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Rescue from House Gorgeous

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A gorgeous home with a 3-acre garden in a precious lakefront community. An enviable career in Chicago's competitive restaurant scene. At a time when these are some of the ultimate symbols of happiness and success, why would anyone want to give them up?

Rescue from House Gorgeous is the brutally honest and wickedly hilarious tale of just that. Within it is The 4-Step Rescue

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Hardcover, 200 pages
Published July 14th 2004 by Rescue Press (first published July 2004)
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Carrie
Jan 25, 2008 Carrie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: people who want to live easier
Shelves: effed-up-memoirs
While I don't personally feel like I need to be rescued from an obsession with keeping my house looking like a designer showroom, I got a good laugh out of this book condemning overkill decorating tendencies. He describes a glass pasta storage container as "someone's artistic fart in Mexican glass."
Relyn
Mar 11, 2016 Relyn rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: nobody
Recommended to Relyn by: spotted at the library
Shelves: shelter-books
Blah, blah, blah. Not much eye candy. Lots of theory about not keeping up with the Joneses. If you already aren't - this book is not for you.
Virginia Pulver
Jun 12, 2010 Virginia Pulver rated it liked it
Some excellent advice about organizing home and life..and some witty writing.
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