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The holiday season is one filled with delightful food, festive parties and lots of memory making with friends, family and loved ones. But the hustle and bustle of the season may lead to the last-minute realization that you still have loads of shopping to do!

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Healthy Habits: Cancer and Careers

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For many, work is more than a paycheck. The average full-time American employee works over 40 hours a week at work, so it comes as little surprise that a majority of employees (56%) report spending more time with their “work family” than they do at home.

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Fun Freetime: Star Wars Festivities at Alamo Drafthouse

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After more than 40 years, the Skywalker saga is finally coming to an end and Alamo Drafthouse has decided to go out with a bang.

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Consumer Critique: Woodland Animal Holiday Cards

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I recently had a chance to review some adorable holiday cards. These holiday cards are fairly generic Christmas cards, but are adorable. The woodland theme with animals and trees is adorable.

Mealtime Magic: Sweet-and-Savory Lamb Stew from The Multi-Cooker Baby Food Cookbook

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I recently had a chance to review The Multi-Cooker Baby Food Cookbook: 100 Easy Recipes for Your Slow Cooker, Pressure Cooker, or Multi-Cooker by Jenna Helwig.

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Free Screening: Spies in Disguise (12/14 Showplace Icon 10AM)

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 – 10:00AM SHOWPLACE ICON (WEST END) 1625 West End Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416 TO DOWNLOAD A FAMILY-FOUR PACK OF PASSES CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) Seating is based on first come, first serve. It is recommended to arrive early.

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Mealtime Magic: Roasted Vegetable Soup and Wontons in Garlic Sauce from More Real Life Kosher Cooking

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Free Screening: Jumanji - The Next Level (12/9 7p Showplace Icon West End)

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 – 7:00PM SHOWPLACE ICON (WEST END) 1625 West End Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416 TO DOWNLOAD A FAMILY-FOUR PACK OF PASSES CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) [link] neqaa37384 This material comes from Motherhood Moment. Thanks for reading! freebies freetime movies

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World Wisdom: Green Habits for the Holidays

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The holidays are a bustling time of family and food, shopping and gifts. With so many parties and get-togethers, and so much gift wrapping and discarding packaging, some families have started asking what they can do to add eco-friendly habits to their holiday celebrations.

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Smart Safety: Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

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Tips originally published here. Decorating Safety Tips When purchasing a live tree, check for freshness. A fresh tree will stay green longer and be less of a fire hazard than a dry tree. Water your Christmas tree daily. When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label “fire-resistant.”

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Marketing Reporting- Top 5 Templates for Digital Marketers

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Everyone has to make marketing reports at some point in their professional lives. Making reports isn’t glamorous, but it is a very necessary part of business management. For small businesses, a solid reporting system can make or break strategy implementation.

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Consumer Critique: Shinesty

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Last year I had the chance to review some dresses from Shinesty. This year, I was able to pick out another of their new designs to review - this time, pajamas. My daughter loves ninjas, so they had the absolutely perfect design for her - ninja bread.

Consumer Critique: Lotus Trolley Bag

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I've been using reusable bags to go shopping for years. I was intrigued by the concept of the Lotus Trolley Bag, and I was thrilled when I was able to review them.

Parenting Pointers: Accessorizing with Rings

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Rings can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to accessorizing. They're small, so it's easy to think that they might not be noticed. Some people wear certain rings so often that they hardly notice them - or feel weird when they don't.

Mealtime Magic: Ham and Cheese Panini and Ice Cream Sandwiches from Forno De Minas' Pão de Queijo

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About Forno de Minas' Pão de Queijo : • ALL-NATURAL: allergen-friendly, yeast-free & gluten-free • VERSATILE: a standalone snack or to complement a meal (entrées, salads, soups, desserts) • AUTHENTIC: a homemade, family recipe They’re par-baked and require only a five-minute prep in your oven.

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Healthy Habits: Ovarian Cancer

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When women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it’s understandable that their first reactions may be: What does this all mean? How will I cope? When will I gain control of my life again? Will my disease recur?

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Book Nook: The Complete Hummus Cookbook

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THE COMPLETE HUMMUS COOKBOOK is the all-in-one guide to the many, many ways that hummus can improve your diet and enrich your life.

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Consumer Critique: Natural Fragrance Rose

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Are you looking for a chemical-free alternative to artificially scented candles and diffusers? I had a chance to review a sample of Natural Fragrance Rose , which is both a beautiful and functional decor piece for home, office, and more.

Giveaway: A Charlie Brown Christmas

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As Christmas draws nearer, we often reminisce about holidays in past years. A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a favorite for many families for decades. "A A Charlie Brown Christmas" was the first television special based on the Peanuts comic strip, created by Charles M. Schulz.

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Music Minute: Katherine Dines - Joy

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This material comes from Motherhood Moment. Thanks for reading! music soul

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Healthy Habits: Get Your Family Outside in Cooler Weather - It’s Good for You

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Parents and guardians may be tempted to dial back outdoor activities when cold temperatures arrive, but getting outside is good for children and their families, even in the wintertime. The TurfMutt environmental education and stewardship program encourages families to appreciate and use the outdoors and offers the following tips: Do outdoor activities that are fun. Weather that adults consider to be “messy” can be a huge canvas for children and their imaginations.

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Book Nook: Adventures in Cryptozoology - Hunting for Yetis, Mongolian Deathworms and Other Not-So-Mythical Monsters

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I recently had a chance to review Adventures in Cryptozoology: Hunting for Yetis, Mongolian Deathworms and Other Not-So-Mythical Monsters. It was an intriguing book, to say the least. The book includes a variety of elements: stories about mythical, extinct, and other unusual creatures; potential evidence for their existence; and tips for cryptozoology adventures, including gear and resources.

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Healthy Habits: The IVF Talks

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As rising numbers of couples and individuals experience infertility and undergo treatment like in-vitro fertilization (IVF), the true costs to their emotional and financial welfare are being chronicled. Industry experts are calling for emphasis on knowledge, community and enlightenment as a counterweight to the stress and unsavory practices some providers engage while marketing expensive services and medication to patients. “It

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World Wisdom: Swiffer Recycling with TerraCycle

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Swiffer, a pioneer in the Quick Clean category and used in more than 50 million households worldwide, has partnered with international recycling leader TerraCycle to make their Swiffer Sweeper, Duster and WetJet refills nationally recyclable.

Book Nook: The Ultimate Boost from Within - 31 Days to Health, Wealth, Wholeness, and Happiness

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Being plagued with aches, pains, lack of sufficient resources, and generalized feelings of inadequacy can sneak into our lives as we approach the latter years. We recognize that there are some aspects of our being that we have little to no influence over, such as our genetic makeup, our parental lineage, the family we have inherited and the legacy that accompanies it, and often to some extent the country or environment where we reside.

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Fun Freetime: Krypton - The Complete Second & Final Season

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Watch as the battle to free Krypton from Zod begins! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the action-adventure hit series Krypton: The Complete Second & Final Season on Blu-ray and DVD on January 14, 2020. Season two brings us back to a changed Kandor, locked in a battle over its freedom and its future. With Zod now in control, he’s on a ruthless mission to rebuild Krypton according to his ideals and to secure its future by conquering the universe.

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Fun Freetime: Office Holiday Party Ideas

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With Thanksgiving down, the next step is the holidays, and many companies hold office holiday parties to celebrate the season and reward employees for a year's worth of hard work. The changing economy has really made in-office parties more popular, as they can be more affordable than an offsite event. The challenge with an in-office party is making it more fun than a typical day at work. Andrea Fowler, Entertainment Editor of The Bash , shares some ideas here.

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Thrifty Thinking: Teaching Kids About Money During the Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is in full swing, which means it’s a great opportunity to teach kids lessons around money. What are the best ways to do this? Steve Siebold, author of the book How Money Works , offers these tips: · Make your budget before you shop, and have your kids help. Explain that X amount of money is to pay for everyday necessities like the mortgage, electric, etc., and that Y amount is leftover for purchasing gifts.

Area Attractions: WonderWorks Magic of Christmas (Pigeon Forge)

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Continuing its successful streak of family-friendly entertaining shows, WonderWorks Pigeon Forge is currently offering a special holiday show that’s sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit. The Magic of Christmas, starring renowned magician Terry Evanswood, is now running through December 31, 2019. The show provides guests with a sense hope and love, and reminds them of the real “wonders” of the magical world we all live in.

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Enriching Education: Teacher Well-Being

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At a time when global education reformers are looking at the best ways to improve school climate, school safety, and student well-being, Vishmal Sharma the Founder of SMILES, asks that we turn our attention to the role of schools in promoting the mental health of educators. How do we support teachers and school staff who often experience high levels of stress and also improve learning in classrooms? In a new interview with C.M.

Healthy Habits: Staff Facility Dog at M Health Fairview University of MN Masonic Children's Hospital

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Recently at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, young patients met the hospital's newest staff member who will to help them take medicine, relax during anxious moments, encourage them to walk after surgery and offer support and affection during medical procedures.

Pet Pointers: Why Not to Buy Turtles or Tortoises as Pets

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American Tortoise Rescue, the international nonprofit for turtle and tortoise protection, is asking consumers to not buy live animals, especially turtles and tortoises as gifts this holiday season. Adopt don’t shop. According to Susan Tellem, co-founder of the sanctuary, while these wonderful reptiles have outlived the dinosaurs, wide spread illegal smuggling and the commercial pet trade in turtles and tortoises has devastated wild populations worldwide.

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Caring Causes: Salvation Army (MN) Behind on Toy Donations

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The Salvation Army is running low on toy donations in the Twin Cities, and is asking the public to help make Christmas brighter for thousands of kids. The Salvation Army needs enough toys to serve about 17,000 children this Christmas season, but current inventory levels can accommodate only 13,000 children. This shortfall must be filled before our Twin Cities toy distributions begin on Wednesday, Dec.

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Sleeping Baby Interview

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Sleep deprived parents of newborns can finally receive some well-deserved rest. Sleeping Baby, makers of the popular Zipadee-Zip swaddle transition, are excited to be launching the Zippy Swaddle. Set to launch on November 20, this is Sleeping Baby’s first product aimed specifically at newborns and it will be joining a lineup of successful infant apparel by the Texas-based brand. The Zippy Swaddle features an innovative design.

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World Wisdom: Tree-Nation

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A tree planted by Tree-Nation (300 varieties to choose from!) will help reforest the Earth and reduce CO2 emissions, all in one present. The Earth loses about 36 football fields worth of forest each minute and during the holiday season, the U.S. alone sells 2.65 billion cards and spends $12.7 billion on wrapping paper, so this is the perfect time to give back.

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Healthy Habits: Five Pro Tips for Protecting Your Immune System at the Office This Flu Season

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By Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS, Advisor and Consultant on Clinical Consulting Team for Cyrex Laboratories The workplace can represent different things for different people: a means to provide for the family, an opportunity to be part of a team and work toward a common goal, a way to give back to the community and the list goes on.

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Sweepstakes: CertaPet

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Do you love your pet? Splurge on Spot this winter -- Courtesy of CertaPet! It's the 12 Days of Winter Challenge at CertaPet, and they want to spread the holiday cheer to you. Enter in the contest to win up to $300 in an Amazon gift card! How to enter: 1. Follow CertaPet's Instagram account and like all Winter Challenge posts. Upload a daily pic of you and your furry friend doing our 12-day challenge with the hashtag #12daysofcertapet and tag us @CertaPet ! 3 winners will be randomly chosen.

Book Nook: Will's Adventure to the Candy Mountain

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Gifted educator and author Dr. Gerry Haller presents a delicious and wholesome fantasy story that will touch the hearts of readers of all ages this holiday season in her new children’s picture book “Will’s Adventure to the Candy Mountain.” More than just a sweet experience, the entertaining story also instills the importance of being a good and kind person, as well as the benefits that can be gained with it.

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Mealtime Magic: 8 Chanukah Recipes from Kosher.com

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The Jewish people have been celebrating Chanukah, or the Festival of Lights, for centuries. All around the world, families light the menorah, play dreidel, and eat diet-busting fried foods to commemorate a great miracle that happened in 130 BCE. Why fried foods? The story in brief: The brave Maccabees defeated their oppressors, who wanted them to worship only Greek gods. It was time to purify and rededicate the Temple.

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Website Spotlight: One Funny Mother

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One Funny Mother creates products and entertainment dedicated to wine, women and laughter. It celebrates women who miss the mark on a daily basis, who occasionally swear and find joy in the simple things in life.like clean underwear.

Website Spotlight: Smartbuyglasses.com

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I recently had a chance to see some frames from smartbuyglasses.com. They offer a lot of classy-looking sunglasses and frames for kids, men, and women. The site has a variety of designer eyeglasses available. Designers include Armani Exchange, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Docle & Gabbana, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Kate Spade, and many more.

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Consumer Critique: Ryan's World Colgate Gifts

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Ryan Kaji of Ryan Toys Reviews ’ is one of the biggest YouTube sensations in the world and ranked 8 th most successful in 2017 alone. For this holiday season he custom designed and personally created his own product line called “Ryan’s World” with awesome flavors and colors that appeal to kids.

Book Nook: Princesses and Peas - A Christmas Love Story

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Terry Boucher, who recently published his debut children’s book “ Princesses and Peas: A Christmas Love Story.” The tale follows Prince Kevin, a young man who is looking to find his one true love. Boucher takes readers on a journey that comes with hurdles and happiness. Prince Kevin’s mother, Queen Victoria is on a mission to find another royal for her son to wed. The morning of Christmas Eve, a mysterious young woman appears at the royal mansion seeking refuge from a surprise snowstorm.

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