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Home-Ec 101: Skills for Everyday Living

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Real Skills for Real Life

From keeping your home clean and in good repair to preparing your own food, self-sufficiency rocks. Having an understanding of the domestic arts gives you a sense of control over your life. These skills also help you save money, not by chasing deals, but by teaching the principle of the mantra: Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. Life skills are the essence of frugality. Whether you just moved out of your parent's basement or you cut the apron strings a while ago, you'll learn the skills you need to manage your household.

Inside you?ll find: Quick, easy cleaning solutions for every room of the house, so you can get the job done and get on with lifeInstructions for removing stubborn stains and offensive odors from fabricSimple fixes to wardrobe malfunctions including broken zippers, missing buttons, and fallen hemlinesTroubleshooting advice for common problems with home appliancesA minimum home maintenance guide to prevent or catch major repair problems A basic plumbing tutorial that includes clearing and preventing clogs, stopping a running toilet and retrieving items dropped down a drainIdeas for healthy and fast meal planning so you can start cooking and stop relying on takeout or preservative-packed convenience foodDefinitions of common cooking terms and techniques found in recipesPlans for stocking a pantry so you can make dinner (even if you haven't been grocery shopping in a week) and be prepared when disaster strikesA complete rundown of essential kitchen equipment from knives to pans to small appliances Equip yourself with the skills you need for everyday life.

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Whether it's cleaning grout, stocking a pantry, reducing a recipe, dealing with chocolate in the carpet or retrieving jewelry dropped down the drain, Home-Ec 101 will help readers feel confident in managing the domestic challenges of everyday life. The information will be easy to use and written with the same witty style and attitude readers love on the blog, home-ec101.com. Charts, tips, sidebars and Dear Home Ec 101 letters cover all the details readers need to know to keep their homes clean and in good repair.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781440308536
Author:
Solos, Heather
Publisher:
Betterway Home
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Household Management
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Whether it's cleaning grout, stocking a pantry, reducing a recipe, dealing with chocolate in the carpet or retrieving jewelry dropped down the drain, Home-Ec 101 will help readers feel confident in managing the domestic challenges of everyday life. The information will be easy to use and written with the same witty style and attitude readers love on the blog, home-ec101.com. Charts, tips, sidebars and Dear Home Ec 101 letters cover all the details readers need to know to keep their homes clean and in good repair.
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