The first Household detergent

Introduced in 1907 by Henkel & Cie. of Dusseldorf, Germany, makers of the household detergent Persil. Still available today. Continue reading

Isabella Beeton

In 1857, less than a year after the wedding, Isabella began writing for one of her husband’s publications, The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine. Continue reading

Beeton’s Book of Household Management, by Isabella Beeton

Beeton’s Book of Household Management, was written by Isabella Beeton and published in London, England, in 1861. Continue reading

Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine, a monthly magazine

The first Housekeeping magazine was The Englishwoman’s Domestic Magazine. Continue reading