Here’s an idea for people trying to get a lock on their spending but find writing down everything too fascist. What about taking a picture of everything you buy with your cameraphone and uploading it to Flickr?
Airplanes were still allowed to land at O’Hare even though there were no available jetways at the United terminal. Wow, this looks like fun! —MEGHANN MARCO
It’s hot here in Brooklyn and we could really go for some ice cream… if only we could make some in 5 minutes using 2 ziplock baggies and this carton of half and half… oh wait. We can! From BoingBoing:
Here’s a pretty damned simple ice-cream recipe: combine ingredients in a baggie. Fill a bigger baggie with ice, salt and the baggie of ingredients. Shake for five minutes. Ice cream. Who knew?
Picking your own strawberries is fun, not terribly expensive, and now is the time to do it. Don’t know where to go for strawberry picking fun near you?
Here’s your semi-annual reminder that cleaning things with baking soda is hip. (And don’t forget, you can bake with it, too.) DIY blog Curbly has a nifty list of baking soda ideas, some of which were new to us.
Real Simple has 6 dinners that you can make in one pot, and they look mighty tasty. Making one-pot dinners is awesome. At this very moment we are making Italian Beef in our kitchen, which is another thing you can make in one pot. We will not give you that recipe, however, because it is our secret recipe. —MEGHANN MARCO
Remember when you did crap like this in first grade? Wasn’t that fun? Yes, it was. Recapture your lost youth by growing some plants from seed on a sunny windowsill. With this greenhouse from Instructables, you can:
Ladies and Gentlemen, Dependants and Deductions, it’s officially tax season! Yay! So, what’s new?
Save money and have fun by making your own ringtone. We’ve not tried this yet, but we’ll probably give it a shot later this evening. We’ve always wanted the theme to Romancing The Stone. Yes, we are lame. —MEGHANN MARCO
Yes, Virginia, there is a true meaning to Christma: looking ab-fab. — BEN POPKEN
We’ve mentioned McDonald’s Grimace before, describing him as “gigantic, anthropomorphic taste bud, loathsomely pulsating through McDonaldland with an unslakeable thirst for frosty, gelatinous ooze.” We also mentioned that he used to be evil and initially had small arms.