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     Stuck on what to buy your Minecraft fan for the holidays? Best Buy has some awesome gifts that every gamer will be drolling over. The Xbox One S console bundle comes with everything every Minecraft lover needs to build, survive, and explore! 
     This bundle includes full game downloads of Minecraft for Xbox One and Windows 10, thirteen community-favorite content Packs which include  Halo Mash-up and Festive Mash-up. 
      With this Xbox One S console bundle you and your friends can get together on Xbox Live and craft new Minecraft worlds. The Xbox One S even allows you to watch 4K Blu-ray™ movies, stream Netflix and Amazon Video in stunning 4K Ultra HD, and play a growing library of Xbox 360 games. This is the perfect gift for the serious gamer! 

 
 
This post was sponsored by Hasbro’s Joy For All brand  as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own.
     As someone who volunteers at our local nursing home, I have seen firsthand how much Hasbro's Joy for all Companion Pets can impact a patient's life. They inspire companionship and delight their owners. Every time one of the patients plays with their pet, their entire attitude changes and their face lights up. It is amazing to watch! 

 
 
Christmas is right around the corner! Many of us are still scrambling to complete our shopping lists, running store to store or finalizing our shopping online. Often, with the hustling and bustling this time of year we can lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas or start to feel a bit of the bah humbug creeping in. When this happens, it’s time to stop, and reflect on the true magic of the season, giving back. This doesn’t mean you have to drain your wallet on gifts for other people. Giving back this year can be as simple as decluttering your house and shipping those items to Goodwill. The best part, you can do this for free. This year Goodwill stores have teamed up with Give Back Box to enable you to reuse your online shipping boxes to donate your unwanted household items (such as gently used clothing, handbags, shoes, etc) to Goodwill at no cost to you. Here’s how it works: Give Back Box gives every cardboard box a second life to help people in need. Some of the international partners in support of the Give Back Box are Ann Inc, Asics, Ann Taylor Loft, Overstock, Dockers, Levis, Bon Ton and StyleUpGirl.com. These retailers are leading the way towards finding innovative solutions to widespread social and economic issues. You can see all of the participating retailers at givebackbox.com. By gathering your unwanted items that are stuffed in the back of your closet, under your bed, in your attic or garage or wherever it is hiding, you can pack it up and ship it to Goodwill to help create jobs. Thanks to the job training programs made possible by donations of clothes and household items, Goodwill helped place more than 312,000 in jobs in the United States and Canada in 2015 — that’s one person finding a job every 23 seconds of every business day. So you’re literally donating your stuff AND helping to create jobs.

Did you know, you can even calculate how much your donation helps your local community by using Goodwill’s donation impact calculator, a feature available within the Goodwill Locator App and at Goodwill.org (click “Explore Our Map” on the homepage to access the calculator). Simply input the items you’re donating to calculate the number of hours of career counseling, on-the-job training, résumé preparation, financial planning classes, and other services you’ve helped provide people facing challenges finding employment.
 
 
     Dogs can be great fun. In fact, dogs are more than just great fun: They are playful, and they can make you smile for hours. However, adopting a pet also requires a commitment to the new responsibility. For this, you need to understand what it means to have a dog and to see for yourself if you are ready to commit. After all, having a dog is not just for one day, but it is for life. So do read through this little reminder of the joys and responsibilities that come with your new furry friend to ensure that you know exactly what is ahead of you.

 
 
This post was sponsored by Furby Connect as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.
     Years ago, I remember growing up with the original Furby and begging my parents to get me one when they were the hottest toy for the holidays. Now, it is years later and Furby has adapted to the times and he is on my kid's must have list for the holidays! Furby Connect has full color LED eyes which show kiddos even more expression as they communicate, advanced Bluetooth LE connectivity with smartphones and tablets, and a new LED antenna on its head that doubles as a joystick. Furby is the same great toy you remember from your childhood, except her has some awesome upgrades that you and your child will love! 

 
 
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     My lifestyle takes my family and I on the road constantly. I depend on Verizon to stay connected, no matter where I am. If I am making a call, I want to stay connected. If I send a text, I want it to go through. If I am downloading a song, I want lightening fast speed. Verizon is the carrier I depend on because they give me exactly what I need. 


 
 
     Have you been to see Moana yet? We have and it is amazing! There is no better way to spend a few hours with your family this holiday season! Check out this clip from the movie, the awesome song "We Know the Way". 
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     Be sure to grab some printables for your kiddos! There are a ton of fun activities!  For more information, visit Moana here, like us on Facebookfollow us on Twitter follow us on Instagram.
 
 
     Looking for a fun and hilarious way to challenge your family for the holidays? The Mouthguard Challenge is the way to do it. There are speaking challenges and more "intense" challenges that are going to challenge you and the other players while you wear the mouthguards! 

 
 
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     Moving to a new city is full of adventure, uncertainty, and constant curiosity. At Custom Turf of Pittsburgh, we’ve been locals for most of our lives, so we know this city as well as anyone. Rather than learning about a new city through months trial-and-error, use these tips when familiarizing yourself with your new home. We are going to tell you the most important things to know about Pittsburgh, so if you’re new to the city or plan on coming here soon, you can hit the ground running.