Monthly Archives: August 2008

RoofRay – Calculate your roof’s solar potential

I just tried this out. The site – RoofRay – uses Google Map technology and you map out your roof segments to determine the potential of solar panels. We could save a lot of electricity and money if we installed … Continue reading

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TGIF Linktastic

[via Crafty Crow]: Great idea for preserving your kids’ artwork: thumbnails! Skip to my Lou has another great tutorial – this time for a felt crayon roll. So much easier than the last one – less sewing and no turning! … Continue reading

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Cannot. Resist. Smooching.

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Wednesday Links

Gift bows made from magazine pages. DIY collage blocks. Although I haven’t seen plain wood blocks like these anywhere – anyone have a source? Make your own letter decals with contact paper. I never think to make my own decals. … Continue reading

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Sophie says…

A conversation between Aaron and Sophie while I was at the store: A: I think you have a really good mommy. S: Yeah. And she’s a good cooker. A: Yes, she is. S: And a good cleaner. A: You’re right. … Continue reading

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Sophie’s reading…

Sophie’s latest favorite book: What Pete Ate from A to Z. It’s funny and involved and the illustrations are great. I thought, at first, that it was a bit old for her, but she’s memorized a lot of it already … Continue reading

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T-shirt Dress

We had visitors from Oregon and things got a bit chaotic. I started what was going to be a long tank-top shirt before their visit and then decided to add an extra layer at the bottom to make it a … Continue reading

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Pass it on – McCain was not tortured

I know, I know, it’s all he can talk about right? That he’s a former Prisoner of War? But here’s an important newsflash for you: He was NOT tortured. In all the discussion of John McCain’s recently recovered memory of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Food Links

I’m working on two birthday cakes – a glittery chocolate castle cake for a 6-year old tonight and a non-little girly chocolate cake (with a possible water slide) for a 9-year old for Sunday morning. My thoughts tonight are on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Craft Links

Venuszine’s Annual Craft-off Contest – make a gift item for less than $40. Entries due by September 18. Winners will be in the December issue and get other prizes as well. Love stems – recycled flowers using toilet paper rolls. … Continue reading

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