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Kwanzaa Statistics

It is estimated 20 million people celebrate Kwanzaa worldwide (18 million in the US alone). Kwanzaa was originally limited to smaller merchants, however the holiday has now been recognized by larger retailers. Kwanzaa gifts tend to move away from electronics and instead lean toward sentimental, thoughtful gifts. About 15% of what is spent on Christmas ..
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The Quest for Healthy Cereal Bars

I stood in front of the cupboard looking at what appeared to be quite a bit of Count Chocula. Unfortunately, I really like Count Chocula, but rarely take the time actually sit down with a bowl and milk. My mind wandered to a video I had watched recently of breakfast hacks and they had suggested cereal ..
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30+ Things About Working from Home: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

I’ve worked from home for well over 10 years through several companies and several positions, including as management, and there is a lot that you learn about the concept.   Work at home jobs are getting more and more prevalent and the technology to do so is getting more and more user friendly. This means ..
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Vintage Advertisements for Weight Gain

In today’s obesity-laden society, it’s hard to imagine a time when weight gain was actually desirable. Here are a few neat vintage ads that we wanted to share. Nowadays, most of us look at these and think “If only”….right? Just think – gain 5 to 15 pounds and get all the dates you want!   ..
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What This Woman Found in an Unused Room of Her House Will Make Your Skin Crawl

^is not the real wasp      Do you go into every room in your house every day?   Maybe you should stop doing that……   We’ve all woken up to the horrifying feeling of a bug crawling on us. Some of us even have nightmares about such things and there are whole phobias based ..
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Garden Snacks: The Best Fried Green Tomatoes (and Tomato Jelly too)

What do you do when your garden explodes with tomatoes? They are just too yummy to go to waste, but there are only so many tomato sandwiches that you can eat, right? Here is an awesome solution:   It’s a problem most gardener’s face sooner or later. The garden did so well this year, that ..
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Here There Be Dragons Page Two

          Looking for the Right Words                         Want to see more dragons? Here you can find a beautiful database! http://astralcastle.com/pdlist/pdframe.htm

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Monster Spray

For the full write up of ideas, please visit: Childhood Fears & Monsters Under the Bed Some people recommend using colored water, but unfortunately dye can stain which isn’t ideal for fabrics. When making the spray, it’s a good idea to make the spray look convincing, but also to incorporate elements that you think will ..
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Here There Be Dragons Page One

Dragons come in all shapes and sizes and are full of personality! If you’re lucky, you might be able to find the one you are looking for and he will be your friend forever. Over the next few pages, we’ll explore some of these amazing little critters and let you learn their names!  Big Splinter ..
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