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Replacing your laptop battery.

The following post will serve as an instructional DIY for those of you who happen to own a Macbook Pro laptop (mid 2009 version). For the rest of you it will be an INSPIRATION.  Or a bore. But keep in […]

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Your Food Bookmarking Obsessions!

My mother used to serve me liver and tell me it was something else.  Chocolate cake or something.  It was a creepy move on her part.  She will deny this because she too hates liver and claims she never did […]

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3 TV Shows You Should be Watching
Part VII

    The Mindy Project was created by and written by Mindy Kaling, formerly of The Office. The show revolves around a 31 year old gynecologist’s career and love life. Mindy is that gynecologist. To say it’s a comedy is […]

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All things Chicken in honour of the scrappy Cuddles

I was on the phone to my literary agent yesterday (I’m mainly saying that to show off the fact that I have a literary agent) and right after she asked how my week had gone, her voice lowered and softened. […]

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Video of Monarch caterpillar emerging from egg.
A Monarch Project Update

That’s right. A Monarch Project Update. I’ve decided to make this whole saving the Monarchs project official with its own dedicated space on The Art of Doing Stuff and catchy title. For those of you who took it upon yourselves […]

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The Art of Building a Blogging Career.
Introducing my online Video Course!

For someone who is a professional blogger  introducing you to her new video course on how to turn your blog into a business it’s pretty hilarious that I’ve been staring at this screen for 20 minutes with no clue as to […]

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Reader Profile. Laura Rogers, singer.
The Secret Sisters.

Cuddles Update Fever down by 1 degree. Weight: 5.7 lbs Still active. STILL not eating her regular food. Today Cuddles dined on Romaine lettuce leaves, heirloom tomatoes, oregano, and her regular gruel smoothie. Positives: Pecked the smaller chicks on the […]

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Zucchini Lasagna.
A Taste Test.

Quick Cuddles Update Temperature steady.  Same amount of energy as yesterday.  On Tetracycline for 7 days. Today Cuddles heartily dined on Romaine lettuce leaves, crumble gruel, a minuscule amount of scrambled eggs and a single cabbage worm. Weight: Unknown. Will […]

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Cuddles is still cuddling. The last update until something significant happens.

O.K.  I had a different post planned for today.  A good one by the way.   Much better than this stupid movie Neighbors I’m trying to watch for some reason.   I was watching something a little more high brow […]

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An update on Cuddles

If you’re a regular reader of my blog you know  about my chickens. There’s Cheez Whiz … Walnut …     And Cuddles. And if you read my blog really regularly (like yesterday) you know that Cuddles suddenly got sick […]

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Cuddles is dying.
I need your help.

      This is an emergency post. It is not what I planned, scheduled or hoped to be talking about today. It will not be my best piece of writing but it is one of my most important. In […]

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5 Questions with Aunt Jean

My great Aunt Jean turned 100 years old last week.   I asked her 5 questions.       Where were you born? I was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1914. When I was 8 my family moved to Oshawa. […]

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Disclaimer and Stuff:

Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.