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This week’s radio show was a reader request: tips for beating procrastination and being more productive. I think it’s safe to say that all of us struggle with productivity, time-management and procrastination at one point or another. While most of us know how to “get things done” in the deadline sense of the of the word, most us also want to find a way to avoid those last-minute situations and get work done on a schedule that feels calmer and more in control. I used to be a master of procrastination, but lately I feel proud of being able to push through that feeling a bit more often and get things done bit by bit. I also feel like I’ve gotten better at getting to the bottom of why I’m procrastinating about something, so I can work through those feelings and finish the job. I think the key for all of these work productivity problems is finding what works best for you, right now.

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How To Make A Train Kite Learning how to make a train of kites is a brilliant hobby to take up. A kite train is beautiful to look at and is completely customizable. Although learning how to make a kite train takes less than five minutes, decorating the kite train easily takes up the most time. There are also pre-made kite train kits available if you have no patience to create the kite train yourself. You can even customize and decorate your kite any way you like using a kite train kit. To make a kite train, you will need:

Spotted / Sutter Creek, CA / Sutter Creek Provisions Say hello the newest kid on the block which opened its doors just a few weeks ago. This here is Sutter Creek Provisions—a purveyor of fine foods, craft beers, and live musical performances—owned by husband and wife, Darin and Casey Sexton. One side serves as a gourmet market stocking an amazing variety of pantry items, snacks, fresh produce, wine and deli selections; the other includes a stage + bar offering draft and bottled beers, wine and plenty of seating. With our hotel close by this was a great spot to grab some goodies, and after a day of adventuring, a perfect place to settle into.

Bloesem Friday, 4 March 2016 by Irene Hoofs We're officially moving to our new online platform,! *throws confetti and pops champagne* It's been a long time coming and we're beyond thrilled to finally share with you guys this big step we're taking. Can't believe it's been almost 10 years since I started this blog as a space to share my interior inspirations.. So it sure feels pretty surreal to think how this blog has progressed and blossomed to a full-service creative studio complete with an amazing team behind it. The blog posts from both Bloesem Living and Bloesem Kids will continue to roll out, but on our integrated platform instead!

Quotes of an amazing Father (DIY Quotes on Canvas) This one's for you daddy. Happy Father's Day. Many of you know that my relationship with my Daddy is like no other. He is my backbone, my encouragement and my Hero. miss design A Highly Unique Converted Church A highly unique four bedroom converted church with an impressive reception room with full-height ceiling, private patio and stylish finish alongside many of the church’s original features. Kenmont Gardens is located moments from local amenities while the restaurants, shops and bars of Westfield Shopping Centre while Notting Hill is close by. Transport links include Kensal... Stockholm Penthouse via nicety

How Bicycles can save small towns Take a look at this video of how bike travel can revitalize rural areas. To learn more visit Watch video: Bicycles and Small Towns America Small Town Wins – How to attract cyclists to your community Studies show visiting cyclists tend to spend more on food and services than a traveler passing through in a car. Interiors Latest issueThe indoors and out issue May 2014 In this issueLiving, dining, decorating indoors and out; three English style garden retreats; casual outdoor looks on the west coast, easy Meyer lemon tart; how to keep your pillows fresh and clean; and how to get the most of our outdoor living space. more PollYou Must select an option. Please try again. From the Editor

Tutorial Luvinthemommyhood has done it again! Shannon is the star of finding the best of the best and this year she is running another Versus challenge...Comfy Sews Vs. Cosy Knits! I'm thrilled to be sharing a tutorial as part of the challenge - if you are visiting from Luvinthemommyhood for the first time, then welcome! Hope you enjoy the tutorial :) P.S.

8-bit popup cards Hello! Remember that pixel heart card I made a while back? Well it has been one of my most popular tutorials to date so I thought I would add another few designs to the collection. Meet ‘space-invader popup’ and ‘skull popup': Like the heart card, they are really minimal (which I just love) and easy to make once you have got the hang of it. Stewardship Tourism Can Encourage Rural Visitors To Care, Learn and Connect Marci Penner at the Kansas Sampler Foundation thinks so. Her Kansas Explorers Club visit Kansas communities for fun and at the same time help those small Kansas towns keep their grocery stores open and fix up their local attractions. Now Diane Strachan of Positive Futures is stepping up with a Stewardship Travel program in San Luis Obispo County, California that could become a blueprint for similar actions anywhere in the world. Here’s the press release announcing the launch of this program: Announcing Stewardship Travel What makes Stewardship Tourism different from Geotourism or Ecotourism

Distressed Picture Canvases This a project my friend Abby taught me how to do. Very simple once you get going.***This has been improved and revised as of 12/14/2010*** Community Tourism Development Extension > Community > Community Tourism Development Tourism Assessment Program The Tourism Assessment Program can help your community open up to new visitors and strengthen your local economy. 60 Projects to Make with Dollar Store Supplies [pinit] One of my very favorite activities is going to the dollar store and thinking of things to make from the products there. It forces me to be thrifty, and to think outside of the box. Does this always yield a stunning outcome? Why should visitors love your town? Count the ways : Community Features Extension > Community > Community Features > Why should visitors love your town? Count the ways Author: Mary Vitcenda Content Source: Various sources Winter 2011 Photo: Explore Minnesota Tourism

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