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It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
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This post was sponsored by Tuft & Needle. I was give a free mattress in exchange for an honest review.  My master bedroom has been the wasteland of our house. It’s the last room to be cleaned, the last room...
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