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Striped Backgrounds

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I don’t know why but lately I’ve gotten extremely fond of striped backgrounds. So when I found this site I couldn’t wait to share it with you all! Here you can make your very own striped backgrounds and it’s easy as pie!

To get started you can either click randomize to generate the colors of your background’s stripes or you can change the color on each stripe individually. To change… Continue reading

How To Blog Design Style Guide

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

I know I’ve talked off and on about blogging here, everything from where you can blog to what blogging is. Today I’m bringing you an awesome site devoted to helping you design your blog and style it so that it is attractive to your viewing audience.

The author breaks blog design into nine different categories, they are: Header, Content Area, Primary Navigation, Secondary Navigation, Headlines, Comments, Post’s Footer, Footer… Continue reading

Free Samples

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

I know that some of you might be offended by the name of the site, but it is completely worth ignoring! Some of the best things in life really are free and this site is making it easy for you to find free samples of things you’d like to try.

How it works is so simple – you go to the site click the area closest to you. I selected… Continue reading

Ask Nerd

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Are you seeking help with a technical question, but want the answer in plain English and not technical jargon? Then you’ve come to the right place!

It is so easy to use too! Just type in your question, or the topic your question is on in the search engine. You can find the search engine fields at the top of the page in the right corner, and at the bottom… Continue reading

Still Tasty

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Have you ever found yourself asking whether or not something is still safe to eat? I know I do! Especially when you consider all the different markings on labels: sell by, use by, expires on, etc. Well here at Still Tasty you will find the answers to your questions.

The site is divided into three categories, they are:

Keep it or Toss it – this is a guide to whether… Continue reading

Free Conference Call

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Do you need to make conference calls to brainstorm, hold meetings, or even just get in touch with multiple people at once? Then you should definitely check out this site where you can make conference calls for free and even record them!

In order to get started click the Get Free Service button, then fill out the form to create your account. You will need to provide your name… Continue reading

Protect Your Move

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Are you getting ready to move? Well then this is a site that you definitely need to check out. This site will teach you how to avoid Moving Fraud, what your Rights and Responsibilities are, and how to obtain a proper moving estimate and more.

On the Home Page you’ll find categories that you can click into. You can also explore these categories by using the red navigation strip. The… Continue reading

Famous People Painting

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Welcome to a site that I just cannot wait to share with you! I think I’ve sent this link to everyone I know! This is an incredible painting of famous people throughout the world’s history.

Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante is a painting done in oil on canvas, it was created by Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An, and you’ll even find them in the painting in the… Continue reading

CD Recycling Center

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

I have a ton of old game CDs just lying around that: I’ll never play again, are scratched beyond repair, so what the heck am I supposed to do with them? Well I’ve been really interested in recycling whatever I can so I looked into CD recycling and found this site!

I’m starting you off on the About Us page, so that you can check out their Mission Statement, and… Continue reading


Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Now that it is summer time, kids are going to be home from school, which makes it a perfect time to implement a chore chart so that they can help out around the house. With a free account from Handipoints, you can print out free chore charts and then when school starts up again you can print out study charts. Check out the How it Works section for more information… Continue reading

Smart History

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

This site is an amazingly delightful look in to art history. I had a very difficult time trying to decide where you should start your visit. What I finally concluded was that you should start on the About page.

You can get to the About page by clicking the more link in the About SmartHistory box on the main page, or you can click the About SmartHistory link at… Continue reading

The Calligraphic World of Mi Fu’s Art

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

What I love about this site is that it is rich in history as well as art. You can choose the Flash Version or the HTML Version, but can only get an English translation in the flash version. The flash version is also nicely put together, and interactive.

If you’d like to turn the music off you can do so at the bottom of the page. Upon entering your… Continue reading

America’s Favorite Architecture

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Welcome to a site where you can view 150 different architecture projects selected by the American public. Here you’ll be able not only to view them but to vote on them and select your top five.

Your first major decision is to decide how you want to view the site. Your options are full-screen or regular browser size. The full-screen will launch in a separate window, the regular browser version… Continue reading


Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

It’s fair to say that I’m having a love affair with color. It started when I was a little girl and discovered neon green. My love have green has morphed from neon green to lime green to true grass green. And then there’s purple, red, ivory, yeah it isn’t wise to get me started.

I was so happy to have stumbled across this site. COLOURlovers is devoted to color… Continue reading


Monday, May 18th, 2009

Do you need to make a sign for something? Well if you do, you should really check this site out! Here you can choose from 16 different types of signs then customize it for your purpose, and print it out for free!

The only thing I don’t like is that you have to use Internet Explore for this site to work. Otherwise, the sign categories won’t open… Continue reading

Google Moderator

Monday, May 18th, 2009

In today’s bad economic times we’d all love to save some money, right? How do you save money? If you could ask a world leader anything, what would it be? If you’re a HTC Dream (Android phone) user, what new Android application would you like to see? Google Moderator is a new Google application that was originally intended to ‘moderate’ Google conferences and is now open to the public. Let’s… Continue reading

Cross Tips

Friday, May 15th, 2009

I have definitely inherited my family’s love of crossword puzzles. My grandfather does them, my mother does them, and I can’t wait to get my hands on a new crossword puzzle. But sometimes I just get stuck on a word, and while I try to solve around it still can’t puzzle it out. Well if that happens to you too then you are going to love this site.

Welcome… Continue reading

Perfect Portions

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

I’ve gone from cooking for five people to cooking for two, and let me tell you, it is hard to adjust the amount you’re cooking to get the right portion size. It took me month to figure out that instead of a whole box of pasta I only needed about a third of it for two of us. Mind you, I didn’t keep cooking a whole box; I went down… Continue reading

A Conversation With Ian McKellen

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

I have been dying to write this site up to share with you. But I wanted to let it percolate in my brain a little bit so I could do it justice. This is a completely interactive conversation with Sir Ian McKellen. You’ll be able to follow prompts in any order you wish, to experience the content how you desire. But your first choice is whether you want to use… Continue reading

Meeting Wizard

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Meeting Wizard is another great, free way to schedule meetings online. Using it will help you stop playing e-mail or phone tag, and give everyone a common place to head to find out what’s going on.

What I love the most is that you don’t have to download anything in order to use it! You can start using it by clicking the Get Started button, or on the navigation… Continue reading

Richard Serra Art

Friday, May 8th, 2009

While I’m on such an artsy theme this week, let’s head on over to the Museum of Modern Art and check out some sculpture. You can choose one of two ways to enter the site: regularly or full screen. I recommend the full screen.

To begin you’ll need to click the page to open the menu. Then each of the menu options can be clicked to open up that… Continue reading

The Laughing Squid

Friday, May 8th, 2009

I’m sure you’re wondering what in the world a site about laughing squid could be about, I know I did! It is a blog style site devoted to: being an online resource for art, culture, and technology. For more information on what the Laughing Squid is all about check out this link:

You’ll find everything from art to illustrated movies, science humor, robotics, etc… Continue reading

Historic Tale Construction

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Have you ever wanted to create your own story of history? Well now you can. You can make your very own historic tapestry using this application. You’ll find directions on how it works right on the main page, after reading them, click start.

Now you’re ready to start adding images to your tapestry! You can add text or pictures to your tapestry in order to tell your story. If… Continue reading

Love is Respect

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

This is a cause I can really get behind. As a survivor of dating abuse, I know now how much this sort of site could have helped me when I was in the midst of it. Being a teenager is a hard time – you have all those hormones rushing, peer pressure, and you can easily find yourself in a tough spot.

But now there’s help, this site can… Continue reading

Trek Tech

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Excuse me while I nerd out for today. Thursday marks the release of the Star Trek movie reboot, and while I’m a mite apprehensive about the film itself, I think that the plethora of tech articles out there that showcase Trek technology are just too good to pass up! It’s amazing how much real life has grown to emulate science fiction, and Gene Roddenberry’s classic series, one that has… Continue reading

Open With

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

You know the one thing that can drive me absolutely batty in no time flat is downloading something, and then after the wait, I go to open and it tells me that it doesn’t know what program to open it with.

Drives me bonkers, every single time it happens.

Well no more, because now I have this site! Not only is it free, but they make it so… Continue reading

Risky Roads

Monday, May 4th, 2009

You often hear that to be forewarned is to be forearmed. Well, when it comes to driving that it is so very often true. If you know that an area is an accident prone place, you can avoid it or at the very least drive safer through that area.

With Risky Roads, you’ll be able to see all the accident hot spots for your State. You’ll start out with… Continue reading

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