Monday, February 28, 2011

Holiday Roundup (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day and more)

Mrs. Jester (the better half)

Mardi Gras (March 8th)

Wikipedia's overview of Mardi Gras in America has all the latest New Orleans Mardi Gras news and events information

Check out the 2011 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule and much more at

Keep up with all the Mobile, Alabama Mardi Gras news @

Try some Mardis Gras Milk Punch (the kitchn) and New Orleans Creole Perch Stew Recipe (Hugging the Coast)

Craft your own bean-by-number: venetian mask @ paper, plate and plane

Mardi Gras Indians Costume Copyrights @ WNYC's Soundcheck

St. Patrick's Day (March 17th)

Here's Wikipedia on St. Patrick's Day traces the story of St. Patrick's Day has loads of St. Patrick's Day crafts, activities and much more

In NYC for St Paddy's Day? Check out the Official Site of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade

More information about St Patrick's celebrations through out the country at

Learn about some St. Patrick's Day Science @

Angry Birds getting St. Patrick's Day update @ Joystiq


Photo with Santa Role Reversal @ Awkward Family Photos

and some non-holiday music posts from some of our favorite blogs

Check out Big Rock Candy Mountain's Western Stars Mix

Trick's Synthetic Podcast celebrates Texas 175th Anniversary

Heavy platters, light sounds @ Music You (Possibly) Wont Hear Anyplace Else

Wordle Working Overtime

Getting ready to resume posting for the Spring Holidays but first here are a couple of Worldle pix representing the blog's content for the first two months of the year.

Wordle, for the uninitiated,  is a free service that takes whatever text you feed it and turns it into highly customizable text charts that are a fun and diffrent way of looking at your content.

January 2011

February 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011

Valentine's Day (Mostly) Roundup

Valentine's Day

Tip Junkie shows how to make a Valentine's Love Letter Garland plus How to Sew Softies Valentine's Roundup

How-To: Valentine's Matchbook Card @ Craft

Also at Craft: Kawaii Mini Valentine Cards

{Secret} Valentine message in a bottle @ mini-eco

Downloadable valentines and more @ Superpunch

Great Ideas -Sweet {Valentine} Treats! @ Tatertots and Jello

The Lovelight Vintage Postcard Series at Postcard Roundup Here and Here and at Postcardy

Valentine Postcard: Cupid with US Flag @ Moody Mommy's Marvelous Postcards Blog

The Postcard that Kisses in 3-D @ 9TEEN87'S Postcards

Pretty LADIES with CUPID on Antique VALENTINE Postcards @ postcardiva postcard blog

Postcards, etc. has a Vintage Cupid Postcard

Vintage Valentine's Day Clip Art - Adorable Clown Children @ The Graphics Fairy

Butterfly - Valentine Model to Download and Make @

Valentine's Day App Watch: Five Apps for Under $2 @ Walletpop

Christmas & New Years

The Music of Madonna and Child @ Postcard Images

NEW YEAR Elves & Gnomes on Antique Postcards @ postcardiva postcard blog

The Ice Mountain Vintage Postcard @ Viridian's Postcard