This wonderful book of advice for all those taking their first steps into adulthood looks back to times past - when life was, perhaps, simpler. Taken from the old household manuals that were a staple in every home in the days before the internet and television, from household cleaning tips and the latest in 'revolutionary' kitchen equipment to how to get rid of wrinkles and 'being a domestic goddess', the advice herein is nostalgic, heartwarming and often downright funny. Selecting modern furnishings? Look no further. Heard about the latest in 'refrigeration'? All those labour-saving devices are here. Plagued by wretched freckles? We have the solution! Planning a bridge party? Let this book be your guide. Accompanied by reproductions of many real-life advertisements that transport you back to a bygone age, this charming book will make you smile and delight in just how far we've come.
How to be an Adult has all kinds of advice on 'adulting' taken from old household manuals that were a staple in every home before the days of the Google search.