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Home skills : master your domain with practical solutions to everyday challenges  Cover Image Book Book

Home skills : master your domain with practical solutions to everyday challenges / [from the editors and scientists at Good Housekeeping].

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781950785209
  • ISBN: 1950785203
  • Physical Description: 221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hearst Home, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Statement of responsibility from back cover.
"850 who-knew life tricks!" -- Cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prep & cook -- Clean & organize -- Decorate & renovate -- Maintain & repair -- Enjoy the outdoors -- Entertain & celebrate.
Summary, etc.:
A practical and attractive handbook with more than 200 essential life skills to get anything done faster and easier The editors and scientists at Good Housekeeping and its lab, the Good Housekeeping Institute, share genius solutions and trusted, expert advice in this how-to guide to making life simpler. With chapters on the kitchen, organizing and cleaning, decorating, home maintenance, outdoor living, and entertaining and celebrating, this go-to resource offers step-by-step illustrated instructions, inspiring photos and sometimes surprising but always practical guidance to get things done. Plus, you'll save time and money and even have fun along the way. The 200+ skills include how to - Store and make your own spice mixes - Clean your house in 15 minutes - Seal a drafty window - Remove water rings from your tables - Perk up a grocery-store bouquet - Sew a button - Plant an outdoor herb garden (and keep herbs fresh after they are picked!) - Make the perfect boiled egg - Uncork champagne - Cure a hangover and so much more! QR codes throughout the pages offer additional lessons and video instruction. Whatever home means to you, this book is brimming with invaluable know-how to keep your home in tip-top shape and to help you inject more fun and flair into your every day.
Subject: House cleaning.
Storage in the home.
Dwellings > Maintenance and repair.
Home economics.
Life skills.
Do-it-yourself work.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 4 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 2 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 640.2 GOOD 2022 (Text) 0001002414181 Nonfiction New In transit -

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