Sunday, February 24, 2013

Monday Stuff On the Way to Other Stuff: Covered In White

Cold, chilly snowflaky white, that is. We've been watching it come down...and down...and down. "Be careful what you wish for," I've reminded myself -- just a few weeks earlier, I was hoping we'd get snow. Lots of it. Ahem. 
    While we're digging ourselves out, you might find these online tidbits interesting:

The final Oscar winners list. Sure, I wanted Beasts of the Southern Wild to do better, but they were up against stiff competition. (Now, if we can go see Argo and Lincoln...)

Presidential food obsessions, from Barack Obama to Lincoln. (More prez food likes and dislikes here, if you're still going strong. A lot of these include drinks and food trivia.)

Yes, you too can make a tablecloth dress. Really. Potholes & Pantyhose has even included pattern pieces!  (Go here for more photos...)


A frugal buffet for twenty? Sure, if you're careful, and vary your ingredients. This one, via the Frugal Queen, sounds delicious. (Invite me over...please!)

Practical advice from a Hollywood personal trainer. 

What you would say to your younger self...what she said, from Say It, Rah-Shay

A studio apartment, five days and less than $300 -- and the result. Go here for the overall description, and here for the step-by-step process. Beautiful. 







And for those of us who are still surprised at the stupid things we're capable of:



Have a good week.

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