Fun with Web Design and Bacon

This post is going to be a bit off-topic today… that is, unless you’re into web design and development.

For those of you who may not know, my primary day job/career has been in the IT industry — specifically web and software development.  One of the joys of doing web and software development has been coming up with visual prototypes to present to clients.  And sometimes, it’s quite frankly a pain in the butt to find that perfectly sized image to put in the mock.  Or even better, the standard Lorem Ipsum generator just isn’t going to cut it.

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Best Of: April 18-24

For your entertainment pleasure, here are the “Best Of” articles for this week!

  • Think sending flowers is just so cliche?  Take it one step further and check out how to give that special someone you love a bouquet of bacon roses!  (Article courtesy of Instructables)
  • Ever wonder what BBQ joints make the “must-visit’ list of some of the world’s top pitmasters?  Kevin Kelly of Kevin’s BBQ Joints gets the scoop on the must-visit BBQ joints according to Danielle Dimovsky (of DivaQ fame).
  • And continuing along with Kevin’s BBQ Joints…  Kevin is running another contest.  This one has lots of goodies being given away courtesy of Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse in Elgin, TX.  Check it out!
  • And in not-BBQ-related news, internet superstar Antoine Dodson was jailed on marijuana possession charges.

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