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OK, I admit it, this post is more than a little bit tongue in cheek! Never-the-less, the improvised ‘cable ties’ you can see above, all made from a repurposed plastic bag, prevented our family biking ‘adventure’ coming to an abrupt end. It all started when my youngest boy fell of his bike. Somehow the impact loosened the handlebars, so much so that the bike became impossible to steer. I was on the verge of walking the bikes back to the car, but decided to have a go at fixing them, using wooden sticks and strips of plastic torn from a plastic bag. And, as it turns out, plastic bags make jolly good cable tie substitutes.

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Quilled Snowflake Ornament - Reese Dixon Today I have a big fat tutorial to share with you. It looks really really scary and detailed, but it’s not so bad. Trust me. Total Immersion: How I Learned to Swim Effortlessly in 10 Days and You Can Too Is it possible to get good at swimming late in life? Yes. (Photo: Shutterhack) Swimming has always scared the hell out of me. Despite national titles in other sports, I’ve always fought to keep afloat.

Wire and bead 'toast stackers' 1) Make breakfast fun, build a toast tower… 2) …using these wire ‘toast connectors’… 3) …just stick them in and start stacking! This fun breakfast activity will make sleepover mornings even more fun (if that’s possible). Graphic Tee & Magazine, all in one. Subscribe to T-Post Fill out the form below and you'll shortly have your FREE T-shirt in the mail [+1 EUR for shipping]. If you stick with us past your FREE T-shirt, our latest release will be in the mail each month for only 33 EUR per T-shirt [SWE: 275 SEK], worldwide shipping included. If you decide that T-post Tees are not for you, you can end your subscription immediately after you've received your FREE T-shirt, all information is included with the delivery, no strings attached Giving away a subscription is easy

Ten more games that will make you think about life - StumbleUpon Life, eh? It's all a bit mad really, isn't it? Here we are, the products of millions of years of chance chemical and biological reactions, wandering around on a dying rock as it spins through the vast, indifferent universe with nought but the knowledge of our own inevitable oblivion for company. A sobering thought. And sobering thoughts will sure as sugar turn you to drink. rolled paper flowers Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. I find inspiration for projects all over the place {online, in shops, in magazines}, then figure out how to re-create them on my own. Each of these projects are my adaptation of something I’ve seen elsewhere.

Pomodoro Technique A "pomodoro" kitchen timer, after which the method is named The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s.[1] The technique uses a timer to break down work into intervals traditionally 25 minutes in length, separated by short breaks. These intervals are known as "pomodori", the plural of the Italian word pomodoro for "tomato".[2] The method is based on the idea that frequent breaks can improve mental agility.[3][4] Closely related to concepts such as timeboxing and iterative and incremental development used in software design, the method has been adopted in pair programming contexts.[5] Etymology[edit] The "Pomodoro Technique" is named after the tomato-shaped kitchen timer that was first used by Cirillo when he was a university student.[6]

Steampunk inspired balancing robot What I made days ago 1) I wonder if he knows he’s made from two toilet rolls… Very Enchanting: April Fool's day Crafts and Pranks. April Fool's Day is almost here, are you ready? I have always loved Fool's Day & when I was a kid I though it was the coolest thing that I can mess with people and and I couldn't get in trouble, it was even encouraged in my house! Common pranks in my house growing up was doing weird things with food, gluing things to each other or down, buckets or bags of water over doors (those never ended well), popping out to scare people, clear finger nail polish on soap so it doesn't lather, a few white lies, setting the clocks back or forward... the list goes on and on. My favorite prank that I bring back every few years is the glitter towel! It's great on guys, I sent my brothers to school a few times cover in glitter and half the time they didn't notice till they are out the door in the sun.I have been dying to get my boyfriend with this one but I know he could kill me if I sent him to work covered in glitter... I think I'll do his hand towel this year.

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