Pasadena California Antiquing

Written by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.

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in real antiques, not used furniture, so called "estate jewelry" or other lesser quality items see Most ofrepparttar dealers that I spoke with have been friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. Several have buyers that travelrepparttar 149914 world in order to locate top quality pieces for their clients. Many were even willing to refer me to other establishments if they were unable to supply me with what I was looking for.

For more information aboutrepparttar 149915 city of Pasadena, California see, a directory of links to city of Pasadena, California guides and directories listing hotels, restaurants, churches, physicians, attorneys, information, resources, services, things to do, places to go, art galleries, service organizations, auto dealers, nursing homes, convalescent hospitals, antique dealers and more.

David G. Hallstrom, Sr. is a retired private investigator and is currently the publisher of several internet directories, including a directory of national, state, county and city guides and directories listing local guides, directories, web sites and web pages providing resources, services and information

How To Prepare For Your Trip When You Have No Time

Written by Joyce Jackson

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• Expand your area of grabbing. You may have to do a two or three stop load for your pile by going from bedroom to bedroom. It could be 5 pair of underwear for son #1 out of a drawer. It could be 5 pair of socks for daughter #2 from a dryer. It could be 3 t-shirts for yourself or a pair of sandals forrepparttar procrastinating spouse. It does not matter what it is but grab something every time you run by a bedroom for any reason.

• Divide into several piles. Basically, each person traveling has a piles within your spot. Divide your spot up into several piles based upon how many people are traveling: 3 people, 3 piles; 4 people, 4 piles, etc. When you grab something for someone place it in their pile and go on your way. Next time around, dorepparttar 149913 same thing for someone else. Over a few days each person will have a nice accumulated pile of items forrepparttar 149914 trip.

• Take inventory. When you have a few minutes every 3-5 days take a mental inventory ofrepparttar 149915 piles. Then just add missing items on successive days.

The result?

In seconds a day over about a week you can have everyone nicely prepared forrepparttar 149916 trip. From here there are two ways you can handlerepparttar 149917 actual packing since you arerepparttar 149918 “Preparation Police.”

Method 1 This isrepparttar 149919 “I got it ready you wear it” Method. Everyone, no matter how unhappy they are with what with what they have in their bag, has to use it. Whatever it is they wear it because you had to pack for them. Yes, you can imaginerepparttar 149920 results. The benefit of this is that you rarely will have to prepare for anyone again unless they are very young children!

Method 2 Let everyone "edit" their pile. Twenty four hours before departure each family member outside of young children gets a chance to edit their pile. Then, they pack their own bag. They either do it or they don’t. If they don’t, this Method quickly becomes Method 1. Either way, you are offrepparttar 149921 hook.

Finally, depending on how much you want to berepparttar 149922 “Preparation Police” you can pack a few "essentials" in your own bag for those items everyone seems to leave behind: sunscreen, toothpaste, swimsuit, underwear, sunglasses.

Inrepparttar 149923 end your family will spend less time trying to find forgotten items at your destination. And if you have traveled before, you know that this can add up to a lot of saved time and money onrepparttar 149924 road.

There is nothing better than good travel planning and preparation to guarantee a great trip everytime. But, for those few trips that catch you short of time, use “Snippets” Its a great a stopgap measure.

Joyce Jackson is a 30 year travel veteran offering travel packing tips on her website for new or inexperienced travelers.

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