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Can I fix this family "heirloom" hourglass that now fails to function?

The sand in an old-ish hourglass no longer drains from the top section to the bottom section and, thus, is failing to perform its physics-sanctioned time-counting duties and responsibilities. I suspect moisture in the glass. Any ideas on what I can do to remove moisture from the inside of an hourglass or how I can otherwise repair this glass of the hour? [more inside]
posted by TimBridge on Mar 28, 2016 - 10 answers

Can a tailor help me with my problems? Or should I just buy new clothes?

And can you recommend a tailor, stores, or brands that would help me? [more inside]
posted by unannihilated on Jan 2, 2015 - 11 answers

I've got rid of all my clothes and I'm too busty to go naked

Following a house move, a friend and I decluttered 70-90% of my wardrobe. I now feel like I have no idea what sort of thing I need to be buying in the future, particularly as I have a hard to fit figure. Help! [more inside]
posted by mippy on Apr 5, 2013 - 26 answers

Cardio/calorie blasters for upper-body?

As a woman, is there cardio I can do to help build strength and some bulk in my upper body? [more inside]
posted by lemoncakeisalie on Aug 18, 2012 - 18 answers

Workout ideas to keep hourglass shape

I'm looking for workout ideas for an hourglass shape, so I can stay curvy but be more fit and toned. I don't go to the gym because I don't want to look like I go to the gym - I'd rather have a Beyonce or 1960s bikini kind of shape. [more inside]
posted by inkypinky on Aug 3, 2012 - 34 answers

What would Christina Hendricks do?

What hourglass-friendly styles am I missing? [more inside]
posted by Addlepated on May 25, 2012 - 9 answers

Dressing the petite hourglass?

Help a petite hourglass play dress up: What are your guidelines, links, favorite pieces and prohibitions for making the most out of a small but curvy silhouette? [more inside]
posted by MonkeyToes on Jul 8, 2011 - 5 answers

Special-snowflake jeans required

Help me find the perfect pair of jeans (with special snowflake details, of course). [more inside]
posted by guessthis on Jun 27, 2011 - 12 answers

Jean Marie

My jeans fit in the changing room, and then spend the next three months constantly falling off my hips. How can I find jeans that fit? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Dec 30, 2010 - 34 answers

This time, I ain't going dressed in toilet paper.

I'm doing Halloween for the first time since I was a kid! Help me think of a costume that's a) smoking hot and b) clever and/or ironic. [more inside]
posted by embrangled on Sep 10, 2009 - 26 answers

What would you wear if you were a Coke bottle?

Women's style question: I love clothes with a fitted hourglass silhouette. I've found a few hourglass-emphasizing styles that suit me, and would like more. Seeking visual style ideas as well as suggestions for brick-and-mortar shops in Toronto or NYC. [more inside]
posted by twistofrhyme on Apr 11, 2009 - 12 answers

Dress me up in your love!

Any suggestions for pieces I should get? I recently lost a good deal of weight and I am now down to about 135 lbs, 5'7". I am going back to see a bunch of people that haven't seen me with my newly slimmed figure, and I'd like to make a good "wow" impression. [more inside]
posted by paperlanterns on Mar 19, 2008 - 12 answers

Where can I rent or borrow an hourglass?

Where can I rent or borrow a good-sized hourglass in Southern California? [more inside]
posted by RikiTikiTavi on Nov 15, 2007 - 4 answers

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