How Not to be a Domestic Goddess(and always go to bed on an argument)

Author(s): Deborah Ross

Self Improvement

Domestic Goddesses! Your time is up. The slackers are back.Here are Mrs Ross's handy tips on every aspect of household management: skincare, fashion and beauty, children, dealing with blackened ovenware, leftovers and freezing. And here is useful advice on how to get a 'lifestyle' if you suspect you don't have a proper one.Some people have fabulous bodies and accomplished kids and amazing parenting skills and ideal jobs and harmonious marital relationships. This book is not for them. It is for the rest of us: we, the 99 per cent of the population who are not so blessed and cannot decide whether to laugh or cry. Answer: laugh.Some tips include: 'soak, soak, soak, then throw away when nobody is looking'; 'decant carefully into Tupperware, place in fridge, leave for a week then throw out when nobody is looking'; and, 'leave for a decade, then throw out when nobody is looking'.


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Domestic Goddesses! Your time is up. The slackers are back.

"'...the ideal antidote to yummy mummyism.' Sainsbury's Magazine 'This tongue-in-cheek 'advice' book delivers a lot of laughs.' Bella 'An amusing set of lifestyle tips for slobs and slackers who never, ever go on 'the morning run'.' Glasgow Herald 'One of those truly laugh-out-loud books that you won't just feel at one with but which you also won't be able to put down.' Lancashire Evening Post"

Deborah Ross is an award-winning columnist and interviewer for the Independent and Spectator who has recently been poached for a huge transfer fee by the Daily Mail. She lives in north London with her partner and son who have never been any support whatsoever, but that is the cross she has to bear. She is a heroine to slobs, slackers and idlers everywhere.

General Fields

  • : 9781861978912
  • : 96006
  • : 96006
  • : July 2008
  • : 173mm X 109mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Deborah Ross
  • : Paperback
  • : 640.207
  • : 224
  • : illustrations