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The book I wish I'd had when I began my adult life Packed with humor creativity and insight The Complete Tightwad Gazette includes hundreds of tips and topics such asTravel for tightwads¸ How to transform old blue jeans into potholders and uilts¸ Ten painless ways to save 100 this year¸ Picture framing for pennies¸ A comparison of painting versus re siding your house¸ Halloween costumes from scrounged materials¸ Thrifty window treatments¸ Ways to dry The MOTHER of all books on frugality This author is VERY extreme in her frugality and that behavior allowed her to be a stay at home mom of 6 I think kids on her husband s small salaryMany things were to out there for me but at least 34s of the ideas I easily adapted to my own lifeWhile I don t save tin foil or iron wrapping paper to use again I was very inspired by this book to implement a lot of her ideasI re read this book about once a year and usually find a few ideas that I d passed over before but have since adopted

Review ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ô Amy Dacyczyn

The Complete TightwadGazette

At last the long awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal livingIn a newsletter published from May 1990 to December 1996 as well as in three enormously successful books Amy Dacyczyn established herself as the expert of economy Now The Complete Tightwad Gazette brings together all of her best ideas and thriftiest thinking into one volume along with new articles never published before in book format Dacyczyn describes this collection as A few good tips but on the whole not an entirely useful resource Many of her suggestions are outdated There s a lot of teaching you how to think creatively sorts of articles that aren t practical to most people but are supposed to help you get in the mindset of using what you ve got creatively to solve problems rather than simply spending money Eh ok But how many reminders do we need about thatFrom a philosophical point of view I have one major problem with this book A sort of grab all you can mentality is actively taught and openly applauded Yes you can get things for free Yes it s great that you re saving money for what really matters to you BUT you should also demonstrate gratitude and generosi

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Up dry cleaning costs¸ Inexpensive gifts¸ Creative fundraisers for kids¸ Slashing your electric bill¸ Frugal fix its¸ Cutting the cost of college¸ Moving for less¸ Saving on groceries¸ Gift wrapping for tightwads¸ Furniture fusion fundamentals¸ Cheap breakfast cereals¸ Avoiding credit card debt¸ Using items you were about to throw away milk jugs plastic meat trays and ¸ Recipes galore from penny pinching pizza to toaster pastries¸ And much muc This book is LIFE CHANGING sometimes I miss being the ignorant person I was before I read it because now I have a hard time letting ANYTHING go to waste I m afraid I m on the verge of becoming a hoarderAmy Dacyczyn shows how you can do so much with so little There are so many good ideas in this book Genius things to do with items you d normally throw away Use an empty milk jug to irrigate your garden by poking holes in the bottom and burying it Or turn it into a dustpan Use the plastic ring on the milk jug to keep socks together while washing them Turn a mesh produce bag into a scrubber for your dishes or in my case to clean cloth diapersNot only that but she breaks down how to shrink your grocery bills Ther


10 thoughts on “The Complete TightwadGazette

  1. says:

    I am fucking obsessed with these books This woman is possibly the most sensible human being on earth Come for the novelty tips stay for the practical philosophy

  2. says:

    A few good tips but on the whole not an entirely useful resource Many of her suggestions are outdated There's a lot of teaching you how to think creatively sorts of articles that aren't practical to most people but are supposed to help you get in the mindset of using what you've got creatively to solve problems rather than simply spending money Eh ok But how many reminders do we need about thatFrom a philosophical point of view

  3. says:

    this book could potentially change your life or specifically your relationship to money time debt a whole host of other things it's a compilation of self published newsletters that ms dacyzyn published in the early to mid 90's about her frugal lifestyle sounds like a snooze fest but she's an engaging writer who is not without a sense of humor my mom used to subscribe to the newsletter i remember reading it a

  4. says:

    The MOTHER of all books on frugality This author is VERY extreme in her frugality; and that behavior allowed her to be a stay at home mom of 6 I think kids on her husband's small salaryMany things were to out there for me but at least 34s of the ideas I easily adapted to my own lifeWhile I don't save tin foil or iron wr

  5. says:

    The Complete Tightwad Gazette has got to be the best purchase I have ever made with the possible exception of my kindle and I didn't even pay full price Thanks to a gift voucher I won for Powell's Books I was able to acuire this book for the co

  6. says:

    Good only for a bit of a laugh at the notion of people paying for long distance calls and being frugal by sending a 29 cent letter instead of calling Even looking past the outdated advice there's really nothing here for someone with no kids who lives in a Seattle area apartment Even if hanging my laundry out to dry would

  7. says:

    I am so pleased that I decided to buy this book I was wavering about whether I could afford to give up work and raise my son full time on just

  8. says:

    This book is LIFE CHANGING sometimes I miss being the ignorant person I was before I read it because now I have a hard time letting ANYTHING go to waste I'm afraid I'm on the verge of becoming a hoarderAmy Dacyczy

  9. says:

    This 925 page book has taken up a huge chunk of my reading time So hopefully I'll be posting freuently now that it's on its way back to the library Anyway this is sort of a thrift Bible; she's really taken things to their logical extreme Her writing style is very conversational; she investigates the cost of thi

  10. says:

    This was a pretty thick book but it was easy to skip over parts that didn't apply to me and when she was investigating something I skipped over the details and just read the results I thought this book was poorly organized and she's

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