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Feeding My Yarn Addiction with YARN CRUSH!

Hi, My name is Julie and I am addicted to Yarn!   The best part of this yarn addiction is that I have several enablers, and I love it!!  One of my enablers is my husband, he is always supportive of my love of yarn.  BUT, a new enabler just entered my life and I must say I am sure they will be keeping me away from any Yarn-aholic Anonymous Meetings, if they even exist at all!!  My new enabler is YARN CRUSH and I am in LOVE! Yarn Crush is a premium knit and crochet yarn subscription box.  How  ...

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Pete’s Dragon on Digital HD and Blu-ray

Oh yes Pete’s Dragon is now available on Digital HD and Blu-Ray! Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford), a woodcarver, delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard) believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley), a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie (Oona Laurence), Grace  ...

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Riso Gallo – Traditional Risotto Rices and Ready to Eat Risottos

If we are being honest I love to eat but hat to cook. The whole task always takes so long, then there is the mess then I hear the I don’t like that comment. I have been working harder on preparing nice meals for my family and when I find products that offer me great flavour without hassle I am hooked! Let me introduce you to Riso Gallo! For six generations, Riso Gallo (the name of the brand internationally) has united families around the table in more than 77 countries around the  ...

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Fun Toys for My Boys

With two VERY active boys and four nephews we are always looking for fun things. Being a blogger I am very blessed to be able to check out different toys and products that I can share with my crew. This year I was sent some items from Incredible Novelties. I was impressed because these aren’t your typical toys, but instead encourage and support creative thinking! My youngest has a very weak grip on his pencil and we have been working on his fine motor. Finding things that help with  ...

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The BFG – Big Friendly Giant Now On Blu-ray

The last couple weeks my class has been reading The BFG and we have all fallen in love with the various characters and story. I wasn’t sure at first if it was for me but after the first couple of chapters I was hooked. Sophie is a courageous young girl who finds herself in a a strange place, Giant Country! There she makes friends with a gentle and charming Big Friendly Giant who shows her all of the wonders and perils of the place he calls home. Watch the magic unfold before your  ...

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Have a Boogie Free Holiday

The weather is changing but not in a good way that’s for sure. One day it is freezing, others it is mild. I don’t know about you but that means one thing in our family, SICKNESS! I try to explain no matter how warm it is, you still need a coat, heck I will settle for a vest….but what does mom know? The holidays are fast approaching and my poor guy is sick. I am not talking about the sniffles either, but instead the full out boogie infested sneezes. This means I wont be  ...

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Deck the Halls with Hallmark And Their Holiday Must Haves #LoveHallmarkCA #GIVEAWAY

This year I have had a hard time getting into the sprit. So much happening and not enough time! Usually my tree is up the first of December but this year I was struggling, until my Hallmark box arrived! Something about new ornaments and decorations just got me feeling the jingle my heart. Now when I walk into my home I can not only see the Christmas sprit but feel it in the warmth and love that was used to decorate my home. Hallmark has out done themselves again this year with their Holiday  ...

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PLAYMOBIL Does Gift Giving Right!

As my youngest gets older there are only a couple things I know he will love, board games and Playmobil. His second birthday he received the tourist bus and that was the first time I learned about the brand. They offered so many different sets for  just about everything. My son is still loving the bus many years later with many other additions of course. With the holidays just around the corner it only makes sense I gift Playmobil. It is a brand that we know and love. Many times boys  ...

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Get Styling this Holiday Season with Zutano

When the boys were younger I was lucky as I had a friend that had a little boy older then mine so I got all their hand me downs. Sadly after about a year my kids ended up being bigger and the hand me down train ended. I had to start buying my clothes *GASP* and it was a new experience for me. I figured cheaper was better and bought the three dollar shirts from local department stores. Sadly after a couple washes they would fall apart and I was buying yet another shirt. Hubby finally told me  ...

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