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The Good Enough Guide to Better Living: Leave Your Dishes in the Sink, Serve Your Guests Leftovers, and Make the Most Out of Doing the Least at Home By Alison Throckmorton Cover Image

The Good Enough Guide to Better Living: Leave Your Dishes in the Sink, Serve Your Guests Leftovers, and Make the Most Out of Doing the Least at Home (Hardcover)

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With an abundance of hilarious household tips, The Good Enough Guide to Better Living is a life-changing, timesaving, liberating guide to making the most out of doing the least at home.

Cleaning, cooking, errands—it’s never-ending. It’s dreary. It’s tedious. But only if you’re doing it wrong. With room-by-room advice, this is the ultimate bar-lowering guide to good enough living. Inside, you’ll find tips and tricks for prioritizing your life and keeping your home (and yourself) happy:
  • Substitutes for all those fancy utensils you don’t have
  • A guide to the least killable houseplants
  • Maximizing the use of the clothing chair

And so much more! By doing less, you too can live your dream life—or at least one that’s totally fine just the way it is. The best kind of self-improvement book, this anti-perfectionism guide gives you permission to give yourself a break while getting in some laughs!

LAUGH-OUT-LOUD RELATABLE: Author Alison Throckmorton perfectly distills all the universal shortcuts we take as adults trying to keep it all together, like leaving your dishes in the sink "to soak" and using that one chair you have as a second dresser.

REAL-WORLD HOUSEHOLD HINTS & TIPS: For anyone exhausted by searching for things that spark joy or the TikToks pushing housecleaning as therapy, this guide offers the perfect mix of parody and empathy. Step over the laundry pile to flip through these delightfully illustrated pages for tips and tricks to finding happiness among the chaos.

FUNNY GIFT FOR EVERYBODY: This book makes a great gift for a recent graduate, a friend who just became a homeowner or renter, a new mom, or a parent who has been keeping the house together for thirty years.

Perfect for:
  • Anyone who hates doing household chores (everyone)
  • Millennials trying to adult
  • New renters or homeowners
  • Gift-giving for birthday, graduation, Mother’s Day, or Father's Day
  • Readers of Feathered & Fabulous, The Underachiever's Manifesto, and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

About the Author


Alison Throckmorton is a writer, editor, and domestic underachiever living in the San Francisco Bay Area. 


Product Details
ISBN: 9781797215686
ISBN-10: 179721568X
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: March 26th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English