The Good Life for Less: Giving Your Family Great Meals, Good Times, and a Happy Home on a Budget

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When Amy Clark and her husband found themselves in unexpected financial trouble right before the birth of their first child, they quickly learned the importance of smart budgeting and making a little money go a long way. In this book, Amy offers up a clever lifestyle plan that is long on creativity and short on cost to help you achieve a peaceful, thrifty home and a loving, happy family:

• Set a reasonable budget and stick to it
• Save half ...

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Overview


When Amy Clark and her husband found themselves in unexpected financial trouble right before the birth of their first child, they quickly learned the importance of smart budgeting and making a little money go a long way. In this book, Amy offers up a clever lifestyle plan that is long on creativity and short on cost to help you achieve a peaceful, thrifty home and a loving, happy family:

• Set a reasonable budget and stick to it
• Save half price or more on nearly everything
• Cook delicious, frugal meals for any size family, and save money by making your own easy salad dressing, barbecue sauce, and homemade mixes
• Manage an organized, clean house without spending valuable time and money
• Create traditions and family occasions kids will remember forever—without breaking the bank

You’ll be inspired by a wealth of smart and creative ideas for families living on a budget and a guide for everyone who finds themselves challenged to juggle all the roles that come with parenting. Amy gives you the tools, the guidance, and the inspiration you need to run your own household with wisdom, wit, love, and style.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399160295
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 604,380
  • Product dimensions: 5.59 (w) x 8.18 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author


Amy Allen Clark is the creator of MomAdvice.com, an online community where mothers and homemakers can discuss the issues that are most important to them. She is also a member of the Walmart Moms network and a spokesperson for brands such as Kenmore, Cheer, Kellogg’s, and Minute Maid, and has been named one of the Top 50 Power Moms in Nielsen Online’s list and a Power Mom by Parents magazine. She lives with her husband and two children in Granger, Indiana.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2013

    I can't say enough how much this book has changed my life. We we

    I can't say enough how much this book has changed my life. We went from living paycheck to paycheck to now being on the road to paying off most of our debt. Amy Allen clark makes living frugally obtainable and fun. The recipes are great and I haven't been able to put the book on the shelf because I keep coming back to it. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    NICE BOOK

    I bought this mostly for the recipes.

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  • Posted January 16, 2013

    This book provides some great, creative ideas for cutting costs

    This book provides some great, creative ideas for cutting costs without cutting tradition or wonderful family experiences with your family. Amy Allen Clark is relatable and provides great ideas without seemeing condescending. She's one of us! What a wonderful read!

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