This is what I would replace the railroad ties with in the back yard...if I won the lottery.  :-)

This is what I would replace the railroad ties with in the back yard...if I won the lottery. :-)

Need a light? Use potato power! With this science experiment for kids, learn how chemical reactions take place between two dissimilar metals and how to create voltage. This is a classic STEM activity that's sure to please :)

Need a light? Use potato power! With this science experiment for kids, learn how chemical reactions take place between two dissimilar metals and how to create voltage. This is a classic STEM activity that's sure to please :)

Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner'). These are two examples of what our generation (and older) of British people have come to call 'REAL money'. This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

Pre - decimal British coins: The old Penny, and the Sixpence (aka - the 'Tanner'). These are two examples of what our generation (and older) of British people have come to call 'REAL money'. This was the old 'Imperial' coinage that we used before decimalisation in 1971. As well as these we had other coins coins with great names, like the Farthing (a quarter penny); Ha’penny (half penny); Thrip’ny (three penny); Bob (shilling: twelve pennies); Florin (two shillings)

Quote from The Big Bang Theory 10x05 Sheldon Cooper: When I opened the door, I saw my father having relations with another woman. Penny Hofstadter: Oh, that's awful! Sheldon Cooper: I know. It's also why I never open a door without knocking three times. I mean, the first one's traditional, but two and three are for people to get their pants on.

12 Best The Big Bang Theory Quotes from 'The Hot Tub Contamination' (10x05

Quote from The Big Bang Theory 10x05 Sheldon Cooper: When I opened the door, I saw my father having relations with another woman. Penny Hofstadter: Oh, that's awful! Sheldon Cooper: I know. It's also why I never open a door without knocking three times. I mean, the first one's traditional, but two and three are for people to get their pants on.

pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg

pre-decimal coinage - Google Image Result for http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/money/images/coins.jpg

The gilding flakes won this round - there wasn't really enough coverage on this gorgeous Penny Black tree.  I added three Stickles and two Liquid Pearls as well as some gems to it, so you can hardly tell!  I added a couple of white layers as I wanted to keep the design very clean but the card needed a little something extra and I think the white layers worked well.

The gilding flakes won this round - there wasn't really enough coverage on this gorgeous Penny Black tree. I added three Stickles and two Liquid Pearls as well as some gems to it, so you can hardly tell! I added a couple of white layers as I wanted to keep the design very clean but the card needed a little something extra and I think the white layers worked well.

i mentioned yesterday  that the kids and i did a little garage saling this weekend. well, we got some great deals. despite the fact that i ...

i mentioned yesterday that the kids and i did a little garage saling this weekend. well, we got some great deals. despite the fact that i ...

Some friends are like pennies, two faced and worthless. #quotes I could name a few but they sure the hell ain't friends no more fenelon trash!

Some friends are like pennies, two faced and worthless

Some friends are like pennies, two faced and worthless. #quotes I could name a few but they sure the hell ain't friends no more fenelon trash!

Chocolate, cake, ice cream, or all of the above? No matter how hard we try to stick to a balanced diet, we all fall prey to sweet cravings. And while sweet treats get a bad rap nutrition-wise, it’s worth remembering that not all sugary offerings are created equal, with some sweet snacks packed with goodness and antioxidants. So, to satisfy your sweet tooth the next time cravings kick in, here are the snacks to keep in mind…

Snacks To Satisfy A Sweet Tooth

Chocolate, cake, ice cream, or all of the above? No matter how hard we try to stick to a balanced diet, we all fall prey to sweet cravings. And while sweet treats get a bad rap nutrition-wise, it’s worth remembering that not all sugary offerings are created equal, with some sweet snacks packed with goodness and antioxidants. So, to satisfy your sweet tooth the next time cravings kick in, here are the snacks to keep in mind…

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