Her Ladyship's Guide to Running One's Home

Her Ladyship's Guide to Running One's Home

Description

* Her Ladyship, star of Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English and Her Ladyship's Guide to Modern Manners, turns her attention to another tricky area of modern life: how to run a home

* She gives you the proper advice on burning domestic issues ranging from everyday housework and how to behave around house guests to dealing with cleaners and childminders

* The perfect gift for anyone who wants to run their home 'properly' but practically

Ever wondered how to fit the ironing into an already overcrowded schedule? Or needed advice on how to deal with house guests whose political opinions you abhor? In this charming follow-up to the popular Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English, Her Ladyship dons the mantle of a modern Mrs Beeton to provide the answers to these pressing domestic questions, and many more. In her trademark lightly humorous but always elegant style, she discusses important issues such as day-to-day housekeeping and routines (exactly how clean do you need to keep your house?), dealing effectively but graciously with 'staff' (cleaners, au pairs, gardeners), how to avoid committing social faux pas when entertaining, and useful ideas for getting the children to help with the housework. The book is not aimed solely at people who live in large country houses, like Her Ladyship, but at anyone who feels in need of a bit of gentle guidance on running a home properly, whatever its size or type, while still coping with the demands of work, childcare and all the other perils of modern life.


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Details

Author(s)
Caroline Taggart
Format
Hardback | 160 pages
Dimensions
117 x 188 x 17mm | 210g
Publication date
01 Sep 2012
Publisher
PAVILION BOOKS
Imprint
National Trust Books
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
10
ISBN10
1907892133
ISBN13
9781907892134
Bestsellers rank
312,525