This book is pretty fascinating for so many reasons. Upon reading the title, I naturally took offense to the term “housewife” or what women should “do” but when opening the book and turning the pages I had a different response. The photographs and diagrams are pretty fascinating and the “things to do” provide insight into the daily doings of a post-war British housewife which might have included plumbing, basket weaving, painting and more!
Staining the hardwood floors….
Preventing that double chin….
How to hold a nail file!
This means there are 97 more interesting things to do!