December 9, 2016

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Cents of Style: #FashionFriday has all Tribe Bracelets and Jewelry On Sale & $5 Tribe Cash!!


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December 8, 2016

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Cake Pop Snowmen #ThinkChristmas #Recipe





Ingredients
  • 1 vanilla cake
  • White Icing
  • 1 bag of White Chocolate (I used Wilton White chocolate wafers because they are actually white instead of cream colored)
  • 2 TBSP of Shortening
  • Semi-sweet Chocolate chips
  1. Make the vanilla cake. Once the vanilla cake is cooked and cooled off, break it apart in a large mixing bowl. The cake should be in very small pieces.
  2. Once the cake is broken down, add small amounts of white icing to the broken-down cake until it is sticky enough to shape into balls, but firm enough to stay together. 
  3. Form three balls per Snowman. Make the balls progressively smaller. Once you’ve made all your balls, stick tooth picks in all of them. The tooth picks make them easier to dip
     
  4. Place the balls in the freezer for half an hour. Minutes before you are about to pull the balls out of the freezer, melt the white chocolate in a double boiler. Add 1 TBSP of shortening at a time until the chocolate is smooth and fairly runny.
     
  5. Take your balls out of the freezer and set aside. I found it easier to dip the balls if you put the melted white chocolate in a small bowl. Dip every ball in the white chocolate and place on parchment paper. I double dipped the balls once the first layer of Chocolate hardened to make sure the balls were completely white. Place in fridge for 20 minutes to harden the chocolate. Make sure to keep the white chocolate.
  6. Once the chocolate is hard shave off the run-off chocolate where they were placed on the parchment paper. Leave the largest ball on the parchment paper. Dip the second largest ball just slightly in the white chocolate then place on the largest ball for a few seconds. If the second ball is having a hard time staying on, you can shave the top of the largest ball and the bottom of the other two balls to make them flat, they will stick better that way. Once the face in on the head of the snowman, slightly dip the bottom of the head in white chocolate and place on the body, hold for a few second. Make sure to grab the head by the sides to avoid smearing the face. 
  7. You can decorate the snowmen however you feel is best or easiest. I double boiled semi-sweet Chocolate chips, put the melted semi-sweets in a Wilton decoration bag, cut the tip of the bag off very slightly and used that to make the face. I recommend decorating the face before placing the head on the snowman.
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December 7, 2016

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The Secret Life of Pets is out now!!! #TheSecretLifeOfPets #ad #giveaway

This holiday season, the answer to the question “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?” is answered  now that The Secret Life of Pets is out on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The humans behind the Despicable Me franchise present America’s top-grossing original film of the year, the animated comedy is a worldwide hit with over $834 million in global ticket sales. The Secret Life of Pets is “non-stop action and laughs,” says Peter Travers of Rolling Stone. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD versions feature nearly an hour of bonus content, including three hilarious mini-movies: the all-new Norman Television and Weenie PLUS Mower Minions which debuted in theaters and is now available to own.

In their fifth fully animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead when we leave for work or school. Max, voiced by Louis C.K., is a loyal terrier living a perfectly happy existence until his owner, Katie (Ellie Kemper) brings home Duke (Eric Stonestreet) a big, boisterous mutt she finds at the shelter. When Max and his unruly new “roommate” slip away from their dog-walker, they find themselves lost in the urban jungle of New York City. In an attempt to stay ahead of animal control and a rebel band of abandoned pets led by an unhinged bunny named Snowball (Kevin Hart), they put aside their differences to survive the epic journey back home.

With an all-star voice cast including Louis C.K. (TV’s Louie), Eric Stonestreet (TV’s Modern Family), Kevin Hart (Ride Along Series), Jenny Slate (Zootopia), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Lake Bell (TV’s Children’s Hospital), Dana Carvey (Wayne’s World), Hannibal Buress (Neighbors series), Bobby Moynihan (TV’s “Saturday Night Live), Steve Coogan (Minions) and Albert Brooks (Finding Dory). The film is directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me franchise, Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax) and co-directed by Yarrow Cheney (Despicable Me franchise).


This is a super cute movie and surely on most kids' Christmas wish list this year.   I loved the commercials for the movie when it was in theaters and could not wait to see it with the kids.   I thought it was just about the antics of your pets when not at home, but there was an entire separate story line.   Max is a loving and doting dog and thought his life was complete until his owner brings home a new dog Duke.   Of course the two dogs struggle getting to know each other and on an adventure to the dog park, collars are lost, dogs are chased by the dog catcher, rouge cat gang accosts them  and craziness ensues.    Max's friends realize their buddy is missing and go on a mission to find him and Duke and bring them home.

Your kids will love this movie and adults as well.  My kids laughed and laughed and have already asked to watch it again and again!   Pick it up today and it will be the perfect addition to your kid's stocking! 

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The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD with UltraViolet. The 4K Ultra HD will include all bonus features on the Blu-ray disc.

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BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVES (Available on Blu-ray editions)
  • How to Make an Animated Film – A behind-the-scenes look at how to make an animated film from the various departments that make up Illumination. 
  • Anatomy of a Scene – Filmmakers and animators take us through the multi-step process it takes to create a specific scene in the Secret Life of Pets 
BLU-RAY AND DVD BONUS FEATURES
  • Mini-Movies:
    • Norman Television
    • Weenie
    • Mower Minions
  • All About The Pets – Kevin Hart and Eric Stonestreet, with the help of animal trainer Molly Mignon O’Neill take you on an educational journey to learn more about your average and not-so average, household pets.
  • Animals Can Talk: Meet The Actors – The comedy superstars who give voice to the film’s menagerie of characters talk about their roles and the process of bringing them to life.  
  • Hairstylist To The Dogs – Inspired by “Hairspray Live!,” Eric Stonestreet, with the help of a professional dog groomer Jess Rona, will take you through the basic steps to help your pups look as awesome as possible when they’re hanging out with their pet pals.
  • The Best Of Snowball – A rapid-fire, fun and oddly musical mash-up of all the best Snowball one-liners
  • Hot Dog Sing-Along – Join Max and Duke as they perform for their dinner in the sausage factory. This straightforward sing along is fun for the whole family to enjoy.
  • Sing Trailer
  • “Lovely Day” Lyric Video
  • The Humans that Brought You Pets – Producers Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, directors Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney, and writer Brian Lynch discuss what went into creating The Secret Life of Pet’s compelling characters and non-stop action.
  • GoPro®: The Secret Life of Pets
  • The Making of the Mini-Movies – A fun and interesting take on the Making of the Mini-Movies – we’ll explore the themes of each of the mini-movies through the eyes of the artists who made them. 
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December 6, 2016

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SpacePOP Holiday Apparel and more #Review #ThinkChristmas


SpacePOP is an animated entertainment series focusing on girl empowerment, friendship and adventure. The show includes five teenage princesses who disguise themselves as musicians and form a band while they secretly plot to a rebellion against the evil Empress Geela. Here’s a link to the SpacePOP YouTube channel.

The five teenage princesses disguise form a band called SpacePOP. Their mission: Spread the message of freedom and joy through music and join the rebel resistance force to vanquish Geela, who has taken over their home planets and enslaved the inhabitants.


“Rockstar Warrior Princess” Drop-Shoulder Ruffle Hoodie from Jaya:
This colorful rainbow screen-printed ruffled hoodie will be sure to bring out your inner Rockstar Warrior Princess. This SpacePOP girls’ fashion-forward hoodie features a peplum flounced bottom, an oversized hood and what everyone loves – long sleeves with thumb holes.

This cute plush sweatshirt is perfect for those cold winter days and nights.  Let your little princess show off her inner diva with this adorable sweatshirt that feautures the words:  Rockstar, Warrior and Princess!    Not only is it soft, but it features this super cute ruffle on each side perfect for spinning and seeing the shirt move with you!

Product Features: hood, long sleeves with thumbholes, ruffled hem. Fabric & Care: polyester, rayon, spandex, machine wash.  Purchase at Kohls!

Metallic Bomber Jacket from Jaya:
Keep calm, sparkle and rock on in the SpacePOP Metallic Bomber Jacket. This hot pink and black zip up jacket features a foil metallic front, grabbing everyone’s attention in any room. All eyes on you, Rockstar Warrior Princess.
Hello pink lady!  This metallic bomber jacket is sure to please your fasionista.   It reminds me of a blinged out Pink Ladies jacket!  Pair with a skirt or dress for Christmas or tone it town and pair with jean and Ugg type black boots for a night of caroling!  You can't go wrong with these cute clothes from Jaya!

Product Features: Mockneck, zip front, long sleeves, ribbed trim foil metallic front. Fabric & Care: polyester, Spandex, machine wash.  Purchase at Kohls.

Not only is SpacePOP hitting the apparel market but also books and CDs!

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Five galactic princesses go into hiding when the evil Empress Geela invades their home planets and captures their parents. Athena, Luna, Rhea, Hera, and Juno decide they can't stand by and watch Geela destroy their homeworlds! Five awesome makeovers later, the girls form a band called SPACEPOP to spread the rebel message of freedom and resistance through music. But when the princesses are recruited as secret agents, can they keep their true identities under wraps?
This book includes two full-color illustrated graphic novel sections for 24 total pages of comic book fun!


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The five princesses of the pentangle, Athena, Luna, Rhea, Hera, and Juno, are finding it harder to keep their secret identities under wraps between TV appearances, commercials, and the upcoming Battle of the Bands!

Everyone is taking notice―especially the evil Empress Geela, who grows jealous of the hot new band. When Geela launches an offensive, SPACEPOP embarks on their most dangerous mission yet. These five undercover princesses need to save their planets and their parents! With the stakes higher than ever, SPACEPOP’s ready to rock the resistance!


 Not Your Average Princesses CD - $8.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49.

This CD features 13 songs from the hit show!
  • Start Something Big
  • Have a Good Time
  • We're Gonna Change the World
  • Unstoppable
  • By My Side
  • Never Giving Up
  • Heart of a Warrior
  • No Matter What
  • Not Your Average Girl
  • Find You
  • Stitches
  • Titanium
  • Cups (When I'm Gone)
If your daughter is a fan of this series, then surprise her this holiday season with fashion, books and more from the SpacePOP line.  I honestly was not familiar with this series until recently and adore it.  Such a cute series!

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation digitla HD only $9.99

Today you can score National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation digital HD for only $9.99!

The comic misadventures of the beleaguered Griswold family continue in this latest "Vacation" outing, the third and most successful of the series.
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Muk Luks Super Sale starting at $8.99 + free shipping


Muk Luks Super Sale starting at $8.99. There are a ton of different kinds of products in this sale! Boots, leg warmers, scarves, beanies, and mittens to name some.

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Be Series Cuff Bracelets 2 for $15 + FREESHIPPING



Tribe Collection Week 
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December 5, 2016

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Tribe Week Celebration Kick Off! & Script Cuff Sale

 
All week long is Tribe bracelet celebration and different deals to go along with it! Today is the Tribe Week Celebration Kick Off! & Script Cuff Sale

 Tribe Collection $9.99 - $11.99 + Incentives & Daily Celebrations w/code TRIBEGIFT16

Tribe Collection Week
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  • Mix & Match: Start with 2 tribe bracelets, add a second bracelet in a different metal that is a bit thicker. Finish off your look with a touch of texture with a tassel bracelet in 2 different colors. It's the perfect every day bracelet stack!
  • Glam: It's the holiday season, and we have all those holiday parties on our schedule. We need a glam look for dressing up, and we have the perfect bracelet stack recipe. Start with your favorite tribe bracelets, add some sparkle & metallic glam. We recommend finishing with a touch of glitterl - and you are ready for all of your holiday and New Year's parties!
  • Modern Minimalist: Start with your 2 favorite inspirational tribes, in the same metal. Finish it off with a thicker, neutral bracelet in the middle. Done and done!


December 4, 2016

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Original Christmas Classics is available on Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray #ClassicHolidayInsiders #Giveaway

Do you remember when Santa asked Rudolph to guide his sleigh? When Frosty magically came to life on Christmas Eve? When Kris Kringle became Santa Claus? This year, three beloved holiday characters come to life for the first time on Digital HD! And just in time for the holidays, these stories and more are available on Blu-ray and DVD in a Bundle pack perfect for creating new memories and holiday traditions! The Original Christmas Classics Bundle is available on Digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray NOW!

The Original Christmas Classics Bundle include the following shows:
  • Frosty the Snowman
  • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
  • Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • The Little Drummer Boy
  • Cricket on the Hearth
  • Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol
  • Frosty Returns 
At our house we prep for Christmas by having movie marathons of our favorite holiday movies like Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Frosty, Frost Returns, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town and more. Right now the kids are downstairs watching Christmas movies, the fireplace is on and they are snuggled under blankets on the couch!  This year they are snuggling under an adorable Made in the USA Santa blanket! We love the classics so much that we even have ornaments like our favorite characters adorning the tree!

Not only do we love movies, but this is a baking house and I do a ton of baking during the holiday season.

In honor of Frosty the Snowman:


Ingredients
  • 1 vanilla cake
  • White Icing
  • 1 bag of White Chocolate (I used Wilton White chocolate wafers because they are actually white instead of cream colored)
  • 2 TBSP of Shortening
  • Semi-sweet Chocolate chips
  1. Make the vanilla cake. Once the vanilla cake is cooked and cooled off, break it apart in a large mixing bowl. The cake should be in very small pieces.
  2. Once the cake is broken down, add small amounts of white icing to the broken-down cake until it is sticky enough to shape into balls, but firm enough to stay together. 
  3. Form three balls per Snowman. Make the balls progressively smaller. Once you’ve made all your balls, stick tooth picks in all of them. The tooth picks make them easier to dip
     
  4. Place the balls in the freezer for half an hour. Minutes before you are about to pull the balls out of the freezer, melt the white chocolate in a double boiler. Add 1 TBSP of shortening at a time until the chocolate is smooth and fairly runny.
     
  5. Take your balls out of the freezer and set aside. I found it easier to dip the balls if you put the melted white chocolate in a small bowl. Dip every ball in the white chocolate and place on parchment paper. I double dipped the balls once the first layer of Chocolate hardened to make sure the balls were completely white. Place in fridge for 20 minutes to harden the chocolate. Make sure to keep the white chocolate.
  6. Once the chocolate is hard shave off the run-off chocolate where they were placed on the parchment paper. Leave the largest ball on the parchment paper. Dip the second largest ball just slightly in the white chocolate then place on the largest ball for a few seconds. If the second ball is having a hard time staying on, you can shave the top of the largest ball and the bottom of the other two balls to make them flat, they will stick better that way. Once the face in on the head of the snowman, slightly dip the bottom of the head in white chocolate and place on the body, hold for a few second. Make sure to grab the head by the sides to avoid smearing the face. 
  7. You can decorate the snowmen however you feel is best or easiest. I double boiled semi-sweet Chocolate chips, put the melted semi-sweets in a Wilton decoration bag, cut the tip of the bag off very slightly and used that to make the face. I recommend decorating the face before placing the head on the snowman.

In honor of Rudolph,  Chocolate Haystacks aka Reindeer feed!
Ingredients
  • 24 ounces chocolate chips  or chocolate almond bark
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 2 TBSP of Shortening
Instructions
  1. Melt chocolate in mini crock pot or microwave safe bowl. 
  2. Add chow mein noodles  to the melted chocolate and carefully combine until noodles are well-coated with the chocolate.
  3. Heap teaspoons full of mixture and drop onto parchment paper and allow to cool.
  4. Serve or store in an airtight container.

I know we are all thinking about what cookies to leave for Santa, but don't forget the reindeer! The kids make this every year and enjoy sprinkling it on the lawn



Reindeer Food

Sprinkle on the lawn at night
The moon will make it sparkle bright
As Santa's reindeer fly and roam
This will guide them to your home.

Supplies
  • Plastic lunch baggies 
  • Glitter  or colored sugar/sprinkles (I prefer colored sugar or sprinkles, just in case the kids put their fingers in their mouth to taste it!)
  • Raw Oatmeal
Mix and have the kids sprinkle on the lawn. Simple and fun.

One last recipe!  Santa Claus loves kids leaving cookies for him.   So go big or go home this year with a huge  sugar cookie gingerbread man.

What you will need:
  1. Prepare the cookie mix and spread the dough in the pan. 
  2. Bake at 350 for about 14 minutes, it browns around edge first, but you need to make sure the center of gingy is cooked.
     
  3. Let the cookie cool and then frost.
  4. Get the sweets out and let the kids have fun decorating!
So what are some of your holiday traditions?   Do you get in a baking frenzy like I do?

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