REAL LIFE MADE EASIER In todayas lifestyle guruaobsessed world, where we all turn to magazines and TV personalities to teach us how to organize our lives, cook, look, and live better, itas refreshing to hear clever, who-wouldave-thunk-it suggestions from regular women. In Top Tips for Girls, todayas primer for women in the know, Kate Reardon has collected just thataliterally hundreds of tips on all areas of our lives, be it raising kids, staying fit, dressing well, planning a wedding, gardening, dating, dieting, traveling, or working. Far from garden variety, the tips youall find here are surprisingathe sort that women used to get word-of-mouth from their own moms, grandmothers, aunts, and best friends. Some of the many helpful, and even hilarious, tips youall read here include: acTo avoid blisters from new shoes, coat your feet with Vaseline. acInvest in a certain number of anicea hangers. When you start having to use the metal ones from the dry cleaner, itas time to clean out your closet. acImpress guests with homemade-tasting mayonnaise by adding fresh lemon juice and capers or thyme to ordinary mayo. acPerk up wilted ferns by spraying them once a month with weak tea. acTo find your car in an unfamiliar area, use the camera on your cell phone to take a picture of the nearest street sign. acTone up your butt by squeezing it in quick reps of fifty while watching TV. acTo safely dispose of receipts and bank statements without buying a shredder, simply keep a container of water to pop them in and let them dissolve. And many more! From the Trade Paperback edition.v N LE SS you have the money to live in your own personal U theme park, it is a very good idea to keep up. ... Each new device we get initially seems baffling. but spend an hour with the instruction manual and use it for a couple of days. and it is quickly second nature. ... Very quickly the rest of the world overtakes us and we find ourselves increasingly out of step and irritated by modern life. as if we noanbsp;...
|Title||:||Top Tips for Girls|
|Publisher||:||Three Rivers Press - 2008-06-24|