MUSIC MONDAYS: Modest Mouse ODD BAND FROM THE 3RD PLANET

Modest Mouse takes me on an erratic, bizarre journey which although not comfortable and safe, still makes me feel oddly at home (esp.  if you’re an oddball like me). Their music often makes me feel like a part of something–something that I’ve always been a part of but not known it. It’s like awakening into […]

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HOW TO: super cute headband made out of Platypus, makers of the original Pink Polka Dot….

  It’s about time for another “How To” post. So how about a super cute Pink Polka Dot headband for the cutest Carolina girl ever? Here’s how: ~ Buy a plain headband at your local dime store. ~ Cut a wide piece of Platypus Designer Duct Tape in your pattern of choice. And place this strip over […]

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MUSIC MONDAYS: A Soul Untamed MARTIN SEXTON

Well, it’s still technically Monday out west which means it’s still Music Monday in the U.S. Lissa used that line of reasoning recently for a late-ish blog post.  In fact, I think it was a bit more effective use than this. She always appears effective. Not me–I can appear very un-effective at times. Then there […]

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MUSIC MONDAYS: “Swept Away” by The Avett Brothers

The way Music Mondays generally works is that I text Rob to remind him about the post and then we pretty much decide on a band to blog on the fly. Then we name a few songs that speak to each of us in one way or another. Music is personal like that. Well, today […]

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A Quick Fix: Coasting right along….!

Coasting right along today…. Look at  how the newly re-branded Platypus Designer Duct Tape label functions as a graphically cool coaster! Works for water, juice boxes + wine to prevent drink stains on wood. What a helpful household tool + fab bonus when buying the tape. And…in just a few minutes, our fun SOLIDS + […]

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MUSIC MONDAYS: Something sweet….

Inspired today by country music (Did you watch the Academy of Country Music Awards last night? I did! #ACMs), Mariachi, rock, funk, Iranian folk and hip hop not to mention some sarcastic lyrics, Rob was playing these tunes on the East Coast as a tribute to a band we both like who hail from the […]

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Santa will soon be here….

Santa will be here soon…. Shhhhh…..not a creature is stirring. Not even a mouse! Merry Christmas! P.S. Fashionably wrapping it up with Real Leopard, Wicker, Snowflake and Diamond Plate patterns from none other than Platypus Designer Duct Tape. Gingerbread, white ornament and holly leaf cards and circle punch from Paper Source. Happy April Fool’s Day!

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