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What resources would you recommend to someone who wants to write?
favorited 47 times, recently by Atrahasis, shivohum, stp123, SillyShepherd, Ctrl_Alt_ep, ghost dance beat, achompas, vbfg, andeles, kerby, TheDukeofLancaster, luckyveronica, kosher_jenny, khaibit, DulcineaX, Adelwolf, winston, aquitone, Volume11, FuManchu, Chris4d, zueod, Arthur Dent, barrakuda, nooneyouknow, Happy Dave, Tolerant, Metroid Baby, Ira.metafilter, Orb, suki, brautigan, firevoice, loiseau, melorama, arungoodboy, DrGirlfriend, ewiar, nickyskye, cmgonzalez, JakeLL, jewishbuddha, M.C. Lo-Carb!, snsranch, Madamina, Jasper Friendly Bear, melissa
Ask MeFi post - 3 months ago

Sent this to my husband, who loved it. Thanks for posting. [more]
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Projects comment - 7 months ago

What are the best sites for streaming fitness videos?
favorited 27 times, recently by palegirl, youcancallmeal, snoogles, Pandora Kouti, nosila, coupdefoudre, Ms. Moonlight, resurgem, matildaben, jermspeaks, sacrifix, thewestinggame, Nutritionista, tel3path, soleiluna, littleredwagon, cmoj, queensissy, unknowncommand, futureisunwritten, lulu68, missriss89, sio42, lampoil, Kitteh, salvia, melissa
Ask MeFi post - 9 months ago

Best tablet and workflow for blogging
favorited 5 times, recently by limeonaire, Michele in California, doogyrev, humboldt32, melissa
Ask MeFi post - 9 months ago

Would it be worth it to talk to a realtor to help you guys find a neighbourhood in your desired city that would meet both sets of needs without breaking the bank? Maybe your city has some up-and-coming neighbourhoods that would work. We lived in a... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by eunoia, xeney, stowaway, Miko
Ask MeFi comment - 10 months ago

I post about Lug bags in every find-me-a-purse thread. Some of these are out of your price range, but they have wide bands, come in great colours and are very well made. They're worth the investment, especially if you carry a lot of stuff around.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by timetoevolve
Ask MeFi comment - 10 months ago

The only time I have ever noticed someone dining alone was when I saw this woman reading a thick novel while she waited for her dinner. My thought was "Wow, she is so confident, and she is doing exactly what she wants! I hope I can be like... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by drunkonthemoon
Ask MeFi comment - 10 months ago

So many good names here! We just named our new kitten Rosie, and it's perfect for her. Maybe it'll work for you? (I had a 5 year old helping with the naming process and I was really trying to avoid naming her something princess-y. No offense... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by gohabsgo
Ask MeFi comment - 11 months ago

All the Lug bags I've carried have wide straps. I find they're comfy as long as I haven't completely overloaded them. They come in fun colours and lots of shapes too. They're well-made.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 11 months ago

In my experience (nearly sixteen years of colouring my hair varying shades of red, first from a box, then with a salon), the expensive salon shampoo is totally worth it. I usually go to my stylist every eight weeks (rather than every six) due to... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by editorgrrl
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

I got this Skip Hop Pronto changing station for my daughter when she was a newborn. I used it constantly. It was good when out and about, either as part of a larger diaper bag or when the baby got bigger as something that could be thrown in the... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by okay-quiet-time, thebrokedown
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

PicMonkey (photo editing/collages web-based, free and pay versions available) Irfanview (photo viewing, light editing - not sure if you need admin rights to install)... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by SuperSquirrel
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

Along the lines of Secret Santa, my office used to do a gift exchange where we drew names and bought the present as if the recipient was a kid. So the executive-types would often get things like Monopoly, designer-types would get art kits/crayons,... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Countess Sandwich, showbiz_liz, JoanArkham
Ask MeFi comment - Last year

I think by the time a kid would notice it, the parent doesn't need to do it anymore so they usually don't. I do this currently with my daughter, who is three. I go back and forth between saying "Mummy" or I/me. depending on the situation.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

I'm mpricemitchell Filters can be fun. :) [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

"Nothin' much. Trying to stay out of trouble." Usually starts a conversation about our levels of troublemaker-ness which with the right person, can be fun.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by timsneezed
Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Royalty-free stock photography for corporate use?
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Ask MeFi post - Over two years ago

One technique I like to use to feel like I'm accomplishing something is to look at my to-do list and pick a task that I can do from start to finish *right now* with no input from anyone else. No phone calls to ask questions, no emails to beg for... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by salvia
Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

How to turn a glass-top coffee table into a tile-top coffee table?
favorited 2 times, recently by somanyamys, melissa
Ask MeFi post - Five years ago

Continuing with the sitting outside in a costume theme, one year my sister and I were handing out candy together. She dressed up in one of those faceless Grim Reaper costumes, and sat silently in the rocking chair outside. When she saw kids, she... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by papafrita
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

tehloki, there was a whole AskMe thread devoted to all the different Canadian accents - there's more than you think! (there's definitely more than I thought!)... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by tehloki
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I wish more people would just ask if they want a seat. If someone asked me, for whatever reason, I would move without issue. That would alleviate a lot of this should I/shouldn't I nonsense. Most people try to get a seat on the train to zone out with... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

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