But NYE is a great excuse to stay up play video games and tinkering with projects, which is precisely what I did. After eating tasty home-made turkey soup and biscuits.
Hooray for gaming and coding!
arduino and Raspberry Pi. Ultimately, I'd like to have multiple arduinos communicating (via RF) throughout the house taking temperature readings and sending the information back to the raspberry pi to log and graph. Basically, there are a lot of little components to that project that I need to figure out and then mesh them all together for the final project.
elementalist in Guild Wars 2. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday afternoon.
stopped selling these things because they're hazardous when swallowed and there have been issues of this happening. So...if you're ever around them...don't swallow these magnets.
Philips Hue light bulbs for awhile. They're wifi-controlled LED light bulbs that you can control locally or via the internet with your iOS (or android) device. So for Christmas he received a starter kit that came with three bulbs and he's been enjoying changing the lights in the rooms to different colors. Honestly having the two different colors in the same room is somewhat irksome.
Green Lantern. He wears a silver Green Lantern ring, has lots of Green Lantern clothing and figures, and in general is just a huge fan. So while he has a lot of Green Lantern paraphernalia, I feel he can never have too much.
baking tasty treats for canines and felines. I didn't use the whole wheat flour the recipe the recipe called for, but judging by Leki's reaction to the cat treats, they're still tasty.
this recipe and these came out fantastic.
Adventures in Baking & Cooking
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal