The Hippie Handbook: How to Tie-Dye a T-Shirt, Flash a Peace Sign, and Other Essential Skills for the Carefree Life [NOOK Book]

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Brothers and sisters! Here at last is a light-hearted, free-spirited, groovy guide to the timeless hippie skills and activities that make the world a better place, one macrame belt at a time. In illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions, author Chelsea Cain—who grew up on an Iowa hippie commune—provides practical and playful know-how for the hippie and hippie-at-heart. Learn how to milk a goat, build a compost pile, play "Kumbaya" on the guitar, teach a dog how to catch a Frisbee, and get your file from the FBI. ...
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The Hippie Handbook: How to Tie-Dye a T-Shirt, Flash a Peace Sign, and Other Essential Skills for the Carefree Life

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Overview

Brothers and sisters! Here at last is a light-hearted, free-spirited, groovy guide to the timeless hippie skills and activities that make the world a better place, one macrame belt at a time. In illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions, author Chelsea Cain—who grew up on an Iowa hippie commune—provides practical and playful know-how for the hippie and hippie-at-heart. Learn how to milk a goat, build a compost pile, play "Kumbaya" on the guitar, teach a dog how to catch a Frisbee, and get your file from the FBI. Discover the finer points of caring for a fern, choosing a mantra, organizing a protest, naming your hippie baby, and making sand candles as holiday gifts. Including primers on cooking, dressing, driving, telling time, dancing, and celebrating your birthday in classic hippie style, and a righteous appendix of essential hippie books, movies, and slang, The Hippie Handbook knows the score. Right on.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452103563
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 12/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 336,345
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author

Chelsea Cain
Chelsea Cain really has milked a goat and made tempeh in her bathtub. Author of the memoir Dharma Girl, she lives the carefree life in Portland, Oregon.

Lia Miternique is a far-out illustrator and graphic designer who lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 10
How to Wear Your Hair Like a Hippie 16
How to Dress Like a Hippie 20
How to Tell Time Like a Hippie 24
How to Anthropomorphize Inanimate Objects 26
How to Pick Up a Hippie 28
How to Name Your Hippie Baby 30
How to Macrame 35
How to Care for a Fern 39
How to Tie-Dye a T-Shirt 42
How to Make a Skirt out of a Pair of Old Jeans 46
How to Grow an Avocado Sprout from a Seed in a Jar 50
How to Make an Origami Crane 53
How to Amble 58
How to Hitchhike 60
How to Drive Like a Hippie 62
How to Change the Oil in Your VW Bus 66
How to Take Care of Birkenstocks 68
How to Teach a Dog to Catch a Frisbee 70
How to Make Sand Candles as Holiday Gifts 75
How to Draw Psychedelic Letters 79
How and When to Flash a Peace Sign 82
How to Meditate 85
How to Howl at the Moon 86
How to Choose a Mantra 87
How to Do a Sun Salutation 89
How to Find Spiritual Enlightenment 90
How to Start a Commune 92
How to Build a Compost Pile 97
How to Milk a Goat 100
How to Dance Like a Hippie 105
How to Celebrate May Day Like a Hippie 106
How to Make a Dandelion Crown 110
How to Celebrate Your Birthday Like a Hippie 113
How to Make a Vegan Chocolate Birthday Cake 114
Stuff to do Around a Campfire 117
How to Play "Kumbaya" on a Guitar 118
How to Cook Like a Hippie 120
How to Grow Tempeh in Your Bathtub 127
How to Decorate Your Home Like a Hippie 130
How to Dumpster Dive 134
How to Clean Your House Like a Hippie 136
How to Paint a Mural on the Side of Your House or Minibus 138
How to Pick a Suitable Hippie Job 142
How to Panhandle 144
How to Organize a Protest 146
How to Tree Sit 150
How to Smoke Bananas 152
How to Recognize an Undercover Cop 155
How to Get a Copy of Your File from the FBI 156
How to Join the Peace Corps 158
How to Run Away to Morocco 160
Essential Hippie Movies 164
Essential Hippie Books 167
Hippie Glossary of Terms 174
About the Author 176
About the Illustrator 176
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2006

    Super flie!

    I loved this book. It was goofy and showed lots of fun stuff to do on those lazy saturday afternoons. I grew an avacado seed, made a skirt, and ate lots of vegan chocolate birthday cake. DELISH!

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