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Home hints and timeless tips : 2,635 tried-and-trusted techniques for everyday troubles  Cover Image Book Book

Home hints and timeless tips : 2,635 tried-and-trusted techniques for everyday troubles

Reader's Digest Association, (issuing body.).

Summary:

"This versatile guide brings together more than 2,000 helpful hints, practical tips, and remedies from days gone by and shows you how they can benefit your health, lifestyle, home, and garden. All have been researched and tested and more often than not you'll find the ingredients right there in your cupboard. Did you know you can make wooden platters look like new just by rubbing them with a solution of vinegar? Or that you can get your linen as white as snow by adding a few teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda to the washing powder? That a cold wristband can bring rapid relief to headache-sufferers? Would you like to learn how easy it is to make dried apples, apricots, and other fruit without the use of preservatives? The book includes: Safe, time-honored remedies to treat or prevent health problems; Homemade cosmetics and traditional beauty tips to help you look your best; Clever, environmentally friendly cleaning techniques to keep your home in tip-top condition; Traditional advice for preparing great-tasting, nutritious food economically in the modern kitchen; Tried-and-trusted principles of decoration and organization to make your home a welcoming haven; The proven know-how of generations of gardeners to help you create a green space that is safe and chemical-free. For each of the six areas of life covered in the book, topics are presented in an A-Z format with special features on topics of interest, such as essential home medicines, natural cleaning products, and a season-by-season guide to gardening."--From publisher's description.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781621454908
  • ISBN: 1621454908
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Good health...naturally -- Beauty and body care -- Smart housekeeping -- Home cooking -- Style and comfort -- Gardening with nature.
Subject: Home economics.
House cleaning.
Traditional medicine.
Health.
Hygiene.
Cooking.
Formulas, recipes, etc.
Traditional medicine.
Hygiene.
Health.
Cooking.
Formulas, recipes, etc.
Home economics.
House cleaning.
Home economics.
House cleaning.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Recipes.
Instructional and educational works.
Recipes.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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APLS 640 HOM 21291000108175 Stacks Available -

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