Posts made in November, 2013


Christmas Budget


Posted By on Nov 16, 2013

I know most of you have started your lists already, but have put the actual numbers next to the name? Avoid overspending this season, as there is enough stress to it already. Don’t add to it (pun intended). Here are some quick tips to evaluate as you start your budget, as well as some tricks to stay under your budget. Use the Excel template that has a household monthly budget with percentage allocations. It’s good to see...

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2014 DIY Photo Calendar Project


Posted By on Nov 15, 2013

Usually at this time of year, I attempt to do next year’s calendar using Shutter Sister’s template. However, I just discovered that they haven’t updated their 2014 template. So this puts me at a dilemma for a quick solution. This actually means I’ll have to create one. However, since my time is limited, I decided to search online, which would be quicker! ūüôā Here are some options below: Here’s an awesome...

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BarCamp Chs 5


Posted By on Nov 14, 2013

This Saturday is BarCamp Chs 5 – the fUN-conference where attendees will determine what is presented. My sister and I will be volunteering at the attendee BarCampCHS kickoff party¬†Friday night at Blue Ion and at Registration on Saturday at the College of of Charleston morning. More details can be found here. Below is the Saturday’s schedule. Saturday, November 16, 2013¬†(subject to change) 7-8:00 am: Registration outside...

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Drew Blank


Posted By on Nov 13, 2013

I wanted to take this time to highlight an artist named Drew Blank. I stumbled across his work [Hero Squares] at Heroes Con about two years ago, but finally met in person last year. Well, his wife really. How’d I meet his wife, Christy, officially? At a CupcakeCamp Summerville this past spring. Or was it at CupcakeCamp Charleston, ¬†the fall? I can’t recall. All that matters is that Christy Blank makes some amazing...

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S.P.I.C.E.S.


Posted By on Nov 11, 2013

Many years ago I took a religion class at a local university¬†and one of the professors spoke of a Bible verse that talked about growth in wisdom and stature, and approval from God and man. He expounded on the verse by giving it an acronym of “SIPS”. Spiritual – having a belief and value system; acknowledging, recognizing and applying your values Intellectual – continuously learning and growing your knowledge,...

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