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Hints Worth Remembering - 29 Jul 1953 - The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) - Trove

The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) - 29 Jul 1953 - p61

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1919

Papers Past | Newspapers | Wanganui Chronicle | 20 December 1919 | The House wife

The House wife HOW TO DO IT THINGS YOU MAY LIKE TO KNOW, DRESSING FOR OILSKIN, 1. To one pint of boiled linseed oil add a teaspoonful of white zinc; powder very finely a piece of black lead the size of a walnut, which add to the oil. Keep well stirred while using. Wash the oilskin well with hot water, and dry before using the preparation, which should be well rubbed in with a piece of flannel. Oil3kins prepared in this way have the appearance of a piece of kid, and never stick, no matter how…

1937 household hints

Papers Past | Newspapers | Northern Advocate | 20 February 1937 | HOUSEHOLD HINTS

HOUSEHOLD HINTS Salt toughens meat if added before it is dene. To cream butter easily, scald bowl before using. Eggs must be very cold and quite fresh to whip well. To prevent old potatoes from becoming discoloured when they are boiled, add a slice of lemon to the water. When the white of an egg, after being frothed, begins to separate, a few drops of lemon juice will remedy the trouble. Onions may be cut nearly tlmough. leaving just enough to hold the pieces together. In this way all will…

how to clean lace

Papers Past | Newspapers | Auckland Star | 16 June 1934 | CROCHET AND OLD LACE.

CROCHET AND OLD LACE. Old lace or crochet work which has been on hand for a long time soon becomes soiled. Only after it-has been washed a number of times does it come really white again. It will be' found that the following treatment will remove any ingrained dirt and restore it to its original whiteness. The crochet or lace should be left to soak overnight in a solution of borax and water. Use one teaspoonful of borax to a breakfastcupful of warm water. After treatment rinse the article…

1924 household hints miscellany - including how to care for wooden clothes pegs

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 1 August 1924 | HINTS THAT HELP TO ECONOMISE

HINTS THAT HELP TO ECONOMISE HOW OFTEN YOU HAVE WISHED YOU KNEW A BETTER WAY OF DOING SOME SIMPLE HOUSEHOLD TASK? HERE ARE SOME WAYS THAT OTHER...

1923 household tips and uses of salt in the home

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 2 July 1923 | WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT

WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT The Value of Common Salt Caring for Aluminium WHEN I set up housekeeping a y j few short months ago, a very...

1923 household hints galore

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 1 March 1923 | WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT

WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT TF the pantry shelves have no doors a window shade on a spring roller put up in front will keep out the dust and...

A miscellany of housekeeping hints from 1923

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 1 February 1923 | Page 16

The Ladies’ Mirror was published monthly from 1922-1926 by the Mirror Publishing Company. It then became The Mirror : the home journal of New...

Beauty tips from 1926 part 2

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 2 August 1926 | Page 36

The Ladies’ Mirror was published monthly from 1922-1926 by the Mirror Publishing Company. It then became The Mirror : the home journal of New...

Beauty tips from 1926 part 1

Papers Past | Magazines and Journals | Ladies' Mirror | 2 August 1926 | Page 33

The Ladies’ Mirror was published monthly from 1922-1926 by the Mirror Publishing Company. It then became The Mirror : the home journal of New...

How to manage a limited budget, 1949

Vol. 25 No. 38 (17 August 1949)

Vintage - ideas for making life more pleasant for people with chronic illnesses - some of these are really good

Vol.23 No. 27 (28 May 1947)

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Vol.23 No. 26 (21 May 1947)

1940s handy hints

Vol. 16 No. 23 (30 April 1940)

1954 advice to get a beach body

Vol. 30 No. 46 (6 October 1954)

1924 Australian woman's mirror handy hints

Vol. 8 No. 2 (8 December 1931)