Her Ladyship's Guide to Running One's Home

Her Ladyship s Guide to Running One s Home Her Ladyship turns her attention to a tricky area of modern life how to run a home Proper advice on burning domestic issues ranging from everyday housework and how to behave around house guests to dea

  • Title: Her Ladyship's Guide to Running One's Home
  • Author: Caroline Taggart
  • ISBN: 9781907892134
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Her Ladyship turns her attention to a tricky area of modern life how to run a home Proper advice on burning domestic issues ranging from everyday housework and how to behave around house guests to dealing with cleaners and babysitters Ever wondered how to fit the ironing into an already overcrowded schedule, or needed advice on how to deal with house guests whose politicHer Ladyship turns her attention to a tricky area of modern life how to run a home Proper advice on burning domestic issues ranging from everyday housework and how to behave around house guests to dealing with cleaners and babysitters 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 Her Ladyship dons the mantle of a modern Mrs Beeton to provide the answers to these pressing domestic questions, and many 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, child care, and all the other perils of modern life.

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    1. "As an 1890s edition of 'Good Housekeeping' wisely pointed out, 'Nothing is so vexatious as for a guest to find, preparing to retire, that the bed is lightly clothedMost guests are reluctant to ask for more bedding, especially when left alone, with the probability that all others in the house may have gone to bed; so they either lie and shiver through a considerable portion of a night, or are driven to other expedients for obtaining the essential degree of warmth.' Her Ladyship glosses lightly o [...]

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