How to Be a Domestic Goddess [Hardcover] Maeve Bradbury, Jennifer Worick
- Hardcover: 128 pages
- Publisher: Apple Press (1 Oct. 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1845432479
- ISBN-13: 978-1845432478
- Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 18.7 x 1.9 cm
This title presents witty, tongue-in-cheek treatment of the trend to reclaim the lost domestic arts. It picks up on Desperate Housewives enthusiasm. It is illustrated with four-colour 1950s-style photographs throughout. It includes everything from baking the perfect pie to emergency clothes repairs and creating beautiful decorative touches in the home. It offers humour gift or self-purchase for wannabe superwomen everywhere.Do you know how to sew and knit, can you fix a zipper or hem trousers? Can you arrive home fresh from the board meeting to organise dinner for eight with an hour's notice, make your man's favourite cookies while doing the ironing? Can you look pristine and calm even when the souffle has sunk, the dog across the road is chewing your washing, your man is flirting with the younger woman next door, and your party guests have arrived an hour early?Thought no. Well, don't despair, here is all the information a wife needs to become a doyen of domesticity and perform these vital tasks with precision and effortless finesse. "How to be a Domestic Goddess" is a handbook to becoming the new superwoman.
The well-selected, straightforward lessons presented here will smooth the transition, even for the sloppiest novice housewife to domestic goddess status.