Trick-or-Treat! Give Me Something Good To Eat! October 2018

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I will start off by saying that I’ve been spoiling my self this month. I treated my self to a lovely lunch at Kwan Dim Sum Cuisine at Scarborough Town Centre. It was so delicious and fresh. The customer service was amazing and I will be going back very soon for more Dim Sum. So delicious!

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I’ve also been enjoying beautiful LUSH bath products. Snow Fairy smells so amazing! Sweet like candy! We don’t have a Lush store at Scarborough Town Centre but if they open one up I will be very happy! Looks good enough to eat!

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October has it’s warm beautiful days and I love capturing them with my camera. ¬†If you like to see all my photography prints check them out on DEVIANT ART.

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The fall weather brings on the importance of eating a lot of delicious chocolate and drinking cozy yummy tea. Yes very important. ūüôā Sweet Georgia Browns! Oh Yes! Purdys is one of my favourite Chocolatiers. Delicious!

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I won these beautiful tea canisters from tealish. I’m so grateful. Very Autumnal and beautiful. They taste so wonderful and smell so good. Thank you so much tealish. Pumpkin Chai is my fave!

PUMPKIN CHAI ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom

APPLE CRUMBLE notes of apple and cinnamon spice

MAPLE CREAM notes of maple syrup with hints of walnut and apple

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A beautiful new fall scent is VELVET by AVON. Very warm, sweet and spicy. I adore it. It’s very unique and beautiful. Eau de Parfum VELVET $35.00. http://www.avon.ca

Velvet is crafted from the finest ingredients in the coastline, rose from Bulgaria and velvet patchouli from Java. These exotic ingredients create an elegant, long lasting fragrance that captivates with its addictive femininity. -Gabriela Chelariu, Perfumer

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I’ve fallen in love with October’s beauty and charm. My senses tingle with the love of all ¬†October’s festivities. ¬†I’ve fallen in love with everything around me. I have my down days but count my blessings and feel gratitude.

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Thank you October for your beautiful transformation. Your beauty is exquisite and very sad at the same time. As you drop leaf by leaf to the ground I know that we shall meet again next year. This is not a goodbye. I thank you for all your enchantment.

Thank you so much to Avon and TeaLish. 

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Shake the Winter Blues Away And Get Hygge With It!

Winter can bring on melancholic feelings and I’m here to give you a few tips to help you get through the rut! The sun is not out as long. Sunshine is lacking. Pick up some vitamin D! There are a few things that I like to do in the winter to stay cozy and positive. First thing is have a CUPPA! I prefer coffee in the morning, noon or anytime really.¬† A MUST! Get cozy with a CUPPA! You can spike it if that’s what makes you cozy. Not I though. I don’t like alcohol. But I do love chocolate and marshmallows. *Mug in this photo from Avon.ca

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Get Creative!!! I love to write, paint and cook.

Do something that helps you express your self.

 You can draw, doodle, write a letter or paint!

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Pick a recipe and cook!

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I’ve been enjoying making yummy delicious food with HELLO FRESH CANADA. This is not sponsored or an AD. Don’t worry, even if I was working with them I’m here to tell you they ROCK. Love everything about them. Anyhow, I’ve gotten off topic. NOT a surprise at all. lol¬†I’ll go into detail about Hello Fresh Canada in my next post. I’m not finished preparing all the content yet…oh wait yup here’s a photo of my lunch. Documentation is a must! Chicken Sliders with slaw. Healthy fast and easy. I have a code if you like 40% off your first meal.

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Taking hot baths in the winter really feels relaxing and rejuvenating. I love LUSH and you all probably know that already. My husband bought me a Christmas Lush Box. I didn’t want to write “What I got For Christmas” post… I really didn’t… but I want to share this one with you because LUSH is fun and colourful and everything I need in the winter. My girls love it too. But of course I share my bath bombs…Only if my girls are well behaved.¬† Reminds me of goldmember “Oh Behave!”…off topic again. I’ve been feeling cray cray lately.¬† Okay so here is the box that I received from my sweet husband.

CHRISTMAS BATH TIME FAVOURITES

Golden Wonder Bath Bomb, Luxury Lush Pud Bath Bomb, Butter bear Bath Bomb, Shoot for the stars Bath Bomb, Never Mind the Ballistics Bath Bomb, Christmas Sweater Bath Bomb, Sherbert Dip Bath Bomb, Star Light Star Bright Bath Melt, Thundersnow Bath Bomb, Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb, Snow Angel Luxury Bath Melt.

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Very fun and relaxing. A must in my life to relax in a hot bath with LUSH Bath Bombs. I highly recommend you try them out. Winter Blues go away oh LUSH! you made my day!

Once I’m out of my lovely bath I like to spritz and spray and smell fresh all day!

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omg I love how fresh *Mark REBEL + ICE Smells!  Very invigorating and refreshing! How about the beautiful scarf? I love getting cozy after the bath and one thing I love is to cover my neck. I find my neck needs to be kept warm. mark Rebel and Ice limited edition bath and body collection is an icy mix featuring notes of cool mountain air, winter iris and white birch woods. Body Wash is refreshing and moisturizing. The body Mist is refreshing and lightly scented with a beautiful hydrating mist and the Body lotion locks in moisture leaving the skin feeling soft and silky.

*Body Wash $10.00

*Body Mist $14.00

*Body Lotion $10.00

*”What A Scene Scarf” $18.00

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*Tasseled Multi-layer Bracelet

The look of multiple bracelets with a goldstone charm. Stunning!

Turtle $14.99

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Available through Avon independent sales representative or

http://www.avon.ca


A must in the winter is to snack on healthy food and I kindly received Sabra Hummus to review which I said YES to because I love delicious food.  Snacking and drinking water really helps in the winter. Important to keep our energy up. These three are my favourite. The Olive Hummus, the Spicy Hummus and the roasted red pepper! So delicious! Delicious and healthy!

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I also enjoy reading a lot during the winter months. I just finished the Novel “The Break” written by¬†¬†Katherena Vermette. It’s an incredible novel and also Canadian.

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I hope this blog post inspires you to do more things that make you happy.

What are some things you like to do in the winter? I would love to know!


Don’t forget to buy your self something sweet and lovely just like this.

Oh SO Cute! LOVE LOVE LOVE

*Lots of Kisses Journal 90 Lined pages Faux Leather $7.99

*Home Fragrance Collection “Celebrate Love Candle” Notes of sparkling citrus, tart berries, effervescent musks and rose petals.¬† $12.99 each

*just Kiss Me Lip balm Cute lips-shaped case holds a kiss of tinted balm. Flavourless. Comes in a gift box. $10.00 each

The beautiful items are available now on avon.ca or through an avon representative.

*PR samples

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Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company – Review

 

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This is in Collaboration with the Canadian Beauty Bloggers

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The original Pearl and Daisy were two sisters who grew up in a small Nova Scotia village a hundred years ago, when soap was made by hand.¬†That’s the way we do it today, using all-natural ingredients that nourish the skin and delight the senses.

-Pearl & Daisy

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So happy and joyous to bring you beautiful products from Pearl & Daisy Soap Company. The company was created in Nova Scotia and inspired by nature. I’ve written an article about¬†their products¬†in February and I’m so pleased and enthusiastic to write yet another article about them. I feel elated about all the products and¬†If you like to have a read at my previous article please do so.¬†Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company ‚Äď Review

I kindly received the following skincare products:

*Soothing facial mask (Lemon Balm, Honey and Plantain)

*Veranda – Lemon verbena & thyme (SQUARE BAR SOAP)

*Bath Fizzer ( Lavender)

*Body Balm Highland (Lavender)

*Orange Beep Lip Balm

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Each product is unique and beautiful and focuses on hydration and care for the skin in the most natural and nourishing way. Let me show you each one and I’ll discuss the ingredients and benefits of each. I will also include my review for¬†each product as well.

*Soothing facial mask (Lemon Balm, Honey and Plantain)

About the product

These 100% natural facial masks blend hand-picked botanicals, with benefits of traditional plant lore backed by science. In a small bowl, mix 1 Tbsp with just enough water to make a smooth paste. Apply evenly over skin and relax while the mask dries. Rinse with water, gently towel dry, and finish with Floral Water Skin Tonic.

Ingredients: finely ground Canadian oats, kaolin clay, lemon balm leaf, honey, plantain leaf, neem leaf, marshmallow root.

80g (enough for about 16 facial treatments) –pearlanddaisy.com

The Soothing lemon balm, honey and plantain face mask is so gentle and¬†leaves the skin¬†feeling really clean and soft. It was easy to mix and use and very simple to apply. As I sat in a hot bath with the lavender bath fizzer, I really loved having the face mask on. Very soothing and relaxing. The formula¬†doesn’t¬†have a strong scent and it is very gentle. I love how natural this product is and it truly works. I really¬†recommend this mask. If you’ve never tried a mask before¬†you should start with this one because it is natural and gentle on the skin. If you love masks and use them often you will love the¬†*Soothing facial mask (Lemon Balm, Honey and Plantain).


 

*Veranda – Lemon verbena & thyme (SQUARE BAR SOAP)

A tribute to summer afternoons spent lingering in the shade of painted porches, the Veranda collection blends the joyful summer scent of lemon verbena with essential oil distilled from the hand-picked leaves and flowers of sweet white thyme.

Ingredients:  sodium olivate, sodium cocoate, sodium palmate, litsea cubeba essential oil, thymus vulgaris essential oil, lippia citriodora (lemon verbena) leaf.

-Pearlanddaisy.com

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Ah! Summer incapsulated in a soap bar! This smells like lemon fields and sunshine!¬†I adore this soap and it is so invigorating and refreshing. It really heightens and soothes the senses. The formula of the soap is fantastic and gentle. The natural ingredients really make the skin soft and very clean. There’s no residue and the only thing left after using this bar is a great scented¬†and¬†nourished skin. I highly recommend Pearl & Daisy soap bars. They are amazing and work so beautifully. Especially the¬†*Veranda – Lemon verbena & thyme (SQUARE BAR SOAP)


*Bath Fizzer  ( Lavender)

Did you read my first review of the Orange Bath bomb from Pearl & Daisy? In my first review I express a huge excitement and enthusiasm for these bath bombs because to be honest they are the best ones that I’ve ever used. The previous bath bomb felt like I was¬†bathing in pool¬†of creamsicle heaven!¬†Truly scrumptious! The Lavender bath bomb was like floating in a field of lavender and sleeping quietly and soothingly in la-la land.

Our 100% natural bath bombs are beautifully scented and made with moisturizing coconut oil. They’re about the size of a tennis ball (2.5″) and weight about 150g.

Ingredients: baking soda, citric acid, organic coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, organic aroma and essential oils.

Pearl & Daisy makes bath bombs the way we do everything else: we use lovely natural scents, naturally soft colours, and exceptionally nice ingredients.

I highly recommend these bath bombs. If you’re not a bath person these will turn you into a bath lover. Seriously relaxing and soothing. So calming and they will take all your stress away!


*Body Balm Highland (Lavender)

I’ve never used a body balm like this before! At first I thought it was a deodorant. When I read ‘body balm’ and ‘lavender’ I got all excited because the application process is so unique and I love it! ¬†No need to get my hands dirty! I used this right out of the shower and I’m absolutely in love with this body balm. Obsessed! It is very hydrating and nourishing for the skin. The lavender scent really helps with sleep too. It is so soothing, creamy and soft. Glides on like silk on the skin and is so comforting and beautiful. It’s not greasy and smells divine!

This solid lotion body balm is the ultimate intensive moisture therapy. Use it to give special attention to dry skin, rough heels, and elbows. And because it melts on contact, it makes a glorious full body massage bar, too! –pearlanddaisy.com


*Orange Beep Lip Balm

You know those chocolate oranges you get during Christmas time? The ones you give a good smack and they break into orange chocolate slices? This orange Beep Lip Balm smells exactly like it! Orange heaven! This is an amazing and soothing lip balm that really hydrates my lips and feels really soft and smooth. It smells delicious and I really love it. very moisturizing and hydrating. No more cracked lips!

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100% natural lip balm made with apricot kernel oil, beeswax, and natural cocoa butter. A touch of castor oil for shine and rosehip seed oil to condition lips. Available in six favourite east coast flavours, including Orange Beep, named after a favourite citrus punch.

Ingredients: prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, beeswax, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, rosa mosqueta (rosehip) fruit oil*, aroma*. ¬†¬†*organic ¬†4.25g –Pearlanddaisy.com

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Overall I’m really satisfied with every product mentioned in this post. I love how Pearl & Daisy make products that truly nourish and care for the skin. It makes me feel good to use products that are good and healthy for my skin. I also love how the products make me feel. They relax me and also clean the skin really well. I love the lovely ingredients and the packaging as well. Overall I’m happy and my skin feels wonderful. I also feel wonderful because the products have helped with my stress and the lavender has helped me sleep better. Very soothing to the soul.

Thank you to the Canadian Beauty Bloggers and to Pearl & Daisy for this amazing opportunity!


You can find Pearl & Daisy online at the following links

FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | PINTEREST | TWITTER 

Pearl and Daisy website use Paypal for safe online shopping and they have

 SUBSCRIPTION BOXES !

*PR PRODUCTS. Not an AD. Not sponsored. All opinions expressed are all honest and true.

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Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company – Review

“Thinking about the powerful connection between scent, memory, and emotion, she wondered if she could capture the aromatic scents so she could return to that feeling any time.” –¬†pearlanddaisy.com

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Hello my lovely readers! This review is in collaboration with the Canadian Beauty Bloggers.

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Canadian Beauty Bloggers

I received this aromatic and beautiful package with lovely natural and Canadian made bath products and I’m here to tell you that I’m so pleased and happy with every single one of these beautiful and unique bath essentials. ¬†Pearl and Daisy Natural Soap Company is a Canadian Company founded by Rebecca Taylor. ¬†As she “was walking through a forest near her home in Nova Scotia. The air was especially fragrant and with each deep breath, Rebecca felt both grounded and uplifted.” –pearlanddaisy.com

This describes exactly how I feel when I use these bath products. I’m here to share my experience with every product featured in this article.

“It’s the grounding sensation of a walk in the forest, the uplifting feeling of an open meadow filled with wild roses, and the exhilaration of the seashore. Pearl & Daisy is inspired by the way these beautiful places make us feel, and we capture those places with special blends of essential oils distilled from fresh flowers, fruit and plants.”

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SEA SALT & MINERALS BATH SOAK

(WILD ROSES & LAVENDER)

The salts are 100% Natural and smell so amazing. The wild rose and lavender is truly relaxing and very soothing. I love bath salts and they are so wonderful for the skin, body and mind. All natural ingredients and truly beautiful. If you have a stressful day this will take away your stress. Just #take12 minutes and soak in a hot bath with these beautiful salts and let your stress and worries melt away! I’m a very busy mommy and I get stressed very often but soaking in a bath with the Sea Salts is truly amazing. The natural oils that are released are very relaxing and infuse the senses with calmness and serenity.

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SAND DOLLAR SOAP

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“…exotic vanilla orchid blossom. This harmonious marriage of vanilla, benzoin resin, and sandalwood essential oil offers aromatherapy benefits to enhance feelings of comfort, spiritual harmony, and sensuality.” – Pearl and Daisy

This soap bar is really lovely and gentle. The scent is also soft and gentle and I find that the bar lathers really nicely. I use my loofa and foam it up. It is truly relaxing and soothing to the senses and skin. My skin feels very soft and smooth and this is truly non drying. I feel this bar soap really moisturizes the skin and keeps the skin clean and hydrated.

 

Bath Bombs 

The scent of this  Orange Vanilla bath bomb is AMAZING!  When I placed this bath bomb in the water it started fizzing and the scent slowly filled the room! It was orange creamsicle heaven!  The essential oils in the bath bomb are really hydrating and nourishing.  The natural oils that are released from this bath fizzer are so blissful and truly changed my mood. Very nourishing good for the skin and relaxing.

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“Our 100% natural bath bombs are beautifully scented and made with moisturizing coconut oil. They’re about the size of a tennis ball (2.5″) and weight about 150g.¬†Ingredients: baking soda, citric acid, organic coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, organic aroma and essential oils.¬†Pearl & Daisy makes bath bombs the way we do everything else: we use lovely natural scents, naturally soft colours, and exceptionally nice ingredients.” -Pearl and Daisy

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Thank you so much to the Canadian Beauty Bloggers  and to Pearl & Daisy for the beautiful bath products. I really recommend taking time and soaking in a bath filled with lovely Pearl & Daisy bath essentials because they are soothing, relaxing and nourishing to the body mind and soul! I highly recommend all the products and feel that they are outstanding and beautiful!

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You can find Pearl and Daisy in the following links:

WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | PINTEREST | TWITTER |

Thank you and have a lovely weekend!

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Holiday Gift Guide #Blogmas Day 11

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I don’t know if you know this but I am a very big fan of LUSH.¬†I kindly and lovingly received the “Sleeps ‘Til Christmas” box! An early gift from my husband and I wanted to share it with you because I feel it’s a truly amazing gift to give anyone at Christmas. Especially if they like baths and bath bombs. My husband ordered it online and it arrived fast and safely but the Bear ear was a little broken but its okay.

¬†Last year I received the Jingle Bell Box and I loved it! My kids loved it too. So this year the box is round with little characters and with the spinner on the top that counts down the days ‘Til Christmas. I liked last years design better but what matters is the inside! ;DInside there are 7 Bath bombs. I don’t have a picture of the STARDUST bath bomb because I used it already. I wanted to show you remaining bath bombs before I start using them also. These are truly amazing and I adore them!

Lord Of Misrule Bath Bomb

This is “Inspired by the ruler of the Pagan Feast of Fools, Lord of Misrule brings mischievous revelry to the tub with a spicy herbal blend of patchouli and black pepper oil. As it slowly froths in the water, hypnotic swirling silver luster is released and the deep green exterior soon gives way to a rich, wine-colored center. Just like at the Feast of Fools, when the wine begins flowing, the revelry really begins! Popping candies fizz and crackle, creating a world of magic and mischief right before your eyes.” LUSH.CA¬† INTERGALACTIC

“Ever wonder what bathing in deep space would be like? Invite the cosmos into your tub with this interstellar bomb. An awesome mix of refreshing peppermint and neon color will send your mood rocketing, while popping candy takes you on a trip around the Milky Way. Before you leap too far, rogue layers of vetivert and cedarwood take hold, evoking the warmth of human contact far from home and a hint of ‚Äė80s aftershave.” LUSH.CA
    GOLDEN WONDER

“A wonder to behold.¬†Fancy an uplifting cocktail? Cognac and zesty lime oils get this bath party started with mood-brightening scents while sweet orange oil refreshes the senses. In the water, this present-shaped fizzer unwraps itself to reveal glittering golden luster and a sparkling turquoise explosion. Don’t wait until Christmas day to bathe yourself in festive luxury!” – LUSH.CA

  ButterBear

“A big softy.¬†Molded into a friendly bear, this bath bomb has a generous helping of cocoa butter to give you the softest bear hug imaginable. It’s great for nourishing and protecting skin, no matter how long you stay in the tub, and has the same vanilla fragrance as our Butterball Bath Bomb. The comforting aroma will even linger softly on the skin long after the bath.”

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  Luxury Lush Pud

“Relax and unwind¬†Catch 40 winks on Christmas Eve with islands of sleepy foam and comforting lavender. Tonka absolute provides the perfect Christmas dessert for your skin, while the reassuring scent of lavender oil and creamy benzoin resinoid banishes tension and aids relaxation. Soothing for excited children and grownups alike.”-LUSH.ca

 Dashing Santa

“On dasher!¬†Make a dash for this moving bath bomb with a cheerful and uplifting scent of satsumas at Christmas. Watch Santa fly about your bath as his golden boots fizz away, releasing toning mandarin oil, bergamot oil and orange flower absolute that help put a spring in your step, too.”

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I don’t have a picture of the STARDUST¬† bath bomb¬†but it was so beautiful to bathe in! When I put it in the bath the little red and blue stars were all over the bath. The stars of course disintegrated slowly but it was so pretty to bathe in little stars! ¬†Truly pretty and magical!

“Star of wonder.¬†Follow this star all the way to the bathroom; it will bear exotic gifts of fair trade Ugandan vanilla from the Mountains of the Moon and precious, intoxicating rosewood. A twinkly dip in its starlit waters gives a bergamot-powered boost to the mind and body – ideal for a little post-party recovery.”-LUSH.CA

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Thank you so much for reading my gift guide for today. I hope you enjoyed it and don’t forget to follow me on IG and Twitter @bestdayblogger

Thank you so much my friends and have a beautiful and Magical Christmas!

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