How to build a dream job while you work a day job

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“I want to quit blogging!” I remember the day vividly. I was on my way to work but stopped in at my friend’s place to whine. I was in an online decorating contest and wanted to quit. It was so hard… I had to come up with a new project once a week and the […]

What are we meant to do in life?

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I think it’s safe to say, this time of year when so many are making grand plans for the new year, we all crave to ‘find the answer.’ What are we meant to do in life? Are we close? Or did we miss the mark? And what do we need to do in order to […]

Funky Junk’s best projects and posts of 2013

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You just don’t really realize how cool your year has been until you wrap up the works in one of these types of posts. Each year just seems to get more meaningful. And it isn’t just about the projects. It’s everything that revolves around this blog gig.  Here’ is Funky Junk’s best projects and posts […]

Why I’m no longer without.

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 { please pin from HERE as pin feature is broken } I came across a comment on my FB page which asked me if I’ve always had this passion for repurposing. The question brought on unexpected emotion. My eyes began to sting and then a smile appeared. I indeed had an answer. In a word? […]

“Your Funky Junk” – a facebook group for junkers!

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Once upon a time…well, a year ago, I fired up a private facebook group for junkers called Your Funky Junk. I could see a growing need for an environment for all to equally share their junk creations, especially for non bloggers. Bloggers have a platform, but non bloggers don’t. But… I hesitated. I mean, what […]

Desktop vs laptop – a review

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Bingo tray tutorial HERE As you may remember in the post about my flower filled office patio, I confessed my big 27″ love of my life mac computer died. The screen just kept going white until it just stayed white. Weird! I brought it into Mr. Mac fixit shop and they informed me the hard […]

The BEST way to follow blogs… but do it NOW.

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If you are using Google Reader to read blogs, that option will close down Monday July 1st. So!!! What are the other alternatives if you are a reader kinda reader? What truly is the best way to follow blogs? There are LOTS of ways to stay on top of blog posts. Here are a few […]

How to upload comment photos with Gravatar

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My you’re looking a little grey and white today… Ever wonder how to ditch the patchwork quilt sections or grey/white head and shoulders icon when you comment on some blogs? Wonder no more… here’s how! Blogs such as WordPress require a little extra help and need a place to grab said picture from. Gravatar will […]

Opportunity choosing alongside nature photos


Choosing the right job opportunities is tough business. But you can bet these nature photos will help to show you why taking walks helps tremendously for me during such times. I’m absolutely without question, blessed to live in an area that’s a little bit country and a little bit suburban. It’s a little community smack […]

How to use TweetChat (for twitter parties)


    So you’re invited to a Twitter Party! These things are fast and furious, but can be a ton of fun! But your experience can definitely be enhanced using the right program. I suggest using TweetChat. Why When you join a Twitter Party, you’ll need to enter the given hashtag so the party can […]

Are you a NOREPLY? How to check and fix!


Since Google + has come into the picture, something has drastically changed across the board. If you have upgraded to the Google + dashboard, and blog or comment through blogger, you probably are a brand spankin’ new noreply blogger. Ouch. Yes, you! What’s noreply? Noreply means your profile/email aren’t properly linked together. So when you […]

Biz cards, bloggers and Bella Rustica linkup!


Oh goodness gang… my Bella Rustica weekend is fast approaching! I’m flying in a week early on Sunday AM to help decorate the show as well as take in some Tennessee sights and sunsets. The saying ‘there’s nothing like a deadline’ has certainly rung true many times over this round. Here’s what’s been going down… […]

How this fulltime dayjob / blogger / mom does it all


Every so often I get asked, “How do you do it all?” While I may ‘do it ‘all’, I don’t always do it all that well. Here’s a typical scenario.. Get up in the AM, make coffee, wake up in front of the computer.Start playing around. Glance at clock, gasp! Wake up boy.After he’s off […]

Where’s my new post on the blog roll?!? How to fix…


Hmmm… I made a really large post last night and noticed it didn’t load on the blog roll. So I tried posting it again. No luck. So I drafted both to see if the post itself was holding back the load. I’ve done this before. I had been happily blogging away for a good week […]