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Interesting This Week



  1. Paper Planning Magazine -- The 2nd issue is up.  It is about planners and planning.  Great resource.
  2. Forever -- Cloud photo storage.  I am still looking in to this but it looks like this could be great solution for precious photographs.
  3. Carolina Girl Genalogy blog -- She did a post about the Little Family Tree app for kids.  This looks like a great idea for the kiddos in your life.
  4. October is Family History Month!  @ Desperately Seeking Surnames  there is a post highlighting 4 things to do to celebrate.
  5. UpFront with NGS shared some upcoming virtual genalogy fairs
  6. Barbara Poole shared 10 Things I Wished I Knew When I Started My Blog
  7. I Heart Planners -- YOUR PLANNER WON’T HELP YOU GET MORE DONE
  8. HOW TO MAKE GROCERY STORE FLOWERS LOOK FANCY
  9. I love this browser timer.  It helps keep me on track.
  10. The Pomodoro Technique for time management.  {It goes with the browser timer above}
What interesting things did you find this week??


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