In this sequel to "Syd Pemberton's Ecologically Sound Household Handbook", Syd Pemberton offers a multitude of wise, witty and inexpensive tips on cleaning and decorating the home, and keeping it safe and healthy. There are tips on staying green when you clean and hints on keeping your house clean and safe all year round. The author shares over 25 pages of her simple, yet delicious recipes (including the secret to her legendary hamburgers!). There are tips on stocking the store cupboard, catering for one person or 50, and a list of common cooking terms from aspic to zest, invaluable to those who thought that to bake blind meant cooking in a blindfold. In addition Syd Pemberton offers advice on accident prevention, first aid, the recognition of infectious diseases and naturopathic remedies for general bodily conditions: for example, she suggests dill seeds and peppermint tea to provide relief from bad breath. There is also advice on caring for pets and recognizing their common health and related social problems. In "Kitchen Wizardry and Household Lore" Syd Pemberton explores further foolproof ways to save time and stretch the household dollar.