Monthly Archives For November 2010

13 Nonconformist Christmas Wreaths

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Factory-made plastic wreaths are not always ugly, but they do lack the personal touch that Christmas implies.
And besides, the plastic plant industry is productive enough already with hospital gift shops and low-budget play props.

Instead of increasing the fake plant population, here is a collection of thirteen non-aisled wreaths for the creative mind:

1. Made from excess fluff. (Wherever you might find that…)

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14 True Shots of Amsterdam

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If you’re planning to visit Amsterdam (for whatever innocent reason) and you tell someone—especially a non-European—about your Amsterdam plan, he/she will probably make at least one remark:
a.) about Dutch tolerance
b.) about “having fun,” with raised eyebrows
c.) about “staying safe,” with crinkled eyebrows
or d.) with unusual interest in your plans and personal character.

Amsterdammers deserve more respect than that.
Thus: 14 simple non-illicit ways to remember Amsterdam,
just so you know.

1. Bicycles
with emphasis on bicycles.

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10 Strange S’mores

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Since most our memories about s’mores involve cheap chocolate, burned marshmallows and graham cracker-covered faces, let’s admit that the s’mores tradition is simply bizarre without nostalgia.

Doubtful? Here are ten s’mores that show just how eccentric this American pastime has become:

1. S’mores Soap

Oh yes they did.

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