內容簡介 There's no doubt about it, we really must economize somehow!" sighed Mrs.Woodward helplessly, with her housekeeping book in one hand, and her bank passbook in the other, and an array of bills spread out on the table in front of her."Children, do you hear what I say? The war will make a great difference to ourincome, and we can't-simply can't-go on living in exactly the old way. The soonerwe all realize it the better. I wish I knew where to begin.""Might knock off going to church, and save the money we give in collections!"suggested Percy flippantly. "It must tot up to quite a decent sum in the course of ayear, not to mention pew rent!"His mother cast a reproachful glance at him."Now, Percy, do be serious for once! You and Winona are quite old enough tounderstand business matters. I must discuss them with somebody. As I said before, we shall really have to economize somehow, and the question is where to begin.""I saw some hints in a magazine the other day," volunteered Winona, huntingamong a pile of papers, and fishing up a copy of The Housewife's Journal. "Here youare! There's a whole article on War Economies. It says you can halve your expensesif you only try. It gives ten different recipes. Number One, Dispense with Servants.Oh, goody! I don't know how the house would get along without Maggie and Mary!Isn't that rather stiff?