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January 18th, 2008

Miss Fix It

Even the most prepared ex-Girl Scout can find herself in situation when a safety pin is a lifesaver or a little black marker can make a scuffed shoe like new.

Even the most prepared ex-Girl Scout can find herself in situation when a safety pin is a lifesaver or a little black marker can make a scuffed shoe like new. Here are a few helpful hints for when your cookie crumbles"

Best Place to Fix a Broken Necklace - If your necklace takes an untimely break from its job of prettying up your neck, take it to map target="_blank">Bead It). Swing by this eclectic shop for a fix, and shop for some more jewelry box additions while you wait.

Best Place to Mend a Sweater - Instead of hemming and hawing about a loose thread or moth-eaten hole, stop by Ace Cleaner's & Alterations (map). Your favorite sweater shouldn't be rotated to the back of the closet just because of a moth that's lost its way. 512.444.9726

Best Cure for a Blemish - If you're skin is having an adolescent throw-back party, pick up some map target="_blank">Mario Badescu Drying Lotion). This magic potion will shrink any zit and leave you feeling ready to confidently walk into any cafeteria in no time.

Best Place to Remove a Stain - Get a little ink on the sleeve of your favorite white blouse? Don't shout it out" /> Quietly zip over to map target="_blank">Westbank Dry Cleaning) for a quick-fix. This Austin-based place is a certified environmentally friendly drycleaner.

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