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Last week we asked you to write about Stress. Here is my own entry to this stressful topic. I hope you enjoy.

I can see it sometimes, the way he holds his face or breathes. Stress and my husbandare silent partners, yet he is the sort of man that doesn’t complain about how frustrated he is. He just quietly peddles through the rough patches. But I see the subtle changes when he’s concerned about…

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An Embarrassing Childhood Story

An Embarrassing Childhood Story

Crysta:

I love this entry to this week’s Challenge. I am sure her Dad wasn’t that upset. Kids to weird things.. and it’s cool.

Originally posted on Thoughts, Tips and Tales:

embarrassmentWhen I was about 8 years old and my sister was about 5, we went to a children’s running (race) event in my small town at the ball fields behind the community center. It was the first time we’d ever done anything like that and…

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Let’s Win the zulily Freckles+Kitty Clothing Contest!

Let’s Win the zulily Freckles+Kitty Clothing Contest!

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Let’s Win the zulily Freckles+Kitty Clothing Contest!

1012405_689669787725275_1586843118_nHave you seen the colorful outfits from Freckles+Kitty, the delightfully sweet clothing company out of California? Today through Thursday (7/17 – 7/19) zulily is running a contest where we can BOTHwin three dresses for our…

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"Dear Lucky Agent" Contest

“Dear Lucky Agent” Contest

Crysta:

Here’s a fun writing contest for you to check out today.

Originally posted on Following The Dream:

Hello Friends!

I hope this week has brought you inspiration and hours of intrusion free writing.

So, how about entering your work into a FREE contest?

Writer’s Digest 16th Annual“Dear Lucky Agent” contest is in full swing, but you had better hurry because entries close on July 30th. This…

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Cancer Babes Contest!

Crysta:

Check out this special contest!

Originally posted on Journey Through Ovarian Cancer:

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As we approach the anniversary of Britni’s death, I find this time of year a little difficult yet also a bit heartwarming. As anyone who has read this blog for a good amount of time knows, Britni died on July 19th, 2012. One of the things Britni wanted to do had she survived is start a non-profit to give…

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Contest: Enter to win a Signed copy of Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth!

Contest: Enter to win a Signed copy of Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth!

Crysta:

Contest Time!

Originally posted on :

fourcollIt’s time for a giveaway! Together along with our sister site TrisandFour.com, we are giving away a SIGNED Copy of Four: A Divergent Collectionby Veronica Roth! If you need to add the final book in the Divergent series from Four’s Point of View, this is your chance! And because we love our fans SO much, this giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY! All you…

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Should we keep Think about it Thursday?

Should we keep Think about it Thursday?

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Each week we do a post to get you thinking.

This week I ask, should we keep Think About it Thursday or should we try something else?

Your responses mean a lot to me and help to shape this group.  So, tell me what you think about this weekly feature.

~ Crysta ~

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2014’s top trends for kids

2014′s top trends for kids

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Are you a parent who’s on top of the latest styles for kids?  Or do you just want to get a good deal on the things that the kids will want when they go back to school?  We have the top 5 trends of 2014′s kids wear and discounts for getting these items lower than going to the malls.…

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This Week’s Zulily Sales

This Week’s Zulily Sales

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Tuesday, July 15th

Jelly the Pug specializes in sweetness. This mom-created brand delights in vibrant colors and whimsical prints, creating clothing as unique as your one-of-a-kind girl.

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FireFly Book Review - The Vegetarian Family Cookbook by Nava Atlas

FireFly Book Review – The Vegetarian Family Cookbook by Nava Atlas

The Vegetarian Family CookbookThe Vegetarian Family Cookbook by Nava Atlas

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book sits in the kitchen at all times. As a mother of 4 it isn’t always easy to find something everyone will eat. Even though we have been vegetarians for 10 years, we still look for new recipes to complete our weekly menu.

The Vegetarian Family Cookbook is always a go to book. Not only is it filled with great recipes, but…

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