Serendipitous

If you’re a chocolate fanatic, this is the ultimate perfume for you. And let’s face it, I’m slightly suspicious of anyone who doesn’t swoon over cocoa and fudge. Serendipitous- which is also fun to say! – is a delectably sweet chocolate scent with added hints of Tahitian vanilla and blood orange. I’ve been obsessed with … Read more

Dish Fish

I try not to think too hard about my dish sponges because they frankly gross me out. They start out all shiny and fresh from the package and seem to quickly turn into bacteria-harboring gunk fortresses. So when offered these new sponges from Dish Fish, I thought “oh those are cute” but wasn’t holding out … Read more

Batty Betty

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  I can imagine this story originating as a bedtime conversation between a parent and a particularly imaginative child. “So there’s this brave tuba and he meets a sad banana and they join forces with a dancing giant to defeat some bullying beavers…” Which actually just summed up the plot for you. It’s a cute, … Read more

Sonya Sahni and the First Grade: It’s International Day!

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This is a timely book in the current political climate of the U.S., where even legal immigrants are being viewed as suspiciously other. It’s strange that in a world that seems to be smaller each day, we are separating ourselves more than ever. Sonya Sahi and the First Grade: It’s International Day!   by Soma Mandel … Read more

i hate everyone but you

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“Dear Best Friend, I can already tell that I will hate everyone but you. Sincerely, Ava Helmer (that brunette who won’t leave you alone) We’re still in the same room, you weirdo. Stop crying. G” I feel like readers past a certain age aren’t going to fully grasp the artful dance of this book. If … Read more

Rockin’ Denim For Back to School

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This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Back to school fashion for me has always meant the hottest new denim trends. Even now, the upcoming fall has me thinking about slipping into comfy jeans, gorgeous boots … Read more

Sparkle Your Way Back to School with Gymboree

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This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Gymboree is one of the first places we head to for back-to-school style. They carry high quality uniforms for both boys and girls, but also a wide selection of … Read more

Celebrating International Day of Friendship With My Little Pony

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We are multi-generational My Little Pony fans here at the Yam. Today I have tons of exciting news to share with you about the ponyverse! Check out the two sweet videos below, plus info on a limited edition Snapchat filter, new toy collection and the upcoming movie. In collaboration with digital media company SoulPancake, Hasbro … Read more

Choosing the Safest Car for Your Family

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Sponsored post.   If you’re like me, your mind might start to glaze over at the thought of choosing a new car for your family. Practical, safe, affordable…these aren’t the sexiest terms. Combined with the onslaught of information and statistics, your mind can start to drift off to a beach somewhere with your only hard … Read more