The Martha Manual

The Martha Manual

How to Do (almost) Everything

Book - 2019
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Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert--together in one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations

Martha Stewart is America's go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many worlds upon which she's built her domestic empire, she can advise on everything from creating a cutting garden and setting the table to playing classic lawn games or building a campfire. Whether it's organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, or any number of other life skills, these are the time-tested, Martha-approved strategies for frequent challenges and basic how-to knowledge that everyone should have at the ready. Also included are plenty of solutions for the not-so-common conundrums, such as how to transport a decorated cake, bathe a cat, or fold an American flag. With hundreds of expert tips and useful insights in an easy-to-follow format, this is the manual you need to learn how to do everything--the Martha way.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
ISBN: 9781328927323
1328927326
Branch Call Number: 640 Stew
Characteristics: 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm

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miriamdS12345
Apr 11, 2019

Very glossy and attractive book. But it definitely has a "jack of all trades, master of none" feel when you actually read up on a particular topic.
Perhaps one more chapter should be added: How to use one's fame to sell just about anything in a celebrity worshiping society.

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Mar 07, 2019

The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything is a beautiful, instructive book to have handy in case the internet disappears ... or perhaps in event of a a zombie apocalypse :-)

In all seriousness, there is something in this book that everyone needs to know, from hanging a curtain rod to ironing a shirt to properly cutting fresh herbs and so much more. Typical Martha, she makes it all looks so easy ... probably easier than it looks (hello knitting). I would warn myself that nothing I would do would ever look like it would if Martha did it (like those Pinterest fails!), but there was much I found interesting and ways to do things I hadn't considered.

debwalker Sep 13, 2018

From she who knows everything.

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