From painting a wall to removing red win stains- from relieving insomnia to making perfect pastry every time.
If like many people in today's hectic world, you yearn fro the most leisure pace of a gentler age but find instead that an apparently infinite list of tastes has to be fitted into an ever diminishing domestic day , then this is the book for you: a comprehensive collection of over a thousand invaluable household hints, gathered together over many years by country housewife and mother of five, Mary Rose Quigg, with the sole aim of making life run more smoothly and enjoyably for busy home-makers everywhere.
Here you will find tried and tested practical advice- both traditional and not so traditional on everything from preparing vegetables to painting walls form polishing brass to public speaking, all carefully organised for quick and easy reference.
With a good sprinkling of sayings, proverbs and powers most of which contain more than a grain of truth. Mary Rose's 1001 Country Household Hints captures the flavour of life as it should be lived, and is as entertaining as it is practical. A perfect gift book, it will quickly become an indispensable companion to anyone who appreciates the simple and enduring pleasures of home life.
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st January 2003
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 12.2 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.318