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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Bad News!! No More GFC!

My google reader had 0 items for the past couples of days and I was clueless about the bad news until I visited Katherine's blog today and learned that as of March 1, 2012, Google Friend Connect (GFC) will be discontinued for non-Blogger sites.

Here's the excerpt.



Source - http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/more-spring-cleaning-out-of-season.html

So how are you taking the news?

Monday, November 28, 2011

Katherine Kalnes - Celebrity Pancakes


Whom do you wanna sink your teeth into - Edward or Jacob?

Kelly Ripa

Chicago-based artist Katherine Kalnes crafts her yummy celebrity pancakes using a contraption called a 'batter blaster' and other edible ingredients .

Steven Colbert

Frosting, raisins, blueberries and chocolate chips are used in this pancake portrait of Ellen Degeneres.

Justin Bieber

Ryan Gosling

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Sunday Citar/Sunday Snapshot/Simple Things Sunday


Finally, with a stroke of luck, lots of patience and mosquito bites, I *captured my first silhouette photo.

"He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves ... are still"
Psalm 107.29

"It is glorious to have a big trouble,
That sweeps you right out to the sea,
That sinks you in the depth of the ocean,
Yet safe in His keeping to be;
To come up again and acknowledge
His wondrous deliverance and care,
How He calmeth the storm in a whisper,
How you triumphed because He was there."


C. SIMPSON

Ni Hao Yall
* Citar means quote in Spanish

*The photo has been edited with Windows Photo Viewer

Monday, November 14, 2011

Mandie Manzano

Enjoy these visually stunning stained glass style art by Louisiana-based artist Mandie Manzano.

Tiana Of The Princess and the Frog

Beauty And The Beast

Alice In Wonderland

The Little Memaid

Disney's full set

Pocahontas

Tangled

Princess Aurora of Sleeping Beauty

Sally and Jack Skellington, A Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride

Potter Pals

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Sunday Citar/Sunday Snapshot/Simple Things Sunday


There's nothing like the simple pleasure of stopping and smelling the roses at the flower stalls in a street market to brighten the day. I just love the vibrant mix of colours and scents. Flowers make me so happy!

"For He careth for you"
1 Peter 5.7

Dear Lord, it is good to plant
A bulb, dry, brown and bare
And then, in a short time, to find
Enchanting beauty there.


And it is good to know that hearts,
Cast down by grief and pain
Fed by the soil of Thy great love
Can break to flower again.

Author - Elisa Campbell
Ni Hao Yall
* Citar means quote in Spanish

Friday, November 11, 2011

Bird Feeds Dog Spaghetti

Hope this video puts a smile on your face!


Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Wordish Wednesday - Dubai's Pink Taxis


Unsure where the taxi stand was upon our arrival at the Dubai Airport, we sought the assistance of an airport personnel, who, to our surprise, directed us to a stand where several ladies in pink uniforms were waiting in front of a row of pink cars! Next to the pink cars, were a row of red-topped taxis.

These pink taxis, driven by ladies, are intended for female passengers and families while the red ones are for men.

I am so loving this concept! I wish we had the same system in our country. Imagine traveling solo and arriving in a foreign land at an ungodly hour. Doesn't the thought of hopping into a car driven by a male stranger to some unfamiliar place scare you?

With her permission, I took this picture of our lady driver who was from Sri Lanka.

Yayyyyyy for the pink ladies!!!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Stephen Kline - Dogs Lithography

Internationally renowned artist Stephen Kline creates portraits of dogs drawn entirely from the names of their breeds. His lithographs have been featured by major dog clubs worldwide. Visit http://www.drawdogs.com/store/ for more info.

Drawn entirely from the words: SAINT BERNARD

Drawn entirely from the word: CHIHUAHUA

Drawn entirely from the word: DALMATIAN

Drawn entirely from the words: GERMAN SHEPHERD

Drawn entirely from the word: BEAGLE

Drawn entirely from the words: GOLDEN RETRIEVER

Drawn entirely from the words : Siberian Huskey

Drawn entirely from the words : Scottish Terrier

Drawn entirely from the word : Akita

Drawn entirely from the word : Bulldog

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Parker's Crazy Cookies

I was googling gift ideas for Christmas when I stumbled upon Parker's Crazy Cookies. Yep, they are insanely cute!! Love his cookie company's tagline - Where you can be a cookie and we can make it happen!












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