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Happy lips with eos (and a giveaway!)

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If you ask me about the one thing I can’t live without, it’s lip balm. Lots of lots of lip balm! So the eos balms are a natural fit for my lifestyle. (eos stands for Evolution of Smooth.) The colorful eos spheres come in a variety of pretty colors, and I keep them around in EVERY bag and in my nightstand. The products keep my lips happy by relieving the dryness, thanks to… Read more

Send Vintage e-cards & other Digital greetings from Hallmark

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Hallmark makes sharing ecards really simple and super fun. The company rolled out a new time machine area of their hallmarkecards site full of classic and modern ecards fit for any occasion.   Best of all – you can have access hundreds of ecards for just $18 per year. Think about how much money you’ll save from buying print cards for every single occasion (maybe you can’t skip the traditional wedding… Read more

3 Chick-Themed Easter Foods for Change-O-Phobes.

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It’s Easter! Which means I’ve been on the lookout for a new chick-themed decoration to incorporate into one of my family’s staple Easter dishes. A little insight on my family is that we are BIG on consistency. Changing a recipe or swapping out ingredients to try something new is nothing short of frowned upon. We like our favorites and we don’t like them to change, especially for holiday meals. I… Read more

Valentine’s Day Outings for Single Ladies

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Being single on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a drag. There’s plenty ways to have fun on this over-commercialized holiday. Round up your single girl friends and plan a night out…or in! {pin it} Movie Night Pajama Party {pin it} Grab a few of your past and present favorite movies, pop some popcorn and indulge in movie theater chocolate and candy. Ask the girls to wear their cozy PJs… Read more

Break a Guinness Record, Give Back and Win!

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Just in time for the holiday season, Famous Footwear has launched its Voices of Victory campaign. The campaign allows for people to create a free singing holiday greeting card to share with friends and family. Participants will also add their names to Famous Footwear’s large greeting card to try to break the Guinness World Record for the most contributions to a greeting card! If the record is broken, Famous Footwear… Read more

Extend Your Holiday Leftovers

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If you can’t stomach another plate of traditional turkey and mashed potatoes after a holiday meal, turn your leftovers into a fun new dish! Here are some ideas on alternative dining meals after a typical holiday party.   The Meats If you’ve cooked up a huge turkey or chicken for lunch one day, chances are you’ll have plenty of meat leftover. Consider using the extra meat to make sandwiches or… Read more

Holiday Tipping: Tips and Taboos

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(Etiquette Expert Dawn Bryan Gives Best Practices on Holiday Tipping) The expected ritual of holiday tipping need not be awkward, uncertain, or stressful. Because many service people with whom we deal on a regular basis throughout the year expect to be recognized with cash, determining the correct amount can be tricky. Each season brings a plethora of general guides for allocating your tip money; however, these amounts will vary considerably… Read more

GenPink Picks: Holiday Food and Drinks Gift Guide

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‘Tis the season for good eats and drinks! Here are our tasty recommendations to bring to your holiday parties, give as office gifts and surprise your Secret Santa and more. Sugar Bowl Bakery Looking for fancy and convenient dessert to bring to a party? Sugar Bowl Bakery’s line of desserts includes delicious petite palmiers, brownie bites, and madeleines. On the website, you can download recipes and view dessert making videos. Sugar Bowl… Read more

‘Tis the Season for Gadgets– Microsoft Opens Holiday Stores

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This season, more than 50 “Holiday Stores” by Microsoft have opened its doors in shopping centers across America. The stores, which are only here for limited time, offer gadgets, games and more products that make for perfect holiday gifts this year. From Xbox games to shiny new devices, the Microsoft stores are equipped with the latest products in today’s techie market. Flip through the digital 2012 Holiday Look Book for… Read more

4 Thanksgiving Cocktails We’re Thankful for

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With the stuffed turkey roasting in the oven to the sweet globs of cranberry sauce, Thanksgiving can be a relaxing holiday, an occasion express how thankful we are for our loved ones — or it can be a nightmare. Too often, Thanksgiving is a period of hectic travel and dinner with family members who drive us absolutely insane. Instead of a day of thanks, Thanksgiving can easily turn into a… Read more

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