In recent years, there has been a plethora of products created to clean and maintain the home. Newer, however, isnat always better. Many of todayas products are expensive, bad for the environment and donat work any better than Grandmaas methods that cost only pennies. The Country Almanac of Housekeeping Techniques That Save You Money teaches readers the creative housekeeping secrets of our fore-mothers for maintaining homey houses without modern day expenses. Author Richard Freudenberger has collected hundreds of formulas for effective cleaning on the cheap (and green to boot!) and ways our ancestors saved on heating bills and maintained cozy, charming homes with little besides their ingenuity. This comprehensive encyclopedia gathers the least expensive ways of taking care of everything in your houseafrom dishes and laundry, to healthy meals, to the best ways to get the longest life out of every household item from pots and pans to pillowcases.Add about a cup to your bathwater for silky smooth skin. tUB and shower treatMents ... Other treatments such as yogurt, mayonnaise, and olive oil nourish your hair without as much mess. One ofmy favorite hair ... Simple add some pantry items to your dollar-store shampoo to make a superior product. Apple cider vinegar oranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Country Almanac of Housekeeping Techniques That Save You Money|
|Publisher||:||Fair Winds Press (MA) - 2011-12-01|