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Sneak Preview: Macaulay Culkin Nails

If you’re a long time reader of Ode To Awe, you know I have a slight obsession with the Party Monster/Home Alone star ( see here , here and here .) So, it should really come as no surprise that I would want to show my love for the Mac on my nails. After coming across Lynn’s boutique on etsy, I emailed Lynn and asked if she could create custom Culkin nails for me, featuring my favorite bad boy pic of his. For the super reasonable price of $8.99 plus shipping, I will soon be the proud, albeit insane, owner of Macaulay Culkin Nails.  Of course, once they arrive, I’ll do a proper review and post, but I just couldn’t wait to show them off!

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Upstate Sheep

I got food poisoning this weekend, and didn’t really have the strength to put up a proper post, so I leave you with super cute sheep that I encountered during my trip to the Catskills on July 4th weekend.

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Foodie Friday: Around the Weberverse

For quite a while, a little nagging wordpress update has been staring me down every time I log onto my blog. I’ve been ignoring it, just because, but last night I decided it was time to take the plunge. Well, let’s just say…bad move. My “Tweet This” plugin didn’t jive well with my updated blog and fatal errors flashed across the screen. With everything in my life breaking around me (including my fridge, shower, phone, etc.) I couldn’t deal with what I was seeing so I just shut off the screen and pretended it wasn’t happening. This morning, I decided I should probably see if I broke my blog forever, and luckily, it was actually a pretty simple fix (*scroll to the bottom if you’re having a similar issue). Needless to say, I didn’t have any time to document last night’s meal for Foodie Friday, so I’ll be highlighting some of my favorite Summery recipes from around the internet instead.

Summer Recipes from Around the Weberverse

From Top: Mixed Berry Sherbet , Raspberry, Banana and Rosewater Popsicles, Salmon with Grilled Peach Salsa, Crostini Three Ways, Watermelon Lime Jello Shots, Mango Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Happy Summer Cooking!


* If you updated your wordpress blog, and are getting a fatal error because of any of your plugins, the easiest thing I found to do was to FTP in and just delete the plugin folder. Once the offending plugin is deleted, your site should work and you can probably just download an updated version of the same plugin. If this is a plugin that you don’t want to delete because it’s central to the structure of your blog, check out the wordpress forums for other ideas.