If you've ever wondered just how much you really need in your house, then this is the book for you.
Barbara Flanagan has filled her "Smart Home" book with terrific ideas for those who want to simplify their lives or just make some changes.
This book helped me see what items are really necessary, and those that just make life more difficult.
What a useful, entertaining, thoughtful and well-written book! Barbara Flanagan itemizes what she has found to be the 98 essential items in a home and then proposes specific... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Harriet
Whether you agree with the author on every item or not, this book will help you think about what you really need and what's just taking up space in your home.Published 15 months ago by Beadyeyed Shopper
I found this at the local library, read it, and liked it so much that I bought a copy for myself. It tells you the best of, and least amount of, everything you need for your home. Read morePublished 22 months ago by J. Howells
If you are fortunate enough to be able to buy the sort of (often expensive) products described in this book, AND you also somehow don't already own basic supplies that you need or... Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by leaf
I bought this book because I'm in the beginning stages of purchasing everything I need for my first apartment and I want to buy items that are good quality and space efficient. Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by anne
We recently moved from a large house to a very small house, with most of our things in storage units. Read morePublished on March 17, 2012 by Tracy Reads Too Much
I appreciated the concept--and much of the content--of this book; but, like others, I am not convinced of its applicability. Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by Book dallier
I came across this book serendipitously, attracted by the title and cover. I found it in the stacks of one of the four branches in my Los Angeles Public Library rotation, and... Read morePublished on July 17, 2011 by Jeannie Park
Simply ridiculous advice!
My 600 thread count Italian percale sheets wash beautifully, and are line dried! Read more