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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The Ultimate Gift

What to Give This Valentine’s Day Many of you are aware, and if not you might want to take note; Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away.  If you haven’t even started thinking about it yet, because it feels like we just got done with Christmas, join the crowd.  It always seems to sneak …

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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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More Than Just a Mere Magnet

Accessories can make a big impact and drastically change the appearance of even mundane objects.  Magnets would fall into this category; they are an often overlooked little addition that can dress up your newly created Magnet Board, your refrigerator door, or the inside of your cubicle on the desk and file cabinet.  Some people are fortunate …

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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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Magnificent Magnet Board

When we lived in Iowa, my husband and I were looking for an easy way to display photographs, notes, and ideas.  We wanted an option that could be quickly updated with new items and also not cause any damage to the photos and illustrations.  Ruling out a bulletin board or traditional framing, we decided to …

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Top 5 Picks for the Week, January 13, 2012

Sales, Penguins, Gas, Threads, and Miniature Food All throughout the week I come across wonderful websites, apps, music, and so much more. I want to share these with you since every item has improved my day in one way or another.  You can look forward to weekly breakdowns of all my picks to be posted on Fridays.  Hopefully, …

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Wait Time Doesn’t Have to be Wasted Time

Waiting is inevitable.   It seems that at every stage of our lives we are waiting for something.  We start out counting the days until summer vacation and birthdays, we eventually find ourselves waiting for our first car, high school graduation, a profitable career, a mortgage, possibly a family, and hopefully retirement.  We are also faced …

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Unleash Your Creativity

The world needs what you have to offer.  Every person on this planet has been endowed with special skills, thoughts, talents, and experiences.  As we enter into this year, I recommend that you consider new ways you can share your gifts and unleash your creativity. There are numerous benefits to pursuing a creative life.  For …

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Decorative Noise Reduction Panels You Can Make at Home

I love creative projects!  They are one of my many passions.   I don’t like to think of things as “problems” per se, but rather as “opportunities” for enhancement.   Moving to a new place, or just getting that itch to redecorate your old space, can offer a goldmine of possibilities. One opportunity we were …

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