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The Secret Art of Being a Grown-Up - Tips Tricks and Perks No One Thought to Tell You - cover

The Secret Art of Being a Grown-Up - Tips Tricks and Perks No One Thought to Tell You

Bridget Watson Payne

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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Summary

Hello, grown-ups of all ages! Eclectic, bite-sized bursts of advice meet quirky illustrations in this playful guide to feeling like the grown-up we all wanted to be as a kid. From thoughts on the best way to open a champagne bottle to a short list of the kitchen tools you actually need, these tips and tricks reveal secrets that are attainable, not intimidating. Anyone can make a life upgrade using these insights alongside the traits they already have—their wits, creativity, and enthusiasm. This engaging guide is the perfect gift for recent grads, first-apartment dwellers, and anyone who's ready to grow up, one step at a time.

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