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A Fairy Tale Life...

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People always seem to long for a "fairy tale" life...but I was thinking, is that really a good thing?

Sure, MOST of them end well...but what did they have to endure to get to that point?  And even with the "happy" endings, was the final result all that great?

Cinderella was an emotionally abused orphan. She had to deal with the untimely death of both her parents!  To make matters worse, she was stuck with a horrible stepmother and two nasty pieces of work for stepsisters.  They made her a seriously overworked servant and teased her mercilessly.  I know some kids who aren't crazy about their steps, but come on...most aren't THAT bad...

Think about it...they would rather BREAK THE LAW then let her have one night of happiness!  These are not pleasant roommates, people!

Skip to the fairy godmother...she waves her magic wand and....

            POOF!  Instant makeover!!!


Now even I can admit that the idea of a fabulous transformation into a gorgeous supermodel…

Twisted Television Tales

Once Upon a Time, there was a New Girl who was good,
Who found herself the victim of an unplanned Parenthood.
Mister Roger's Neighborhood would never be the same, After living through the Cupcake Wars, she knew she wanted Fame. She quickly packed The Office, and then forwarded her mail, She hopped aboard The Love Boat, where she happily set sail.
The girl was a Survivor, and her child filled her with Glee.
She started Dancing with the Stars and promptly broke her knee.
Injured and alone, and needing help within a flash,
She called her good friend Merlin, and he conjured up some cash.
Satisfied with her new life, she bought herself some Cribs,
And then she got an Entourage, but found they told her fibs.
All the Pretty Little Liars, with their lip gloss and their hair,
Always chased after the Bachelor, and they didn't want to share.
And Unforgettable Blue Bloods, hunted evil Criminal Minds,
All utilizing CSI to analyze their finds.
The Mentalist would help his Friends by solving wi…

My First Attempt at Creating a Textured Painting with Hot Glue...or Elmer's...

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I haven't been on much lately.  I've been too busy off in crafting world!  Pinterest has totally inspired me.  My family thinks I've gone completely insane...well, more so than usual anyway.

I will spare you the multitude of projects I have been dabbling in...we would be here all day....

However, after spending part of the night and most of the day on this latest one, I'm sharing!

I've been saving cans, boxes, jars, bottles and any other containers I can think of.  In my search for recycling projects, I ran across the idea to turn a cereal box into an artist's canvas.  I have tons of cereal boxes...most of which are currently 1/3 full of stale, old cereal.  I was intrigued.

But wait!  There's more!  The artist not only used a cereal box for the canvas, he used hot glue to trace flowers and create the beginnings of a painting!!!  Cool!!!  Tim Coffey Art has SO many neat ideas.  (I tried to link the direct video, but it didn't work...sorry!)

Here's …