This comprehensive guide to the art and science of keeping house on a budget is presented in novel format. In preparation for her wedding, a young woman spends a year with a kind relative who is regarded as a top-notch household manager. Although the dollar amounts in the suggested budgets may of historic interest only, the basic concepts are as relevant as ever.
Do you have a burgeoning junior chef in your life? Are you trying to avoid the processed ingredients that a lot of modern cookbooks for kids emphasize? If so, this back-to-basics introduction to cooking might be just what you need. Packed with classic, simple recipes that don't skimp on taste, A Little Cook Book for a Little Girl is the perfect way to get kids engaged in the kitchen.
Have you ever wanted to kick off a club of your own, but weren't sure where to start? In The Complete Club Book for Women, author Caroline French Benton offers up tons of suggestions and ideas, ranging from topics and issues to focus on to hints and guidelines for conducting meetings.
Today, book clubs are all the rage, but in the early twentieth century, social groups called "women's clubs" were more popular. These small groups of friends, family and neighbors gathered to discuss topics like history, philosophy, and art. This primer from Caroline French Benton offers plenty of inspiration and practical guidelines.