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1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden

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ISBN 10: 1616081759 / ISBN 13: 9781616081751
Published by Skyhorse Publishing 2011-01-01, 2011
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Title: 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless ...

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing 2011-01-01

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: Reprint.

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Wonder what Grandma would have used to clean greasy kitchen walls? Cure a sore throat? Conquer insect pests in her vegetable garden? Wonder no longer! Whatever your grandma did to fix and maintain things around the house and garden, it probably worked. That's because the old ways are often the best ways when it comes to solutions for everyday problems, ideas for saving time, and handy advice for getting the job done. And that's where 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints comes in. Find the best hints, tips, and secrets for everything from cooking, cleaning, and home maintenance to pet care, gardening, and holiday celebrations. You'll also find ways to adapt and improve some old-time methods. Discover an amazing variety of useful and clever ideas, including how to:

Clean copper pans, using buttermilk and salt
Make real sourdough bread the way the pioneers did
Fight wrinkles and create kissable lips
Use natural ingredients to repair your hair
Create your own unique perfume
Organize common space in your home
Use ivory soap for polishing silver and insect control
Safely separate drinking glasses that have been stuck together
And more!

With 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints on your kitchen table or nightstand, you're always in the good company of an old-timer who's ready to dispense a helpful hint, encouraging word, or sage secret at the turn of a page.

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Yankee Magazine is dedicated to people who relish the traditions and values of New England. It features humor pieces, poetry, how-to articles, and personality pieces. Topics covered include travel, food, shopping, books, and much more. It is located in Dublin, New Hampshire.

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