A guidebook of tips and suggestions on how to perform well as a wife. Originally published in the 1930s, these ideas are still relevant in the modern age. Such examples include; Don't forget that a wife can always set the standard of behaviour for the home. If she allows laxities of dress or conversation at the table she will soon find that they become a fixed procedure. Don't forget that very true remark that while face powder may catch a man, baking powder is the stuff to hold him.