The alm Project

Archive for August, 2011

Hurricane/Disaster preparedness checklist

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Water – at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days Food – at least enough for 3 to 7 days — non-perishable packaged or canned food / juices — foods for infants or the elderly — snack foods — non-electric can opener — cooking tools / fuel — paper plates / […]

How to make a Pencil

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

My son and I love the show “How It’s Made”. I took a particular interest in the episode that featured how to make a lead pencil since all my designs starts with a sketch  – I use a STAEDTLER Mars pencil. I have been using their products for more than 20 years. Enjoy xoxo Al

DIY Personalized back to school projects

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

One of my nieces will be entering middle school this year. In an effort to sent her back to school in style, she and I worked on a few projects  that will make her stand out – in a good way. Staples had a sale on composition books – they were 10 cents each – […]

Wordless Wednesday

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011


Five great sites for the solopreneur business traveler

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

My son will be entering college soon, so we decided to start touring the colleges that he would like to some day attend, Or first stop – San Francisco – UC Berkeley to be exact. Choosing to go to San Francisco was the easiest part of  our vacation/college tour. Getting their was the tricky part. […]