Penguin Book of Keeping House
If you have ever wondered how tofit out your living room without breaking the bankallow light in but block nosey neighbours outwash a feather-filled doonakeep your bathroom sparkling, without chemicalsget your wardrobe under controlmake your home safe for toddlershelp your pot plants to flourish this is the book for you.Keeping house is an art that many of us have lost. Our schedules are so jam-packed that we don't have time to make the bed, let alone polish the silver. And yet we love our homes and cherish the time we spend there. Keeping house involves an eye for beauty, attendance to detail, and a deep care for those who live in and visit our home. It ensures that our living environment is comfortable, healthy and safe.Cerentha Harris's strategies are practical and stylish, and can be tailored to fit your needs. Her advice will save you time and help you take pleasure in the art of keeping house.
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