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Household Hints & Tip

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
More than 4000 timesaving and costsaving tips for everyday life. Packed with shortcuts, practical advice, ingenious ideas, howto information, and more than 1000 illustrations, all designed to save time and trouble.
Paperback, 480 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Readers Digest
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Erika Mulvenna
Oct 20, 2014 Erika Mulvenna rated it liked it
Shelves: housewifely
My copy was published in 1988, and at that time it was probably a decent update to household hints books from 20+ years earlier. Funny to read now, as the entire section on getting organized revolves around making lists and keeping stuff on paper calendars and date books, all which have been replaced in the past 30 years with electronic devices.

My favorite tip from this book is this; Expecting company for dinner and not enough time to clean house? That's cool - just turn down the lights and put
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Ellie K
You may laugh, but this is a very good reference for those that are not naturally handy around the house (or apartment). It includes tips and tidbits on subjects like common household insects, cleaning everything, organizing, and applying makeup. The little illustrations are hokey but it is very informative. Really.
Stephanie
Not an exciting read but good tips on organization with general info on how to fix and make basic home repairs.
Ginger
Jan 07, 2010 Ginger rated it really liked it
Shelves: reference
Hints on how to do most anything around the house from organization, home repair, use of tools, to first aid and much more.

This book was published in 1988 and most of it is still relevant.
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Recommends it for: anyone interested in cleaning and organization
Recommended to Sarah by: Ginger Stevens
so many great tips and hints, clearly! i love organizing and cleaning way too much.
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