I made these hand painted sunset cookies at the end of last summer and almost posted them then, but decided to save this design for a time we really needed to see something warm and tropical... like right now, when there's a foot of snow on the groun by LindaKjh
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LindaKjh I made these hand painted sunset cookies at the end of last summer and almost posted them then, but decided to save this design for a time we really needed to see something warm and tropical... like right now, when there's a foot of snow on the groun
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Last week I had some preformed hamburger patties that needed to be cooked. But, noone really wanted a burger right then. It was chilly that day and I was in a soup mood. So, I decided to use the beef from the burgers as just beef and make a soup. I’d been in a drawer … by beatriz
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beatriz Last week I had some preformed hamburger patties that needed to be cooked. But, noone really wanted a burger right then. It was chilly that day and I was in a soup mood. So, I decided to use the beef from the burgers as just beef and make a soup. I’d been in a drawer …
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And then there's the challenge of finding a good book just like the last to read by Laura L
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Laura L And then there's the challenge of finding a good book just like the last to read
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Something I needed to see right now by eloise
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eloise Something I needed to see right now
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Thank you to whoever posted this. I really needed this today. I was depressed for most of last school year, and I thought it went away and I thought I was getting better, but the last few weeks I've been having trouble finding a reason to keep going. And maybe the reason isn't because I'm going to be great someday, maybe it's because someone needs me right now. And I think that's really uplifting by imelda
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imelda Thank you to whoever posted this. I really needed this today. I was depressed for most of last school year, and I thought it went away and I thought I was getting better, but the last few weeks I've been having trouble finding a reason to keep going. And maybe the reason isn't because I'm going to be great someday, maybe it's because someone needs me right now. And I think that's really uplifting
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Last year when Debbie sent us a bunch of Kaffe Fassett fabric for her month in the Threads Together Quilting Bee, I made this log cabin block for her, and decided I wanted to make a whole quilt just like that. I collected fabrics, I even washed them, but then they just sat there. Until yesterday. After the Modern Quilt Guild meeting, I felt a push to work on something, and this was sitting there waiting for me! I originally wanted to make the logs as tiny as the ones in Debbie's block, but... by johnnie
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johnnie Last year when Debbie sent us a bunch of Kaffe Fassett fabric for her month in the Threads Together Quilting Bee, I made this log cabin block for her, and decided I wanted to make a whole quilt just like that. I collected fabrics, I even washed them, but then they just sat there. Until yesterday. After the Modern Quilt Guild meeting, I felt a push to work on something, and this was sitting there waiting for me! I originally wanted to make the logs as tiny as the ones in Debbie's block, but...
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Almost every busy homemaker I know loves to save time in the kitchen. There are just so many more exciting and needful things to be doing! Last summer (about 6 months ago) I decided to spend a few days in the kitchen making freezer meals to save some time when school started. I found this list of Trim Healthy Mama freezer-to-crock pot recipes after seeing someone by lea
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lea Almost every busy homemaker I know loves to save time in the kitchen. There are just so many more exciting and needful things to be doing! Last summer (about 6 months ago) I decided to spend a few days in the kitchen making freezer meals to save some time when school started. I found this list of Trim Healthy Mama freezer-to-crock pot recipes after seeing someone
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After 4 1/2 months of intense renovations and an insane high level of dust throughout the whole house, our kitchen is almost ready (see old one here) and I really thank you all for all your very kind comments when I posted this photo. I spent last weekend... by earnestine
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earnestine After 4 1/2 months of intense renovations and an insane high level of dust throughout the whole house, our kitchen is almost ready (see old one here) and I really thank you all for all your very kind comments when I posted this photo. I spent last weekend...
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I never knew you could be so disappointed in another human being. Just when you get to the point where there's not much else to be disappointed about in someone then bam they do something else to show there is really no end to that person's failure as a human. You are truly a despicable failure at everything you do. Will this ever cease to amaze me. Why am I surprised? Because I thought maybe there was a speck of that person you used to be or at least what we thought you were but no. Where did y by Mrspacman2000
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Mrspacman2000 I never knew you could be so disappointed in another human being. Just when you get to the point where there's not much else to be disappointed about in someone then bam they do something else to show there is really no end to that person's failure as a human. You are truly a despicable failure at everything you do. Will this ever cease to amaze me. Why am I surprised? Because I thought maybe there was a speck of that person you used to be or at least what we thought you were but no. Where did y
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"The Cooking Photographer: 1970s No bake Coconut Orange Juice Cookies" - found these when I was searching for something else, but I recognize the recipe: my grandmother (on my dad's side) used to make these, though what I really remember is my mom making them when I was growing up because she was a fan of them. One of these holidays, I'll have to by mae
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mae "The Cooking Photographer: 1970s No bake Coconut Orange Juice Cookies" - found these when I was searching for something else, but I recognize the recipe: my grandmother (on my dad's side) used to make these, though what I really remember is my mom making them when I was growing up because she was a fan of them. One of these holidays, I'll have to
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A fun sisterhood event. Bought the  first letter of each girls name at Michaels along with different colored paint pens. The girls passed their letter to each other and they wrote something about their friend on their letter that described them. When they got their own letter back it made them talk and laugh and feel special. They even decided to write on the other side too. Then they each took their letter home as a party favor. They loved it! by rosella
rosella
rosella A fun sisterhood event. Bought the first letter of each girls name at Michaels along with different colored paint pens. The girls passed their letter to each other and they wrote something about their friend on their letter that described them. When they got their own letter back it made them talk and laugh and feel special. They even decided to write on the other side too. Then they each took their letter home as a party favor. They loved it!
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A little diagram I made last night, after Karina asked for a diagram of where to put what with which when doing eyeshadow! Posted from my little blog I decided to reinvigorate. Semblance Makeup by kelly.meli
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kelly.meli A little diagram I made last night, after Karina asked for a diagram of where to put what with which when doing eyeshadow! Posted from my little blog I decided to reinvigorate. Semblance Makeup
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I have decided that I am going to get a little day by day desktop calendar and write down one good thing that happened at the end of each day and put it into an envelope. Then when I am feeling blue I can go back and read them by leta
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leta I have decided that I am going to get a little day by day desktop calendar and write down one good thing that happened at the end of each day and put it into an envelope. Then when I am feeling blue I can go back and read them
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Altoids tin emergency sewing kit - Keep one of this on the washer with a magnet on back. Then when you see something that needs a quick repair you can do it right then. by delores
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delores Altoids tin emergency sewing kit - Keep one of this on the washer with a magnet on back. Then when you see something that needs a quick repair you can do it right then.
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"You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick? Then there's other people, when you meet them you think, 'Not bad. They're okay.' And then you get to know them and... and their face just sort of becomes them. Like their personality's written all over it. And they just turn into something so beautiful." Only too true. by brittney
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brittney "You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick? Then there's other people, when you meet them you think, 'Not bad. They're okay.' And then you get to know them and... and their face just sort of becomes them. Like their personality's written all over it. And they just turn into something so beautiful." Only too true.
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Paper Airplane Charm on a Necklace.  Reminds me of when I used to make these in class and then launch them at the end of the day. by Daphne Sergeuk
Daphne Sergeuk
Daphne Sergeuk Paper Airplane Charm on a Necklace. Reminds me of when I used to make these in class and then launch them at the end of the day.
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Apple slices, onion slivers and stems. These are all foods commonly found in almost any house. So common, in fact, that we don’t see them as anything else. But designers Yusuke Komatsu and Yukitoshi Toda saw them as something else: a gift of beauty from mother nature herself. The duo decided to replicate these forms from pure brass, and finishing them off with a distressed look. There’s certainly something humorous about elevating something that normally gets thrown out in the trash. by graciela
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graciela Apple slices, onion slivers and stems. These are all foods commonly found in almost any house. So common, in fact, that we don’t see them as anything else. But designers Yusuke Komatsu and Yukitoshi Toda saw them as something else: a gift of beauty from mother nature herself. The duo decided to replicate these forms from pure brass, and finishing them off with a distressed look. There’s certainly something humorous about elevating something that normally gets thrown out in the trash.
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There's something really handy, and surprisingly obvious (once you see it!) about the idea of a foot pedal controlled faucet. #vintage by janice
janice
janice There's something really handy, and surprisingly obvious (once you see it!) about the idea of a foot pedal controlled faucet. #vintage
Femme Fatale
Neverland Art Children Of The World Art A rare photograph from Neverland Ranch. Neverland Art Michael at Neverland Ranch with my original of “Children Of The World”. I always love when I see photographs of MJ with my artwork. The original was painted way back in 1984, and I know he cherished this piece through the years. It really captures just how much he surrounded himself with art and the joy it brought to him. Posted on October 16, 2013 by Nate Giorgio by ann
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ann Neverland Art Children Of The World Art A rare photograph from Neverland Ranch. Neverland Art Michael at Neverland Ranch with my original of “Children Of The World”. I always love when I see photographs of MJ with my artwork. The original was painted way back in 1984, and I know he cherished this piece through the years. It really captures just how much he surrounded himself with art and the joy it brought to him. Posted on October 16, 2013 by Nate Giorgio
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I posted a few simple 4th of July themed dish ideas on Broke Girls Go Out last week and decided to make one of the dishes on the list for my holiday celebration. Sometimes themed dishes can get so ... by erna
erna
erna I posted a few simple 4th of July themed dish ideas on Broke Girls Go Out last week and decided to make one of the dishes on the list for my holiday celebration. Sometimes themed dishes can get so ...
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Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him. He asked people for change to buy food - NO ONE in the church gave him change. He went into the sanctuary to sit down in the front of the church and was asked by the ushers if he would please sit n the back. He greeted people to be greeted back with stares and dirty looks, with people looking down on him and judging him.As he sat in the back of the church, he listened to the church announcements and such. When all that was done, the elders went up and were excited to introduce the new pastor of the church to the congregation. "We would like to introduce to you Pastor Jeremiah Steepek." The congregation looked around clapping with joy and anticipation. The homeless man sitting in the back stood up and started walking down the aisle. The clapping stopped with ALL eyes on him. He walked up the altar and took the microphone from the elders (who were in on this) and paused for a moment then he recited, “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’'The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’After he recited this, he looked towards the congregation and told them all what he had experienced that morning. Many began to cry and many heads were bowed in shame. He then said, "Today I see a gathering of people, not a church of Jesus Christ. The world has enough people, but not enough disciples. When will YOU decide to become disciples?" He then dismissed service until next week.Being a Christian is more than something you claim. It's something you live by and share with others. by sherri
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sherri Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service, only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him. He asked people for change to buy food - NO ONE in the church gave him change. He went into the sanctuary to sit down in the front of the church and was asked by the ushers if he would please sit n the back. He greeted people to be greeted back with stares and dirty looks, with people looking down on him and judging him.As he sat in the back of the church, he listened to the church announcements and such. When all that was done, the elders went up and were excited to introduce the new pastor of the church to the congregation. "We would like to introduce to you Pastor Jeremiah Steepek." The congregation looked around clapping with joy and anticipation. The homeless man sitting in the back stood up and started walking down the aisle. The clapping stopped with ALL eyes on him. He walked up the altar and took the microphone from the elders (who were in on this) and paused for a moment then he recited, “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’'The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’After he recited this, he looked towards the congregation and told them all what he had experienced that morning. Many began to cry and many heads were bowed in shame. He then said, "Today I see a gathering of people, not a church of Jesus Christ. The world has enough people, but not enough disciples. When will YOU decide to become disciples?" He then dismissed service until next week.Being a Christian is more than something you claim. It's something you live by and share with others.
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And here's an appropriate throw-back...my "Annunciation" piece from last year that you all seemed to really like (thank you!! I think the gold painted prints of her are almost sold out!) I don't think I ever posted the scanned version oops. Annunciation paintings are the portrayal of the angel Gabriel appearing before Mary and telling her she would give birth to Jesus by immaculate conception. My family is Catholic so I grew up hearing this story a lot and wanted to portray Mary as I t... by rosanna
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rosanna And here's an appropriate throw-back...my "Annunciation" piece from last year that you all seemed to really like (thank you!! I think the gold painted prints of her are almost sold out!) I don't think I ever posted the scanned version oops. Annunciation paintings are the portrayal of the angel Gabriel appearing before Mary and telling her she would give birth to Jesus by immaculate conception. My family is Catholic so I grew up hearing this story a lot and wanted to portray Mary as I t...
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How to Paint a Brick Fireplace - Painting over brick is easy when you've got the right paint and tools. See BEFORE and AFTER pics of how I painted over our old brick fireplace. It's been almost 3 years, and it's still holding up nicely! by valarie
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valarie How to Paint a Brick Fireplace - Painting over brick is easy when you've got the right paint and tools. See BEFORE and AFTER pics of how I painted over our old brick fireplace. It's been almost 3 years, and it's still holding up nicely!
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There's something about the emotion of this picture that made me really want to… by krista
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krista There's something about the emotion of this picture that made me really want to…
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On the first day of school I write my kids a letter telling about myself, and then their task is to write a letter back to me. It gives the kids something simple to do while I deal with parents, school supplies and any other first day hiccups. The letters are really fun to read, and I save to look at again at the end of the year, it’s amazing to see their growth. by carlani
carlani
carlani On the first day of school I write my kids a letter telling about myself, and then their task is to write a letter back to me. It gives the kids something simple to do while I deal with parents, school supplies and any other first day hiccups. The letters are really fun to read, and I save to look at again at the end of the year, it’s amazing to see their growth.
For the Classroom
The famous $250 Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe. Who doesn't love a good urban legend? Recipes are so much more fun when there's a good story behind them! And on top of that, these cookies happen to be completely amazing. by esperanza
esperanza
esperanza The famous $250 Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe. Who doesn't love a good urban legend? Recipes are so much more fun when there's a good story behind them! And on top of that, these cookies happen to be completely amazing.
Nursery Love
Growing celery would be fun and also great to have this in my garden at home!!    You place the end of the celery stalk in some warm water and keep on adding this for 3 days to the container. Then you will see some shoots come up. when you see it growing at a good rate then you can trasfer it to a pot or plant outdoors. : ) by dee
dee
dee Growing celery would be fun and also great to have this in my garden at home!! You place the end of the celery stalk in some warm water and keep on adding this for 3 days to the container. Then you will see some shoots come up. when you see it growing at a good rate then you can trasfer it to a pot or plant outdoors. : )
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Make your student a reminder bracelet when you really want them to remember something. by matilda
matilda
matilda Make your student a reminder bracelet when you really want them to remember something.
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COLMAR, FRANCE Quaint and charming Colmar looks like something right out of a snow globe. Its architecture is well preserved and when blanketed by snow, the entire city seems to sit in peaceful silence. by lucy
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lucy COLMAR, FRANCE Quaint and charming Colmar looks like something right out of a snow globe. Its architecture is well preserved and when blanketed by snow, the entire city seems to sit in peaceful silence.
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I think losing you shined a light on many shadows. In a way, it ripped the guts out of my mind.... helped me realize that our time together was all I needed.... not many had the chance to talk to you and see you like I did. I feel great pity for ones who resent that of me... our last talk.... is rock solid in my memory.... you were right, I never needed any if them to be happy then....or now....I miss you by vicky
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vicky I think losing you shined a light on many shadows. In a way, it ripped the guts out of my mind.... helped me realize that our time together was all I needed.... not many had the chance to talk to you and see you like I did. I feel great pity for ones who resent that of me... our last talk.... is rock solid in my memory.... you were right, I never needed any if them to be happy then....or now....I miss you
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There's something I've always found fascinating about abandoned places. You can almost hear old voices in your ear when you pass them by. Photo courtesy of @seanphotos by LiveLoveLaughMyLife
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LiveLoveLaughMyLife There's something I've always found fascinating about abandoned places. You can almost hear old voices in your ear when you pass them by. Photo courtesy of @seanphotos
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