Little Big Collection: Bookmarks

26 Jul

This special edition of Little Big Bazaar is devoted to collections. I’ve been compiling list of my favorite items within a category to share with you here. Today’s collection is brought to you by The Red Star Designs on Etsy, creator of modern invitations and stationery with a vintage twist.

Follow Friday: Mirror Mugging

25 Jul

Today’s post features photos I took of Isobel mugging in the mirror about two years ago. Have a great weekend!

What is a Follow Friday post? It’s a blog series I created a few years ago based on a Twitter meme.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness hereWould you like to be a guest photographer for Follow Friday? Email me!

My friend describing having a toddler: “It’s like trying to do normal everyday activities while being swarmed by bees.”

DrWrought  I searched for stock images of “cute baby animal” and got a bunch of pictures of human babies, UGH NO

pontiuslabar  Vacation downgraded to staycation downgraded to decaycation.

theleanover  I bet if I had a pizza delivered to the DMV I’d become a folk hero.

winnersusedrugs  Characters I want in Super Smash Bros: Sailor Moon, Gwen Stefani, Daria, that terrifying Happy Meal mascot, Tracy Morgan, a dog.

girlwithatail  I can’t hang out, I’m spending all day lying in bed making sheet angels. They’re like snow angels but very very sad.

bumlaser  In perhaps the most euphemistic email of all time, LinkedIn suggests that I may want to “connect with a waitress at the Super Sausage Cafe”.

debenham Career idea: pity party planner.

waferbaby  Honestly, how clean can a whistle be if people are forever wetting it?

JRehling  Climate skeptics: 97 doctors said I’m sick and desperately need medicine but 3 doctors said I’m OK without medicine, so I’m not taking it.

ariscott  I’m sad [deletes] Ever feel such deep despair th [deletes] There is so much pain insi [deletes] BURRITOS RULE LOL [send]

markleggett  Show everyone that you’re a total bad-ass by drinking straight out of the teapot.

wordlust  Women Against Feminism. Earthlings Against Earth. Babies For Dingos.

owlparliament  I am CHAMPING at the bit to tell you about my grammar peeves

robdelaney  If the valet guy who farted in my car at the Grove follows me on here, I urge you to go to a hospital immediately.

Molly_Kats  Wrote “You’re the beast” instead of “You’re the best” in an email, goodbye cruel world.

VaguelyFunnyDan  PRO TIP: Spice up your food delivery order by ending the call with “And NO cops!”

oodja  IDEA: A superhero duo based in Hoboken, NJ who commute to NYC in order to fight crime. Working title: BRIDGE & TUNNEL


CNNyourmom  ‘Brain Eating’ Is Actually A Pretty Accurate Description For What Your Mom Does

cody_cass  When you reach 10k followers Twitter sends a pair of royal bathers to your house like Eddie Murphy had in Coming to America.

StatsBritain  Only 10% of Britons have blinked since David Tennant told them not to.

morninggloria  Every Icelandic place name is like a sight reading ultra marathon

rikpayne  In Canada, we spell it ‘vacuuum’.

dubouchet  I would say my biggest flaw is gleefully shouting “It’s a Shiba Inu!” whenever I see a Shiba Inu.

TheMichaelRock  My intellectual tweets are brought to you by the letters 14 and }.

nonprophetess  I put my root beer in a square cup and now it’s just beer. Yes, good tweet. Send.

dubouchet  Sentence fragment with inappropriate punctuation?

ImAmandaNelson  A lot of my parenting language is a bit Edwardian. “I do say, that display is quite unseemly. Do limit your tantrums to your room.”

breadzeppellin  Mirror mirror in the fridge, who’s the worst at feng shui?

apodixis  My girlfriend just called the cat “Shitler” if you want to know how things are going here.

msdanifernandez  If you liked “These Boots Are Made for Walkin” youll enjoy other hits like “This Toaster Toasts Things” and “Whats the Phone Number for 911″

MassageByTed  Flies: please go back outside where the good shit is

runawaycupcake It’s been so long I moaned during my pap smear.

andrewmorrisey  If you think my tweets are irrational, just wait until you see my anxiety.

peterdamien  One time two Smash Mouth albums had a baby and it was Guy Fieri

ellieasta  Being an adult sucks. No instructions, pieces missing, extremely difficult to assemble. 0/10 stars, would not recommend.

biorhythmist  some saturdays I don’t get out of bed until Monday


wordlust  The early bird is probably an asshole.

jennyvsjenny on a long enough timeline any vegetable is self-pickling

MassageByTed  “Wanna go for coffee?” “Yeah, sounds good. Just let me finish this pot of coffee first.” — me, if I were invited to coffee

biorhythmist  You were in this crazy dream of mine where we were all talking to each other but we were scattered all over the world typing into our phones

SleazySli  For someone who’s strongly opposed to being murdered, I watch a lot of shows about murder.

SkinnieTalls  I’m just trying to increase awareness of stuff.

ParentEsq I protect my tweets the old-fashioned way: by making them shitty.

Home_Halfway  Colin Firth has a younger brother named Colin Thecond

SomeChrisTweets  Good Cop: Just as I suspected. He led us to the bodies. I’ve never seen such a grizzly scene. That scumbag’s gonna fry. Dog Cop: I LOVE YOU.

asterios  TOP CHRISTMAS MUMMY SEQUELS: 1. A Christmas Mummy in King Arthur’s Court 2. Christmas Mummy: Gangsta Wrapper 3. President Christmas Mummy

WhirledRecord  You can learn a lot about someone by hiring a team of detectives to investigate them.

JBreverseme  Joanie loves Chachi but as time passed & his boyish good looks faded & her libido slowed she realized she was married to a Chachi and sobbed

introvertedwife  Getting e-mails about tweets that were popular two days ago feels archaic. Like a raven dropping off a DM.

papersquared  Had a Cookie and Went Back to Bed: A Memoir

SnoozeInBrief  I get so angry when I see a sign that says “Five items or less” that I actually get my pen out and add the missing apostrophe to “item’s”.

introvertedwife  A rage demon, a golem, and a revenant walk into a bar. What’s the joke? No joke. Grab your axe!

9four9  I really love Twitter. It’s the only place I feel like I can impact the lives of tens of people.

twelveyearsold  i’m always subverting cultural norms. for instance i *only* like rap and country

SunshineJarboly  the 3 struggles of life: man vs. man man vs. squirrel man vs. a lot of squirrels

Lilacmess  My cat’s new thing is to inexplicably get her claws caught in the screen door and then scream and bite when you try to save her

HutchingsJulie  *shows up at friend’s house in swimsuit* “My friend said I could use this pool anytime.” “They moved twelve years ago.” “ANY. TIME.”

charlesthomas  My phone autocorrected something to Prolapse Jesus. #bandname

adholden  I’m just a girl, Standing in front of a brand, Asking it to engage with me.

TheBlackStar I have tried all the CDs in my car but one, Arch Enemy. It plays it fine. This may say something about the alignment of my car.

abbytron  Wait, is this X-Files episode in black & white or is something bad happening to my brain?


wordlust  Believe in yourself. Trust yourself. Sell yourself a bridge.

weinerdog4life  The Hardy Boys and the mystery of the somebody shit all inside this Pizza Hut

TheThomason Glad they made Thor a woman. I hope they make him FOUR women. Four old women in Florida who insult but also love each other. I’d watch that.

KDonhoops  Reconciling with my parents might be worth it if it means I get all my Far Side books back.

AccidentalOly  You are reclined too far in the driver’s seat when you are resting your elbow out the BACK seat window.

papasuncle  I’m a big deal at my parent’s house.

hellolanemoore  n?etflix is all like “here’s some other shows you might like” and ur like nah ?

tehawesome  if you steal my fucking french fries then you are my starch nemesis

tehawesome  it’s all there… on the internet™! (travel poster for the internet featuring an image of a computer screen with a butt on it)

annetdonahue  Commenting “that looks like Cher” on everyone’s Facebook profile photo.

shariv67  “Wait for it…” –Jesus

han_nahj  I’ve had snapchat for an hour and I’ve already sent my little brother a pic of his own butt so yeah I’d say I win at social media

biorhythmist  Girl are those cigarette burns on your yoga pants because I’m super into mixed messages

hellolanemoore  this 5 yr old kid is wearing a shirt that says “keep calm and sail on” and i want to report his parents for child abuse


WajahatAli  New Female Thor to be paid less than Male Thor. Reports already suggest she is “bossy” and displays “God-like” arrogance.

theleanover  We are God’s Sims.

kerihw  remember, nothing tastes as good as thin fee.. *blood sugar crashes, collapses in heap, head smacks off corner of table*

Toaster_Pastry  Remington said, “No expense shall be spared. This will be the greatest penis-shaped nose-hair trimmer the world has ever seen.”

theleanover  My favorite part of ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ was when the apes approved more gun control than Congress.

catrhinehart  I went to the ER tonight and they offered to sign me up for Medical which was cute because I wasn’t planning on paying my bill ever anyway.

biorhythmist  If there’s ‘no wrong way to eat a Reeses’ how come after I do it I look like I just changed a diaper with my teeth

theleanover  Invite me to your poker night so I can yell “BORING!” periodically

SocialExtortion  damn girl are you a smirnoff ice because I’m ashamed to tell people I like you

tweet of the week


LisaMcIntire  6 Californias: Weedzone /Facebookistan /Boobsntans /The Flat Part?? /Mexico+ /Oregon+

What is a Follow Friday post? It’s a blog series I created a few years ago based on a Twitter meme.  Learn more about it in my FAQ. See my nomination for a Shorty Award for Follow Friday here. You can read more Follow Friday goodness hereWould you like to be a guest photographer for Follow Friday? Email me!

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