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Miss Piggy's Guide to Life by Henry Beard

Miss Piggy's Guide to Life (edition 1981)

by Henry Beard (Author)

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A book of advice on everything. Includes tips on beauty, romance, foreign phrases, tipping, and finance.
Title:Miss Piggy's Guide to Life
Authors:Henry Beard (Author)
Info:Alfred a Knopf Inc (1981), Edition: 1st, 113 pages
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Miss Piggy's Guide to Life by Henry Beard


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this is the best book i've read since the rupaul book!! ( )
  uncleflannery | May 16, 2020 |
This is truly the only self-help book you will ever need. The wonderful Miss Piggy gives advice on dinner parties, exercise, being a working woman, romance, and so much more. She puts her definitive Piggy spin upon all manner of questions and leaves the reader better for it.
For instance, she reminds the reader to be cautious when starting a new workout regimen. It’s far too easy to take on more than you can handle and overdo things, possibly even hurt yourself. Think about the daily little exercises you already do regularly and incorporate them into your tally of burned calories. She uses examples from her own life to demonstrate: “Walking from bedroom to closet and back to bedroom mirror to admire outfit (20 feet, 30 times per day = 600 feet)” which is 80 miles each year. Nothing to sniff at, I assure you.
One of her best dieting tips is never to eat anything that is too heavy to lift. I am only sharing these few tidbits with you, but you can be assured that the whole book is full of gold like this. One of my favorites, and something I intend to incorporate into my own parties, is her “Snacks of Many Nations” idea, where you order take out from several different places and guests can guess which course will arrive next.
This is the book you need, folks. You are living your life completely wrong if you are not following Miss Piggy’s guidelines. She includes helpful photos and charts, even cute little drawings. You may even spot a certain green frog in these pages. Don’t wait. Find your copy today! ( )
  Jessiqa | May 13, 2019 |
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Overall Rating: 5.00

Read It, Rate It Thoughts: Miss Piggy's Guide to Life was my favorite book as an awkward girl who never quite fit in. I bought myself a copy recently (even though I don't have kids) and reread it during #readathonkids hour for Deweys. Totally enjoyed it and the advice is still relevant today :)

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  thehistorychic | Dec 2, 2015 |
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Love is the most wonderful thing in the world. When you are in love with someone, you want to be near him all the time--except when you are out charging things to him.
It is far better to allow your clothes to recline comfortably on a chair, the bed, or even the floor than to subject them to the stresses and strains of improper hanging.
The object of exercise is to achieve your beauty aspirations without perspiration.
Misery loves timpani. If your depression is particularly acute, you may be able to deglumify things a bit with some upbeat music. But if you like classical music—as moi does—do be careful: even the most sprightly, toe-tapping symphonies have at least one grouchy movement filled with oboes, doldrums, and bassinets.”
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