A modern classic for a new generation looking for environmentally friendly, thrifty, tried and true solutions for tackling everyday household tasks.
Red wine on the carpet? Coffee stain on your white t-shirt? Candlewax on the tablecloth? This book will save you time and money on hundreds of everyday household problems, with advice on everything from unblocking a sink (if you own a tennis ball but not a plunger) to making your oven sparkle without any toxic chemicals.
Teenagers left a tissue in the laundry? No need for yelling: The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. has a trick to deal with it effortlessly. Bothered by summer flies in your kitchen, mozzies at your outdoor dining table or moths in your wardrobe? The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. shows you how get rid of them naturally and make your home smell great at the same time.
The advice is simple, the wisdom is tested and the tools are found in pretty much every kitchen, laundry, garage or shed: lemon juice, vinegar, essential oils, bicarbonate of soda, salt, methylated spirits. Most are environmentally friendly and all are thrifty.
Over 1000 hints and tips for the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, car, Christmas, clothing, craft, creepy crawlies, DIY, gardening, floors, food, cleaning EVERYTHING, hair care, health and beauty remedies, ironing, home decorating, jewellery, knitting, pets, sewing, shoes, silver, storage and stain-removing.
The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. was formed on 12 March 1928. It is a self-funded, non-party-political, non-sectarian organisation which aims to improve conditions for women and children and make life better for families, especially those living in rural and remote Australia. The Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. is actively involved in ongoing campaigns to fundraise for those affected by drought and the recent bushfire emergency.