These fun, retro guides provide commonsense advice and practical solutions to promote healthy and efficient maintenance of oneself and one's surroundings. Vintage artwork, including photos, posters, and cartoons, complement a wealth of remarkably effective old-fashioned hints and tips. Time-tested, back-to-basics skills such as creating a healthy and productive garden, removing tough laundry stains, choosing the best seasonal produce, and mixing up home remedies for common health ailments are explained and illustrated.
About the Author
Carol Tennant is a home economist, food writer, and food stylist. She has contributed to BBC Good Food, House Beautiful, and Ready, Steady, Cook.