Weekly Home Hints

Avoid bruised fingers and expletives when you drive home that awkward nail with this week’s handy hint. It’s taken from Home Hints for the Modern Housewife,  published in London by Featherstone Press Ltd in the 1940s.  This book is part of our Home Studies Collection which contains over 700 historical cookery and household management books from the last 300 years. Remember these hints are from bygone times and not to be tried at home!

Weekly Home Hints

Think you know how to sweep a room?  Take a look at this week’s handy household hint and think again.  And you thought getting out the hoover was hard work! This hint is taken from Home Hints for the Modern Housewife,  published in London by Featherstone Press Ltd in the 1940s.  This book is part of our Home Studies Collection which contains over 700 historical cookery and household management books from the last 300 years.

Weekly Home Hints

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Can’t find that pair of scissors?  Here’s an alternative, especially when making button holes!  This handiest of hints is taken from Home Hints for the Modern Housewife,  published in London by Featherstone Press Ltd in the 1940s.  This book is part of our Home Studies Collection which contains over 700 historical cookery and household management books from the last 300 years. Please remember all our hints are taken from bygone times and not to be tried at home!

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Weekly Home Hints

 

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Welcome to Home Hints, our new weekly feature  which highlights useful, and sometimes not so useful,  tips, remedies and handy hints.  Please remember they are taken from bygone times and not to be tried at home!

This week’s hint is a remedy for those unfortunate enough to have swallowed a wasp. It’s taken from Home Hints for the Modern Housewife,  published in London by Featherstone Press Ltd in the 1940s.  This book is part of our Home Studies Collection which contains over 700 historical cookery and household management books from the last 300 years.

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