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Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX

Just In Time For The Holidays, Beautiful Textures Hair Care In Conjunction With curlBOX Present the “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX”


Beautiful Textures Hair Care joins forces with curlBOX, the leading subscription-based hair product sample provider, to launch the “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX”. Beautiful Textures Hair Care has created a product line designed specifically for women with curly, kinky-coily, wavy or multi-textured hair and aims to gift two lucky winners with the gift that keeps giving. Beautiful Textures and curlBOX have created an online holiday contest created specifically for the digital product junkie. Two lucky winners will receive a one year supply of Beautiful Textures Hair Care products, top tier gift cards, a Huetiful Hair steamer and more. The contest will run from December 1st – December 21st, with the randomly selected winners being announced on Christmas Eve.
The “Beautiful Textures Ultimate curlBOX” campaign supports individuality and the freedom for women to explore and be versatile with their tresses and their style. “As a brand, Beautiful Textures celebrates the beauty in women no longer being monolithic, but being able to freely express themselves in their hair choices”, states Charlene Bastien – Strength of Nature National Marketing Director. Digitally savvy girls, whose style transcends from real time to online and love to be on camera are encouraged to enter this national contest for the chance to win.
Two (2) Grand Prize Winners Will Receive the Following:
A year supply of Beautiful Textures Hair Care products
Top Tier Gift Cards
Huetiful Hair Steamer and more
The contest will be run through the Instagram platform and will be based on #PicStitch submissions. To enter the contest and see rules visit Facebook at and To participate in the contest and join the conversation the Instagram / Twitter handlers are @LovinMyTextures @curlBOX and hashtags are #UltimateBTcB . 
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Gift Of Lights at Alanta Motor Speedway 2012

When I first heard about the Gift of Lights, I actually thought it was a really cool idea. One thing I love about the holiday season is riding through neighborhoods and seeing all the wonderful decorations. The Gift of Lights gives you all of this without getting out of the car. The only thing missing would be the snow!! What can I say, I am a Midwest girl! I like snow for Christmas! Below, there is a coupon if you would like to take your family. I believe I will take my kids one day this week since school is out.

So many lights and so little time! Gift of Lights is guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. Pile the entire family in the car and prepare to be amazed. Think light tunnels, giant candy canes and
Santa up close and personal. What a great way to get in the holiday spirit! h

The Gift of Lights Christmas Light parks are scattered all over the USA. Pick a site that’s close to you and get ready to create a new tradition for your family. Save $2 to Gift of Lights Drive Thru Light Show
Have you ever been? What was your experience?
They are hosting this event in different cities across the country.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Gift of Lights.

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Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Fesitval ONE DAY ONLY

Are your kids huge Disney Fans? Did you miss Disney on Ice last month? Well now you have another opportunity to see Mickey & Friends. Disney Live present Mickey’s Music Festival at Philips Arena for one day only! I would get my tickets early if were you! My kids really enjoy the Disney characters – mix that with music and they will have a PAR-TAY!!! Can’t wait to see their faces at the concert! Will you be there?

Mickey Mouse and his band of friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy will be performing in a music mash-up of mega proportions when Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival debuts in ATLANTA.  Concert goers will hear greatest hits from the blockbuster movies, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story remixed to rock, pop, reggae, hip-hop, jazz and country, among other jams.  Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festivalstrives to be the biggest concert experience to hit live family entertainment. 

Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival, featuring an all star line-up of more than 25 Disney characters,  begins with audiences watching a state-of-the-art video projection of the frenzy backstage which spills onto the stage as Mickey welcomes guests to his concert tour.  Soon thereafter, they will be transported to a new world of hip hop beats, dizzying acrobatics, flying carpets and magical transformations with Aladdin, Jasmine and Genie.  Underwater is where the crowd will meet up with Ariel, Sebastian and their nautical pals to groove to the reggae rhythm.  And, family and friends will stomp to the beat as Woody, Buzz and Jessie teach them how to boogie rodeo-style.  Anyone can be a member of the band as giant-sized balloons fall from the ceiling in one scene and then in the next, Disney characters are dancing in the aisles.   

When: December 16, 2012 – 1pm & 4pm
Cost: $15, $25, $40, $55 Vip, $70 Front Row
Purchase tickets HERE

 Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Feld Entertainment.

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Black Friday Shopping with Personal Shopper by Shop Your Way

Black Friday which is quickly becoming Take-It Thursday (with all the major retailers now opening their doors Thanksgiving night) is usually the start of the Holiday Shopping Season. Have you ever heard of Cyber Monday? It’s like Black Friday but for online shoppers. I am sure you will be able to get a jump on those sales before Monday as well.

What if there was a way BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING COULD BE MADE EASIER? MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY especially during the Holiday season? I believe I have found a way. Sears has launched a program called Personal Shopper by Shop Your Way Program. It’s an awesome way to boost your income and help your friends/family save time and money! Use SHOP YOUR WAY tools to build personalized catalogs, create polls and make recommendations to your clients that will take the hassle out of shopping for them and put money in your wallet.

Click image to sign up & more info!

I actually signed up and created my own wishlist which will make it easier when I am ready to shop! And being that BLACK FRIDAY is less that 10 days away, this program is right on time! Here is a preview of SEARS BLACK FRIDAY CIRCULAR.

Here is one of my WISH LIST ITEMS!
With the new baby, I really want to make my own baby food!
This 32″ Samsung HDTV will be just what the doctor ordered!
We still have a BIG BULKY Flat screen! Can you say UPGRADE?!

How does being a Personal Shopper Work?

You’ll earn 1% commission on all qualifying purchases made by your cients. If you have 20 or more clients who make a purchase you are eligible to earn an additional 1% commission as long as your cient uses their SHOP YOUR WAY REWARDS membership number when purchasing online or in a store.


On the 15th of each month Sears will send you a check for commission you earned in the previous month, as long as that commission is $20 or more. If you earned less that $20 commission, the will carry over the total amount the owe to te next calendar month or months. See Personal Shopper Terms and conditions for details.


SHOP YOUR WAY Members of Sears and Kmart can get a preview of Thanksgiving and Black Friday deals at or SHOP YOUR WAY is a free, members-only program and shopping community powered by Sears Holdings, which offers rewards, daily sweepstakes and personalized deals and services such as e-coupons and e-receipts.



Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sears.
The opinions and text are all mine.


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$100 Holiday Cash Giveaway

Welcome to the $100 Holiday Cash Giveaway Event, Hosted by Atl Deal Finder!

Special thanks to our Co-Host, Krystle of Home Jobs By Mom!


One lucky reader will receive $100 PayPal Cash!

All you have to do is follow the instructions on the RaffleCopter below. Complete any or all of the fields to enter.iveaway runs from 11/8-11/20 at Midnight. Open to US Residents, ages 18 and older. The winner will be chosen on 11/21 and will have 48 hours to respond to the announcement email before another winner is chosen.
Good Luck!
Disclosure: I received no compensation for this publication. All opinions shared here are mine alone. BernettaSTYLE is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.
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Malibu Grand Prix (Norcross) Special

Even though I am pregnant, I am still in birthday planning mode. I have a daughter whose birthday is next month and my son a few months later. Although my daughter is only 4 she has already decided how she wants her party to flow.

I quickly found out about Malibu Norcorss and thought it would be great when my son turns 8 mid 2013! This would be perfect for him and a few friends. Right now they have a special for $14.99 for Three Attraction Tickets and 10 tokens or points. I believe I am actually going to take him & and friend on Saturday while my daughter is out with friends to see if he feels the same. I alreday know his face is going to light up when he sees all the activities. I just pray I can keep up with two 7 year old boys running from activity to activity!!

Malibu Norcross has everything you need to celebrate birthdays, have a party, corporate parties, events and team building, and for family gatherings. It’s the perfect palce for friends and families to get together and cut loose with fun, games, and great fod. With Grand Prix, Go Karts, Arcade, Minature Golf, Batting Cages, and so much more, there’s every way to play at Malibu Norcross!
Coupon: Check out today’s special offer at Malibu Grand Prix in Norcross:®ionid=386

The used to have one in Cobb County which actually was one of the first dates my hubby and I went on. So I know the fun you can have. Have any of you ever been?

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Malibu Grand Prix.
The opinions and text are all mine.


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100 Free Prints from SHUTTERFLY!!

I just wanted to share this GREAT DEAL real quick with you all!! How many of you have hundreds if not thousands of pictures in your phone (like me), digital camera, or computer? How many of you say, I NEED to get these printed > followed by a “One Day!”. All along still adding pictures. Well, I just described myself. I just got an email about a great deal.

A FREE deal that I am allowed to SHARE!!

Since the holidays are such a popular photo-taking time, SHUTTERFLY is offering 101 FREE prints ( until. Nov. 2nd with promo code: SPOOKY.

Isn’t that awesome! 101 FREE prints! I am definitely going to get some of these must have photos off my phone and into a photo album! Free up some space! Enjoy and share this post with your friends!

Please use hashtag #101freeprints if you’re sharing on social media and send them a THANK-YA!!

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Frankenweenie Disney Movie Review


Wednesday evening my children and I had the pleasure of attending a Disney Prescreening of Frankenweenie! The event was held at Studio Movie Grill off of Holcomb Bridge Rd. My son had recently seen a preview of this movie and had already put me on notice that he wanted to see this film, so when the chance came for us to preview it – it was right on time.

Upon arriving at the theater we were greeted by Mr. Frankeenweenie himself! 😉

The kids were able to take a cute shot with the dog and make Halloween projects while waiting on the movie to start. I had no expectations of the movie and knew very little about the story line. I was pleasantly surprised. The movie was about the love a child (or an adult) has for their pet. You would think because it’s a Halloween movie that it was going to be dark and grim, but it was just the opposite. The entire movie was in black and white which gave it a new look for a childrens movie. All the characters looked different, although most were scary, that was the fun of it. The movie had my children’s attention from the beginning.

While driving in the car I asked them what did they like and not like about the movie?
E: I liked that he brought his dog back to life.
E: I didn’t like that his dog died and those kids broke into his house!

B: I like that he brought his dog back to life.
B: I didn’t like that his dog died either, Mommy.

The kids had more to say BUT if I tell you more, I would be telling the movie. And it’s about more than a dog, but about trust, friendship, and passion about what you do. It’s a nice children’s movie with a good message. 2 Thumbs up!

Posing with Frankenweenie!

Making a project!
There were quite a few

From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.
A stop-motion animated film, “Frankenweenie” was filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D, which elevates the classic style to a whole new experience.

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Here are some Halloween mask you can cut out with your children!


Living Simple Natural Hair

Olive Oil & Coconut Oil as a Deep Conditioner

I posted this on Instagram and decided to tell what I did. It’s super quick (the explanation that is).
My daughters hair was feeling really dry. I never deep condition her hair. I just wash it and condition it weekly. This labor day, I decided to do something different to add moisture or retain moisture.
The first picture in the top corner is her hair right out of a pony tail from the night before. DRY.
The second picture are the two ingredients I used to deep condition her hair, Olive oil & Coconut oil. I mixed them in a bowl, half and half. The third picture on the top is me applying the oils. I parted her hair in 4 sections and applied the oil from the ends to scalp. I made sure I really got the ends. They are super important because they are the oldest part of your hair. The fourth picture is with the hair bag on. She kept this on for at least an hour while she played around the house. I then rinsed her hair out in the shower. I washed it with Ms. Jessie’s Shampoo and then conditioned it with Shea Moisture Shea Conditioner. It was softer and less tangled. There was a difference in the way her hair felt. I parted it down the middle and applied some Ms. Jessie’s Pillow Soft Curls and we were off to celebrate our holiday! I always thought deep conditioning her hair would be a chore, but it was very easy. I will start doing this on hair at least 2x a month. I will try to do it on mines every week.
Olive oil is inexpensive, ranging $2-$7
Coconut oil IS expensive to me, $9 but you don’t need a lot and it last a while.
The cool thing is, you can just use either oil to deep condition. They both [alone] will get the job done and are both great for your hair. I decided to put them together for the added benefit.
Thanks for reading! Do you deep condition?

Living Simple Recipes Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: Oven Fried Catfish Recipe

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday!
Today’s photo of the day is “My Oven Fried Catfish!”
When I started dating my husband yeeaaarrsss ago, I spent alot of time watching his mother cook. She taught me somethings I still do today, one of which is Oven Fried Catfish. If you still like the fried taste but without the grease, this is the way to go. Last week, I made this dish and took a picture for my friend who wanted to try Oven Fried Chicken. The process is the same. You can google different recipes, oven temps and methods. But after you do it often, it will just come natural!
Here’s a simple recipe:


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with cooking spray.
  2. In a shallow dish, stir together the cornmeal, paprika, thyme, salt, celery seed, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper. Dip the catfish fillets in milk, then place them into the cornmeal mixture and coat liberally; place on the greased baking sheet. (Which I coat with Olive Oil) Coat the tops of the fillets with cooking spray until wet. (I have never done this, but you can if you like.)
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.
  4. *** I bake it a little longer than 15 minutes. At least until its looks and feels crunchy, and of course DONE.***



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Disney on Ice Presents Rockin’ Ever After Atlanta with Coupon Code

Disney on Ice Presents Rockin’ Ever After Coming to Atlanta, October 10-14

Have you ever been to a Disney on Ice show? I haven’t and I can’t wait to experience it. Disney is bringing out all the stops between October 10th-14th at Phillips arena and I can’t wait to see my children’s faces! I have always wanted to see a show on ice but for whatever reason just never got an opportunity. Well being that my children are true Disney fans (that is the first channel my daughter turns on in the morning) this event will have them smiling all day. Lucky for you, I have a deal for you if you want to join us!!

Tickets range from $14-$75 but if you use the offer code: GASSOUTH at Ticketmaster you will get 20% off! You know I love to share a great deal!

Get ready to rock out with some of the most magical idols of all in Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After, an all-new live production coming to Atlanta! A cast of world-class skaters brings your favorite moments from Disney•Pixar’s BRAVE, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast to life in a musical showcase that features the hottest tunes and talent from across the kingdom.

Highlights of the show include:
• Jam to a Scottish jig as a group of royal contenders from the latest Disney•Pixar film, BRAVE, competes to win the heart of adventurous, sharp-shooting Merida, making her on-ice debut!

• Experience a show-stopping performance as Sebastian breaks out of his shell for one night only to make waves with Ariel.

• A chorus of harmless hooligans from Tangled unleashes musical mayhem when they get a visit from the sassy and spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally, Flynn.

• Get your feet moving as the Beast and his castle’s enchanted entourage take center stage in a spectacular show for Belle.

Show Times:
October 10-11 at 7:30pm
October 12 at 10:30 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.

October 13 at 11:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

October 14 at noon and 4:00 p.m.

Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After.

Performances are at Philips Arena, October 10-14, 2012.


Tickets for Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After can be purchased at the Philips Arena Box Office or via phone by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.

© Disney, © Disney/Pixar.

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Entrepreneurs! Meet Daymond John of Shark Tank!


Calling all ENTREPRENEURS! This is a FREE Event. Yes. Free. Have you ever watched Shark Tank and wanted to meet Mr. Daymond John? Have you ever had questions about start-up, distribution and just what other companies are looking for? Well this could very well be an event you want to attend to get your questions answered. And above all else, network!

This event is hosted by V103’s very own Ryan Cameron, so you know you are going to laugh, enjoy yourself and leave with great business knowledge! Now, if only I can get a babysitter. The husband wants to join me at this event!

Please RSVP with Rolling 
Reserve your spot at