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Showing posts from October, 2013


Almost one year ago I pinned a bottle cap magnet idea onto Pinterest which I found on ETSY.  Then today I was perusing the Duck Store's website for Christmas gift ideas (it's never too early to plan ahead for Christmas!) and came across these MAGNETIC BOTTLE CAPS which reminded me of the Etsy pin.  Now on Etsy's website, you don't get any tutorials is simply a market place to purchase handmade items and a variety of others goods.  So here is my tutorial on how to make these fun magnets.  Or how I think they should be made.  Obviously since my husband and I are duck fans my theme is from the University of Oregon, but you could print off any personal photos you want!  So, here we go!
What you'll need: Bottle Caps (as many as you want, I stockpiled ten from some beer hubby had consumed)Magnets (I used the ProMAG 8pc Flexible Round Magnets, .75in., though you could purchase the magnet strips which can be cut to any size)Mod Podge or some type of resin or adhes…


Above the blog title you'll see a link called "Fitness."  It previously read P90X.  We started that 90 day program all excited to get fit.  Little did we know that after about six weeks, we were so bored and unmotivated that we quit the program all together.  It wasn't fun anymore.  I wanted to be around more people.  I wanted to be outside in the elements.  And I wanted to compete with other people.  So we quit.  Yes, I can say that I was a quitter.  And my husband quit.  And we are okay with that.  It just wasn't a good fit for us.
We took a few months off because life just got really busy.  A CrossFit gym opened a few months earlier just down the street from where my husband goes to work.  So, he spoke with the owner and got us signed up!  You can learn more about crossfit here.  I had always wanted to do it but was concerned about the financial investment since it isn't a cheap program.  However, the first month is dirt cheap so you have time to see if the…