DIY Card Game Box Organizer – Fantasy Flight LCG

My husband and I are really enjoying Fantasy Flight’s Living Card Game for Lord Of The Rings. Many other Fantasy Flight card games also come in the same size box such as: Android Netrunner, A Game of Thrones, Warhammer Invasion, Call of Cthulhu, Star Wars and more. After purchasing the first core set and a […]

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Migrating From Windows XP to Ubuntu Linux #1 (Video Series)

As many people may be aware, Windows XP has reached it’s end of life for Microsoft support. This means that as of April 2014, Microsoft will no longer be publishing updates to fix bugs or security issues. In a few months, machines using Windows XP will be vulnerable to unpatched viruses and other security issues. […]

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Hosted Issue Tracking: FogBugz and BitBucket (JIRA)

About 4 years ago, I wrote a blog post about my search for an open source PHP bug tracking solution. I settled on FlySpray and I was only using it casually. I never fully committed to using it because it still didn’t seem like a final solution. Now, 4 years later a bit older, a […]

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Why Don’t Android Games Have Instructions?

My husband and I have a couple Android mobile devices and often enjoy casual gaming on them. We’ve noticed over many various downloads, that a big chunk of games and apps do not come with instructions, or even a link to an online manual. What happened to in game menus? What happened to tutorials or […]

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Cool Faux Finish Paint Technique

This cool painting technique was achieved very easily (at least our hired painter made it look easy). Here’s the instructions: Paint: Behr paint and primer in one (1 can of light brown and one can dark brown or pick your colour combination). 1 can Behr Faux Glaze. Equipment: Normal paint rollers. Clear plastic sheeting. Step […]

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Living Task-Free

I have a to-do list problem. It’s insidious and crushing. To-do lists have a habit of growing. Of sitting in the back of my mind feeling more and more urgent. Then when I’m relaxing in the house or reading out in the sunny back yard, a small part of me feels like I “should” be […]

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PHP Project Management Software – Feng Office

It has been an agonizing process over three frustrating years, but I think I have finally found The One. The Project Management software that meets my (apparently) strict criteria. Readers of the blog may have read this post about my search for Bug Tracking and Project Management software. While I’m still using FlySpray for bug […]

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Is Your Hotmail Contact List Being Spammed By You?

In the last 2 months, at least 3 of my friends who have Hotmail email addresses have sent me spam. This spam looks like it’s coming from my friend, and is sent to one of my email addresses that I only give to friends and guard carefully. Needless to say I’m upset that my friends’ […]

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Precurio PHP Intranet Review

In searching for an Open Source PHP Intranet solution, I came across Precurio. It had the look and features I was searching for, so I decided to give it a spin. After evaluating Precurio for a whole afternoon, I’ve decided not to use it. It does not seem mature or stable enough to meet my […]

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