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Author : Eithne Farry
ISBN : 9781448182459
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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With enough money-saving tips to banish the budgetary blues for good, these collected hints and tips from Channel 4’s Supercrimpers show us all how to be more clever with our cash. Why waste money when you can have new for nothing? Rediscover the thrill of thrift with our clever tips and ideas to help you have the lifestyle you want without it costing the earth. These days it’s hip to be thrifty and we’ve looked to the superscrimping skills of yesteryear to find hints and tips to remind us all of the nation’s fine tradition of resourcefulness. And you’ll find brand new ideas for chic-on-the-cheap fashion, handy homes, beauty, DIY and more that will put some glamour into your life without emptying your pockets. Proving frugal can be fun, join our proud penny-pinching revolution and learn how to live well for less!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Superscrimpers Soda

Author : Elena Bondar
ISBN : 9781310071379
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 33.73 MB
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How 4 lbs of baking soda will save you $90 in just one month! Boost your health and reduce your environmental footprint. Reduce cellulite, lose weight and make your skin glow! 123 really useful applications to improve your life and trim your budget This book will show you a few practical ways you can introduce this powder into your life, promoting health, wealth and happiness, as well as doing a little something for our environment. It will reveal to you the secrets behind a beautiful and slim figure by using soda to promote weight loss and reduce cellulite. Create a spa salon in your own bathroom using colourful and aromatic soda bombs. Replace expensive and chemically toxic commercial cleaning agents with your own powerful and healthy varieties. Use soda to care for your pets and even your car. Do you love gardening and nurturing house plants? Do you have small children or are you expecting a child? You enjoy spending time in nature? Or maybe you prefer a fun party (and how to deal with the hangover)? Then this book is for you. In these days of financial austerity, we are all looking for ways to keep down costs while providing the best and healthiest solutions for ourselves and our families. Once you learn to appreciate the benefits and versatility of this amazing non-toxic white powder, you'll understand why it has been such an important part of our history and culture.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Parenting The Crisis

Author : Tracey Jensen
ISBN : 9781447325062
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 89.12 MB
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This book examines how pathologising ideas of failing, chaotic and dysfunctional families create a powerful consensus that Britain is in the grip of a ‘parent crisis’ and are used to justify increasingly punitive state policies.
Category: Social Science

Handmade Spa

Author : Juliette Goggin
ISBN : 9781911127772
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 43.78 MB
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Handmade Spa is a unique and comprehensive guide to replicating the luxury of the spa experience in your own home using natural, botanical preparations. Following on from the hugely successful Handmade Beauty, this is the second in the series of natural health and beauty books by cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton. The book contains over 40 recipes, focusing on cosmetic treatments for skin, hair and body, as well as the creation of therapeutic spa accessories such as reed diffusers and wheat packs. The authors encourage you to explore your kitchen, garden and local shops for the natural products and active ingredients that will grant you the ability to create your very own home spa paradise. All are accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear, illustrative photographs, enabling you to bring the entire realm of spa treatments, as well as the practice of mind and body self-care, into your own home. This unique guide includes some of the most creative and innovative thinking in botanical and cosmetic science, and reveals the importance of scent and ‘fragrance families’ in soothing, healing or rejuvenating body and mind.
Category: Health & Fitness

Mrs Moneypenny S Careers Advice For Ambitious Women

Author : Mrs Moneypenny
ISBN : 9780670920839
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 50.28 MB
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Welcome to the world of Mrs Moneypenny, where it's all about who you know and what you know. Where you can't have it all, but you have to do it all. And where women wanting to reach the top need to learn to say 'no'. The high-flying, uber-connected Financial Times columnist and star of Channel 4's 'Superscrimpers' is on a mission to help you get ahead at work. In this incisive, hilariously frank book, Mrs Moneypenny tells you everything you need to know about taking control of your career. From nurturing your personal network and getting noticed, to the art of outsourcing and understanding numbers, she distils a lifetime's experience of running businesses and shaping careers into original, practical advice. Whether you're just starting out or a rung from the top, whether you're a store manager or a CEO, let Mrs Moneypenny be your ultimate mentor - and guide you to success.
Category: Business & Economics

The Dark Side Of Prosperity

Author : Mark Horsley
ISBN : 9781472436597
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74.25 MB
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This book offers a critical analysis of consumer credit markets and the growth of outstanding debt, presenting in-depth interview material to explore the phenomenon of mass indebtedness through the life trajectories of self-identified debtors struggling with the pressures of owing money. A rich and original qualitative study of the close relationship between financial capitalism, consumer aspirations, social exclusion and the proliferation of personal indebtedness, The Dark Side of Prosperity examines questions of social identity, subjectivity and consumer motivation in close connection with the socio-cultural ideals of an ‘enjoyment society’ that binds the value of the lives of individuals to the endless acquisition and disposal of pecuniary resources and lifestyle symbols. Critically engaging with the work of Giddens, Beck and Bauman, this volume draws on the thought of contemporary philosophers including Žižek, Badiou and Rancière to consider the possibility that the expansion of outstanding consumer credit, despite its many consequences, may be integral to the construction of social identity in a radically indeterminate and increasingly divided society. A ground-breaking work of critical social research this book will appeal to scholars of social theory, contemporary philosophy and political and economic sociology, as well as those with interests in consumer credit and cultures of indebtedness.
Category: Social Science

Mrs Moneypenny S Financial Advice For Independent Women

Author : Mrs Moneypenny
ISBN : 9780670923311
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 60.2 MB
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Get a money makeover from the legendary FT columnist, Mrs Moneypenny, author of Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Women. Why do personal finances present such a hurdle for women? And what can we do about it? In her bestselling book Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Women, Mrs Moneypenny stressed the importance of financial literacy and introduced the idea of a 'financial finish line' - or how much money you need in your lifetime. But how do you know what 'enough' looks like? And how do you get there? In this essential and punchy guide, the hilarious and wise Mrs Moneypenny shows you how to set your own financial finish line, and then how to go about reaching it. From increasing your income to cutting your bills cutting your grocery bills, from starting a business to saving a pension, she gives practical, easy ways to think about your money and take control of your life. Whether you're struggling to remember what interest rate you are paying on your mortgage, or are an entrepreneur trying to raise the finance for your business, this book will inspire you, inform you, and above all, empower you. 'Clever, wise, funny and necessary. This book should be by every woman's bed' -Jeanette Winterson 'This is just the book I wish someone who cared about me and my indigent future had pressed into my clueless hands when I was in my twenties' -Rachel Johnson For over 14 years Mrs Moneypenny has been entertaining readers of the Financial Times with her weekly column. She presented the Channel 4 series 'Superscrimpers', and the Mrs Moneypenny show has run at the Edinburgh Fringe, off Broadway and the Hay Festival. She is the author of Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Women. Heather McGregor owns and runs Taylor Bennett, the executive search firm. She is a committed philanthropist in the area of employability and social mobility, having founded the Taylor Bennett Foundation in 2008, and is currently the chair of Career Academies Foundation.
Category: Business & Economics

Love Is Not Enough A Smart Woman S Guide To Money

Author : Merryn Somerset Webb
ISBN : 9780007284023
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 89.15 MB
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Merryn Somerset Webb, star of Channel 4's hit series ‘Superscrimpers’, shows you how to face the future with both money and confidence in this financial bible for sassy women.
Category: Business & Economics

Families And Poverty

Author : Daly, Mary
ISBN : 9781447318866
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 76.97 MB
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The recent radical cutbacks of the welfare state in the UK have meant that poverty and income management continue to be of great importance for intellectual, public and policy discourse. Written by leading authors in the field, the central interest of this innovative book is the role and significance of family in a context of poverty and low-income. Based on a micro-level study carried out in 2011 and 2012 with 51 families in Northern Ireland, it offers new empirical evidence and a theorisation of the relationship between family life and poverty. Different chapters explore parenting, the management of money, family support and local engagement. By revealing the ordinary and extraordinary practices involved in constructing and managing family and relationships in circumstances of low incomes, the book will appeal to a wide readership, including policy makers.
Category: Social Science

Irish Son

Author : Dan Finn
ISBN : 9781291875072
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