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Very Pinteresting #7

Very Pinteresting #7 #Daily #Random #Craft

What Drives Me To Drink

When I wake up in the morning to the cry of my son’s rooster audition, my eyes are crusty and my demeanor is… well, lacking. Coffee tends to help that though. (If you don’t understand how wonderful coffee is, read my take on the heavenly substance here.) However, I happened to notice there was an empty wall near our one-cup pour-over station that was oddly plain. There is…

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The Colors of Margarine

The Colors of Margarine #daily #random #history #fact

Margarine

Butter Me Yellow

Recognizable by it’s distinctive yellow hew and delicious spreadable sticks, for a long time butter was the go-to additive for all sorts of food. That is, of course, until the mid-1870′s, when a new kind of spread rolled into town.

Oleomargarine?

Beginning in 1871, a cheaper, oil-based spread was introduced to the United States as an alternative to butter. This new spread was…

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My Son’s a Whole Number

Pippin 0

Dear Pippin,

My Son,

Welcome to the world of whole numbers.

Pippin 1

In the beginning, believe it or not, your mother and I were ill-equipped for parenthood. The midwives sent us home from without so much as a manual to reference…

Pippin 2

It’s interesting though, that when necessity rears it’s cute, tiny, baby-face, you become a quick learner.

Pippin 3

This first year together, I’ve learned so many things…

Pippin 4

Such as…

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Ginger Deathtrap

Ginger Deathtrap #FridayFlash

Gingerbread Cookie

The cookie looked innocent enough, with it’s gumdrop buttons and gently-frosted smile.

In fact, no one would have known to accuse the adorable baked-good of murdering the three missing children. No one except it’s creator – the Baker.

The sugary delight had completed the task it was made for with delicate precision, leaving only itself behind as evidence.

But there couldn’t be any bread crumbs…

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"Soap" Operas #Daily #Random #History #Fact

Those People Who Make Everything Nowadays, P&G is an international company with over $80 Million in yearly sales and a similarly massive product line consisting of items ranging from Duracell batteries, to Crest toothpaste, all the way to canned Pringles.

"Soap" Operas #Daily #Random #History #Fact

Those People Who Make Everything Nowadays, P&G is an international company with over $80 Million in yearly sales and a similarly massive product line consisting of items ranging from Duracell batteries, to Crest toothpaste, all the way to canned Pringles.

Very Pinteresting #6

Very Pinteresting #6 #Daily #Random #Craft

Rocking Horse Meet My Pet Horse Rocky

My adorable son is turning one year old soon, meaning he will no longer be fractional in age. This also means he’s becoming old enough to play with real toys — such as rocking wooden horses?

Step One:

I picked this unstable gem up at a local thrift store, and if you squint hard enough you can almost see the possibility.

Step Two:

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Some sanding, screws, pegs, paint, eyes……

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Jack’s Lament

Jack’s Lament #FridayFlash

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His epitaph could have read in any number of ways:

”Always learn to swing an axe, as you never know when such a talent may come in handy.”

”Golden eggs and magical harps: these are the meanings of life”

Perhaps even this: “Here lies Jack – buried along with the last of his famous beans.”

Instead, the brittle headstone was inscribed with the words, “Fee, Fi, Foe” and “Fum”.

The echo of Jack’s…

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GOO-GOO GAA-GAA-RASSIC PARK

GOO-GOO GAA-GAA-RASSIC PARK

Tyler Bruns:

With the Oscars having been on Sunday, most average-schmucks would be tired of cinema related branding. WELL TOO BAD. I figure this is as good as time as any to share one of my favorite blogs with everyone…. CARDBOARD BOX OFFICE! It combines many of my passions — movies, creativity, CUTE BABIES– all into one! Now go check out all of their photos! Thanks, Folks.

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