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The Simple Home
The Simple Home

The Simple Home

A Month-by-Month Guide to Self-Reliance, Productivity and Contentment


312 Pages, 7.25 x 9.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $29.95 (CA $39.95) (US $29.95)

Publication Date: November 2017

ISBN 9780670079025

Rights: US & CA

Penguin Random House Australia (Nov 2017)
Viking Australia

Price: $29.95


Structured around the 12 months, this is a warm, inspiring, and beautifully accesible book focused on slowing down and enjoying your home

Award-winning blogger Rhonda Hetzel shares the day-to-day practicalities of a simple life and shows you how to rediscover the heart of your home. With a year of monthly projects that make household management easier, Rhonda encourages you to set up good systems, make what you need, and appreciate what you have. Learn how to stretch money further, safely clean your home, and cook from scratch with 40 favorite recipes, including step-by-step guides to baking bread and making cheese. Whether you're part of a family, living alone, or thinking about retirement, this is an inspiring, indispensable guide to slowing down, taking stock of your life, and finding pleasure and satisfaction at home.

Author Biography

Rhonda Hetzel is a retired journalist and technical writer best known for her award-winning blog, "Down to Earth." She won the Green Lifestyle magazine's Local Green Hero Award in 2014. Rhonda is the author of Down to Earth and The Simple Life.