Jane Austen's Guide to Thrift

Jane Austen's Guide to Thrift

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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 fulfillmenta€”especially when one accrues debt in the process. Ita€™s as true today as it was then . . . Whether you have a fortune or not, youa€™re well advised to make the most of your incomea€”and save for your future. Now, using the timeless wisdom and example of Jane Austena€™s 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 Austena€™s Guide to Thrift shows how to make your circumstances significantly less reduced, and how to live a life of elegent economy and joyful generositya€”whether youa€™ve 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


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