Category Archives: Fun

Video: The Biggest Pinball Light Show Ever! Effects play all over the house!

A friend of mine with a bit of an obsessive streak…although we all benefit from it! (LAUGH). Ric outdoes himself every year with his Halloween and Christmas light shows. Can’t see the video above? Click this link to watch it … Continue reading

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Contest: Calling all cookie bakers…Share a recipe for your chance to win a KitchenAid Appliance!

Calling all cookie bakers…Share a recipe for your chance to win a KitchenAid!    Post your awesome cookie recipe on the Bakespace.com Facebook page to enter the BakeSpace.com Cookie Contest and get a  chance to win a KitchenAid® 7 Quart Stand Mixer. The … Continue reading

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Video: Angel’s Flight in Downtown Los Angeles

Can’t see the video above? Watch “Angel’s Flight” on YouTube Related Posts: Video: A ride down Angel’s Flight in Downtown Los Angeles Video: Angel’s Flight returns to downtown Los Angeles Video: Places LA: Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles Photo … Continue reading

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Farmer Doug’s Minecraft Pig and Chicken Farm

Things are looking pretty good on the farm. If only the Endermen would stop taking blocks out of the wall and letting them all out. See more of my pictures from Minecraft Related Posts: Food: Making Hard Cider from Cold … Continue reading

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Photo: My vacation…via Instagram

  See all my Instagram pictures using Instagrid.me Related Posts: Photo: Grapes via Instagram Photo: Lemon Blossoms via Instagram Photo: Bowl and Spoon via Instagram Photo: Pumpkin Flowers via Instagram Photo: Oatmeal Cookies

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Photo: Oatmeal Cookies

Making some oatmeal cookies for a friend’s going-away party. See all my Instagram pictures on Instagrid.em Related Posts: The sixth day of cookies…Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Photo: Grapes via Instagram Photo: My vacation…via Instagram Photo: Lemon Blossoms via … Continue reading

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How to use a paper journal effectively – my first Snapguide

Yesterday, I had an opportunity to play around with a new iPhone App for Snapguide.com. It allows you to quickly and easily create guides about anything you wish. In my case, I did a quick guide about how I use … Continue reading

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Home-Made Toys for Boys and Girls

A post on Pinterest earlier today lead me to OpenLibrary.org and this book, Home-made Toys for Boys and Girls. The lovely collection of instructions and diagrams was first published in 1915 and harkens back to an earlier age when parents … Continue reading

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Easter Art from Jeanine Colini Design Associates

My friend, Jeanine Colini, has some new Easter-related art for sale on her Etsy page. You can also find here regularly at the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber Art Walks regular held in Montrose. You can pick up notecards and other art … Continue reading

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Drinks: Downton Abbey Themed Cocktails

So many people are crazy over Downton Abbey, so it only makes sense that their love of the show sneaks into everything they are doing. I am a big fan myself and often find myself sipping a cup of tea … Continue reading

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Event: DelAir Rockhounds Annual Gem Show 2012 through Saturday, Feb 25

DelAir Rockhounds Annual Gem Show 2012 Continues tomorrow, Saturday, February 25, 2012   The Del-Air Rockhounds Club invites you to join us for our annual GEMboree Show Friday February 24th 2012 from 3-9 pm and Saturday February 25th 2012 from … Continue reading

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Historic Walking Tours in Downtown LA this weekend

LA Cowboy posted notice of these walks… This Weekend’s Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Los Angeles The Last Bookstore Presents…. The Secret Lives of Historic Downtown Los Angeles Saturdays will have the HISTORIC DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES 101  tour and Sunday … Continue reading

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Product: Lego-themed Moleskine Journals

Lego-themed Moleskine Journals at Amazon.com. I came across these new journals from Moleskine via Boing Boing the other day and quickly added them to my Birthday Wish List (Feb 14). I love Moleskine journals themselves and adding a neat crossover … Continue reading

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Photo: The Dickens Game

A friend in the UK sent us this wonderful gift for Christmas. They were part of our Podcaster’s Christmas Carol, saw this on the High Street and thought it would be perfect for us. Related Posts: Audio: Charles Dickens’ A … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards and Posters from Local Artist

A good friend, and local artist, Jeanine Colini has some great Christmas Cards, notecards and posters available for sale. Here “Spyrograph” cards immediately caught my attention when she first showed them to me. Fond memories of plastic gears, stickpins and … Continue reading

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