Good Housekeeping Simple Household Wisdom

Author: Good Housekeeping
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ISBN: 9781618371690
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Your home is the place where you re free to relax, entertain, and express your personality. Filled with fabulous photographs of every room, plus genius tips, savvy shortcuts, and quick fixes for tidying, decluttering, organizing, adding style, and more, "Good Housekeeping Simple Household Wisdom" is your go-to guide for turning a house into the home you'll love even more."

Good Housekeeping Simple Cleaning Wisdom

Author: Good Housekeeping
Publisher: Simple Wisdom
ISBN: 9781618372482
Size: 43.72 MB
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This Good Housekeeping guide is so simple and smart it will make you WANT to clean! Get a sparkling home in a snap! Whether you're a cleaning enthusiast or a procrastinator, you're in luck, because no one knows how to keep a home fresh and tidy like the experts at Good Housekeeping. This room-by-room guide is jam-packed with time-saving advice, including information on hardworking Good Housekeeping Institute Lab-tested products. It features a must-have section on stain removal (a perennial request from the magazine's millions of readers) as well as welcome advice on cleaning up after Fido and after the kids. Hundreds of tricks and tips for taking care of everything from grease stains to kitchen odors, laundry mishaps, and carpet catastrophes will help you clean faster, declutter more easily, tackle trouble spots, simplify big jobs, and accomplish more in less time. Good Housekeeping Simple Cleaning Wisdom reveals: "Pillow talk" on choosing the right one, when to replace it, and how to protect it against allergens How to fix laundry disasters--including when colors from one garment bleed onto another Three mistakes that ruin wood Patio, porch, and deck spruce ups, plus ideas to keep your grill sizzling (hint: ditch the wire brush) How to put a stop to mold and mildew How to freshen up a guest room . . . fast--and speed clean in the house in minutes

Keep This Toss That

Author: Editors at Reader's Digest
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621452166
Size: 13.91 MB
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Are you afraid to open your kitchen cabinet because you know food storage containers are going to come pouring out like an erupting volcano? Do you spend hours searching for the email you need? Will you regret it tomorrow if you give away all your old concert T-shirts? And how many tote bags will you really use? Keep This, Toss That answers all of these questions and much more. Featuring dozens of illustrated Keep/Toss Checklists, the book shows you exactly what you need—and what you can safely toss, regret-free (even if you’re a sentimentalist or saver)—in every room of your house, for each hobby or activity, and even online. It also includes: • quick tips on clever storage solutions • tools and utensils that can do double duty • advice on how to customize the lists to suit your house, your family, and your lifestyle Answering the one key question you need to get organized and live happily with just the stuff you love, Keep This, Toss That is the one organizing book you must have.

Organize Your Home

Author: Better Homes & Gardens
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9781118359952
Size: 47.18 MB
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Home organization tips from the experts at Better Homes and Gardens Most homeowners struggle to stay organized. "Stuff" accumulates quickly, and finding practical and efficient ways to store it — and the know-how to pare down possessions to those that are truly needed — can be tricky. Organize Your Home: Clutter Cures For Every Room is your comprehensive guide to getting—and staying—organized at home. Packed with solutions for every room that any homeowner can put to use right away, Organize Your Home covers both sides of the organizing equation: the psychology of paring down possessions, reducing clutter, and staying organized as well as the nuts and bolts of finding the right bins, baskets, drawers, and more to store the items you do keep in attractive and efficient ways. Provides practical home organization tips and advice for figuring out what should be kept and what should be discarded Walks you through the entire home, providing key advice and inspiration to organize every space Explains how to break down each room into manageable tasks with time-driven goals—what you can do in 15 minutes, 1 hour, or a weekend Brimming with inspiring and informative photos, plus trade secrets and tips from designers and professional organizers, Organize Your Home shows you how real homes (with real budgets) make organization and efficiency a reality.

The Complete Book Of Home Organization

Author: Toni Hammersley
Publisher: Weldon Owen
ISBN: 1681881225
Size: 40.16 MB
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Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home. From small spaces and apartment solutions to how to tackle a big, messy home with a 15-week total home organization challenge, this book covers it all. The Complete Book of Home Organization spells out everything you need to de-clutter your house, store your belongings, and keep your home—and life—in tip-top shape. With high-quality design, intricate detail, and a durable flexicover—this manual is the perfect gift! Organize the 30 main spaces of your home, including the living and dining spaces, bedrooms and bathrooms, guest areas, baby and kids’ rooms, utility spaces and garages, entryways and offices, patios and decks, closets and pet areas! Keep track of your pantry, holiday and craft supplies, weekly menu planning, keepsakes, and schedules. From the basement to the attic, this book covers every nook and cranny. With step-by-step instructions, detailed illustrations, and handy checklists, say goodbye to a messy home and wasted storage space!

The Good Housekeeping Cookbook

Author: Susan Westmoreland
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781588165619
Size: 40.84 MB
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Presents recipes for more than 1300 dishes together with information on cooking techniques, healthy eating, meal planning, food safety considerations, and an illustrated listing of fruits and vegetables.

The Hands On Home

Author: Erica Strauss
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570619921
Size: 21.14 MB
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Create the DIY home you've always wanted with over 100 recipes, tips, and inspirational ideas from blogger Erica Strauss (Northwest Edible Life). Covering everything from cooking, canning and preserving to making your own nontoxic home and personal care products, this fresh take on modern homemaking wil help you make the most of your time, effort, and energy in the kitchen and beyond. Over half of the book focuses on the kitchen with a wealth of information about how to organize and stock your kitchen to more effortlessly prepare delicious meals. A former professional chef who knows how to build flavor into simple and delicious home-cooked meals, Strauss provides delectable recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert like Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Granola, Forager Spring Greens Soup, Simple Crispy Chicken with Roasted Lemon Pan Sauce, and Olive-Oil Rosemary Cake with Lemony Glaze. Strauss includes details on Basic Food Preservation techniques such as water-bath canning, pressure canning, and lacto-fermentation along with a handy year-long food preservation calendar of what to put up when. Preserving recipes are organized seasonally and include Rhubarb Syrup, Pressure-Canned Chicken Broth, Korean-Spiced Turnips, and Cranberry-Pear-Walnut Conserve. The book also features recipes for DIY home care and personal care products like Nontoxic Laundry softener, Fizzy Bath Bombs, and Refreshing Peppermint Foot Scrub. Hands-on Home is packed with fabulous recipes, practical, no-nonsense advice, and time- and money-saving techniques. With a focus on less consumerism, Strauss provides instruction on everything you need to live more delicious and sustainable DIY lifestyle. From the Hardcover edition.

Household Hints

Author: Heather Rodino
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 1627889310
Size: 35.39 MB
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Discover simple, natural, and effective home products you can count on. Trying to avoid all those harmful chemicals in your home and looking for natural solutions? Household Hints has hundreds of fresh, safe, and effective tips, techniques, and recipes--and many are made from the wholesome ingredients already in your kitchen and garden. Inside you'll learn how to make cleaning solutions, scrubs, pet tips, natural pest control, gardening, yard, and even beauty care. These recipes and tips for the home are organized by use for ease. With these ingredients you can do almost anything; the possibilities are limitless!

Good Housekeeping Pasta

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Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781588166715
Size: 56.16 MB
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A tempting array of kitchen-tested pasta recipes introduces one hundred delicious ways to present pasta, in an updated collection that includes descriptions of every type of pasta, cooking techniques, and instructions for creating such dishes as Pesto Ravioli and Peas, Hearty Vietnamese Noodle Soup, Eastern European Pierogis, and Orzo with Shrimp and Feta.

Sink Reflections

Author: Marla Cilley
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307418326
Size: 22.28 MB
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Fly Out of CHAOS (Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome) Into Order—One BabyStep at a Time With her special blend of housecleaning tips, humor, and musings about daily life, Marla Cilley, a.k.a. The FlyLady, shows you how to manage clutter and chaos and get your home—and your life—in order. Drawn from the lessons and tools used in her popular mentoring program, the FlyLady system helps you create doable housekeeping routines and break down overwhelming chores into manageable missions that will restore peace to your home—and your psyche. Soon you’ll be able to greet guests without fear, find your keys, locate your kids, and, most of all, learn how to FLY: Finally Love Yourself. From the Trade Paperback edition.