Archive - October 2010

Error Message Beautification

You know the error messages you sometimes get when a website you have typed in just isn’t responding.  If you’ve never seen one, all they say is something like: Error Establishing a Database Connection That’s...

My Very Bare Wall

I have been in my house for a year and a half and have hung a total of about five pictures. Therefore, I have some very bare walls and I need your help! One wall in particular has been on my mind and I finally am doing something about it...

Projector Give-Away

There is a great opportunity to get a projector going on right now.  Twice Lovely is doing a give-away for a Super Prism Art Projector over on their site.  This is one of the best give-aways I’ve ever seen.  Congratulations to...

Wire Pumpkins Don’t Rot

I’m in love with pumpkins this time of year, especially the kind that don’t get little black spots all over them and then leave a puddle of goo on my front porch. Totally nasty.  But pumpkins are an essential ingredient in...

To Sleep Perchance to Dream…or Not

A couple of months ago Catherine wrote a very useful and informative post about how to install smoke detectors. This is a different type of post. This is a post about how to destroy smoke detectors! (*maniacal laughter*) …Not...

Framed

Several months ago I started taking an oil painting class. Am I an artist?   NOooo! Have I done lots of other painting in my life other than walls and furniture?  Not really.  In fact due to this art class, I am now working on painting...

Birthday Cake for a Kid at Heart

My husband turned 30 this weekend! And though time is moving on, he is still a kid at heart. I realized that I had to give him a pretty special birthday cake to mark such a momentous event. Problem: I am not a cake decorator, in fact, I...

The Human Element

While April’s off saving furniture in distress, Paula’s crafting it up making outrageously cute costumes for the babe, and Brooke is tending her garden or porch, I’m doing nothing. Um, okay not nothing, just not anything...