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A Netflix Film Original - The Christmas Chronicles debuts November 22

From the creators or Harry Potter and Home Alone 

Every once in a while, a Christmas movie comes along that you know will be a classic.  This is that movie.  Filled with action, adventure, excitement and tons of holiday spirit, The Christmas Chronicles is sure to be a family favorite. Kurt Russel plays a fantastic part as Santa.  I was so engulfed in this movie I couldn't stop watching it.  It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me remember what Christmas is all about.  

Be sure to catch The Christmas Chronicles November 22 on Netflix.

ABOUT THE MOVIE: The Christmas Chronicles is a wishful, hilarious, family festive adventure. This is our first live action family film with a well established director and big profile actor in Kurt Russell. From producer Chris Columbus (“Home Alone”, "Harry Potter") and director Clay Kaytis ("The Angry Birds Movie"), The Christmas Chronicles, tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), …

Chatty Patty's Black Friday Deal Extravaganza! Coupon Codes Galore!

Hey Everyone! Black Friday is upon us and it is my favorite shopping day of the year!  Check out all of the great deals I found for you on the net!  Some start early so be sure to check them out!

Beauty 100% Pure - BF & CM | $10 Beauty Deals On Tons Of Products | 11/20 - 11/27 Butter London - Holiday Mystery Gift | $109 for $25 + Free Gift | Code: BONUS50 | 11/15-11/17 Realher - 20% Off Thanksgiving special | code THANKYOU | ends 11/20
Clothing Fanatics Sports Merchandise | Up to 65% off nearly everything + free shipping over $39 | Code: 39SHIP | 11/15-11/17 Few Moda - 40% Off Your Entire Order | Code FINAL40 | 11/15-11/25 Few Moda - 50% Off Your Entire Order | Code CYBERFINAL50 | 11/26-11/28 Hickies - Up to 40% Off Sitewide | 11/15 - 11/25 Romwe - 10% off all orders of $19 and above | Code RWBFCM10 |11/23 - 11/26 Shein - 10% off all orders of $19 and above | Code BFCM10 | 11/23 - 11/26 Stella & Dot - 25% Off Personalized Jewelry | 11/15 - 11/19 US Polo Association - 60-75% Off Site-Wide …

Beautiful Hand Forged Gifts by Wendell August

Every year I look forward to Wendell August's Hand Forged Christmas ornaments and pieces.   This year is an extra special treat for me because they have a beautiful collection of nutcracker pieces.
I have an extensive collection of nutcrackers that I started for my son when he was young.

This year's Nutcracker Prince has been so popular.  This is available in aluminum or beautiful bronze version This piece is absolutely breathtaking.  The details are incredible.

Each of these ornaments is hand forged at the Wendell August facility in Pennsylvania.  
Wendell August makes much more than ornaments.  They have an extensive line of hand forged gifts for the home.  Their serving pieces are unique and make beautiful gifts for any hostess on your gift list. 

For the beer and wine lovers on your list they have a great assortment of wine toppers, flight trays and coasters.

Wall art is always a popular gift.  You can choose from aluminum, bronze, terra cotta or wood pieces.

There are beau…

This Christmas Is About To Get As Ugly As the Sweaters

I am so excited about I'll Be Next Door For Christmas which arrives on Digital December 4.  This holiday movie looks so entertaining and one of my favorite kitties, Lil Bub is in it!
Experience the holiday season in awholenew way whenI’ll Be Next Door for Christmasarrives on Digital December 4. Starring Juliette Angelo (TV’s “Mad Men”), Beth Littleford (TV’s “The Daily Show”), Jonathan Mangum (TV’s “Let’s Make a Deal”), Nicole Sullivan (TV’s “MADtv”, “The King of Queens”), and the absolutely adorable feline sensation Lil BUB (Nine Lives), the film is a heartwarming comedy that reminds viewers that Christmas is all about spending time with family (even if they drive you crazy). The world’s first Christmas movie to use investment crowdfunding successfully,I’ll Be Next Door for Christmaswill be available for the suggested retail price of $12.99.
Check out the trailer!

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS I'll Be Next Door For Christmasis a warmhearted, upbeat comedy feature film about a family that'…

Change Bites by Marissa S. Costonis H.C.

With the new year comes new resolutions.  If transforming your health is on your list, this book may be for you.

In Change Bites,  Marissa S. Costonis H.C.  talks about 5 Change Management Strategies to Transform Your Health.

This paperback is a step by step guide that teaches us how to change our eating habits and health, no matter what food types we consume. This book will help you transition to a vegan or vegetarian, paleo, gluten free or keto diet properly.

The book starts out with an introduction that tells of the author's own struggles with health issues that she faced over the years.  She then has us take a look at our own health and how it has effected our lives.  She also has us take a personal look at our personal everyday lifestyle and things like sleep patterns, eating styles, relationship etc.

All of these things can be effected by our diet habits, so they have to be addressed and acknowledged. 

Next  this book helps us to envision, prepare, plan, commit, own and reinvent …

Delicious Toffee Bars Featuring Soy Flour

Looking for a delicious bar cookie to serve friends and family?  These toffee bars are sure to delight!
You might have to hide these bar cookies from your family until it’s time to serve them. They are made with protein-rich soy flour, and layered with rich flavors and textures. Toffee bars are made by spreading toffee over cookie dough that is baked and then topped with melted milk chocolate and a sprinkling of chopped soy nuts. To make the dough, combine ½ cup soy flour with 1½ cups wheat flour. Serve toffee bars with kid-friendly soymilk hot chocolate.
Toffee Bars
1 cup butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour ½ cup soy flour 1-4.4 oz. ounce bar milk chocolate, melted ¾ cup chopped soy nuts or chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 325°F.  In large mixing bowl, cream butter until light.  Add sugar, egg yolk, vanilla; beat until well blended.  Add all-purpose flour and soy flour, mix well.  Spread evenly in a lightly gre…

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt!

When mom and dad are forced to go help grandmother after her car breaks down, Rosy, her dog Rufus and her siblings are left alone to care for one another.  Soon boredom sets in, so Rosy suggests that they all go on a bear hunt.  Follow along as they explore different elements, nature's creatures and a big surprise!  
This DVD is based on the popular kids book.  It is beautifully illustrated and perfect for the entire family to enjoy together.  This makes a great stocking stuffer, or holiday gift.

“We’re Going On A Bear Hunt!”
Based on the best-selling bedtime story book written by
Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, the film
follows siblings Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby, and Rufus
the dog, who decide one day to go on an adventure through
whirling snowstorms, oozing mud, and dark forests in search of

Featuring the voices of Olivia Colman (The Night Manager,
Broadchurch), Pam Ferris (Matilda, Call The Midwife), and
Mark Williams (Harry Potter), this animated story is f…

Cocoa Locks Hot Chocolate Vitamin Drink for Healthy Hair

Hot Chocolate for your hair?  Yes!

I am not one of those persons who is religious about taking their vitamins every day, but Cocoa Locks makes me more apt to.

The Cocoa Locks is a chocolate vitamin powder formulated to help your hair grow healthily.  It is available in 2 versions, milkshake and hot chocolate.  It contains good for your hair ingredients like zinc, selenium and biotin which help to maintain healthy hair.

I have been taking the hot chocolate for the past month and I can see my hair looking more healthy and shiny and even has grown a bit.

I also have notices less fly away hairs and breakage, which was always common for me. My hair doesn't look as dry as it usually did either.  I really like how simple it is, and honestly how delicious it is to take the Cocoa Locks.  But more than that, I like the results.

The hot cocoa is really tasty and can be made with either water or milk.  I prefer to use almond milk and it is really yummy.  You only need a couple of teaspoons d…

Shoe Finale $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Worldwide Entries!

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Winner Will Receive: a $50 Amazon Gift Card!This is the perfect time to win some money for holiday shopping! This $50 Amazon Gift Card will be sent in the form of a code to be applied to your account for easy spending! Open To Worldwide entries and must be 18+ to enter
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