Tips for Meanies: Thrifty Wisdom from The Oldie


For many Meanies, the solace of a nice cup of tea is offset by the pain of having to discard a perfectly good teabag after only one use. But short of hanging up used teabags to dry, what’s the alternative? ‘Tips for Meanies’ presents a host of alternative uses for common or garden household goods. Who knew you could use the humble teabag to make organic fertilizer or to retain moisture at the bottom of a plant pot? Or that shampoo is so good for removing stains and ideal for washing delicates? This is the perfect gift book for the Meanie in all our lives.

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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.

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Weight 196 g
Dimensions 15.7 × 11.1 × 1.2 cm






ix, 109




332.024 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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