Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife

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The secrets to how to be a successful mother and housewife are finally revealed in this faithful reproduction of the 1910 classic! Everything a woman needs to know, from how to keep a well-ordered house and take proper care of the family and husband, to personal upkeep and good manners, to proper vocations for the unmarried woman—it’s all here in this invaluable resource that no modern woman should be without.At turns humorous and relevant, this fascinating book covers everything you need to know, including:• The blunders involved in marrying an inefficient man for love• How to keep the mice away from books (sprinkle a little Cayenne pepper in the cracks at the back of the shelves of the bookcase)• How to remove rust and ink stains from iron utensils, polished steel, and clothing• How to clean wallpaper with a stale loaf of bread• And many more pithy nuggets of need-to-know wisdom!This book is sure to be an appealing gift for weddings or Mother’s Day or an impulse item for any woman interested in taking an amusing peek at how far women have come in a hundred years.