Kitty - Goodreads
Without judgement or bias, I found this cute little book to be a very good resource for any unfamiliar with the basics of adult living, and a good refresher for those of us that know most of the ... Read full review
Review: Home Economics: Vintage Advice and Practical Science for the 21st-Century HouseholdUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Perhaps some people find a focus on home economics to be backwards and oppressive to women. I think it is backwards for anyone living in a home not to try to make it functional and pleasant. I find it ... Read full review