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This Modern House : Vintage Advice and Practical Science for Happy Home Management

Penguin Random House


The time-tested advice you never learned in school for getting back to basics and running a healthy, happy, sustainable household.

In this amazing collection of proven wisdom and practical advice from real vintage textbooks, you’ll find everything you need to know about shopping, cooking, cleaning, budgeting, and managing a household like an adult—whether you’re renting your first apartment or establishing a family home.

Learn handy home management skills such as:
• Replacing a button
• Planning a dinner party
• Choosing paint colors
• Reducing food waste
• Making natural cleaning supplies
• And many, many more

Give your household a happier, healthier future with time-tested tips from the past! Previously published in 2010 as Home Economics, this fully updated version includes a new introduction and improved advice on cooking and canning.

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