Shoes in the Freezer, Beer in the Flower Bed: And Other Down-Home Tips for House and Garden

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 17, 1997 - House & Home - 208 pages
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Practical, informative, and great fun to read, Shoes in the Freezer, Beer in the Flower Bed offers hundreds of time- and money-saving tips for preparing, cleaning, organizing, and maintaining your house and garden.
And interspersed throughout the pages are folk beliefs and suggestions from every culture: for example, if you eat chocolate right before bed, you'll have romantic dreams; and if a cat appears at your wedding, your union will be blessed.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
General Maintenance
25
Rugs Carpets and Floors
33
Painting and Wallpaper
39
Closets and Storage and Book Maintenance
46
Laundering
50
Sewing
71
Bathroom
77
Kitchen Cleaning
84
Kitchen Stuff
99
11
106
Kid Stuff
145
Pets
158
14
169
Index
203
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Lydia and Joan Wilen, "professional writers for over two decades, have sold three feature film scripts, one CBS Movie of the Week, and one ABC-TV Afternoon Playbreak. The Wilen sisters have also written a number of best-selling books, including "Chicken Soup & Other Folk Remedies "and "The Perfect Name for the Perfect Baby, "as well as articles for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including the "New York Daily News Sunday Magazine.

Lydia and Joan Wilen, "professional writers for over two decades, have sold three feature film scripts, one CBS Movie of the Week, and one ABC-TV Afternoon Playbreak. The Wilen sisters have also written a number of best-selling books, including "Chicken Soup & Other Folk Remedies "and "The Perfect Name for the Perfect Baby, "as well as articles for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including the "New York Daily News Sunday Magazine.

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