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Tutorial Thursday - Gallery Wall

Happy Friday eve! It’s “Tutorial Thursday,” where each week we teach something simple, share a design idea or two, or offer usable how-to home decor suggestions. Today, here are some tips for creating your very own gallery wall: Gather up the framed artwork you want to display. A variety of shapes and sizes work well, and it’s helpful to have one or two larger ones to serve as a focal point. Trace each frame onto craft or butcher paper, and cut out the shapes. Using painter’s tape position each cutout on your chosen wall, and adjust until it looks good to...

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Witty Wednesday - Homeschool Schedule

Welcome to Witty Wednesday! In honor of all homeschooling parents and remote educators, we present this humorous (yet perhaps accurate) daily routine: Homeschool Schedule 9:00 - Intro to toilet flushing 9:15 - Lab: Turning off the light switch and closing a door 9:30 - Lecture Series: Why we don’t eat the food under the cushions 10:00 - Group Project: How to stop making unnecessary noise 10:30 - Presentation: How to close a Cheez-Its bag 11:00 - Lecture Series: It’s not all about you 11:30 - Covering a Cough 101 12:30 - Lecture Series: What happens when we eat all the...

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Top Ten Tuesday - Most Popular Uber Eats

Howdy! With lockdowns in place, many folks are resorting to having their food delivered. We discovered an interesting list by state of the top kinds of food Uber Eats dropped on people’s doorsteps during the Month of March. And yes, there are 35 items on this list, not just 10, so treat this as a bonus! Arizona: French fries California: Chicken tikka masala Colorado: Carne asada fries Connecticut: Burrito bowl Florida: French fries Georgia: Pad Thai Hawaii: BBQ mixed plate Illinois: French fries Indiana: Waffle fries Iowa: Large poké bowl Kentucky: Pad Thai Louisiana: Chips with queso Maine: Cheese pazzo...

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Motivational Monday - Plutarch

And we’re back! Every Monday we share a motivational quote to help jumpstart your workweek. Today’s thought was penned by the ancient Greek historian and philosopher Plutarch: "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire." A great thought for teachers and students alike! Plutarch’s wisdom gives a not-so-subtle shoutout to educators of all types, especially those who were more than up to the challenge of transitioning to online classes during the recent school closures. (We just so happen to have this quote available in our shop here...) Until next time, may words bless you! * *...

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Spotlight Sunday - Teddy Roosevelt Quote

Greetings! To begin each week we feature a single product from our shop, to help you get aquatinted with some of our favorite products, and let you know of opportunities available in our shop. To keep our blog useful, relevant, and interesting we promise to only focus on our shop’s offerings once each week. If one day in seven is enough for the Good Lord, it should be enough for us, too! This week’s feature comes from a powerful motivational speech by the Rough Rider himself, President Theodore Roosevelt, and is the most popular quote we’ve ever offered. Here’s the...

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