Monday, 24 January 2011

Book ~ "Thrifty: Living the Frugal Life with Style" (2010) Marjorie Harris

From Amazon ~ Best-selling author Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide to living the richly frugal life. From tips on how to haggle to becoming a frugal fashionista, maintaining your home on a budget, and thrifty gardening, travel, and entertainment, Harris provides essential guidelines to living a quality life on less. Written in her trademark witty, engaging, and accessible style, Thrifty is packed with simple and savvy tips drawn from Harris' own fulfilled, thrifty experience. Bonus tips come from renowned experts such as best-selling author Margaret Atwood, chef Jamie Kennedy, actor R. H. Thomson, travel writer Sylvia Fraser, and The Globe and Mail's style columnists.

The book is divided into seven chapters:
  1. The Thrifty Citizen
  2. The Frugal Fashionista
  3. The Frugal Foodie
  4. The Frugal Home
  5. The Frugal Gardner
  6. The Thrifty Traveller
  7. Top 20 Tips for Living the Frugal Life with Style
Not a lot of new stuff to learn but good reminders.

1 comment:

Susan Demeter said...

Sounds like a worthwhile read :)