Live More, Spend Less

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  • Copyright: 2010-03-15
  • Publisher: How to Books Ltd
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Do you want - or need - to live more economically? If the idea of a frugal existence does not appeal, don't panic. This book is designed to show you how to live more - but spend less. Live More, Spend Less is for dipping in and out of - as and when you need to. It is not a guide to going without, or to re-using teabags or washing used cling film. It tells you what you need to know to save money without missing out on the good things in life: - Great food ideas and recipes - Money-saving tips for grocery shopping - How to make your own cleaning products - How to earn extra money - Make-up savvy - How to save on utility bills - Brilliant budget clothing - Making do and mending -And much more REVIEWS: 'What a wonderful collection of tips and ideas, ... Sarah's book offers excellent quick recipes not only for cheap, nutritious family meals but also for simple 'do it yourself' skincare and cleaning solutions. By putting into place many of the ideas in this book you will not only save money, you'll also be healthier and you can tick the eco box almost without trying.' Janey Lee Grace, Author of Imperfectly Natural Woman, 'Live More Spend Less is the ultimate guide to saving money without compromising your standard of living. It's perfect reading for anyone worried about surviving the credit crunch, or who just wants to make their money work harder without sacrificing on life's little luxuries. Learn where to buy designer clothes for less, to make your own beauty products, plan a holiday on a budget, start your own business and loads more. It's easy to read and packed with clever, practical tips you'll wish you'd thought of!' Jennifer McEwan, Features Editor, My Weekly. 'Well worth getting.' 'You can dip in and out of this book and find plenty of practical advice and guidance on how to do the things you really enjoy and save money.' Moneywise Magazine. 'I like this book, amongst the myriad of this type of book that are available today this one stands out...highly recommended for all people living on a limited budget.' AUTHOR BIOG: Author, Sarah Flower is a journalist, nutritionist and iridologist, who enjoys living in rural North Devon, with her husband and two children. Sarah practises what she preaches and has a weekly column in My Weekly on how to save money. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments Foreword by Janey Lee Grace Introduction 1. Money Matters 2. The Home 3. Cleaning the Home 4. Food and Drink 5. Recipes 6. Beauty 7. Clothing 8. Raising the Family 9. Transport 10. Holidays 11. Make a Do and Mend 12. Earning Extra Money Index

Author Biography

Sarah Flower is a journalist, nutritionist and iridologist, who enjoys living in rural North Devon, with her husband and two children. Sarah practises what she preaches and has a weekly column in My Weekly on how to save money.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Money Mattersp. 1
The Boredom Trapp. 3
Keeping Up with the Jonesp. 4
The Emotional Spenderp. 5
Getting the Buzzp. 5
KidsÆ Pressurep. 6
Financial Contactsp. 7
The Homep. 8
Utility Billsp. 9
Gas and Electricity-Top Tips to Lower Billsp. 9
Heating Your Homep. 20
Cutting Water Billsp. 23
Home Telephone and Brodbandp. 26
Mobile Phonesp. 29
Buying and Selling Property in a Recessionp. 32
Improve, Don't Movep. 35
Cleaning the Homep. 38
Store Cupboard Essentialsp. 42
Everyday Cleaning Tipsp. 46
Trouble-shootingp. 53
The Scented Homep. 56
Food and Drinkp. 61
Getting the Right Equipmentp. 63
Putting your House in Orderp. 66
Great Food Ideasp. 68
Look After Your Fruit and Vegetablesp. 71
Money Saving Tips for Grocery Shoppingp. 73
The Good Lifep. 80
Recipesp. 85
The Basicsp. 88
Meatp. 94
Fishp. 98
Vegetarianp. 100
Soupsp. 104
Bakingp. 108
Beautyp. 115
Main Factors for Good Skinp. 117
Make-up Savvyp. 118
Professional Pamperingp. 121
Natural Skincare and Beautyp. 125
Clothingp. 136
Budget Clothingp. 137
Designer for Lessp. 142
Vintage Stylep. 143
Love the Skin You're Inp. 144
You're Hiredp. 145
Raising the Familyp. 146
The Formative Yearsp. 147
Watch Them Growp. 154
Teenage Angstp. 163
Transportp. 168
Carsp. 169
Railp. 177
Flyingp. 179
Holidaysp. 180
Holiday Swapsp. 181
Working Holidaysp. 183
Hobby Holidaysp. 184
Hostelsp. 184
Camping and Caravanningp. 184
Budget Holiday Dealsp. 185
Eco Holidaysp. 187
Make Do and Mendp. 188
Repair, Reduce, Reuse, Recyclep. 189
Make Your Own Giftsp. 193
Earning Extra Moneyp. 196
I Could Do That…p. 198
Keep Start-up Costs Lowp. 200
Retrainingp. 202
You're Hired!p. 202
Money for Old Ropep. 204
Cash-back Sitesp. 206
Indexp. 207
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