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Home skills : master your domain with practical solutions to everyday challenges  Cover Image Book Book

Home skills : master your domain with practical solutions to everyday challenges


Summary: A practical and attractive handbook with more than 200 essential life skills to get anything done faster and easier The editors and scientists at Good Housekeeping and its lab, the Good Housekeeping Institute, share genius solutions and trusted, expert advice in this how-to guide to making life simpler. With chapters on the kitchen, organizing and cleaning, decorating, home maintenance, outdoor living, and entertaining and celebrating, this go-to resource offers step-by-step illustrated instructions, inspiring photos and sometimes surprising but always practical guidance to get things done. Plus, you'll save time and money and even have fun along the way. The 200+ skills include how to - Store and make your own spice mixes - Clean your house in 15 minutes - Seal a drafty window - Remove water rings from your tables - Perk up a grocery-store bouquet - Sew a button - Plant an outdoor herb garden (and keep herbs fresh after they are picked!) - Make the perfect boiled egg - Uncork champagne - Cure a hangover and so much more! QR codes throughout the pages offer additional lessons and video instruction. Whatever home means to you, this book is brimming with invaluable know-how to keep your home in tip-top shape and to help you inject more fun and flair into your every day.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1950785203
  • ISBN: 9781950785209
  • Physical Description: 221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hearst Home, [2022]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
"850 who-knew life tricks!" -- Cover.
Statement of responsibility from back cover.
Formatted Contents Note: Prep & cook -- Clean & organize -- Decorate & renovate -- Maintain & repair -- Enjoy the outdoors -- Entertain & celebrate.
Subject: House cleaning
Storage in the home
Dwellings Maintenance and repair
Home economics
Life skills
Do-it-yourself work
Habitations Entretien journalier
Rangement à la maison
Habitations Entretien et réparations
Économie domestique
Habiletés de base
home economics
HOUSE & HOME / Cleaning, Caretaking & Organizing
HOUSE & HOME / Maintenance & Repair
REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides
Do-it-yourself work
Dwellings Maintenance and repair
Home economics
House cleaning
Life skills
Storage in the home
Genre: Ouvrages illustrés.
Matériel d'éducation et de formation.
Illustrated works.
Instructional and educational works.
illustrated books.
illustrated books.

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