Sunday Scrolling: April 23, 2017

Unicorns, Mason Jars & Oreo Truffles

  • I’m not sure it’s possible for you to have missed the Unicorn Frappuccino event. Wondering what’s going to be next trend?
  • When you browse Pinterest, there are a jillion and one Mason Jar crafts. Here’s a neat craft blog that concentrates on them, with step-by-step tutorials.
  • I’m not sure if this is the exact recipe, but a co-worker brought in treats on Friday that were amazing (and I’m not a big chocolate lover, so this is big praise), and he said they were really simple to make.

None of the links in this post are affiliate; they are just items that caught my eye this week.

Sunday Scrolling: April 16, 2017

Socks, Peeps and a Word Album

  • After years of turning up my nose (toes?) at them, I’ve finally become a Birkenstock convert. Did you know they make socks?
  • I’m not a fan, but ’tis the season, so it makes sense for someone to do a list.
  • I’m trolling Pinterest for Mother’s Day ideas, and I came across this which looks spectacular. And time consuming. But the blog author has several additional posts and videos that break it down nicely. And if you started now ….

None of the links in this post are affiliate; they are just things that caught my eye this week.

Sunday Scrolling: April 9, 2017

Hockey Horns, Bike Repair Stations and Vigilante Grammar Justice

Today is the last day in the regular NHL season – the Stanley Cup Playoffs (which are practically a full season themselves) start on Wednesday. While waiting for the playoffs to start, you can entertain yourself with this great noisy site.

Several parks in our area have installed these cool Bicycle repair stations that have a rack, tools and QR codes you can scan to see videos of common bike issues that you can fix. I’m not sure how many manufacturers there are for these, but here’s a map from one of them to see if there are any where you ride.

Via FiveThirtyEight – Apparently there is a Vigilante Grammarian roaming England, correcting apostrophe mistakes in signage. Sometimes I’m tempted to bring my own Sharpie/White Out kit to the grocery store and correct all those misplaced possessives myself.

None of the links in this post are affiliate – they are all just things that caught my interest this week.

Sunday Scrolling: April 2, 2017

Crunchy snacks, New Emoji and a List of Books

I have not tried any of these snacks but the the part where she says “…but for me, it’s one of those foods where applying the whole all-in-moderation philosophy of eating is almost laughable” means we are on the same team.

New emoji! I’m looking forward to the Steven Cobert inspired eyebrow raise, the one that swears, and especially the one looks like me! Not sure I like the label of “older adult” on that one since I’ve been gray since my mid-thirties and have worn glasses since I was 3. But that is most definitely my haircut.

Yesterday was April Fool’s Day, which is not my favorite, but this list of books from comics and humorists looks to offer a few good suggestions.

None of the links in this post are affiliate. They are just things I found interesting on the Internet this week.

Sunday Scrolling: March 26, 2017

Chile peppers, Hummingbirds and a Steve Martin Movie

  • If it’s Spring, then at SuzerSpace, we are planning this year’s hot pepper crop. We’ve tried a couple of methods over the years to grow our own with varying results. Last year resulted in tons of leaves, but no peppers – boo. This year, we are going straight to the source.
  • Also Spring related – we are watching the map to figure out when to hang our feeder. Come on hummingbirds!
  • And bird related – I’m a big Steve Martin fan, and somehow missed this one. Hope it’s on Netflix.

None of the links in this post are affiliate – they are all just things that caught my interest this week.

Sunday Scrolling: March 19, 2017

Legos, The Oxford Comma, and an outstanding photobomb video

  • My sister and I had a Lego collection that was pretty impressive. I still have a small selection; she has a ton of old and even more new for her kids. While pursuing the weekly list at Shutterbean this weekend, I saw this – might be the first time I actually participate in a startup fund project.
  • My first job out of college was copy editing at a newspaper. Back when newspapers were still thriving. This is the kind of thing copy editors used to debate while they waited for new stories to come in to edit.
  • And this was the funniest thing I’ve seen in a long, long time. The first kid is funny. The second kid is funnier. And the mom? Oh my goodness.

Sunday Scrolling: March 12, 2017

New recipes, a cool bike and Daylight Saving Time

  • Food subscription services aren’t really in my budget, but I’ve been the beneficiary of some great coupons from a co-worker. This one just recently came across our radar, and I always like it when they publish their recipes so you can DIY if you wish.
  • Everything at IKEA is so neat. I wish this had more than two gears though – too many hills here to deal with.
  • Hopefully you either remembered to change your clocks, or all your clocks set themselves, because today is the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. The good news for us is that the clock in the car that is impossible to set is now right again (we just leave it and it’s right half of the year).

None of the links in this post are affiliate links – they are just things I found interesting this week.


Sunday Scrolling: March 5, 2017

Shadow Boxes, Shrinky-dink pet tags and Flatbread Pizza

  • While looking for a good way to display my collection of Westie pins, I found this amazing shadowbox craft.
  • Shrinky-dink plastic crafts are on my to do list; this one is cute and practical.
  • In an effort to thin down our home made pizza technique, we’ve been using flatbread as our crust. I was inspired by this recipe. I’ll admit I was a little dubious that the broccoli-on-a-pizza idea would hold up, but it is really good.

None of the links in this post are affiliate links – they are just things I found interesting this week.

Sunday Scrolling: February 26, 2017

UV paint, happiness in a box and chair yoga

  • I didn’t even know this kind of fabric paint existed. Definitely want to try a project with it.
  • As a papercrafter, I’m probably going to make my own version of this, but their ideas are great and would make a great gift even if you didn’t want to DIY.
  • Sitting hunched over a keyboard all day isn’t that great for your body. Take a few minutes and undo some of that damage.

Sunday Scrolling: February 19, 2017

A pen holder, sprinkles and a beagle being a beagle.

Looking for a little happy this week – here’s what I found:

  • Handy with Scissors has a great pen holder craft.
  • Via swissmiss – A guy in Philadelphia filled a crack in the road with sprinkles.
  • Mia the Beagle didn’t win the agility competition this year at Westminster. But she won every dog owner’s heart.