Life On A Shoestring ... In Beverly Hills?

Rated 4.50/5 based on 9 reviews
A whimsical and inspirational handbook on my life as a single woman, which offers helpful, cost-saving tips and ideas, for a healthy and wealthy mindset for anyone to use, wherever you live!

In the spirit of giving, I will donate a portion of proceeds from this book, to some non-profit organizations that are dear to my heart, as I feel it's always important to give back. More

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About Christine Redlin

Christine Redlin resides in Beverly Hills, California. Born and raised in and around Chicago, Illinois, she is one of five siblings. She enjoys life with her significant other, Mark Castaldo (a film producer –http://www.destinypictures.biz/), who resides in Santa Monica, California. Christine also enjoys her time with her mom, Lorraine Redlin, who is sharp and healthy in her late 80’s, living just adjacent to Beverly Hills. Christine is her mother’s primary caregiver. Christine is also an award-winning film and educational television producer, a creative writer/marketer, production executive, actress and voiceover talent, who enjoys experiencing all that life has to offer. She gives back by volunteering her time and sharing her experience and talent with many charitable causes. She can start her day outdoors, casually dressed for a hike, and finish the day dressed up, attending the symphony in a dress and heels at night! She likes to use humor and empowerment each day for herself and to help others feel and think better.

Reviews

Review by: Bree Lempesis on June 12, 2013 :
I first met Christine Redlin at Cinequest in San Jose, California. She is truly one of the most inspiring people I've ever had a conversation with, and someone who is living in a very exciting place of "what's possible?" When I found out about her eBook, I knew I had to read it to get a little insight into her world. I made my coffee at home that day, and spent my Starbucks money on this eBook. Money well spent :)

Christine is so positive in the way that she lives her life, it's really extraordinary. I wish I knew more people like her. This book is full of tips for budgeting, and full of tips about living a beautiful life. She is an inspiration to me. Her positivity is truly incredible. I can't rave enough about her.

Whether you live in Beverly Hills, California, or any other city in the World--there is much to be learned from this book.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: mark castaldo on April 14, 2013 :
"Life On a Shoestring in Beverly Hills?" is an easy, enjoyable read. Well written, funny and extremely informative. Book has many tips and ideas on stretching a dollar and saving money wherever you live. This book is certainly a bargain. Get it.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Amy Livingston on April 14, 2013 :
This book desperately needed an editor. The grammar, the punctuation, the sentence structure, all were below the level I expect from a blog that I can read online for free, let alone a book that I would normally have to pay for. The author says lightheartedly, "I write in a “blonde blabbing,” conversational style," but personally, I didn't find it conversational; I found it unreadable. I honestly can't say whether this book provided any useful information, because I just couldn't bring myself to read beyond the first couple of pages. I'm giving it two stars based on the likelihood that there was actually some good information in there that I never forced my way through to.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Carrie Asi on April 08, 2013 :
Good tips. WEll written.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Tina Barnes on April 08, 2013 : (no rating)
I found this book interesting and I can definitely see the benefits of it to anyone visiting Beverly Hills. Awesome work indeed!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: toni bernstein on Jan. 25, 2012 :
Wow! What a comprehensive listing of free offerings in the City of Beverly Hills! Who would have thought to look for freebies in one of the world's most expensive communities? Great guide for seeing the City on a dime!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Jack Thompson on Jan. 16, 2012 :
I read this delightful book and enjoyed it all. The book is informative and insightful. I found myself changing my way of looking at life, and admiring the writer for creating a "cup is full" kind of life despite all. She certainly Creates her life with a capital C. This is certainly a book worth reading. I recommend it.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Phil Sniderman on Dec. 18, 2011 :
Christine’s goal for this book is to provide quality information on saving money and help others keep their hard earned money where it belongs; in their pockets. It’s a book for all to read on how she reached her goal. Her free money saving tips and tricks will help inspire you along your journey. A must read!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Jonathan Sturak on Dec. 18, 2011 :
Christine Redlin shares a book full of real-world anecdotes that will entertain you, motivate you, and provide you with tips for your everyday life. The fact that it’s set in Beverly Hills makes it that much more unique! Who doesn’t fantasize about living a life in Beverly Hills brushing shoulders with celebrities and personalities? But who can afford it? Christine shows you how the girl next door did for years. This book is full of cost saving tips, money earning secrets, and creative ways to live within your means, in Beverly Hills and beyond. I learned that a great place to visit (for FREE) in Beverly Hills is the Greystone Mansion. Christine even provides web links to many of her tips!

Buy this book for your girlfriend, wife, mom, or yourself! Men should read it too. The chapter on Christine’s car stories is hilarious! Who knew that gun patches could easily fix a leaky convertible top until you saved up enough for a new one?! Very creative!

Highly recommended reading!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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