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    DescriptionAt last--the long-awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal living! In 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 "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 as: Travel for tightwads, How to transform old blue jeans into potholders and quilts, 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 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 more!), Recipes galore, from penny-pinching pizza to toaster pastries, And much much more . . .


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    Title
    Complete Tightwad Gazette
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amy Dacyczyn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 976
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 1,134 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375752254
    ISBN 10: 0375752250
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.3
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Libri: I-RB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: VSB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEREF
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    BISAC V2.8: REF030000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 640/.42, 640.42
    DC21: 640.42
    BISAC V2.8: BUS016000, BUS050000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24150
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000, BUS050030
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX336 .D33 1998
    Thema V1.0: VSB
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    04 February 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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    At last--the long-awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal living! In 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 "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 as: , Travel for tightwads, How to transform old blue jeans into potholders and quilts, 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 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 more!), Recipes galore, from penny-pinching pizza to toaster pastries, And much much more . . . Three books in one--a $38.97 value for only $19.99!