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Happy Saint Math Tricks Day 2011

Happy Saint Math Tricks Day 2011

Sour Cream Noodle Bake Raise your hand if you love recipes with the word “Bake” in the title. This is a classic old recipe shared with my mom by her friend Betty Daley. I always loved it growing up, but the first time I made it for my own household years ago, it was met with mixed reviews. The original recipe calls for quite a bit of sour cream, and since my nuclear family is a little sensitive to large amounts of the stuff, I’ve adapted it through the years to suit the picky palates of the people I live with. Picky palates of the people. You’ll need ground chuck. Okay, fine. But ground chuck is best. You’ll need tomato sauce. You’ll need sour cream… Cottage cheese… Green onions… And grated sharp cheddar. Please grate your own. You’ll also need egg noodles. Oh, and I like No Yolks. No Yolks No Yolks No Yolks. Sorry. Begin by browning the meat in a large skillet. Drain off the excess artery-clogging material… Then pour in the tomato sauce. Stir it together… Then throw in some salt… In a separate bowl, add the sour cream…

&How-To: Newsprint Manicure & A Pretty Penny I saw this newsprint manicure over on The Daily Nail and thought it was adorable (especially for bookworms and word lovers like myself). I did a little Google detective work to see how to recreate it, and was surprised at how easy it is! All of the tutorials I found called for vodka or other clear distilled spirits, but we were fresh out. Like this: Like Loading...

JP Brown's Serious LEGO cm It is possible to understand Engineers - Where there's a will, there's a way. Understanding Engineers #1 Two engineering students were biking across a university campus when one said, "Where did you get such a great bike?" The second engineer replied, "Well, I was walking along yesterday, minding my own business, when a beautiful woman rode up on this bike, threw it to the ground, took off all her clothes and said, "Take what you want." The first engineer nodded approvingly and said, "Good choice, The clothes probably wouldn't have fit you anyway." Understanding Engineers #2 To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Understanding Engineers #3 A priest, an ophthalmologist, and an engineer were golfing one morning behind a particularly slow group of golfers. The engineer fumed, "What's with those guys? The doctor chimed in,"I don't know, but I've never seen such inept golf!" The priest said, "Here comes the greens keeper. He said, "Hello, George. The greens keeper replied, "Oh, yes. They were silent for a moment.

How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid The waterfall braid also known as the cascade braid recently exploded as the new "trend braid" of the season. The waterfall effect looks cool and complex, but it's easier to style than you think. Give this beautiful braid a try when Beautylish takes you through the how-to! Section Off The waterfall braid works best on straight or loose waves. Brush out all the knots with a wide tooth comb. Braid As Usual Braid your strands regularly three times, beginning from the right strand. Drop the Strand This is where it gets tricky. Step and Repeat Repeat this process—French braid the left strand, drop the right strand, and pick up an adjacent new piece. Pin and Secure Once you've reached a comfortable point to stop your braid, secure it to your scalp with bobby pins. Fishtail It! Braid the remaining piece of hair left from your cascade into a fishtail braid. Accessorize Add a cute bow or flower to hide your bobby pins and give this look some extra hair flair.

Obama Coin Operated Vending Machine Robbery – Learn how people rob pop, arcade and candy machines. Robbing Vending machines is not as hard as it seems and that is the reason why you will notice this being done a lot. This article on Coin Operated Vending Machine Robbery explains how people succeed in defeating the vending machines. Part 1 – How to Rob Pop Machines for money and pop Take an empty 2 liter bottle of pop and fill it with luke warm water. ). Part 2 – How to Rob Arcade Games This method for Coin Operated Vending Machine Robbery is very simple, but it does work. Part 3 – How to get free Candy and chips and stuff. This only works on two types of machines. 1 – The type that have the 25 cent gumballs, or the M&M’s, or peanuts and other shit.

Makeup Mon...errr Tuesday: Green Eyes First, I know it's Tuesday and I'm predictably late with Makeup Monday. I hope the lack of alliteration doesn't detract from the post; I promise that I have lots of great excuses for not putting this up yesterday. Or, I fell asleep. One of my first forays into the wonderful world of bright eyeshadow was with a beautiful shade of green from Milani (whose older shadows were amazing), and I was forever hooked. For this look, I only used the dark green in the palette, Libertine, and the primer potion. For step by step instructions on how to achieve this look, continue reading after the jump! This will make the colors pop and keep them from creasing. I used the MAC 213 brush with UD Vert e/s, but you can use any comparable brush and bright green shadow. I used the MAC 275 brush and UD Libertine from the black palette. I used a MAC 224 tapered blending brush - again, Sonia Kashuk makes a comparable one (I have both).

Photobooth The Perfect Sunday Afternoon Sandwich Weekends come and go so fast, don’t they? By the time Sunday arrives, it seems like all of the things I needed to accomplish on the weekend are still hanging around- laundry, grocery shopping, and preparing for the work week ahead. Since my fridge is pretty bare once Sunday rolls around, it’s easy to fall into the trap of stopping at the sandwich shop on the corner by our apartment before we go grocery shopping. But if there is one thing we always have on hand in our freezer, it is bacon. I don’t use it very often, but Adam always seems to sneak a pound in our grocery cart “just to have on hand.” Before assembling the sandwiches, crisply cook slices of bacon. Before I started assembling the sandwiches, I cut avocado slices. Use a spoon to scoop out the cut pieces, and voila, you have perfectly sliced avocados to use on the sandwiches. Now to assemble: start by buttering one side of each piece of bread that will make up your sandwich. Top with 2 slices of the cooked bacon…

50 Amazing Gig Posters Sure to Inspire The gig poster scene isn’t exactly the best kept secret among music fiends like myself. It is a tradition that started in the 60′s and is still going strong. Nowadays, the majority of indie bands have a growing collection of poster art that is just too incredible to simply throw away once the show has ended. Not surprisingly, this has led to the gig poster being something of a collectors item for music fanatics everywhere. The following are 50 hand picked gig posters whose creativity and imagination blew me away. Rilo Kiley Designer: Lure Design Inc Les Savy Fav Designer: Cody Fennell Devendra Banhart Designer: Spike Press The National Broken Social Scene Designer: The Small Stakes My Morning Jacket Designer: Andrio Abero Mates Of State Andrew Bird Designer: Gina Kelly The Decemberists Designer: Little Jacket Animal Collective Designer: Delicious Design League Deerhoof The Shins Designer: Kevin Tong …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Designer: Dave Conrey We Are Scientists Designer: Jonathan Schmitt Stars

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