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

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

NEW Lego Stationery: Buildable School Supplies

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  This is such an ingenious idea! It isn’t often a product comes along that makes me think “Wow, I truly never thought of that…but we want it!” If your kids are LEGO-crazy like mine, I can guarantee this is going to be on their must-have list for back to school. Santoki, LLC is thrilled … Read more

Get $20 in Free Clothing PLUS Free Shipping!

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Here are just some of the awesome adult and kids clothing we got from Schoola! If any of you sweet yams haven’t done this, it’s a great deal. As if a fashionista on a budget ever turned down free clothing! When you sign up through my affiliate link you get $20 completely free and I … Read more

Up to 80% Off women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories at Eleventh Avenue!

**This post contains affiliate links Chic and Effortless Event! Up to 80% Off women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories during the Chic and Effortless Event at Eleventh Avenue! Pencil Skirts – Up to XL!—11.99:    Boho Three Layer Necklace—4.99: Crochet Trim Vintage Dress – 3 Colors!—9.99:  Solid Pleated Tops – 6 Colors!—9.99:  Aztec Tank Dress – … Read more