Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to make a fun kids graduation hat

How to make a fun kids graduation hat
Here’s a quick and easy mortar board for those early graduations, like kindergarten and so forth… where they really want to be like the big kids! Hopefully this isn’t too late, I meant to repost this early but you parents know how the end of the school year goes… These mortar board caps are made from poster board and foam core… easy and fun to celebrate a graduation milestone. … [ KEEP READING ]

Roundup of 14 Food & Craft ideas for Angry Birds!

Roundup of 14 Food & Craft ideas for Angry Birds!
Angry Birds Cookies
My 5 year old has discovered the world of iPhone games, and loves Angry Birds.  So in honor of him, here’s a roundup of some fun Angry Bird things you can eat, play with, or make! EAT THESE: Twitter bud @robynski shares the how-to on making Angry Birds cookies on her blog Angry Birds Cupcakes at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Angry Birds Cake! [ KEEP READING ]

New Facebook Landing page for Foodwhirl

New Facebook Landing page for Foodwhirl
OK, OK, I promise more arts & crafts and less web design in the near future, but I had to show this off.   Facebook pages are generally pretty boring, and I have a client who wanted a fancier facebook landing page.  So I decided to create one for Foodwhirl to see how difficult it was, before I costed it for her. … [ KEEP READING ]

WordPress: Adding Featured Image support to your theme

Wordpress: Adding Featured Image support to your theme
As a followup to yesterday’s post on making the correct images show up on Facebook, here’s some more information about adding the recent WordPress Featured Image functionality to your wordpress theme. If your WordPress theme came out prior to 2.9 or 3.0, it won’t have support for the Featured Image functionality.… [ KEEP READING ]

Blogger Question: How to get the right images when Liking on Facebook

Blogger Question: How to get the right images when Liking on Facebook
Sometimes here on Dabbled I put on my web developer hat and answer technical questions that bloggers who read Dabbled might want to know. My dear twitter bud Carissa (@carissarogers) asks: “hey, any idea why sometimes images DON’t show up correctly when ‘liking’ a post for FB direct from site?? Like the sidebar comes up etc..” Why yes, yes I do!… [ KEEP READING ]

Some random Linky goodness

Some random Linky goodness
Kids: Interesting read- how to bribe your kids: http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/05/how-to-bribe-your-kids.html Includes tips on getting them to eat their veggies! Interesting: Crafty: awesome pendant idea (using recycled materials!) from @zakkalife http://fb.me/MkoJNo5u Funny/Nerdy: Awesome!… [ KEEP READING ]