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Ith the tips I would say a Repeat Performance lot of the tips I already use but for anyone new to saving money and budgeting it just about covers everything I would have given it four stars but the author is very preachy in places and given that she is privileged as she points out she could have considered some peoples choices are out of necessity For example buying clothes for their kids at Primark may be for some people the best they can afford Hints and tips and occasional rants around the general theme of thrift I feel it would be useful to someone who has been in the habit of spending a great deal and wishes to doess of that rather than to anyone who hasn t had much to spend in the first place It also assumes a specific ifestyle where time isn t an issue and shops are accessible I think Jack Monroe is probably useful I LOVE India Knight She is such fun to read so personable and so present on every page It is ten years

old now this 
now this and yet seems so absolutely prescient Re read this book still some great ideas but slightly dated now I ended up skimming a ot of this as the author s attitude was uite irritating Another review mentioned that she was preachy and I agree I thought I d The Baron Goes Fast (Baron, learn some new tips but alas there were only directions to websites that I could visit toearn interspersed with personal anecdotes that were not especially #interesting Also call me old fashioned but I was tired of the word crap being used to describe so #Also call me old fashioned but I was tired of the word crap being used to describe so different items or situations Maybe the author could invest in a thesaurus with her savings before her next book is written One time read. Useful and sensible manual' IndependentIndia Knight is the author of four novels My Life on a Plate Don't You Want Me Comfort and Joy and Mutton Her non fiction books include The Shops the bestselling diet book Neris and India's Idiot Proof Diet the accompanying bestselling cookbook Neris and India's Idiot Proof Diet Cookbook and The Thrift Book India is a columnist for the Sunday Times and ives in London with her three childrenFollow India on Twitter indiaknight or on her blog. A great book about Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary living oness Even better is that my Wardrobe Refashion website is mentioned in there The book is easy and fun to read and I m sure it will be interesting for any money saving newbiesWhile a ot of specific information prices and suggested websites are outdated for example some prices have doubled or tripled since the year the book was published #the only reason for its three star it still gives a really good insight on how to manage a ot #only reason for its three star it still gives a really good insight on how to manage a LOT ASPECTS OF YOUR LIFE AND aspects of your Giving the Body Its Due life and gives ideas to test out or information to research homemade cleaners some of which I used myself as a kid I already use aot of the suggestions but it definitely inspired me to try out a few ideas as they say need is creativity s driver Great ideasA Hilla Rebay little out of date now but some brilliant recipes and general ideas toive very well and save Living Doll lots I thought this would be a good book to read to get some ideas ativing cheaper as I embark on my new Designing for Magazines life ofiving on a narrowboat Unfortunately I didn t The Wild Side learn anything new many of the tips I already do and the rest weren t relevant to me things to do with childcareoans credit cards houses etc The author makes assumptions that the reader is female and has children it would have been better if things were sectioned off so you could read the sections relevant to you but instead it just got my back up It may well be that the vast majority of her readers are female but I hate stereotyping ike thisI started off reading every word but then the author started to annoy me and so I started skimming instead It s uite middle class The author. The Thrift Book is a guide to how to ive well while spending Tombland less by bestselling writer India KnightFeeling poor because of the credit crunch Feeling guilty because of global warming Feelingike you'd His Plaything like to tighten your belt but aren't ready to embrace DIY macramé handbagsNo need to panic Put down the economy mince and buy this book instead it's a blueprint foriving beautifully while saving money and easing your conscience India Knight will show you How to make wonderful Is clearly from a privileged back ground and talks about buying decent #Clothes From Expensive Shops #from expensive shops they Cuckolded! Taken By My Husbands Bully lastonger and are ethical Yes I agree with the author on these points but not everyone can afford to buy from designer shops even knowing that it s worth it in the ong run maybe and especially as this book is about thrift seems counter intuitive She also mentions several highstreet stores which do not use child Again I commend the author for highlighting this to although only does the bare minimum Three of the stores were Marks Spencers HM and Gap Now these stores may not use child abour at east not at the time the book was published but Marks Sparks have all their underwear made in Israel and both HM and Gap both use Sweat Shops even though they don t have children working in themThe author also did uite a bit of hippy bashing at times although she did ater say that the hippies were right though about many things This is out of order in my opinionAnother thing I found annoying was that the author mentioned something that would help you save money ie making yogurt or sewing your own clothes but didn t go in to much detail about them but instead recommended a book which would be uite expensive this book is about thrift not about having to buy books I already have a book habit as it is And if it weren t for book recs it was endless Dream Fossil links to websites if I had wanted to surf the net for information on thrift I d have done so and not borrowed this book from theibrary I enjoyed this book there was a bit of humour in it along Inners with every After We Collided (After, little money How to dress on a budget and stillook fabulous How to make friends and start sharing with your neighbours How to holiday imaginatively with barely a carbon footprintTry it you have nothing to Web Marketing For Dummies lose but your overdraft'A blueprint foriving well however broke you are with thrifty tips on ooking fab cooking pampering and partying' Cosmopolitan'The Thrift Book might be the only sure fire investment out there' Harper's Bazaar'A triumphant treat and

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