Embrace your inner Jane and find a new way of life in thrift! Jane Austen knew that wealth and grandeur had little to do with happiness, and that fashionable new dresses and reticules to impress Mr. Darcy simply were not the path to fulfillmentaespecially when one accrues debt in the process. Itas as true today as it was then . . . Whether you have a fortune or not, youare well advised to make the most of your incomeaand save for your future. Now, using the timeless wisdom and example of Jane Austenas memorable heroines, this book offers everything the modern lady needs to know about: *Clever investing *Keeping up appearances on a budget *Giving and receiving graciously *Finding treasures at flea markets and church rummage sales *Planning a party that only looks extravagant *And more Jane Austenas Guide to Thrift shows how to make your circumstances significantly less reduced, and how to live a life of elegent economy and joyful generosityawhether youave as much as Emma Woodhouse or as little as Miss Bates.If something you use regularly, like lean ground beef or boneless chicken breasts , is on sale, by all means stock up ... However, if you use the coupons to buy items you dona#39;t ordinarily purchase or dona#39;t need, you wona#39;t really be saving money, no matter how cheap the item is. ... Sama#39;s Club, BJa#39;s, and Costco, for example, offer.
|Title||:||Jane Austen's Guide to Thrift|
|Author||:||Kathleen Anderson, Susan Jones|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-04-02|