Huge Sale at Tiny Prints! #ad

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Did you know that this Sunday is the busiest holiday card shopping day of the year? It is…but you don’t have to wait until Sunday to take advantage of an amazing offer from Tiny Prints.

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30% Off TOMS at Zulily! #ad

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I love TOMS! I have three pairs in my collection now, and wear them all the time. They’re super comfortable, adorable and I love that a pair was given to children in need with each of my purchases. You can get your own pair at a great discount, just like I did!

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Jon Stewart and A’Driane Nieves are right.

I’ve been mostly quiet about what’s been happening in this country, because we’ve been immersed in the medical happenings with C. These two videos below are just too phenomenal not to share. The first is about white privilege by Jon Stewart and the second is A’Driane Nieves’ VOTY reading at BlogHer. It may make you uncomfortable. Sometimes the truth is uncomfortable. Powerful stuff. Watch them to the end. (Warning: language)

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Please Help Bryan Haltom’s Family Find Justice

When a friend of mine told me about Bryan Haltom’s case, I felt that the least I could do was to offer a platform for this mother who continues to seek justice for her son nearly 18 years after his death. Lynn shares her story below. Please look carefully at Bryan’s picture. He was driving that car when he was murdered.

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It’s the Choices You Make That Define You – Keep Good Going

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine.

It's the choices you make that define you. That's a pretty powerful statement, no? We have all had to make choices that have changed the direction of our lives. Have you made a choice that changed your family's future for the better? When other people who depend on us are involved, those choices become even tougher!

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Fast Facts About the ALL-NEW Nutrisystem Fast 5

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That time of year is almost here – when we all set goals for the New Year, and many of those goals revolve around fitness and weight loss. Nutrisystem Fast 5 makes it easy to get a jump start on the new you. The Fast 5 is included in the purchase of a new 28-day Nutrisystem® My Way® Program.

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Elfxpedition on Kickstarter: Catch the Christmas Elves!

There’s a cool project on Kickstarter right now – an augmented iOS reality app for children that allows them to catch Christmas elves! The more elves they capture, the more points they accumulate to unlock more games and activities. Check out the video and head over to Kickstarter to find out more!

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Sibling Gifts

I wrote this post before we were surprised by Baby Jo’s early arrival. Thankfully, C absolutely adores his sister!

C’s reaction to meeting Baby Deuce is going to go one of two ways:

1. “Oooo, baby!” *cue soft petting of baby’s head and attempt to kiss her*

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Movie Screening in Valencia/Santa Clarita, CA!

Valencia EPass

I wanted to share this opportunity with you all. If you’re local to this, you might want to check it out! Enjoy!

Favorite Pinterest Finds of the Week

Source: via Kristin on Pinterest


This copycat Noodles & Company Pesto Cavatappi recipe was fantastic. So good, in fact, that C even had some. Not only did he have some of the noodles, but I also managed to get him to eat a few of the mushrooms. *gasp* Yeah, I know. So awesome! I’ll definitely be making this again.

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