The Scrappy Picture Schedule Might Save Us — Parenting in a Pandemic — Star In Her Eye

Our worlds have been thrown upside down. Or at least sideways. Definitely more than slantways. I’m sitting at my desk, watching a neighbor walk swiftly passed my house in a black puffy jacket. She’s holding her phone horizontal like it’s a cracker she’ll bite, only she’s gabbing into it, likely talking about a microscopic virus […]

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Sunday Talks: Dr. Anthony Fauci -vs- Jake Tapper… — The Last Refuge


Dr. Anthony Fauci and CNN’s Jake Tapper (appearing from a bunker) discuss why President Trump opted to not impose a quarantine on parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut after “very intensive discussions” at the White House. In the past ten days Dr. Fauci has significantly scaled back his media appearances, as most networks […]

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Custom Drill Press Table Eliminates Hassles — Hackaday


Getting a perfect workshop together, with all the right tools, is a dream for many. A lot of us cobble together what we can with a dremel tool, a soldering iron, and whatever work surface happens to be available in the kitchen or spare bedroom. But even when we finally get a permanent garage or…

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Your Daily Word Prompt – #Vanquish – #YDWordPrompt March 29, 2020

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Today’s Word:  Vanquish

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verb (used with object)

  • to conquer or subdue by superior force, as in battle.
  • to defeat in any contest or conflict; be victorious over:to vanquish one’s opponent in an argument.
  • to overcome or overpower:He vanquished all his fears.

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WordPress And Their Glitches

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We WordPress users (the ones that use have encountered some rather interesting glitches (If you are a WordPress user and you have not had any experiences with glitches, they will be on their way to pounce on you in the near future).

From what I have gathered, these technological hiccups do not last long and they tend to surface when the Happiness Engineers are doing upgrades.

However, glitches are annoying nonetheless.

Today, I am going to highlight a few of them; some that you have probably experienced and others you have not experienced as yet.

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Is There An Ideal Time For Publishing Blog Posts?

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If you have ever researched this topic on the internet, you would have encountered various answers.


Because each blogger has their own opinion (Their methods worked for them).

From a realistic perspective, what works for someone else might not necessarily work for you; which is why you will have to do your own experimentation with the intention of finding out what will work in your favour.

People have been asking this question since the dawn of blogging, so I am going to have an in-depth look at it.

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DIY Recycled Fashion Skirt

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Reducing Landfill Waste

In my bid to make this a sustainable living year, I decided to re-purpose an old item of clothing and up-cycle it to a new piece. This helps reduce landfill and provides a new item of clothing to wear and enjoy.

With a small piece of elastic, a skirt like this can be made in less than half an hour!

I took an old wrap around skirt, now completely out of fashion, and an infant girl’s dress, and up-cycled them to make a fashionable one size fits all skirt for the modern young girl. Suitable for ages 8 to 20 something, I think.

What you need:

A large rectangle of remnant fabric or older piece of clothing large enough to re-model into a skirt of the length you desire

20 mm wide knitted black elastic

Sewing machine and matching thread

What you do:

  1. Take a measurement from…

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