Holla! to Pinterest

Of late, I’ve been shamefully neglectful of my Pinterest boards. I know you’re all out there, organizing and pinning and repinning and following and liking.

He's soo dreamy!

He’s soo dreamy!

I even know what you like best about my own Pinterest site (click to visit) and that would be  my NUMBER ONE pin: Ed Westwick, who so briliiantly portrayed Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl — and Owls.

Saw-whet owls

Yes, owls are a fave amongst my pinning pals! And animals in general, which makes me happy, ‘cos I’m a huge animal lover.

Pinterest now has created Group Boards that one can be invited to join and pin to, but what kind of freaks me out in a slightly squinchy way are my MALE pinners. I just don’t get the appeal for a guy. I’m not at all sexist, but the two males I asked — my tugboat man and my son —  said they would never in a zillion years have any interest in Pinterest. Sorry for all you guys that do, but in my own little world, the answer is NO WAY. All I got was a “let me see those In the Tube surfingsurfing pics” and then they walked away, shaking their heads.

Although…I got a little snarky comment under his breath from my tugboat man, something along the lines of…”must be nice to have so much time to waste on crap” but when I demanded that he repeat what he said, he changed it to, “That was a delicious dinner, my love” but don’t you worry, I heard it. Yes, it’s a waste of time. I agree. But it’s also very addictive.

Click on my Chanel board. Very aspirational, don’t you agree?

Chanel surfboards

OMG, this is an amazeballs seashell wedding cake, isn’t it?

Unique-Beach-Wedding-Cake-IdeasDoesn’t it make you want to get married all over again? Hmmm. Ya know, I’ve been thinking about planning a vow renewal for our big #20 wedding anniversary next February. Pinterest is the perfect place to organize themes and ideas.

Now if I could only PIN my tugboat man down to actually being at the same latitude/longitude as me, maybe it’ll happen!

This isn’t my mariner nor his tug, but it’s a good example of the kind of work he does. 

Tug and barge

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27 thoughts on “Holla! to Pinterest

  1. Owls are awesome.

    I tried Pinterest for a whole day. I still don’t get it, but I am also not crafty or like to cook which it appears a majority of the pins “recommended” for me entail. Maybe I need to look at it again. You know, since I am not already connected enough. 😉

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  2. I actually got my husband to create an account, but, ummm, I’m pretty sure he hasn’t logged on in forever. He did say he liked it, but I’m not sure if it was just for my benefit.

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  3. I have a Pinterest page, but I never go there unless I get an acknowledgement someone has pinned me or something. Mine is mostly about food because I love pretty looking food & sunsets & water.

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  4. I started using Pinterest quite awhile back due to our business and think that it has really helped. I agree that it sure can take time away from other things so I try to limit myself to a 1/2 hour or so every few days. Since I love nautical items there are sure plenty to choose from especially Nautical Weddings.

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