See this darling man?
My uncle, Vernon Cumings, passed away Friday. He had a good long life, but his family -- including the Brick and yours truly -- will miss him. We need to go to the service on Tuesday -- which has meant a whole lot of pushing back some tasks, and cancelling others. In fact, we'll be on the road to Michigan in a few hours. You'll be hearing from me this week -- but from Michigan. Staffers will hold the fort here in Colorado.
I'm glad I've been collecting goodies for you all week, so I can still share Stuff:
Eating -- and spending -- less. A lot less. (Check the comments.) From Budgets are Sexy.
20 copycat recipes for everything from Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Outback's brown bread.
Three planters -- cut from soda bottles. Easy how-tos are on Our Peaceful Planet.
A man struggles with 'allergies' for decades -- then sneezes a play dart out his nose!
The most filling 100-calorie snacks out there.
Corn-chile tamales -- an easier-to-make recipe. (from Good Cheap Eats)
'Two-can' tuna tacos. (From San Francisco Magazine)
Making decorative use of that wasted space behind your doors. (From Distressed Donna Down Home)
Ten spending habits of the famous and frugal. Including a football player who still drives the car he bought for $2.
Treasure in a marble-topped chest bought at an estate sale. Don't forget to check for hidden drawers!
Swing beds -- and just plain swings -- made from pallets. The blog's Russian -- but it won't stop you from figuring out these brilliant ideas. (From Styleitchic)
Vietnamese-style banh mi -- meatball sandwiches, in this case. (From My Bare Cupboard)
Have a good week.
God is good, all the time.
All the time, God is good.
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