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Tips for Meanies is an irreverent collection of money saving tips, the perfect gift for the Meanie in your life

Tips for Meanies is an irreverent guide to thrift, the perfect present for the Meanies in your life that will equip them with new, versatile weapons for their armoury:

- Discover the penny-pinching potential of everyday miracle products, from toothpaste and vinegar to barbecue briquettes
- Find cunning ways to curb household shopping and energy bills
- Avoid pricey trips to the chemist by channelling the healing powers of cheap and easy home remedies

… everything Meanies need to keep their household clean, green – and very mean.


A practical and amusing ode to thrift

Jaz Elizabeth Crocker, Lady

Thrift lovers will treasure this cornucopia of money-saving household tips

Woman and Home

If World War II comes back, this book will be invaluable

Roger Lewis, Daily Mail

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    November 15, 2014

    Square Peg

    112 pages

    RRP $19.99

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