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My Quick and Easy 3-Step Guide to Perfect, Natural Nails

Let’s be honest, maintaining your nails is hard work, especially if you’re extremely lazy like me. Isn’t it ironic how men prefer a woman with beautiful hands and nails yet they don’t realise how annoying it is to maintain them? 469 more words


A Generic Retry Extension Method in C#

For better or worse, many applications — especially those dependent on external services — need to implement retry logic. Adding retry logic directly to those methods requiring it isn’t an ideal solution because you end up copying and pasting the logic over and over. 675 more words


Butterfly Nursery Mobile

Our baby girl is due in 11 days and the word of the hour is “nesting.”

I took inspiration from Pinterest, of course. I feel that Pinterest is a kind of Oracle of Delphi for today’s DIY-er and consult her frequently. 577 more words

Free Pattern

If you want to improve, ignore the life bars

Written by Novril, proofed by Specs

You may or may not have read about this somewhere else before, but it’s such a crucial concept that it’s worth emphasizing and reading about again. 560 more words


Actual advice for writing poetry, plus a poem that utilizes none of it

First off, you’re welcome for the ABSOLUTELY FREE NOTES I’m about to give you from my Very Professional Public High School Education. It’s your (or your parents’) tax dollars that paid for this, and I’m nothing if not completely willing to help you maximize your return on investment. 574 more words


Basic biscuit recipe

Hello budding bakers,

How are you?

Today I experimented and went out of my comfort zone to bake something that wasn’t cupcake related.

Today was my first attempt, that I can remember, of making biscuits. 256 more words


Magazine DIY and Blog Sneak Peak!

It really has been a while, now hasn’t it? I really do feel bad when I have to start my posts by saying this, because I really want to be able to blog more. 734 more words