Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Dad's on Pinterest...apocalypse soon!

I'm linking up with Amy at 24/7 Teacher for her first linky party sharing fun summer news. And boy do I have big news...

My dad is on Pinterest!!!!! The man who won't join facebook and has a cell phone that literally only makes calls is downstairs pinning away as we speak. I LOVE IT! I knew he would like it if he tried it, but he wasn't going to try it without a little push. So when I came to visit my parents this week, I gave him the shove into hopeless addiction we all know so well.  =)
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***THIS JUST IN: My 91 year old grandmother just sent an email!! What is going on?!?!?!

In other random bloggy news:
You know how bloggers leave comments with their links at the bottom all nice and neat? I wondered "How do they do that?" so I asked my real life BFF Melissa at Don't Let the Teacher Stay Up Late. Click the pic for a link to her blog if you'd like to know how to put your blog link in a comment.
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It involves html codes which makes me feel like a total computer whiz! I post this because I accidentally deleted the post-it note that had the html code for my link, so I had to surf through Melissa's old blog posts to get it again (that made me feel less computer whiz-y). I thought, "While I'm here, let me re-post this for anyone who needs this info." Hope it helps!


  1. Amanda, my Dad surfs Pinterest too! I crack up every time he sends me a link to a recipe or fun ecard! Our dads sound a lot a like!


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  2. Oh my gosh, Amanda- I loved this post. First of all, don't you love it when your dad gets interested in something new and fun? That is great! Secondly- my daughter taught me how to put in the href code with my blog name- and I had it on a little paper- which I accidently threw away- and even though I had done it so many times- I was lost! Total non-computer-whizy moment. :( I got it now, though! (Watch- my link won't work on this comment... haha...)
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  3. Haha, I'm not introducing my dad to pinterest. He has WAY too many technology-related obsessions as it is. My mom is on, however, and she's already planned out how she wants to demo half of the house (including closing off the garage)to completely redo it. With what money, I don't know!

    Funny thing about the link, I accidentally deleted mine a few minutes ago, but I still had it saved for my personal blog. I even added my Facebook page link this time! By the way, that's the next step for you :-)

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  4. That story about your dad is too funny! I wish my hubby would join. He'll ask me to look in a cookbook for a recipe for something and I'm like, "Uhhh... let's just check pinterest." I always find something awesome, but he refuses to join up because it's a "chick thing."
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  5. I told my husband about Pinterest about a year ago and he liked the idea that it bookmarks your websites visually. He didn't like that everyone could see what he would pin, so he didn't join. I like pinning stuff that I know my mom will like or would be cute for my niece and nephew. I think I've even pinned a couple of times with the note "Mom, can you make this??" :)

  6. Amanda,
    I didn't have your email addy to let you know I nominated your awesome blog for a Liebster Award. check out my blog ( for more information. Loved reading this post about your dad. There are a few people I need him to talk to, though!

  7. I've nominated your blog for a Liebster Award! The post is live on my blog now! Please check it out!

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