For future reference.
For those who would ever need it. -C
reblogging here because i can see this being relevant to anyone who’s ever tried to get out of an abusive relationship
Reblogging because that last comment made me reread the whole thing in a new light and realize this could be vital information. So, putting it out there for everyone, and hoping no one ever really needs it.
I don’t think this will truly ever happen for me.
The internet is part of the culture. But there are ways to strike a balance.
What Makes a Great Horror Story?
As a genre, horror has the incredible power to move people to extreme emotion. Why? Because it taps into our collective fear, shame and unconscious impulses. Our earliest mythic creations like Beowulf or even Red Riding Hood stem from horror. From Stephen King to Alfred Hitchcock, horror can be a great challenge for a writer.
Here are seven amazing ideas that will help you find your perfect horror story.
A luxury home doesn’t always necessarily mean thousands of square footage, towering great rooms and gilded toilets. Take these homes for example: to begin building one of these epic houses, all you need is $2,000. That $2,000 will buy you…
Camp Kitchen with working sink
last year I started working on a light weight portable camp kitchen with a working sink and water attachment .During the winter I had a chance to tweak it for my own personal needs. I had every thing I needed to create this project in my garage except for about 15.00 worth of plumbing parts i found at my local home depot. The last mod I did to it was add the eye bolts so i can stake it down to the ground to avoid anything or wind from tipping it over. I added the towel rack with hooks and it also now has a swing out aluminum (old tent pole) arm that will support a lantern for night time washing. As you can see it folds down nice and flat for transport and storage.
About the sinks:
They are plastic wash bins from a dollar store I removed the drain from a sink that I removed from a kitchen remodel last year. I cut a circle out of the bottom of one bin and attached the drain and put a tub strainer over it. Then I ran the plumbing parts to reduce the drain to fit a garden hose so I could put the end of the hose in a collapsible five gallon jug to catch the grey water when necessary (state parks etc.) the other bin can be used as a Soaker sink or empty to hold the dishes as they dry. I will post a top view of the home made sinks tomorrow. The faucet is a spray hose attachment that I converted to adapt to except a garden hose for the water. It pulls out about 5 feet.
In the test kitchen, we appreciate the beauty of bacon with a crispy and tender bite, rather than its being burned to a crisp. What innovative method ensures this perfect texture? We cook the bacon in water in a skillet.
Why? The addition of water keeps the initial cooking temperature low and gentle, so the meat retains its moisture and stays tender. By the time the water reaches its boiling point (212 degrees), the bacon fat is almost completely rendered, so you’re also much less likely to burn the meat while waiting for the fat to cook off.
Place the bacon (in strips or cut into pieces) and just enough water to cover it in a skillet over high heat. When the water reaches a boil, lower the heat to medium. Once all of the water has simmered away, turn down the heat to medium-low and continue cooking until the bacon is crisp and well browned. This way, the meat plumps up as it cooks instead of shriveling, leaving the bacon pleasantly crisp, not tough or brittle.
Glassware can get pretty expensive especially if you’re in college and always getting sht faced and breaking your glasses. Start just using your empty beer bottles and turning them into your new glasses. Look dope, easy to make and cheap! Follow these 5 easy steps.
Step 1 – Grab a beer bottle preferably with thick glass such as corona bottles. Tie a string just above the label on the empty bottle
Step 2 – Keep the string tied and soak it in lighter fluid.
Step 3 – Put the string back on the bottle and hold it horizontally. Light the sting rotating the bottle so the flame spreads. You should hear the bottle crack slightly in about 10 seconds.
Step 4 – After you hear the crack, pour cold water on the string and the top of the bottle will fall off.
Step 5 – Now grab sandpaper and sand the edges of the bottle till it is smooth.
Don`t do this when you`re shitfaced.
Time for some arts & crafts.
I need cool bottles to do this to!
This is awesome. I need to collect fun bottles now…