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Diaper Cake

One of my coworkers is having a baby and also recently moved across the country to another office. So, we decided to have a baby shower/going away party for her. This is the diaper...

Update 0

Update

I stopped writing every day because I wasn’t accomplishing much, but then not-writing meant not-crafting! My “big” effort last month involved spending 30 minutes helping a friend with her knitting project. This month, I...

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Random Craft of Kindess

Yesterday and today I finally finished up my Luann Cross Stitch, so I want to talk a little bit about the project. My workplace goes a little nuts for Halloween/Christmas time. We have inflated...

Maker Update 0

Maker Update

Today I ironed the Luann Cross Stitch and cut the piece for mounting the canvas in preparation for framing. I’m really happy with how this is coming out! The canvas will be mounted to...

The Year of the Maker 0

The Year of the Maker

I hereby declare this the Year of the Maker! I will do at least 15 minutes of craft-oriented or tech-oriented activity every day. This could be actively working on a project, planning new projects,...

Require Subject for Outlook eMails 0

Require Subject for Outlook eMails

This function will prompt for confirmation if you try to send an email with no Subject. Private Sub Application_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean)  Dim strSubject As String strSubject = Item.Subject If Len(strSubject)...

Word Doc “is reserved by” 10

Word Doc “is reserved by”

The project that I am working on right now is using Microsoft SharePoint.  It has some convenient features, but I absolutely hate how it does change control for documents.  Maybe I just don’t know...

How to find the name of a DFF 0

How to find the name of a DFF

If you have the name of the table you want the DFF for, you can use this query: select app.APPLICATION_NAME, dff.TITLE, dff.APPLICATION_TABLE_NAME from apps.FND_DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXS_VL dff,  apps.FND_APPLICATION_TL app where dff.APPLICATION_ID = app.APPLICATION_ID  and dff.APPLICATION_TABLE_NAME =...

Change the words at top of Internet Explorer browser window 0

Change the words at top of Internet Explorer browser window

When I was working in Hawaii, I had a lapse in judgment and installed the internet company’s CD when I was setting up my internet.  This resulted in me having “by Hawaiian Telcom” at...

Change Default Font on Outlook Notes 0

Change Default Font on Outlook Notes

This tip will allow you to change the default font for notes you create in Outlook from Comic Sans (a sin) to something more palatable (generic Arial or ?). Tools > Options > Preferences...