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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fun “Boyfriend” Cover

Thought this was a pretty swaggy (I’m a quick study) cover of Justin Bieber’s Boyfriend. And before you start your hating, give it a good 15 seconds worth of listening. Go on girl!

Source: on youtube via Crowd Surf, managed by my amazing friend Jade

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In the Year Two Thoussssaaaand

As much I as I post from youtube, I thought this was an appropriate homage (not of my own making, I just ran across it): for your consideration, a funny imagining of what it would have looked like if youtube had been invented in the ’90s 🙂

Source: on youtube via Heavy.com via The Superficial

Oh Hai… We Are Animals Who Will Make You Feel Better

Draining day? Maybe just need a couple LOLs? Click on the pic to see how this sea lion (or whatever it is. I’m not a cast member of Arrested Development.) teams with 12 friends to bring you “13 Simple Steps to Get You Through a Rough Day.”

Still on the fence? How does this cat make you feel about that?

 

Article and photo source: Buzzfeed

Being An Adult Is So Inconvenient

Truths. All of ’em.

I like this chick. She posts weekly to her youtube channel, so there’s plenty more if you liked that. May I also recommend:

Source:  on youtube

And Why The Heck Not?

Click the pic or below if you're curious what Crazytown has to do with anything. Also, delicious french fries.

LOL. This quick read, “Things I Wish Were OK But Are Definitely Not OK,” will provide some truths and some slightly uncomfortable laughs to your day :). Also… add that guy from Crazytown to my list of people I inexplicably once found really sexy.

Article source: Kat George for thoughtcatalog.com via my friend Amanda R

Photo source: I found it at http://data.whicdn.com

Home Maintenance for Dummies

krazy glue: A must for the non-discriminating homeowner deficient in home maintenance skills

I bought my house a year ago this week! It’s been both a stressful and rewarding year as a homeowner, and thankfully, more the latter than the former :). This past weekend I had one of those dreaded “something’s gone wrong and since you own this place no one else is going to fix it” issues. At least it was a very small, blogworthy one :). Some religious salespeople types walked right up to my storm door, which was closed while the front door was open. I seriously think they were just going to open the door and invite themselves in, because next thing I know I hear my door opening, my dogs going crazy, and something breaking. Turns out it was the little plastic piece on the inner door handle that allows it to clamp into place and stay shut. I seriously still can’t believe someone was just going to walk up in my house, but I decide to get over that as best I can and go see about buying a replacement part. Which, of course, there is not an exact match for at either of the two hardware stores I go to (much thanks to C for suggesting taking pictures with me). Which leads me to my home maintenance for dummies idea: what if I just krazy glue it?

Handily, I already own krazy glue, whereas I do not own replacement door parts. So I tried it. So far it is working.

This also reminds me of another Home Maintenance for Dummies moment from last week, which made me chuckle to myself enough to decide to photodocument it. First, we have my old “tool box”. As you can see, I am a collector of many and fine tools. Enough that, when coupled with batteries, they fill up a moderately sized shoe box. Sadly, this shoe box was showing its age, and getting a little worn around the edges (also, the top was being held together by tape).

So what was a Dummy to do to address this problem?

Guess I had to buy new shoes ;). Problem solved!

Good luck!

Found a four-leaf clover and took a picture of 2 of the reasons I’m lucky 🙂

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