Thursday, September 06, 2007
Monday, September 03, 2007
Sunday, August 26, 2007
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Monday, August 20, 2007
Sunday, August 12, 2007
Here are the rules: Players list 8 facts/habits about themselves. The rules of the game are posted at the beginning before those facts/habits are listed. At the end of the post, players then tags 8 people by posting their names and makes sure they know they have been tagged by leaving a comment at the tagee’s blog.
- The Tall Fella and I have just moved back into our apartment after several decades renovating. On 16 December 2006 we moved into a
local fleapitvalue-priced local motel, expecting to be living there about four weeks. Didn't make sense to get a short-term apartment, now did it? Months and months and months and a kajillion dollars later, we moved back in. Did I mention that our place is 800 square feet and that I now consider it inappropriate for people to casually mention that many builders can construct entire houses - nay, entire developments - in that timeframe? Still, we love it, we really do. There is no joy like moving into a place you've finally made yours - and one of the joys of living in said small fleapit is that our place now seems gigantic. Roomy. Airy. There's still a few dotting of Is and crossing of Ts - Frank the Contractor is working on it as I type - but we really really are nearly finished, almost.
- I have Irish and Canadian passports, and am just eligible to apply for US citizenship, which I am going to do as soon as we get a printer at home. I really, really want to vote.
- I went to law school but even though I finished I never did the bar or anything. Instead I moved to London where I started photocopying for British Telecom. Good times.
- I love Americana and if we weren't planning to live in our apartment until they carry us out in a box, I'd mostly love to live in a house in the sticks, where I could rock on the porch with a straw in my mouth and a shotgun across my lap.
- I'm around 5'10, 5'91/2, something like that, but I haven't grown an inch since I was about eleven.
- Once I won Karl Cassell's voice on my home answering machine, but then Verizon wiped the message. Man, was I pissed.
- My name never, ever rhymes with Fiona. It's spelled R-i-o-n-a, but it's pronounced Ma'am.
- My superpower is that I never, ever get a hangover.
Thursday, July 05, 2007
He is young, modest, smart, tall, goes in for sport, has high ideals and aims. From all points of view he deserves you. But how to make him understand it? That is a question. Try dances. Manage so that he will be in your company for this Saturday evening going to disco. Dance is the best way to seduce a man- nice music, colorful lights, you are close to each other. That is - potential husband is caught on the hook. Next step is to act very interested in him and defenceless and ask him to do something very manful for your, like to fix a broken lock or put right the book shelf (you like to read and buy so many books that the shelf has broken).
This site will reward close attention. For example, did you know that there are eight types of men? My favorite:
Category 6. Sissy or crushed. Both can be easily married by any woman.
Friday, June 29, 2007
Thursday, June 28, 2007
Really love your wedding colors? Add coordinating dye to the toilet water. Fill the bathroom floor with rose petals. Play your ceremony music on CD. Reception hall doesn't come with restroom attendants? Hire your own private Jeeves.
Add. Dye. To. The. Toilet. Water. This is a level of attention to detail I, with my boring vanilla toilet water, can't even begin to imagine. This person must be terrifying in the office. Find out more here.
Monday, June 18, 2007
Wedding Pills, designed by Ted Noten, are golden alternative wedding rings with a traditional inscription with the name of the loved one and the marriage date. They can be taken with a glass of vodka or other beverage. Because of the intimate process these pills undergo a fundamental question is laid bare: are we going to search for it or not, it may provoke the first marriage crisis. And with whom it agrees, the ritual can be repeated after each crisis – a nice reconciliation ritual.
Yeah, I had to read it twice too. The ritual can be repeated after each crisis.
What, is make-up sex suddenly not hot enough or something?
Buy the gift that keeps on giving here.
Thursday, June 14, 2007
Her pearls? Grace Kelly. Dynamite!
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
The good people at MyDaVinci ("Art that clicks") will take your photos and Photoshop your faces onto the painting of your choice. While I can't imagine spending the rest of my life staring at a picture of myself and himself besporting ourselves in the woods, I have to admit I'm tempted by the American Gothic version: Or I could surprise him on his birthday with a portrait of himself:My DaVinci. It's brilliant.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Friday, May 25, 2007
I want to mention an addition in her Aghd ceremonies. Aghd is a religious word for "marriage" and in our traditions it consists sitting in front of a Mirror + Flowers + Some sweets + Rings + ... and here + 1 Million Signatures For Equal Rights booklets! You can see the booklets at the bottom right. These are the booklets used when people are collecting signatures to say "We need equal rights for men and women".
Thursday, May 24, 2007
Friday, May 18, 2007
Update: Hang on to those bills, my bridegroom buddies. Agent Rachael has just pointed out that once of these little things will set you back $2500. For that kind of money you could be knee-deep in doughnuts.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
The atmosphere of excitement may aggravate the difficulty of distributing confetti or birdseed to all the wedding attendees. Further, wedding cakes commonly served at wedding parties need to be properly portioned, cut and placed on plates requiring the effort of someone skilled with the hands, a facility which all the attendees do not usually possess. The cake itself can be difficult or time consuming to make, and the whole event might require considerable clean up when completed.
Accordingly, a need remains for a simulated wedding cake that overcomes the above-noted shortcomings.
Inventor Rosemarie E. McGuigan has stepped up to the plate with U.S. Patent 7,021,465.
I am totally in love with the Patent Office and its requirement of the word "plurality". It's a word I resolve to use more often.
The simulated cake further includes a plurality of capsules that have a top opening for selectively receiving a variable quantity of bird seed and confetti therein, for example. Such a plurality of capsules are removably positionable into the plurality of holes. The present invention further includes a plurality of tulles engageable about the plurality of capsules. A plurality of ribbons are also attachable to the plurality of tulles for tying the respective top portions thereof. Advantageously, bird seed and confetti may be selectively contained therein until a user desires to sprinkle same over the bride and groom. The present invention further includes a plurality of rings engaged with the plurality of ribbons respectively.
Sunday, May 06, 2007
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Monday, April 09, 2007
Looking for an exciting new way to draw attention to your garage sale?I've never seen a spokesperson look less excited.
Saturday, April 07, 2007
Your finished boudoir portait can be turned into a gift in many ways. The most popular is the wall canvas. Add a special touch by having it hung in your honeymoon suite for your wedding night... Current software makes it economical to produce slide shows or other multi-media presentations, with music, captions, voice-overs or special effects such as fade-outs, dissolves, zoom and pan effects."Economical." "Slide shows". Do you suppose this means Powerpoint? Awesome.
Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Thursday, March 29, 2007
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
But where's the harp?
Monday, March 26, 2007
Take a closer look at that name embroidered on the thong: yes, it's Mrs. Stiffler: the super jerk of the American Pie movie series!
Friday, March 09, 2007
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
First, she tries to pretend it's not there.
Then it kind of starts pissing her off.
Finally, she surrenders and swoons.
May you, too, have a happy Valentine's day.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Setup fee: $150 Commission: 15% of $3,000 = $450 Interest: 6% of $3,000 = $180 100 Announcement Cards: 100 cards @ 50c = $50 Rush service fee: $25 Total Revenue: $855 That's $855 that could have been spent on the honeymoon itself. Ouch.
Monday, January 29, 2007
My own mother would glance at this suspiciously before dismissing it (and rightly so) as "too little, too late."A wonderful gift for your Mother to dry her tears as you wed. "Mother…This loving reminder for all the years you dried my tears".
Thursday, January 25, 2007
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
You may want to dress in formal bridal wear or the bride and her attendants could dress as Irish maids or pixie fairies. The groom, along with his groomsmen, could dress like Irish gents or leprechauns.
Create a rainbow behind the head table from poster board, each end anchored in a large cast-iron pot. Fill the pots full with newspapers then place a circle base on top of this cut from cardboard. On top of the cardboard, place chocolate gold-foiled "coins". Cut the bride and groom's first names from cardboard and color in emerald green. Spread watered glue mix and sprinkle sparkles on the names. Secure to the hang from the rainbow.
Monday, January 22, 2007
Saturday, January 20, 2007
Wedding Day "Survivor"? ... You'll LOVE this coffee mug from Beverly Clark. A great gift for Mom or Dad! Includes a fun Survivor-like logo declaring "Over Did, Over Spent, Over Stressed" surrounding a bridal couple in an oval. Available with blue or orange logo.I think it would be totally cool to use this in front of your son-in-law every single visit. Get it here.
Friday, January 19, 2007
Thursday, January 18, 2007
In an attempt to achieve a bridal headdress that coordinates better with current hair and makeup styles, many brides are turning to very casual designs such as wreaths, bands, hats and the like. ... Another factor that may influence a bride's selection of a headdress is the fact that most people who attend the wedding generally are at a distance that does not permit discernment of fine details of the outfit. ... guests are within close range of the bride for only a few moments as they converse with the bridal party and the remainder of the time are at a considerable distance. Therefore, guests can only observe details of the bridal attire when they are quite large in size. From the above discussion, it is clear that presently available bridal headdresses do not provide desired solutions for many of today's brides. Thus, there is a need for a new bridal headdress that overcomes the deficiencies of earlier designs.
The illuminating portion 19 of the headdress 11 includes a plurality of spaced miniature incandescent lamps 36. The lamps 36 are spaced from each other and affixed along the length of the supporting portion 18. The lamps are retained in proper alignment by affixing the same to the supporting portion such as with an adhesive 37. The lamps 36 preferably have an elongated tubular configuration. Advantageously, the lamps include clear glass or plastic envelopes 38 and preferably are six volt lamps.I shit you not, my friends. I shit you not. Thus equipped,
A bride then can proceed with her normal activities associated with the wedding ceremony without concern or attention to the headdress. At appropriate times in the ceremony and/or reception, she can illuminate the lamps by reaching a hand under the veil and actuating the switch 50.
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Wednesday, January 17, 2007
"If you are like most people, you will waste a lot of time wondering about the proper way to address a female friend of yours who is a doctor, married and has kept her maiden name. "Um, no. Nope. Never. Why on earth would you? Hasn't she made it very clear how she wants to be addressed? Where is the problem here? And just in case you were
Avoid using Ms. in social stationery. It is typically more appropriate for business.Don't even think about it. More help here.