I'm a stay at home mum, with picky kids, a meat loving husband and little money. Who is also trying to lose weight. I wasn't sure about buying this book at first, worrying that it wouldn't compliment my weight loss plan. I'm glad I ignored myself! The first thing that struck me was Jack's simplistic guide to shopping. I have followed these guidelines to make a perpetual list that I can refer to whenever I need to. Her recipes are adaptable, if I don't have an ingredient I simply use something I have. Unlike Jamie's latest pile of tosh and good ole Economy Gastronomy, Jack's recipes are very affordable. So cheap to make! They are also very healthy and low fat. I have lost a stone… Read more
Cute little book, using a young couple's story to offer sensible financial advice. The advice was sound and clear (more relevant to the US audience) and the storyline was a clear warning against aspiring to keep up with the Jones.