Great Finds

All mothers are working mothers. ~Author Unknown

When I was growing up there was a definite range of attitudes towards Mother’s Day. At one end of the continuum, the day was considered a sentimental bid from the card companies for our hard earned dollars. At the other end of the continuum Mom was served breakfast in bed, and swamped with cards and little items. Then Mom went back to being Mom, doing... Read more
I think any gift that makes people smile is a great gift. To find such gifts, I usually search by words like Fun , Funny , Funky , Unusual and see what comes up in search results. Humorous Signs There are so many funny signs and greeting cards with something interesting to say.

Personally, I am a cat person, but I know a couple of dog-lovers that have 2 huge dogs, so no cats are allowed in their... Read more
A TV show clearing out its wardrobe and set design? This is the greatest garage sale of all time. Look for these in your area, looks like an amazing opportunity to score quality clothes and furniture at reasonable prices. Who said watching TV wouldn't pay off? Read more
Photoshop? How about PhotoFree? Groaning yet? Okay, sorry, but these are great design tools that can help punch up any images that need editing. And the best part is that they're free! But don't go nuts... too much photo editing is almost as bad as too much Botox! Read more
Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Pocahontas - they were all just sketchy girls at one point or another. This would have blown my six-year-old mind. "Cartoons aren't real?!"

Puts a real damper on my plans to marry the prince from The Little Mermaid... Read more
A new cloud-sourced Adobe page and app lets you take pics of anything that inspires you and it saves the colour schemes from it.

Go colour-crazy, you know you want to! Read more
Love when great shows inspire cool design. I've never actually seen the show but now I kinda want to... Read more
Finally, a reason to read! Just kidding. But, there have been some interesting drinks mixed up over the years by famous characters from literature and film, and now, thanks to this darling poster, you can add some new beverages "to the mix"! Read more
These days I'm not quite sure what season it is. I recently traveled to Ohio for a short trip and encountered snow flurries! Yes, snow flurries in late April. The next day it was 70 degrees and sunny.

I have decided that in order to feel like spring I will need to surround myself with things that remind me of the beloved season. So, what comes to mind? Florals of course! Here are a few wonderful... Read more
So, that latest gadget you got - how about aging it 100 years and showing it off? That's what Japanese artist Maico Akiba has done to our fancy gadgets, almost like new-age time travel. Also strangely reminded me of what that necklace from Titanic might look like today... Read more



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