Pinterest. Hair style and nail polish tutorials, recipes and cute outfits. Inspiration and ideas for everything from tattoo designs to your wedding day. There are pin boards dedicated to Harry Potter, Twilight, Hunger Games and The Notebook. Pictures of hipster cats.
It’s the internet, guys. There is a pin board for every subject.
Great resource, or massive time suck? Which side of the fence are you on?
I tend to jump from side to side.
On one hand, it’s very diverting if I have the time. It’s like flipping through all of your favorite magazines at once.
On the other, if I see another “Keep Calm and _______” poster I will… NOT keep calm and you can f$#@ off!
Ahem, sorry. (deep breath)
It’s a pleasant place, not too many trolls and the like. Definitely a chick haven, mostly.
This video has surfaced in the last few weeks. It’s so funny, also maybe NSFW and if the kids are nearby. But if you’re on Pinterest you have to see it.
I’m a Janeite, that is to say, I’m a big fan of the works of Jane Austin. Pride and Prejudice, in particular. What if P&P were a present day story, in VideoBlog format? You have to check out, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries an excellent retelling of P&P and so funny!
It’s coming in 2 days! You know what I’m talking about right? April Fools Day!
Now I’m usually a prank-ee rather than a prank-or on this particular non-holiday. But, I’m tempted to try out a few on this list on my teenage sons. I especially like “the avalanche” prank. My 13-year-old is a very sound sleeper.
Halloween is my second favorite holiday. This year I thought I’d count down the days until the big night, giving you links for fun things to try, costume suggestions, and yummy/gross recipes to make to get everyone in the Halloween spirit.
I love a good corn maze don’t you? Find the one closest to you with Corn Maze America
One of my very favorite stories from Neil’s short story collection “Fragile Things” There’s some good advice here.
I especially love how the drawing moves from sketch, to coloring, to painting.
Here’s more Video on Neil’s site: Mouse Circus