Radio Program – August 24, 2007 – Home Management with Fran Plewak

Home Enlightenment: Practical, earth-friendly advice for creating a nurturing, healthy, and toxin-free home and lifestyle by Annie B. Bond (615.9)

How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and In the Workplace by Paul D. Blanc, M.D. (Regional Library)

The Nontoxic Home: Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Everyday Toxics and Health Hazards by Debra Lynn Dadd (615.9)

The Good Housekeeping Household Encyclopedia (640)

Reader’s Digest Back to Basics: How to Learn and Enjoy Traditional American Skills (p. 342-43) (640)

Homing Instinct: Using Your Lifestyle to Design and Build Your Home by John Connell (690)

Better Homes and Gardens Home Offices: Your Guide to Planning and Furnishing (747.7)

Scaling Down: Living Large in a Smaller Space by Judi Gulbertson and Marj Decker (640.22)

Not So Big Solutions for Your Home by Sarah Susanka (Joslin Memorial Library)

Interior Design with Feng Shui by Sara Rossbach (747)

Dare to Repair (DVD) and Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home by Julie Sussman & Stephanie Glakas-Tenet (643.7)

Lots of books on home repair,  all in 643.7

Easy Home Organizer: 15-Minute Step-by-Step Solutions by Vicki Payne (640)

Original Designs for Living Rooms and Work Spaces by Terence Conran (643)

Sunset Ideas for Bedroom & Bath Storage (648)

Sunset Complete Home Storage (648)

Web Resources:

Vermont Online Library

My 30 days of consumer celibacy: for a whole month, one writer practiced a kind of abstinence so she could better understand her own complicity in our throwaway culture. It wasn’t easy.(Living Green).

Author(s):Wendee Holtcamp. 

Source:OnEarth 29.2 (Summer 2007): p.12(2). (1699 words) From General OneFile

Title:Organize your life! 20 tips to help you turn chaos into calm. (household chores).

Author(s):Dianne Witter. 

Source:Arthritis Today 5.n1 (Jan-Feb 1991): p.p18(2). (1350 words) From General OneFile

The architecture of work and family: to have a job and a life, we need to redesign the national household.(WORK & FAMILY).

Author(s):Ellen Bravo. 

Source:The American Prospect 18.3 (March 2007): p.A5(3). (2503 words) From General OneFile

The opt-out revolution revisited: women aren’t foresaking careers for domestic life. The ground rules just make it impossible to have both.(WORK & FAMILY).

Author(s):Joan C. Williams. 

Source:The American Prospect 18.3 (March 2007): p.A12(4). (2800 words) From General OneFile

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