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Friday Five

5 great links to take you into the weekend.

Friday Five

Have you decided on your baby's Halloween costume yet? What about your Halloween costume? There are still four weeks to go but since the holiday falls on a Friday this year, there are sure to be lots of celebrations and no excuse not to attend. While you ponder the options, here are a few fun links to kick off the weekend. Happy Friday!

Speaking of Halloween, these donuts are calling my name!

The launch of the 9 by Novogratz collection at Walmart looks like the perfect splash of color, no matter the season.

Need plans for next Saturday? Rent a zipcar and head up to the Hudson Valley to pick up apple cider donuts and pumpkins. Oh, and while you're there, be sure to stop by one or both of these.

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As the temps start to drop, stock up on reading material and sink into a cozy chair with a good book.

And be sure to wrap your little up so you get the quiet you need to read!

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