Word of the Day
|Definition:||(verb) To adorn or ornament in a showy fashion.|
|Usage:||It was at the dawn of day in the merry Maytime, when hedgerows are green and flowers bedeck the meadows.|
Idiom of the Day
To be a persistent cause or source of guilt, such as an act of wrongdoing.
"Mama" Cass Elliot (1941)
Elliot was an American singer and member of the vocal group The Mamas & the Papas. After the group broke up, she had a successful solo career, releasing several studio albums. In 1974, after a series of performances at the London Palladium, Elliot was found dead in an apartment loaned to her by singer Harry Nilsson—the same apartment where drummer Keith Moon died four years later.
Keiro-no-Hi is a national holiday in Japan set aside as a day to honor the elderly. At community centers, entertainments are held and the guests are given small keepsakes and gifts of food—for example, rice cakes dyed red and white, the traditional Japanese colors of happiness.
Scientists Decipher Color of 'Super Cute' Bristly DinosaurScientists guided by small structures preserved in fossilized skin have deciphered the color and camouflage pattern of a little dinosaur with a parrot-like beak and bristles on its tail that roamed thick forests in China about 120 million years
Scientists decipher color of 'super cute' bristly dinosaur
1819 - John Keats wrote "Ode to Autumn."
1876 - Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.
1942 - The first advertisement to announce Little Golden Books appeared in Publishers Weekly.
1970 - "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premiered on CBS-TV.
1982 - Scott Fahlman became the first person to use :-) in an online message.
2003 - It was reported that AOL Time Warner was going to drop "AOL" from its name and be known as Time Warner Inc. The company had announced its merger and name change on January 10, 2000.
ACANSA Arts Festival
Sep 21-25, 2016 | Little Rock, AR
About This Festival
Detroit Design Festival
Sep 21-25, 2016 | Detroit, MI
About This Festival
The Detroit Design Festival celebrates the talents of local designers and provides them with a platform to showcase their work. Over the course of the six-day festival, 500 designers participate in 30 different events occurring throughout the city. One of the largest festivals of its kind in the country, the event boasts numerous panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions and networking opportunities.
Sep 22-25, 2016 | Chicago, IL
About This Festival
Everfest's Take: Kick off the fall art season each September at Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier with the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art. Similar to Miami’s world-famous Art Basel, EXPO CHICAGO showcases the artwork of 140 top galleries from around the globe. In addition to its critical role as a discovery platform for curators, collectors and art patrons, the festival also features Special Exhibitions, a unique Dialogues panel and other dynamic on-site programming.
This is a quick and easy everyday salad where I have used pre-cooked beans and chickpeas canned. Some herbs and a good dressing and voila, tastefully accessories for meat or fish. The dressing is also suitable for other types of salads, it is a good base recipe. I served the beans to the chicken as you can see by the pictures of the post.
1 can chickpeas (about 400g)
1 can red kidney beans or stew (ca400g)
2 shallots or 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup chopped chives 10 leaves torn basil
Dressing 1 / 2 dl olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, grated 1 teaspoon of liquid honey 1/4 teaspoon salt - Whisk together dressing - Rinse beans and chickpeas well under running water. - Drain well and pour into a large bowl. - Chop the herbs and onions - Mix herbs and onions with beans, pour over the dressing. - Server
A Busy Mom's Slow Cooker Adventures: Honey Mustard and Onion Meatloaf using Snyder's of Hanover Honey Mustard Pretzel Pieces
MARGARINE TUB BOAT
"...knitters just can't watch TV without doing something else. Knitters just can't wait in line, knitters just can't sit waiting at the doctor's office. Knitters need knitting to add a layer of interest in other, less constructive ways.”
― Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (The Yarn Harlot)
Coat a spoon or measuring cup with hot water or cooking spray prior to adding a sticky ingredient like honey, and it will slide right off.
the kind of pirate apparently that i be! lol ... you?