Category: Top Five

Best of the Week

Top 5 Movies

Wednesday you got to see 100 of my favorite movies, but I reserved the best for today’s Top 5.  I have been wrestling with this all week.  Trying to settle on only 5 favorite movies is like being asked to single out your favorite family members.  There are so many that I love, it’s been …

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Top 5 Personal Favorites I’d have a Hard Time Living Without

Creamy Oil, Brow Color, Chewing Gum, Legacy Perfume, and Lip Balm This week’s Top 5 is comprised of those wonderful items I wouldn’t want to live without.  Here are my personal favorites I use on a daily basis: 1. Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil Not just for the little ones, Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil is my favorite daily …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, March 9, 2012

Life Hacks, Computer Glasses, Salt Art, Audio Books, and Beautiful Stores 1. Lifehacker I’m always looking for new ways to improve my life and make things easier.  Lifehacker.com is a website chock full of tips, tricks, and “hacks” focused on taking the stress and complication out of daily tasks.  Throughout the day they feature different ideas to …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, March 2, 2012

Money-saving Coupons, Knowledge Junkies, Budget Apps, Caffeinated Soap, and Touchscreen Gloves 1. RetailMeNot Saving money and couponing has never been more popular, competitive, and now never easier.  Unless you are one of the die-hards who has made couponing their full-time job and are preparing for your appearance on reality television, most of us don’t have the …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, February 24, 2012

Pinners, Test Tubes, Education, Gifts, and Groceries 1. Pinterest By now almost everyone’s heard of Pinterest, the online pinboard where people share what they love.  I was a little late to the game and only started using the service a few months ago.  Once I took the time to check out the site and what was …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, February 17, 2012

Coonhounds, Reggae, Best Sellers, Pioneers, and Navigation 1. Theron Humphrey Theron Humphrey is a photographer taking a new look at social media. Having a great appreciation for family, oral history, and generational ties, he is traveling across the country meeting one new person every day.  He interviews the people and takes amazing portraits which really capture the …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, February 10, 2012

Technology, Toothpicks, Love, Makeovers, and Cards 1. Corning Oh, the possibilities! Corning is a leading company for glass and ceramics that specialized in creating new pieces to enhance technology.  You have probably already encountered their work and may not have even realized it.  What were once thought to be futuristic dreams are coming to fruition thanks to …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, February 3, 2012

Memories, Motion, Museums, Music, and Movies   1. Reuben Heyday Margolin Reuben Heyday Margolin is a forward thinker, his creations range from portraits to rickshaws.  Quite possibly his most noted works are focused on kinetic art, pieces with motion.  Drawing from nature and the fluid action of waves, Margolin has constructed several intricate suspended masterpieces.   Through his …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, January 27, 2012

Fitness, Sunsets, Decisions, Murals, and Composers   1.Decide.com Wondering when to buy that solid-state drive you’ve been needing to install or just can’t wait to get the latest tablet in your hot little hands?  Do yourself and your pocketbook a favor; check out Decide.com before you buy.  This site is dedicated to helping you determine if …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, January 20, 2012

Electro Swing, Photo Burritos, Martian Images, Fashion Forward, and 3D CG 1. Parov Stelar Band Parov Stelar Band is an innovative group from Europe.  Their sound is a unique combination of traditional instruments; including the trumpet, saxophone, and drums, along with modern DJ mixing and hard-hitting bass.  The style draws from the 1930s and 40s swing …

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