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When it comes to gift giving whether it be for Christmas or otherwise, I always think of items I can make. Besides giving gifts of food I create things out of recycled clothing. Take denim jeans, instead of tossing them out when they get a little worn, I save them. I wash them. cut away the parts that are hopeless and salvage the good parts.

Now take your piece of paper and draw a shape for Denim clothing each separate area roughly in proportion to the contents leaving the minimum possible space between each so you’re utilising the whole page.

Fabulous Finds are specially selected brand name fashion and home items at surprisingly low prices. There are new Fabulous Finds in stores every week, and they don’t last long – once they’re gone, they’re gone. Among the fabulous finds at Stein Mart this week are: Boutique novelty knit tops, famous maker petite tops, ladies’ knit tees, capris and Bermudas, and fashion jewelry. The prices are extremely affordable, beginning at less than ten dollars for many items, not counting the markdowns.

Generally, I prefer to browse Rue La La, Shop It To Me, and I am also pretty lucky at Express. However, my dear friend Arisha, who stays in designer denim, is a die hard advocate of the Nordstrom Rack. She and a college friend even came up with a song about it.

Buying Western-Sized Clothes in Thailand. Buying clothes that fit Westerners can be difficult in Thailand. Thais are usually shorter than we are and much thinner. If you are a woman, who is larger than a US size 6, it will be almost impossible to get Brecha that fits you off the rack. The good news though is that you can get custom-made clothes in Thailand at one of thousands of tailors for very cheap prices and quick delivery. A custom-made dress shirt for work for instance will cost around $10 and will usually be ready in 24 to 48 hours.

If you don’t use your computer to track your purchases, then you’ll need to grab your checkbook (hopefully you use a check register and balance your checkbook to your statement each month!), your monthly statements for credit cards, utilities, etc.

Emu Oil is a natural anti-inflammatory that helps the skin heal quickly and re-hydrates burned tissue. It is often used to treat burns, lacerations, and helps prevent scarring by promoting new, healthy skin cell growth. Jojoba Oil is a naturally-derived plant extract that moisturizes and encourages healing.

There is a lot more to denim clothing than jeans, and I am sure that you know that for sure now. If you don’t have denim in your wardrobe (other than jeans) you should really consider expanding it into its fascinating world. There are plenty of options there that go beyond even the contents of this article. It also comes in colors other than blue. The possibilities are endless!