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Wanna toilet train your cat? Tame a chipmunk? Make a toast? Then you’re in the right place. Oh! Want to learn how to fold a tee shirt Japanese style? ALSO in the right place. This is all the stuff that doesn’t really fit anywhere else. The misfits of the website. These are the cast aways, the downtrodden. In truth, these are a few of my favourite things …

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Reader Profile.
Karen Cumming’s Mission to Mars

I don’t even know where to start with this post. This is a reader profile, but the reader is also a friend of mine. I’ve known Karen Cumming since I started out in television, although if you ask either one […]

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This, that and the other thing.

I’ve been a bit of an emotional mess lately because of a little known condition, most recognized in first world countries, specifically during the winter months. It presents with generalized anxiety, restlessness, screaming, crying, and laughing until a tiny bit […]

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Screen Printing. I’m learning more so I can teach you more.

One of the most popular posts on The Art of Doing Stuff has always been my How to Screen Print at home post. People are stunned, shocked and amazed that you don’t need a whole workshop or studio to screen […]

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Get your Downloadable Oscar Ballot here!

At the moment I’m on an Academy Award movie watching binge in preparation for the Oscar ceremony on February 22nd (Sunday night). Every year I do my best to get in as many movies and performances as I can to make […]

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Family Day. What to do on a day off.

Today is Family Day in Ontario. Well, Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan to be more specific. British Columbia had Family Day last week. Price Edward Island has Islander Day today and Manitoba has Louis Riel Day. People in other provinces are […]

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Valentine’s Printables

Funny story. There’s been a tiny bit of a mixup with my Valentine’s Day Kiss card. I had someone in mind I wanted to give it to, but it turns out I’m not going to see that person before Valentine’s […]

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Welcome to my mammogram.

  There are 3 things women universally dread: the day we realize some asshole stopped manufacturing our favourite jeans, a pap smear and a mammogram.  In that exact order.  Always.  Last week I experienced number three on the list.  The […]

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3 TV Shows you should be watching part VIII

I started my 3 TV Shows You Should be Watching series 4 years ago as a way to convince people that Yes, there are worthwhile things to watch on television.  You just have to know where to look.  And by […]

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The 10 most common dreams and what they mean.
#Dreams

In the great tradition of people who bore other people by recounting  their dreams, I … am going to recount my dreams to you. Don’t worry. You’re gonna get the chance to bore everyone else, including me, later. Since I was […]

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10 Valentine gifts, ideas and affirmations.

      I’ve never been a huge Valentine’s Day person as I’ve mentioned here before.  BUT there are some things about Valentine’s Day that I really love.  I like red,  arrows, candy hearts, chocolate, kitschy decorations,  cinnamon hearts, vintage […]

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DIY Warming Neck Pillow.
A Dollar Store DIY

Since becoming a blogger my health has gone to crap. CRAP I say. Within months of working at a desk all day I got migraines, my shoulders became knotted like a macrame plant holder and my neck got so stiff […]

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Washing your Canada Goose (or down) Coat

One of my earliest memories, although I have no idea how old I was, is of me standing in the front hall of the house I grew up in getting bundled up to go outside on a cold winter day. Standing […]

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