Household Economics
Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!
Self-Sufficiency
A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1632202808

A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More

The inspiring guide to back to basics living, now fully updated

Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living--whether they're urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the information they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living.

Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed instructions on how to improve everyday life from an environmentally and organic perspective while keeping the focus on the family. Readers will learn how to plant a family garden and harvest the produce; can fruits and vegetables; bake bread and cookies; design interactive and engaging "green" projects; harness natural wind and solar energy to cook food and warm their homes; boil sap to make maple syrup; and build treehouses, furniture, and more. Also included are natural crafts readers can do with their kids, such as scrapbooking, making potato prints, dipping candles, and constructing seasonal decorations. Whether the goal is to live entirely off the grid or just to shrink their carbon footprints, families will find this book a thorough resource and a great inspiration.
Home Organization Tear Outs for the Whole Family: Get Everyone Mobilized to Organize Your Home with 100 Printed Forms, Lists, Schedules and Directions
Home Organization Tear Outs for the Whole Family
Get Everyone Mobilized to Organize Your Home with 100 Printed Forms, Lists, Schedules and Directions
Paperback      ISBN: 1624142850

Getting Organized is as Simple as 1, 2, 3

Busy parents and families who rely on home binders know how important organization is. By using the pages from Home Organization Tear Outs for the Whole Family, you can keep all of your important information in one safe place, as well as utilize the lists, chore charts, calendars, guidelines and labels to keep your whole home in tip-top shape. The cheerful and fun designs will get the whole family involved without you playing taskmaster, and make your life easier, less hectic and more coordinated.

Eliminate clutter and organize your home, and turn those to-do lists into ta-da lists. The super user-friendly tear outs are designed to be pulled out, laminated and used again and again. See your whole home sparkle and shine in no time.

Baking Soda: Over 500 Fabulous, Fun, and Frugal Uses You've Probably Never Thought of
Baking Soda
Over 500 Fabulous, Fun, and Frugal Uses You've Probably Never Thought of
Paperback      ISBN: 0916773418

This 7" x 6," 120 page book is fully indexed. Learn how baking soda was developed into a consumer product, how it works, and more importantly how to use it in an amazing number of ways. In fifteen different catagories, ranging from cooking and cleaning to hygience and home remedies, you'll find ideas you never thought of. Baking soda can be used for cooking, laundry, gardening, skin solutions, kitchen clean up, dental care, caring for kids, crafts and hobbies, bathroom clean up, grooming, pet problems, cars, and camping to name a few.

The Economic Organisation of the Household
The Economic Organisation of the Household
2nd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0521801419

Surveying the field of the economics of the household, the second edition of this text reviews the theory of the consumer at the intermediate undergraduate level. It applies and extends it to consumer demand and expenditures, consumption and saving, time allocation among market work, home work, and leisure, human capital emphasizing investment in education, children and health, fertility, marriage, and divorce. Influenced by Gary Becker and his associates, the models developed are used to help explain modern U.S. trends in family behavior. Topics are discussed with the aid of geometry and a little algebra.

The Economic Organization of the Household
The Economic Organization of the Household
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0521805279

Surveying the field of the economics of the household, the second edition of this text reviews the theory of the consumer at the intermediate undergraduate level. It applies and extends it to consumer demand and expenditures, consumption and saving, time allocation among market work, home work, and leisure, human capital emphasizing investment in education, children and health, fertility, marriage, and divorce. Influenced by Gary Becker and his associates, the models developed are used to help explain modern U.S. trends in family behavior. Topics are discussed with the aid of geometry and a little algebra.

Household and Family Economics
Household and Family Economics
Hardcover      ISBN: 0792396545

This volume is a compilation of essays by prominent economists in the area of household and family economics. The volume attempts to cover some areas in the field and focuses on topics such as income determination and the intergenerational transmission of income generation, the changing role of women in the labor force, fertility, and income tax treatment of the family. Each essay is followed by a discussion of part, or all, of its contents.

Living a Beautiful Life on Less: The Blissful and Domestic Guide to Food, Fun, and Finances
Living a Beautiful Life on Less
The Blissful and Domestic Guide to Food, Fun, and Finances
Paperback      ISBN: 1462116078
The Politics of Domestic Consumption: Critical Readings
The Politics of Domestic Consumption
Critical Readings
Paperback      ISBN: 0134333438

This Reader brings together a broad range of critical work on on the everday practices and power relations of domestic consumption -drawing on material from sociology, women's studies and media and cultural studies. The book is divided into five main sections - on economics, food and clothing, leisure and media reception, household technologies, and the construction of home - and its selected contributions examine the social dynamics of gender: generation, class and ethnicity.

The Roman Household: A Sourcebook
The Roman Household
A Sourcebook
Hardcover      ISBN: 1138834939

With the help of a wide variety of source material, particularly legal documents and inscriptions, some of it made available for the first time in English, this book illustrates the activities associated with the household, demonstrating the different and frequently conflicting roles and moral values expected from its various members: male and female, old and young, freedman and slave.

Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!
Self-Sufficiency
A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1602399999

Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living--whether they're urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the information they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living.

Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed instructions on how to improve everyday life from an environmentally and organic perspective while keeping the focus on the family. Readers will learn how to plant a family garden and harvest the produce; can fruits and vegetables; bake bread and cookies; design interactive and engaging "green" projects; harness natural wind and solar energy to cook food and warm their homes; boil sap to make maple syrup; and build treehouses, furniture, and more. Also included are natural crafts readers can do with their kids, such as scrapbooking, making potato prints, dipping candles, and constructing seasonal decorations. Whether the goal is to live entirely off the grid or just to shrink their carbon footprints, families will find this book a thorough resource and a great inspiration.