The Hands on Home: a seasonal guide to cooking, preserving, and natural homekeeping
by Erica Strauss
This book, written by a famous blogger, is an ingenious book that everyone should own. It is chock full of recipes and advice that could make the most reluctant housekeeper confident and frugal.
The recipes cover everything from homemade ricotta to rhubarb syrup. The homemade cleaners include Greasy Grime Spray and Fizzy Bath Bombs. Erica Strauss is an intrepid domestic. Check this book out for inspiration.