Hallowe’en: what we’re celebrating

Since I get a kick out of digging into the history of such things (like I did for Valentine’s Day a couple of years ago), and since I — being a recovering goth, former Catholic, and damn heretic — know a few things on the subject, I thought it would be fun to look at… Continue reading Hallowe’en: what we’re celebrating

A bit of luck

I have a hard time looking at this Blogger template (or the title anyway) and not singing “with a little bit of luck, we can make it through the night” to myself.  While old UK Garage dance club anthems aren’t exactly the subject of this Blogger template, it’s not that far off, either. Far from… (read more)

Love is all you need

This quilting inspired Blogger template is full of sweet and heart  just in time for Valentines Day (and any other day you want a little pink on your blog).  It incorporates fabric textures and stitching along with pretty and colorful patterns to celebrate V-day. Dress up your blog in this sweet and inviting expression of… (read more)

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Let it Snow

This cute holiday blogger template is called Let It Snow because it’s covered in snowflakes and because I have found myself singing that song waaay too many times around the house lately. It’s blue and white, a little bit scrapbook and a little bit gift wrap, and quite charming for the holidays, or just the… (read more)

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Scrapbook

The Scrapbook theme is for those who love the warmth and energy of handmade things.  I have always believed that a design is more beautiful when it shows a bit of the creative process.  Our world is filled with amazing textures, colors, raw edges, spills and beautiful accidents.  Scrapbook brings a little bit of the… (read more)

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Free Calendar Wallpaper: Snowflakes

A lot of snow and a little bit of holiday cheer has just piled up outside and inside our house and so I thought it would be a perfect time to use some of the fun experimental texture pictures of shiny colorful holiday lights we took last year.
The wall…

Free Holiday Blogger Template: Stars n’ Stripes

It’s almost the Fourth of July.  In addition to barbecues, dry heat, and celebrating our country’s independence from Britain 234 years ago, that means it’s almost time to blow stuff up! Here’s a Blogger template that you can g…

for valentine’s day

as today is yesterday was valentine’s day, and also, coincidentally for some, the traditional day of rest and reaffirming their faith in their chosen higher deity, i thought it would be appropriate to take a minute to ponder the origin of the holiday.  partially, this was influenced by @KarinaAllrich‘s tweet earlier today that “Valentine’s Day… Continue reading for valentine’s day

Dear Santa: Here’s my wishlist for 2010

Dear Santa — WTF, dude?  I mean, I know we haven’t talked in like 25 years or something, but really?  Cancelling the best show on TV (Dollhouse, duh), and what do we get instead in 2010?  Freaking Caprica?  Are you on drugs?  And don’t even get me started on Stargate: Universe…or, rather Stargate: Who’s Driving this Bus?… Continue reading Dear Santa: Here’s my wishlist for 2010