aWaste not, want nota with this guide to saving money, taking heart, and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Nowadays, many of us aoutsourcea basic tasks. Food is instant, ready-made, and processed with unhealthy additives. Dry cleaners press shirts, delivery guys bring pizza, gardeners tend flowers, and, yes, tailors sew on those pesky buttons. But life can be much simpler, sweeter, and richeraand a lot more fun, too! As your grandmother might say, now is not the time to be careless with your money, and it actually pays to learn how to do things yourself! Practical and empowering, How to Sew a Button collects the treasured wisdom of nanas, bubbies, and grandmas from all across the countryaas well as modern-day expertsaand shares more than one hundred step-by-step essential tips for cooking, cleaning, gardening, and entertaining, including how to ac polish your image by shining your own shoes ac grow your own vegetables (and stash your bounty for the winter) ac sweeten your day by making your own jam ac use baking soda and vinegar to clean your house without toxic chemicals ac feel beautiful by perfecting your posture ac roll your own piecrust and find a slice of heaven ac fold a fitted sheet to crisp perfection ac waltz without stepping on any toes Complete with helpful illustrations and brimming with nostalgic charm, How to Sew a Button provides calm and comfort in uncertain times. By doing things yourself, with care and attention, you and your loved ones will feel the pleasing rewards of a job well done. From the Trade Paperback edition.And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew Erin Bried. Tie One On aBuy ... If you have a haric dress, put pretty jewelry with it 0/a#39; 11 mi/_a#39;f.a#39; lba can change it. ... Drape your scarf around your neck, pulling both ends an\a#39;C11. Step Za#39; .l\al~.1kc aanbsp;...
|Title||:||How to Sew a Button|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2009-12-15|