19 December 2012

Linkage, Volume 192

26 Acts
Ann Curry is calling on people all over the world to do 26 random acts of kindness for each of the people killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School
#26Acts on Twitter, or
via NiceGirlNotes on Facebook

3-D Printing
Staples Announces In-Store 3-D Printing Service
via swissmiss

Blind Color
Tommy Edison, blind since birth, tells how people have tried to explain to him the concept of color
via Miss Cellania

Great Tasting Paste
13 Hilarious Online Reviews Of Extremely Mundane Objects
via BuzzFeed

17 December 2012

Pixyisms VI

Dino: Do I have to eat my mac and cheese?
Tim: Yes, I want you to eat at least 5 bites.
Dino: 5 bites?
Tim: Yes, 5 bites.
Dino: No! 12 bites!
Tim: Okay...

Pixy: Some people call... in Spanish some people call Red "Rojo"

Dino: Daddy, I do *not* have an attitude - I'm just tired.

Dino: Eenie Meenie Miney Moe, Hizza Holler Tiny Toe...

10 December 2012

Pixyisms V

Gummy Bear: Hey! I *need* you!
Shortcake: [Runs over] What do you need?
GB: I need you to come play with me!

Candy: "Jesus is the reason for the season." That rhymes!
Shortcake: 'Jesus' and 'season' don't rhyme...

GB: I want my mommy...
Candy: Your mommy is right beside you!
GB: I will *always* want my mommy!
GB's Mommy: I'll remind you of that when you're 15...

Dino: Daddy, guess who I love most of all?
Tim: Who?
Dino: God. Second is Jesus.
Tim: Awww, that's nice. Who's third?
Dino: Santa Claus.

Dino: There are two ways to make light pink. You could put white first then pink, or you could put pink first then white.

[Pixy showed me all the candy she got at the Christmas parade]
Nana: And I already took out all the hard candy!
Pixy: [picks up chocolate candy] No you didn't... This is hard! It's not squeezy!

04 December 2012

Linkage, Volume 191

Christmas Cards
mostly awkward, but number 13 is actually pretty cute...
via Pleated-Jeans

Modern Advent
14 Modern DIY Advent Calendars
via not martha

Read, Wear, Play, Share
simplifying Christmas gifts for children
method learned from her mom, at Homemaking 911
via Youthful Homemaker

12 Days (video link)
by men's a capella group Straight No Chaser

03 December 2012

Linkage, Volume 190

Unicorn Lair (video link)
Unicorn Lair (article)
North Korea claims that they have found an ancient unicorn lair
via The Presurfer

Steampunk Revolution (video link)
beautiful steampunk art and fashion in this music video by Abney Park
Honeybee  (video link)
though this one by Steam Powered Giraffe is still my favorite steampunk music

Wall Spider (video link)
brass knuckles are a bit overkill... Mooommm!!!
via Buzzfeed

The Voca People (video link)
I don't even know where to begin describing this Israel-based a capella group