Dress Like a Million Bucks Without Spending It!

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Dressing a family can become a huge expense-but it doesn't have to. How can a mom help her family look great at minimal cost? Is it possible for someone to feel confident and look sharp when limited by a shoestring budget? Jo Ann Janssen and Gwen Ellis are two well-dressed yet thrifty authors who answer yes!Dress like a Million Bucks without Spending It is bursting with super-handy shopping, sewing, organizing, and styling tips, including how to: "have more to wear with fewer articles of clothing"buy only what you need and know will look good on you "organize closets and dressers"mend or restyle clothes (with step-by-step instructions and illustrations)"find the best prices and determine qualityWith this book, each family member can determine his or her favorite style and best colors to build a more flattering, personalized, and convenient wardrobe. Readers will also find biblical principles and practical help for working within a budget and getting the most for their money-and moms will discover how to teach these good habits to children, too. Each chapter ends with a list of surefire tips that, alone, could save a bundle of the family budget.

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Contents

What Can You Buy for Ten Bucks?
9
Its a Matter of Style
25
Accentuate the Positives Eliminate the Negatives
43
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Jo Ann Janssen spent eight years teaching before becoming a writer and homemaker. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Gwen Ellis is a children's acquisitions editor at Zonderkidz in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is the author or editor of several books, including The Big Book of Family Fun and God Bless America.

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