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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 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paying for long distance calls and being frugal by sending a 29 cent letter instead of calling Even looking past the outdated advice there s really nothing here for someone with no kids who lives in a Seattle area apartment Even if hanging my laundry out to dry wouldn t result in an eviction and probably all my clothes being stolen the likelihood of it raining would defeat the purpose The author is pretty high and mighty while being dismissive of issues like lack of space she constantly refers to her huge farmhouse with attached barn and other outbuildings Encounters with Rauschenberg 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 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paying for long distance calls and being frugal by sending a 29 cent letter instead of calling Even looking past the outdated advice there s really nothing here for someone with no kids who lives in a Seattle area apartment Even if hanging my laundry out to dry wouldn t result in an eviction and probably all my clothes being stolen the likelihood of it raining would defeat the purpose The author is pretty high and mighty while being dismissive of issues like lack of space she constantly refers to her huge farmhouse with attached barn and other outbuildings

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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 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 as a kid which is part of the reason i re read this as an adult uite a lot of the things she suggests are for people who a have kids b drive cars c live in the country d own their houses or e live in the 90 Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide used to subscribe to the newsletter i remember reading it as a kid which is part of the reason i re read this as an adult The White Nights of Ramadan uite a lot of the things she suggests are for people who a have kids b drive cars c live in the country d own their houses or e live in the 90

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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 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 things that most of us would never have the time to do I loved her attitude she was doing these activities as a way to make the most of her family life without any overzealous religion or gender issue and she saw that improved life as a payoff for thisShe can be pretty extreme Many of the reader generated Double Jeopardy 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 things that most of Einsteins Generation us would never have the time to do I loved her attitude she was doing these activities as a way to make the most of her family life without any overzealous religion or gender issue and she saw that improved life as a payoff for thisShe can be pretty extreme Many of the reader generated


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 th

  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 as a kid whi

  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

  5. says:

    The Complete Tightwad Gazette has got to be the best purchase I have ever made with the possible exception of m

  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 wouldn't result in an eviction and probably all my clothes being stolen the likelihood of it raining wou

  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 my husband's salary and Amy showed me just how easy and fulfilling it could be I do not

  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

  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

  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 definitely extreme I feel sorry for her kids but I did find some great ideas I'm willing t