One of the most fun things about the hippie styles that were popular in the sixties and seventies was that most of the clothing worn was homemade. Many of the styles and accessories that were so popular then have made their way back into stores. It is a lot of fun to see these styles returning. The only thing missing is seeing more of the homemade styles.

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Don't be shy about asking your boss if there are any boxes lying around. Many companies get new computers and office supplies on a regular basis, and the boxes are often just tossed or recycled. If you ask in time, you could find that you have plenty to choose from. One of the benefits is that the boxes will often be of a how to put on a radio earpiece size, which makes loading and unloading moving trucks a lot easier.

Zoom forward a couple of years. Now imagine that Olathe has caught up with the rest of the big cities in the U.S. I'm looking for another martingale because my mare has gotten tired of wearing the old one, ripped it off, and killed it with her hooves. This time, instead of dragging out the phone book, I get out my "talk to me" smart phone and type in "standing martingale." My smart phone does its brainy thing and I get a listing of all the stores within a 25 mile radius that carry this item. It also lists the sizes and prices for every item, so that I can decide, in an instant, which store I am going to visit. I can even buy the martingale with my phone and go pick it up later.

Along with Bieber and West, Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams have all purchased and worn women's clothing or accessories or both. Even young Jaden Smith has worn girl's clothes on stage. The look is tight and form fitting and you can only get that in the ladies department at the store.

7) Rooming: If you pack in an orderly manner going from room to room, you will find that the job goes much quicker and smoother. Labeling as you go will also keep headaches to a minimum.

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