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Planting A Pineapple. Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This?

Planting A Pineapple

And that this will eventually produce… This? Yes, I’m talking about turning your average, ordinary grocery store pineapple into a tropical showpiece within your home. A plant that is not only impressive but will WOW! Planting a Pineapple 1. 2. 3. In 24 months (sounds better than two years) it will look like this. You will have an actual, large, utterly delicious pineapple in 24-36 months. The thought of growing my own pineapple always makes me smile and giggle just a little bit. Now what am I supposed to do with all of this leftover pineapple? I see something sweet coming soon. While you’re waiting for me to make something yummy with the leftovers, go ahead and plant a pineapple. Be adventurous plant a pineapple. Hugs, Tickled Red *Please bear in mind that I am not a hortoculturist. Tagged as: Gardening, Pineapple, Tropical Fruit.

Holga D - Holga Digtal Camera - Saikat Biswas. The original Holga camera has very few controls, a 2 speed shutter, 2 apertures and very basic focusing ring.

Holga D - Holga Digtal Camera - Saikat Biswas

Holga D is aimed for similar rudimentary controls, but as it's a digital camera and as it has a electronic shutter there are some change in functionalities in order to make it useful. On one side of the top panel there is a big shutter release key, and on the other side a same sized E-Ink display. Surrounding these there are two ring-dials for ISO and shutter speed control. There is a power-key on next to the shutter speed dial. The entire top panel can be removed and reversed for left hand use. On the back panel there is a key to select between 3:2 or square aspect ratio, this is inspired from existing Holga cameras aspect ratio selector and film counter slider.

On the front panel there is a push button for unlocking the lens. At the bottom there is a key to select color and black or white mode. A Sewing Table for Small Spaces. The perfect spot for a part time sewing enthusiast!

A Sewing Table for Small Spaces

Tucks neatly way, expands out to be a cutting or layout mat. Please note that this table is not intended for use with the sewing machine unless locking hardware is installed on the fold out legs and tabletop. If your sewing takes over your dining table at least half the time, make sure you thank Kelly on our Community for recommending an expandable sewing table. Big Fat Fern Afghan. I did it!

Big Fat Fern Afghan.

I finally figured out (with a little ravelry help) how to put my patterns up for sale! The Big Fat Fern Afghan Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick, 6 skeins (approximately 640yrds)Needles: US size #13/9 mm. A similar sized crochet hook is optional for the cast on.Gauge: 9 sts and 12 rows in 4" knit in stocking stitch. My favourite lace motif - the leaf. Many knitters have commented that they would knit is as a wrap...great idea! The Big Fat Fern Afghan pattern is listed for $3.oo US on ravelry.For those of you who are not members yet (I highly recommend you get on the waiting list!) I hope you like the pattern. 40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Asking the right questions is the answer… It’s not the answers you get from others that will help you, but the questions you ask of yourself.

40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind

Here are 40 thought-provoking questions to help you refresh and refocus your thinking: Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. If you’re interested in reading even more inspiring, thought-provoking questions.Title photo by: Helga Weber For all other photo credits please refer to If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. And get inspiring life tips and quotes in your inbox (it's free)... A Valentine Project for Little Ones. I have truly loved the motivation the So You Think You’re Craft competition has given me to tackle projects recently.

A Valentine Project for Little Ones

I have to say, though, that it has been very hard keeping my creations a secret! I have always been horrible about spilling the beans when it comes to things I’m excited about, and my contribution to last week’s Kids Can Do lineup is no exception. The moment the kiddos and I finished the project, I was clamoring to share it here with you! Thank goodness the wait is over, and I can share it with you today!

In case you missed my blurb from last week on SYTYC, here it is… If you have children in your life, one thing is certain: come February, you’ll be putting together Valentines for school parties. I absolutely adore a craft project that utilizes things that would otherwise be discarded. For this project, you will need: An empty frame (one that you’ll never want to use again for another purpose) Screening Duct tape.


Tman. Brendon. Gardening. Recipes. For me :) Sewing. House stuff.