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House of havoc : how to make, and keep, a beautiful home despite cheap spouses, messy kids, and other difficult roommates

Author: Marni Jameson
Publisher: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Da Capo/Lifelong Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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From one of the most widely read home-improvement gurus, a funny, witty story about the evolution of a house and a family, filled with practical tips for those looking to make the most of the space they have.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marni Jameson
ISBN: 9780738213118 073821311X
OCLC Number: 317919168
Notes: Includes index.
"With more than 100 sanity-saving tips"--Cover.
"A Lifelong original"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: xvi, 272 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Marni Jameson.

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Presents practical tips for those who are looking to make the most of the space they have. This book explores home life as it really is - not as it's depicted in a Hallmark special - and offers  Read more...

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"Dallas Morning News," 1/31/10 "Think Erma Bombeck's wit, Martha Stewart's gumption and Rachael Ray's verve in one humble yet helpful package." "Hartford Courant," 2/5/10 "Part memoir, part humor and Read more...

 
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Fun to read but worlds away from my reality

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2011-02-04) Fair Permalink

I chuckled several times while reading this book, particularly in the first half, which is always a good sign. However, my reality does not match the author's reality--hers is much fancier than mine--so not...
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