Recipe: Icepocalypse Eggs (Eggs in the fireplace)

1. Wait for the one time per year when Dallas is immobilized by ice. 2. Light a fire, put all your food outside in the ice, and generally stabilize the situation. 3. Find some once used disposable cupcake pans in the cabinet, and coat the insides of the “pools” with butter. 4. Break an egg…

16 MORE Hairstyles With a Side Shave – Buns and Stuff

Because we all know you guys only care about my hair. Actually, its pretty much statistically proven. Every day my older post 13 Hairstyles With A Side Shave gets more views than any other post, most days by a long shot. The top search terms that result in a visit to my blog consistently  include the words…

Juicer vs. Blender on a Juicing Binge

We decided to start experimenting with juicing. No, actually, that’s not how it happened really. A few days ago, we got hyped up after watching a documentary on Netflix about how processed foods are poisoning us all, and the benefits of natural foods. In the dramatization, natural food and juicing even helped a lady deal…

The Making of Upholstered Wiener Dog Ramps

Since Meeka’s back incident, she has not been allowed to climb stairs or leap off and on furniture. Because of this, she’s been mostly limited to the downstairs, and when shes upstairs, she has to be supervised every second because she feel perfectly capable of getting on and off the couch on a whim. I…

The Fishing License Diet

I would just like to say. .. waiting up for Thom = totally worth it. He has been going fishing lately,  and is apparently getting pretty good at it.  He just brought home a batch, and I cooked some of it with rice and the mango pico I made last night. Also,  he went for…

Making Jewelry…

I’ve been making jewelry lately, both in the hope of having jewelry to wear and in the hope of setting up an Etsy (or some other sort) of shop. I think I’m getting pretty close to having enough, I just need to find a way to photograph it all that I’m happy with. And I…

The Classless Fashion Guide to Eye Patches

  Having a swollen, watery eye can make you look like a rat plague victim… but, never fear, putting on an eye patch can quickly make you the coolest girl in the bar. Eye patches can relieve strain on compromised eyes, can keep people from avoiding you in case what you have is contagious, and…

Classless Travel: A Guide to Sleeping in Cars – Part 2

Before we begin this post, I’d like to just point out that someone actually found my blog by searching for “best cars to sleep in”. That is something to be proud of. What to Bring When Sleeping in the Car Most car sleeping situations fall under either all night sleeping as a hotel replacement, or…

Welcome to my Time Warp, Have a Hot Pumpkin Chocolate

I have so many things in my backlog that I have given up on ever posting, due to the lack of immediacy I’m left with after having let them sit so long. But I’ve decided to give up-to-the-minute-ness the finger, and start posting the backlog anyway, timeliness be damned. In the interest of that, here’s…

PC Builds and Painting Nails

Yesterday, I had the day off and intended to go Christmas shopping and also pretend that I was one of.. those girls that hang out at Northpark drinking Starbucks and you know, affording things. Instead, I spent all day fixing Thom’s new PC which did not work when it was put together the night before….

Travel Makeover – On The Train to Austin, Blue Eyeliner

I’m not really good at doing makeup, but I am good at doing makeup on trains and planes and roadtrips. I think I’m best with limited tools. I’m on Amtrak to Austin to see Beachhouse and The Walkmen at Stubbs. Everything I used: -A kit from Kristen Colaneri’s line that I got forever ago for…